Current Positions Available

Senior Electrical Engineer / Project Manager - Hamilton

DEI Consulting Engineer’s goal is to hire a confident Senior Electrical Engineer / Project Manager with seven to ten years of experience completing electrical design in the building service industry.  DEI Consulting Engineer’s 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 electrical consulting engineering in the building service industry.

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 office staff as well as with clients. Candidates should be knowledgeable in the design of electrical distribution, lighting calculations and design, lighting controls, fire alarm and life safety systems, generators, and other auxiliary systems. Candidates should have knowledge of applicable Canadian and Ontario codes and standards including, but not limited to, the Ontario Building Code, Ontario Electrical Safety Code, CSA, IES, etc. and be familiar with best practices for a variety of building types, including educational, commercial, institutional, and residential buildings.

DEI has two locations, the head office in Waterloo as well as a remote office in Hamilton. Please note that the intention of this position is for the candidate to work with our existing Electrical team at the Waterloo office for a period of time prior to permanent placement in Hamilton.

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.

Qualifications and Required Skills:
• Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize AutoCAD to prepare electrical design documents.
• Working knowledge and experience using Revit is considered an asset.
• The ideal candidate would be a designated Professional Engineer. An individual with a Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) designation will be considered.
• Strong technical knowledge and ability to deliver electrical designs for a variety of building types, including, but not limited to electrical distribution, lighting, lighting controls, fire alarm systems, life safety requirements, generators, and other auxiliary systems.
• Knowledge of 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.

Role Overview
As a Senior Electrical Engineer / Project Manager your role would involve working with our internal teams to develop the electrical designs for a variety of buildings. This role would require the individual to take the lead on technical design requirements for assigned projects, project management, coordination with other disciplines, client building, management of the electrical team, and contract administration requirements throughout construction.

This includes taking the lead on the technical design for electrical systems from the start of projects through to completion, and would including coordinating electrical services (and other services) for new construction, site photometric plans, electrical distribution design, fire alarm, emergency and life safety systems, lighting & associated controls, and other electrical requirements to suit client standards and building classifications.

Your responsibilities would include performing design calculations for each of these systems, attending design meetings to represent the electrical discipline, selecting equipment, drafting and modeling of these systems, management of other junior electrical team members, 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.

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.

Mechanical Project Manager (Contract Administration)

Mechanical Project Manager (Contract Administration)

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 & Associates Inc. has the experience to provide full service mechanical and electrical consulting for any building.

DEI Consulting Engineer’s client base includes school boards, universities, regional government agencies, private owners, etc. A sampling of buildings that services are provided would include: public schools (new construction and renovations), residential condominiums and apartments, industrial facilities, retail interior fit-ups, office buildings, chain stores, etc.

DEI Consulting Engineer’s goal is to hire a Mechanical Project Manager (Contract Administration) looking to develop and continue their career in the building service industry. DEI Consulting Engineers is looking to grow their mechanical design team by adding a competent, driven, and self-motivated individual that will represent DEI Consulting Engineers as the main point of contact for our Mechanical Team for projects in construction.  Responsibilities will include visiting sites, preparing site reviewing noting progress, workmanship, specific site concerns, and deficiencies, shop drawing review, review of monthly draws and other change costs, participation in resolving site problems and issues, and coordination with our internal mechanical design team.

The ideal candidate would be a highly effective communicator, team player, be able to work well under pressure, and be able to communicate effectively and concisely with all levels of individuals from trades, consultant team, and owners.  The candidate must have knowledge and experience with HVAC systems, plumbing and drainage, fire protection, construction details and methodologies through either design & site supervision experience or construction / trade experience or a combination of both.

This position would require the individual to travel to multiple sites throughout the week across Ontario.  Travel to sites in other provinces across Canada would also be required.  A flexible Monday to Friday schedule would be required to suit specific project requirements.

Qualifications

 This role requires a candidate with excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with contractors, owners, architects, and other individuals during the construction period through in person and electronic communication.  The role requires someone who acts in a professional manner, is organized, and can enforce contractual requirements when necessary.

The successful candidate needs at minimum 7 to 10 years of construction experience ideally as an Ontario College of Trades licensed Plumber or Sheet Metal trade working on relevant construction projects.  The individual should have a strong understanding of construction methodology, coordination between trades, and construction details.  Candidates need to have an in-depth understanding of relevant mechanical codes, construction practices, and the ability to effectively analyze costs (manpower and materials) for changes that occur during construction.

Technically, the successful candidate must have a thorough understanding of mechanical HVAC systems, equipment, plumbing, drainage, fire protection, materials, methodologies for installing these systems, and understanding of workmanship and best practices.

The role will require the successful candidate to be capable of effectively utilizing a variety of software and hardware in their daily tasks, including Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, etc.), Bluebeam (PDF Editors), 360-degree cameras, regular cameras, etc.

 Role Overview

 As a Mechanical Project Manager (Contract Administration) your role would involve managing the day-to-day progress and requirements for a variety of assigned projects through pre-construction to post-construction.  This role would require the individual to work in conjunction with the mechanical design team to develop practical and cost-effective solutions to construction issues, manage client expectations during construction, and work collaboratively with trades to ensure each project is constructed to a high standard.

The roles main responsibilities include on-site review of construction with relevant trades and completing follow-up site reviews in a timely manner, and attendance at construction meetings.   Off-site responsibilities include shop drawing review, responding to RFI’s, coordinating, and preparing changes, SI’s, etc. in conjunction with the respective design team for the project.  In addition, the role would require the individual to manage projects where DEI & Associates Inc. is the prime consultant.  Experience with these requirements is considered an asset.

In addition to the management of construction projects, this role would require individuals to assist the design team in surveying and gather relevant information for projects that are beginning the design phase.    These responsibilities would include visiting sites as required to thoroughly survey existing conditions as needed to suit the scope of the project.

This role will require the individual to travel daily to assigned sites for work and will require flexibility in the individuals’ Monday to Friday work schedule (potentially before or after standard work hours).  Travel requirements typically are in Southern Ontario, however, travel throughout Canada will be required depending on assigned projects.

 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 Engineer in Training

Electrical Engineer in Training

Position Details

Role Title                                Electrical Engineer in Training

Start Date                                August 2021

Job Location                           Waterloo, Ontario

Discipline                                Electrical

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 & Associates Inc. 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 engineer in training that has graduated or is nearing graduation from an accredited engineering program to begin their career in the building services consulting industry. DEI Consulting Engineers is looking to grow their electrical design team by adding a competent, driven, and self-motivated electrical engineer in training that is working towards their professional designation, developing their technical knowledge relating to building services, and expanding their electrical design and consulting experience.

The ideal candidate would be a team player, be able to work well under pressure and tight deadlines and have the ability to communicate effectively and concisely with office staff as well as with clients. The ideal candidate would have knowledge and experience with basic electrical systems, lighting calculations and layout design (experience with AGI is an asset), and electrical distribution design through a combination of co-op positions, self-learning, and post-secondary courses.

Qualifications

This position is intended for an individual that is nearing or has recently graduated from an accredited engineering program and is eligible for register as an EIT with the Professional Engineers of Ontario.  Prior co-op / job experience 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 Engineer in Training, 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.

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 Design Engineer

Electrical Engineer

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, educational, institutional, recreational, and commercial, DEI Consulting Engineers has the experience to provide full service mechanical and electrical consulting for any building.

DEI Consulting Engineer’s goal is to hire a confident electrical engineer with three to five 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 electrical consulting engineering in the building service industry.

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 office staff as well as with clients.  Candidates should be knowledgeable in the design of electrical distribution, lighting calculations and design, lighting controls, fire alarm and life safety systems, generators, and other auxiliary systems. Candidates should have knowledge of applicable Canadian and Ontario codes and standards including, but not limited to, the Ontario Building Code, Ontario Electrical Safety Code, CSA, IES, etc.. and be familiar with best practices for a variety of building types, including educational, commercial, institutional, and residential buildings.

DEI has two locations, the head office in Waterloo as well as a remote office in Hamilton. This position is intended for the Hamilton office.

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.

Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize AutoCAD to prepare electrical design documents.
  • Working knowledge and experience using Revit is considered an asset.
  • The ideal candidate would be a designated Professional Engineer or be nearing the requirements for licensure.
  • Strong technical knowledge and ability to deliver electrical designs for a variety of building types, including, but not limited to electrical distribution, lighting, lighting controls, fire alarm systems, life safety requirements, generators, and other auxiliary systems.
  • Knowledge of 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.

Role Overview

As an Electrical Engineer your role would involve working with our internal teams to develop the electrical designs for a variety of buildings.  This role would require the individual to take the lead on technical design requirements for assigned projects, project management, coordination with other disciplines, client building, management of the electrical team, and contract administration requirements throughout construction.

This includes taking the lead on the technical design for electrical systems from the start of projects through to completion, and would including coordinating electrical services (and other services) for new construction, site photometric plans, electrical distribution design, fire alarm, emergency and life safety systems, lighting & associated controls, and other electrical requirements to suit client standards and building classifications.

Your responsibilities would include performing design calculations for each of these systems, attending design meetings to represent the electrical discipline, selecting equipment, drafting and modeling of these systems, management of other junior electrical team members, 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.

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 & Associates Inc. 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: dei@deiassociates.ca

Hamilton Office

7 Innovation Drive, Unit 210
Dundas, ON L9H 7H9

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

DEI & Associates Inc. 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: dei@deiassociates.ca

Hamilton Office

7 Innovation Drive, Unit 210, Dundas, ON L9H 7H9
T: 519-725-3555 • F: 519-725-2515
E: dei@deiassociates.ca

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