Reporting to the Manager, Engineering, this position, within the Design and Engineering Department, supervises the work of electrical drafting staff. Provides full professional engineering services to the University of Toronto.
The incumbent is responsible for providing full professional electrical engineering services for projects undertaken by the Department of Design and Engineering. Projects typically include renovations and additions to existing buildings and utility distributions systems, alterations to offices, classrooms, meeting and conference rooms. Specialized work includes renovations to laboratories and commercial kitchens as well as other types of spaces and facilities involving modifications and additions to campus electrical distribution systems, infrastructure systems and other University facilities involving high voltage substations. Modifications and additions to lighting controls systems, high and low voltage distribution systems, emergency power and lighting systems, fire alarm systems, alarms and electronic locking systems, communication systems including voice, telephone and computer cabling systems and other special services. The incumbent acts as the sub-consultant to the Architect (prime consultant) on most projects and prime consultant for projects with a mainly engineering scope.
Professional services include all aspects of electrical engineering as defined by the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) and encompass client liaison, preparation of preliminary feasibility and designs studies, reports and cost estimates, detailed design layouts, value engineering, preparation of technical working drawings and specifications, wiring control diagrams, application of seal to drawings in the electrical discipline, issuing drawings for permit, construction, tendering and performing construction review, and contract administration. The position ensures Ontario Building Code (OBC) compliance on engineering matters, deals with the authorities having jurisdiction and ensures compliance with the University of Toronto Design Standards and other applicable standards and codes.
University degree in Electrical Engineering with license to practice in the Province of Ontario; registered and in good standing with the Professional Engineers of Ontario.
Minimum 8 years’ related experience in electrical design and documentation with demonstrated experience working on institutional and laboratory projects.
Proficiency in AutoCad, Excel, MS Word, MS Project.
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Effective interpersonal, organizational and management skills. Skill in motivating staff and fostering a productive team environment. Demonstrated initiative, leadership and strong customer service focus. Ability to meet deadlines under conditions of multiple demands and conflicting priorities. Demonstrated ability to provide accurate cost estimates. Strong analytical skills. Demonstrated ability complete projects on time and on budget.
Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: PM 4 -- Broadband Salary Range: $76,802 - $116,429 -- Hiring Zone: $76,802 - $93,499