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WSP Canada

Electrical Engineer - Commercial Buildings (Tenant fit-out)

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

This is a great time to join WSP as an Electrical Engineer in the Commercial and Tenant Fit-out sectors (Commercial Office Buildings, Warehouse and Retail).You will visit sites, have client interaction, and provide input in client and stakeholder meetings, representing and championing the WSP brand and mission. This is an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer looking to work with autonomy on some of Canada's most future-forward engineering projects.

A day in the life:
  • Electrical design of power distribution, basic lighting systems, fire alarm and emergency power for Commercial Office, Warehouse and Retail Tenant Fit-out projects. Familiarity with base building systems;
  • Complete understanding of Electrical Engineering requirements for Buildings and general site design;
  • Ability to perform interdisciplinary coordination with Lighting, Mechanical, Structural, Civil, Site Services, Architectural, Project Management, and Construction Management disciplines per project requirement;
  • Prepare and review AutoCAD and Revit 3D models for all electrical systems as mentioned above; perform clash detection with Revit 3D for find interdisciplinary 3D model clashes;
  • Some knowledge of project management requirement including: reporting, financials, and resourcing to help with project managers, Senior Engineers, and Electrical Manager;
  • Take ownership of small size projects as an aspiring project manager and design engineer throughout the project life cycle;

We'd love to hear from you if you have...
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and registered P.Eng. with PEO;
  • 5 to 10 years' of direct experience with designing electrical systems for buildings, commercial, retail, tenant fit-outs and small warehouse projects including but not limited to: power distribution, fire alarm, basic lighting design, and life safety systems;
  • Ability to work independently to deliver comprehensive designs and meet the deadlines;
  • Extensive understanding of building electrical engineering requirement, knowledge of utility companies, authorities having jurisdiction, applicable codes and standards such as Ontario Building Code (OBC), CSA, ASHRAE, IEEE, OESC, CEC, NFPA, etc.
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD;
  • Proficient in the use of REVIT;
  • Understanding of project management technical requirement to prepare schedules and resourcing. PMP is a plus;
  • Familiarity with software used for engineering studies - load, fault and coordination, wireless device heat maps, lighting calculations (AGI 32, Visual), etc. is an asset.
  • Familiarity with the integrated Complementary Resource Centre (iCRC) concept is an asset;

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-18

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