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Electrical Technician (Hamilton)

Overview

DEI Consulting Engineers is a professional mechanical and electrical consulting engineering firm providing services to architects and building owners in the building service industry since 1999.  With a comprehensive list of completed projects ranging from residential, education, institutional, recreational, and commercial, DEI Consulting Engineers has the experience to provide full-service mechanical and electrical consulting for any development, building, or client

DEI Consulting Engineer’s goal is to hire an electrical technician that has graduated or is nearing graduation from a relevant diploma or advanced diploma program to begin their career in the building services consulting industry. DEI Consulting Engineers is looking to grow our electrical design team by adding a compentent, driven, and self-motivated individual that is interested in working in the construction industry, developing their technical knowledge relating to building services, and expanding their electrical design and consulting experience.

 

Position Details

Role                                         Electrical Technician

Job Location                          Hamilton, Ontario

Job Details                             Full-Time

 

Working at DEI Consulting Engineers

DEI Consulting Engineers is a mid-sized mechanical, electrical, and aquatic consulting engineering firm that takes pride in our history of providing exceptional client service, engineering, and consultation for our clients.  We know that this reputation has been developed by our staff over the history of the firm through their expertise and commitment to our values.

DEI Consulting Engineers has built and cultivated a collaborative, inclusive, and upbeat working culture.   We understand that different beliefs, cultures, and backgrounds are vital to bringing in fresh ideas, perspectives, and experiences to our firm, our work, and the communities that we live and work within.

Our firm is committed to providing our staff with an array of benefits that support their financial, physical, mental well-being.  An overview of our companies’ social interaction, and employee benefits is outlined below.

Social Interaction:

  • Weekly internal company newsletter highlighting company news, staff news, and other industry information.
  • Social Committee responsible for various minor company events such as summer BBQ’s, staff nominated fundraising events, Halloween pumpkin carving, holiday wreath / urn making, Easter Egg hunt, cooking classes, etc.
  • Major company events including Holiday Party and a major company and family weekend getaway (Ontario Resort, Blue Mountain, Niagara Falls, etc.).
  • Company sponsored draws, giveaways, etc.

Mentorship and Professional Development

  • Staff have access to formal and informal one-on-one training and mentorship by Partners of the firm, company organized training sessions (as well as a library of previous training sessions), internally produced and circulated lessons learned, and other internal training opportunities.
  • Paid time-off for attendance at industry events and other industry provided professional development opportunities.
  • Company supported continuing education opportunities for staff (additional professional designations, post-secondary coursework, etc.). Depending on the individual circumstances, company support may consist of financial support, paid time off, etc.

 Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits package thru a leader in the Health Benefits Industry.
  • Group RRSP Program with matching contributions from DEI Consulting Engineers. Matching percentage contribution based on years of service.
  • Health and Wellness Benefit of $300.00 annually for health and wellness costs such as gym membership fees, intramural activities, sports equipment, etc.
  • Overtime Pay at time and a half on all hours over 44 hours per week.
  • Parental Top-up Benefit for new parents and growing families within the organization.
  • Two to three weeks of vacation (dependent on years in workforce).
  • One week of paid leave for personal emergencies and sickness.

Qualifications

This position is intended for an individual that is nearing or has recently graduated from a college level electrical, architectural, or building-focused technology program.  Prior co-op / job experience at an engineering consulting firm is considered an asset. All candidates should bring excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment.  Further qualifications for this role include:

  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadline and deliverable dates while working on a number of ongoing projects.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and standard computer software.
  • Experience with AGI32, ElumTools, Revit, database knowledge, and Python and/or Visual Programming languages are an asset.
  • High levels of attention to detail, retention of design approaches, and ability to draw on past experiences and apply to current situations.
  • Ability to think both critically and analytically while applying problem solving and decision-making skills in a fast-paced environment.

    Role Overview

    As an Electrical Technician your role will include working on a variety of electrical design project under the mentorship of Intermediate and Senior Electrical team members.  The position focuses on developing your electrical design knowledge within the building service industry completing relevant design calculations, coordination of electrical elements with other disciplines, and assist with preparing electrical design documentation.  An overview of responsibilities is listed below.

    • Assist Senior and Intermediate staff to develop electrical systems designs for a variety of projects, including but not limited to life safety systems, lighting, lighting controls, building power distribution, and coordination with other disciplines.
    • Coordination of electrical elements with various disciplines, i.e. mechanical equipment, device locations, etc.
    • Performing and completing design calculations as required for various systems including electrical load calculations, lighting designs, etc.
    • Be responsible for drafting (AutoCAD) or modeling (Revit) electrical systems for projects under the supervision of Senior and Intermediate staff.
    • Gain experience, understanding, and knowledge of electrical systems design, applicable Codes, and other standards.

    Projects may include working on residential (low and high-rise), educational projects (public and private schools, post-secondary institutions), commercial projects (box stores, base buildings, etc.), institutional projects (public sector facilities), industrial facilities, retirement / long term care facilities, and a variety of other projects.

    ** Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

    Application Process

    Interested individuals are to send their cover letter and resume to careers@deiassociates.ca.  Please note the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. We appreciate the time and effort put forth by all applicants; however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Electrical Designer (Hamilton)

    Overview

    DEI Consulting Engineers is a professional mechanical and electrical consulting engineering firm providing services to architects and building owners in the building service industry since 1999.  With a comprehensive list of completed projects ranging from residential, education, institutional, recreational, and commercial, DEI Consulting Engineers has the experience to provide full-service mechanical and electrical consulting for any development, building, or client.

    DEI Consulting Engineer’s goal is to hire a confident electrical designer with four plus years of experience completing electrical design in the building service industry. DEI Consulting Engineers is looking to grow their electrical design team by adding a competent, driven, and self-motivated candidate that is interested in continuing their career and professional development in mechanical consulting engineering in the building service industry.

     

    Position Details

    Role                                         Electrical Designer

    Job Location                          Hamilton, Ontario

    Job Details                             Full-Time

     

    Working at DEI Consulting Engineers

    DEI Consulting Engineers is a mid-sized mechanical, electrical, and aquatic consulting engineering firm that takes pride in our history of providing exceptional client service, engineering, and consultation for our clients.  We know that this reputation has been developed by our staff over the history of the firm through their expertise and commitment to our values.

    DEI Consulting Engineers has built and cultivated a collaborative, inclusive, and upbeat working culture.   We understand that different beliefs, cultures, and backgrounds are vital to bringing in fresh ideas, perspectives, and experiences to our firm, our work, and the communities that we live and work within.

    Our firm is committed to providing our staff with an array of benefits that support their financial, physical, and mental well-being.  We understand that work-life balance is an important piece of this puzzle and thus we offer and support flexible working arrangements for our staff through flex hours and hybrid working from home arrangements after a one-year training period with the firm.  Our management team is committed to managing workloads for individuals and teams, however, when overtime is required, staff are compensated at time and a half for all hours over 44 per week.

    We believe that providing engaging and challenging work with mentorship and professional development opportunities allows individuals to harness their creativity and explore their passion for engineering and sustainability.  An overview of our companies’ social interaction, mentorship and professional development opportunities, and employee benefits is outlined below.

    Social Interaction:

    • Weekly internal company newsletter highlighting company news, staff news, and other industry information.
    • Social Committee responsible for various minor company events such as summer BBQ’s, staff nominated fundraising events, Halloween pumpkin carving, holiday wreath / urn making, Easter Egg hunt, cooking classes, etc.
    • Major company events including Holiday Party and a major company and family weekend getaway (Ontario Resort, Blue Mountain, Niagara Falls, etc.).
    • Company sponsored draws, giveaways, etc.

    Mentorship and Professional Development

    • Staff have access to formal and informal one-on-one training and mentorship by Partners of the firm, company organized training sessions (as well as a library of previous training sessions), internally produced and circulated lessons learned, and other internal training opportunities.
    • Paid time-off for attendance at industry events and other industry provided professional development opportunities.
    • Company supported continuing education opportunities for staff (additional professional designations, post-secondary coursework, etc.). Depending on the individual circumstances, company support may consist of financial support, paid time off, etc.

     Benefits:

    • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits package thru a leader in the Health Benefits Industry.
    • Group RRSP Program with matching contributions from DEI Consulting Engineers. Matching percentage contribution based on years of service.
    • Health and Wellness Benefit of $300.00 annually for health and wellness costs such as gym membership fees, intramural activities, sports equipment, etc.
    • Overtime Pay at time and a half on all hours over 44 hours per week.
    • Parental Top-up Benefit for new parents and growing families within the organization.
    • Performance bonuses based on personal contributions and company performance.
    • Two to three weeks of vacation (dependent on years in workforce).
    • One week of paid leave for personal emergencies and sickness.
    • All relevant licensing / association fees reimbursed by DEI Consulting Engineers.

    Qualifications

    This role would require an individual with the interpersonal skills (verbal and written) to effectively communicate with the project team, other project disciplines, and owners.  Specifically, the ideal candidate would be able to think critically and analytically with exceptional problem solving and decision-making skills.

    • Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize AutoCAD and / or Revit to prepare electrical design documents.
    • The ideal candidate would be a designated Professional Engineer or be nearing the requirements for licensure.
    • Strong technical knowledge in the design and code requirements for power and distribution, lighting, lighting controls, fire alarm, life safety systems, generators, and other auxiliary systems such as IT, A/V, and communications.
    • Knowledge of relevant Canadian and Ontario codes and standards (OBC, OESC, IES, NFPA, IES, etc.).
    • Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required.
    • Excellent time management skills, ability to think analytically, attention to detail, resourceful and detail-oriented, and team and customer service focused.
    • Ability to effectively resolve construction issues, manage client expectations, review construction sites, liaise with contractors, and other contract administration requirements.
    • Four (4) plus years of experience in building service consulting or related industries.

      Role Overview

      As an Electrical Designer your role would involve working with a senior project engineer to develop the electrical designs for a variety of buildings.  This role would require the individual to work on developing the electrical designs for assigned projects, project management, coordination with other disciplines, client building, management of the mechanical team, and contract administration requirements throughout construction.

      Your responsibilities would include performing or reviewing design calculations of these systems, attending design meetings to represent the electrical discipline, selecting relevant equipment, management of other junior mechanical team members, overseeing / completing the drafting and modeling of assigned projects, coordination of electrical systems with mechanical, architectural, structural, and other disciplines, and contract administration requirements.

      Projects may include working on residential (low and high-rise), educational projects (public and private schools, post-secondary institutions), commercial projects (box stores, base buildings, etc.), institutional projects (public sector facilities), industrial facilities, retirement / long term care facilities, and a variety of other projects.

      ** Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

      Application Process

      Interested individuals are to send their cover letter and resume to careers@deiassociates.ca.  Please note the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. We appreciate the time and effort put forth by all applicants; however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

      Administrative Assistant (Hamilton)

      Overview

      DEI Consulting Engineers is a professional mechanical and electrical consulting engineering firm providing services to architects and building owners in the building service industry since 1999.  With a comprehensive list of completed projects ranging from residential, education, institutional, recreational, and commercial, DEI Consulting Engineers has the experience to provide full-service mechanical and electrical consulting for any development, building, or client.

      DEI Consulting Engineer’s goal is to hire an administrative assistant to join our administration team that supports our engineering and contract administration teams.  Our team is looking to hire a capable, self-motivated, and professional individual that brings excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and the ability to learn new skills and industry specific requirements.

      The ideal candidate would be a team player, be able to work well under pressure and tight deadlines, be able to communicate effectively and concisely with internal staff and clients and have excellent customer service skills.  The ideal candidate would have knowledge and experience with standard administrative functions, excellent computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office products, the ability to prioritize and manage competing tasks, and a willingness to handle routine and advanced duties for members of the engineering department.

       

      Position Details

      Role                                         Administrative Assistant

      Job Location                          Hamilton, Ontario

      Job Details                             Full-Time

       

      Working at DEI Consulting Engineers

      DEI Consulting Engineers is a mid-sized mechanical, electrical, and aquatic consulting engineering firm that takes pride in our history of providing exceptional client service, engineering, and consultation for our clients.  We know that this reputation has been developed by our staff over the history of the firm through their expertise and commitment to our values.

      DEI Consulting Engineers has built and cultivated a collaborative, inclusive, and upbeat working culture.   We understand that different beliefs, cultures, and backgrounds are vital to bringing in fresh ideas, perspectives, and experiences to our firm, our work, and the communities that we live and work within.

      Our firm is committed to providing our staff with an array of benefits that support their financial, physical, and mental well-being.  We understand that work-life balance is an important piece of this puzzle and thus we offer and support flexible working arrangements for our staff through flex hours and hybrid working from home arrangements after a one-year training period with the firm.  Our management team is committed to managing workloads for individuals and teams, however, when overtime is required, staff are compensated at time and a half for all hours over 44 per week.

      We believe that providing engaging and challenging work with mentorship and professional development opportunities allows individuals to harness their creativity and explore their passion for engineering and sustainability.  An overview of our companies’ social interaction, mentorship and professional development opportunities, and employee benefits is outlined below.

      Social Interaction:

      • Weekly internal company newsletter highlighting company news, staff news, and other industry information.
      • Social Committee responsible for various minor company events such as summer BBQ’s, staff nominated fundraising events, Halloween pumpkin carving, holiday wreath / urn making, Easter Egg hunt, cooking classes, etc.
      • Major company events including Holiday Party and a major company and family weekend getaway (Ontario Resort, Blue Mountain, Niagara Falls, etc.).
      • Company sponsored draws, giveaways, etc.

       Benefits:

        • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits package thru a leader in the Health Benefits Industry.
        • Group RRSP Program with matching contributions from DEI Consulting Engineers. Matching percentage contribution based on years of service.
        • Health and Wellness Benefit of $300.00 annually for health and wellness costs such as gym membership fees, intramural activities, sports equipment, etc.
        • Overtime Pay at time and a half on all hours over 44 hours per week.
        • Parental Top-up Benefit for new parents and growing families within the organization.
        • Performance bonuses based on personal contributions and company performance.
        • Two to three weeks of vacation (dependent on years in workforce).
        • One week of paid leave for personal emergencies and sickness.

        Qualifications

        This role is intended for an individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).  The individual will be required to communicate effectively and concisely with a variety of stakeholders, prioritize tasks and show time management skills, and be adaptable to changing working conditions.  The ideal candidate would have at a minimum a Diploma or Certificate in Office Administration or prior experience in an administrative setting.  Experience within the construction industry, specifically consulting, is considered an asset.

        • Experience in an administrative office setting; experience in the construction industry is considered an asset.
        • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadline and deliverable dates while working on a number of ongoing tasks.
        • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office software including Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint and other standard computer software programs (i.e. PDF editors).
        • High levels of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to retain company workflows and processes.
        • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and excellent judgement in decision-making.
        • A high degree of professionalism in dealing with a variety of stakeholders.

          Role Overview

          As an Administrative Assistant your role would involve working with our existing administrative team and our engineering staff to process and manage a variety of written and verbal correspondence specific to the construction industry. This correspondence would include editing specifications based on mark-ups from the engineering team, preparing and formatting change notices, addendums, supplemental instructions, and site reviews, preparing contractual documents such as CCDC contracts, certificate of payments, recommendation letters, processing shop drawings, maintenance manuals, etc.  An overview of responsibilities is listed below:

          • Assist Senior and Intermediate staff with preparing and formatting a variety of construction specific documents including change notices, addendums, supplemental instructions, site reviews, specifications, etc.
          • Process shop drawings, maintenance manuals, and other incoming / outgoing documents.
          • Prepare CCDC contracts, certificate of payments, recommendations letters, reports, and other prime consulting service requirements.
          • Answer incoming calls, direct visitor within the office, accept and distribution of packages and mail, and other general reception duties.
          • Book travel arrangements, register staff to attend educational events or other.
          • Assist with organizing company events for the Hamilton office. Duties could include purchasing of supplies, event set-up / take-down, waste disposal, etc.
          • General office duties including ordering water, garbage removal, coffee station cleanup, purchasing of snack items, and calling for copier services.
          • Order office supplies online.
          • Complete waybills and package items for shipping/couriering.
          • Accounting of petty cash.

          ** Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

          Application Process

          Interested individuals are to send their cover letter and resume to careers@deiassociates.ca.  Please note the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. We appreciate the time and effort put forth by all applicants; however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

          How to Apply

          Our firm is always looking for individuals who are interested in making the building service industry their career.

          Interested individuals are to send their cover letter and resume to careers@deiassociates.ca. Please note the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

          If there are no open positions posted, please feel free to email your cover letter and resume to careers@deiassociates.ca and our office will review.

          We appreciate the time and effort put forth by all applicants, however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

          DEI Consulting Engineers is centrally located in Southern Ontario with our head office located in Waterloo and a satellite office located in Hamilton.

          Our Accessibility Policy

          Waterloo Office

          55 Northland Road
          Waterloo, ON N2V 1Y8

          T: 519-725-3555
          F: 519-725-2515
          E: admin@deiassociates.ca

          Hamilton Office

          7 Innovation Drive, Unit 245
          Dundas, ON L9H 7H9

          T: 519-725-3555
          F: 519-725-2515
          E: admin@deiassociates.ca

          DEI Consulting Engineers is centrally located in Southern Ontario with our head office located in Waterloo and a satellite office located in Hamilton.

          Our Accessibility Policy

          Waterloo Office

          55 Northland Road, Waterloo, ON N2V 1Y8
          T: 519-725-3555 • F: 519-725-2515
          E: admin@deiassociates.ca

          Hamilton Office

          7 Innovation Drive, Unit 245, Dundas, ON L9H 7H9
          T: 519-725-3555 • F: 519-725-2515
          E: admin@deiassociates.ca

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