ELECTRICAL ENGINEER IN TRAINING

Location: Kitchener, Hamilton or Toronto

Practice: Electrical Engineering

Posted: 11-08-2021

Expires: 01-10-2022

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Role at a Glance

The Electrical EIT will be involved in a wide variety of projects within the Electrical Engineering team, and will have the opportunity to apply their technical expertise in a variety of areas.  Assignments could include assisting with electrical service load calculations, lighting design calculations and layout, selection of control and power distribution equipment, security and communication systems, assisting with Arc Flash studies, and the preparation of CAD drawings.  You will be responsible for working directly with clients to ensure their needs are understood and met. You will also be responsible for coordinating with other internal and external design team members as applicable.
You will have the opportunity to work on exciting local projects. Examples of projects that we are really proud to have in our portfolio include MIP in Hamilton, uWaterloo Environment 3 Building, uWaterloo Douglas Wright Engineering Building Renovation, Waterloo Region Museum, and the Kitchener Public Library expansion.
**This role is open to applicants interested in working at any of our offices: Kitchener, Hamilton or Toronto**

 

You’ll Love This Role If

  • You are ambitious in your pursuit to be the best
  • You get the importance of paying attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • You embrace progressive change, out-of-the-box thinking, and working in a high-energy environment

What You Will Do

  • Assist in electrical systems design for codes and standards compliance including life safety (fire alarm, emergency/exit lighting) and resource conservation (lighting selection, lighting controls, mechanical equipment services)
  • Co-ordination of electrical and telecom service supply requirements with utility companies
  • Complete calculations for electrical service load, lighting design and distribution systems
  • Complete lighting design (indoor and outdoor) including fixture, lamp, ballast selection and lighting calculations to IES standards
  • Survey existing conditions as required for renovation projects
  • Lay out lighting fixtures on plans and demonstrate fundamental knowledge of lighting concepts
  • Lay out fire alarm devices, edit electrical specifications, and prepare one-line diagrams with input from Engineers
  • Prepare design, technical or other reports as requested by customers
  • Coordinate device locations, loads and circuitry with other disciplines
  • Develop knowledge of the Ontario Building Code, Ontario Electrical Safety Code and other standards
  • Work directly with the customers under guidance as required

What We Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a focus on Electrical Engineering
  • Eligible to become a registered Engineering-in-Training (EIT) through PEO
  • Co-op/internship experience in an engineering consulting firm
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Life at WalterFedy

As one of Southwestern Ontario’s leading integrated architecture, engineering, and construction firms, WalterFedy and our sister company, AEC, both play a leading role in shaping the way our communities feel and function – it’s an amazing responsibility.   
Our ambition goes beyond great design – we’re here to enhance the world around us. To make it happen, we need a team of agile, ambitious, and big-picture thinkers who share our drive to harness our collective talents to do something bigger.   
Our team is made up of the industry's best. We share a common commitment to question the ordinary, infuse everything we do with creativity and challenge our industry to redefine what’s possible.   
Join us as we move past working for a living, and toward building better communities with smart, influential design.   

 

How to Apply

Please apply with your resume and cover letter using the link on this page. You will be redirected to our internal application platform.  
WalterFedy strives to create a culture of inclusivity and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including those from groups traditionally underrepresented in the workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity hiring practice and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, creed, national origin, citizenship, status, age, sex, gender identity/expression, marital or domestic partnership status, or disability.  
Should you require accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact hr@walterfedy.com or call 519-576-2150.  
Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!