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Intermediate Electrical Engineer (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.  Established in 1999, DEI Consulting Engineers has grown organically from a small engineering firm to a mid-sized engineering firm employing over seventy-five staff across two offices.  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.

Position Details

Role                                         Intermediate Electrical Engineer

Job Location                            Hamilton, Ontario

Pay Band                                 $35.00 – $45.00

Job Details                               Full-Time Office

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.  We understand that work-life balance is important piece of this puzzle and thus we offer and support flexible working arrangements for our staff through flex hours. 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.

Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Five years of electrical engineering experience in the building service industry.
  • Licensed member of Professional Engineers of Ontario (P.Eng.) is an asset.
  • 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.).
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize AutoCAD to prepare electrical design documents.
  • Working knowledge and experience using Revit is considered an asset.
  • Excellent organizational and 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 Intermediate Electrical Engineer your role would involve working with both external project teams and our internal design teams to develop the electrical designs for a variety of buildings.  This role would require the individual to work with a Senior Electrical Engineer 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 role will require you to develop, with oversight from a Senior Electrical Engineer as required, the technical design for various electrical systems from preliminary design phases through to completion and would including coordinating electrical site services for new construction, site photometric plans, electrical distribution design, fire alarm, generator (standby and life safety) designs, 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 relevant equipment, management of other junior electrical team members, overseeing / completing the drafting and modeling assigned projects, coordination of electrical systems with mechanical, architectural, 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.

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.

Senior 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.  Established in 1999, DEI Consulting Engineers has grown organically from a small engineering firm to a mid-sized engineering firm employing over seventy-five staff across two offices.  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.

Position Details

Role                                         Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Location                            Waterloo, Ontario

Pay Band                                 $45.00 – $55.00

Job Details                               Full-Time Office

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.  We understand that work-life balance is important piece of this puzzle and thus we offer and support flexible working arrangements for our staff through flex hours. 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.

Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Licensed member of Professional Engineers of Ontario (P.Eng.).
  • Ten (10) plus years of electrical engineering experience in the building service industry.
  • Extensive technical knowledge and ability to deliver electrical designs for a variety of building types, including, but not limited to power and distribution, lighting, lighting controls, fire alarm, life safety systems, generators, and other auxiliary systems such as IT, A/V, and communications.
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant Canadian and Ontario codes and standards (OBC, OESC, IES, NFPA, IES, etc.).
  • Proven ability to manage a team of electrical staff in the development and delivery of construction documentation and associated engineering calculations, coordination of electrical elements, and final verification of electrical design.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to think analytically, attention to detail, resourceful and detail-oriented, and team and customer service focused.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, architectural, and structural drawings and systems as it relates to construction and the implications on electrical designs.
  • 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 your role would involve working with both external project teams and internal design teams to develop the electrical designs for a variety of buildings.  This role would require the individual to take the lead role on all 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.

Your role will require you to provide consultation with clients (owners and architects) on initial electrical engineering designs including options for systems, space planning exercises, and general consultation, take the lead on all technical requirements for electrical systems from preliminary designs phases thru to project completion including coordinating electrical services (and other services) for new construction, site photometric plans, electrical distribution design, fire alarm, generator (standby and life safety) designs, emergency and life safety systems, lighting & associated controls, and other electrical requirements to suit client standards and building classifications.

Your responsibilities would include attending design meetings to represent the electrical discipline, selecting relevant equipment, reviewing and verifying design calculations for electrical systems, management of intermediate and junior electrical team members, overseeing the production of design documentation assigned projects including the presentation of information on drawing sets, coordination of electrical systems with mechanical, architectural, and other disciplines, and contract administration requirements.

Additional management duties would include overseeing and managing the workload of intermediate and junior staff members to ensure deadlines for projects are met, training and mentorship for intermediate and junior staff, conduct performance reviews for staff with the Electrical Department Manager, and other internal management 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.

 

 

Intermediate Electrical Engineer (Waterloo)

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.  Established in 1999, DEI Consulting Engineers has grown organically from a small engineering firm to a mid-sized engineering firm employing over seventy-five staff across two offices.  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.

Position Details

Role                                         Intermediate Electrical Engineer

Job Location                          Waterloo, Ontario

Pay Band                                $35.00 – $45.00

Job Details                             Full-Time Office

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.  We understand that work-life balance is important piece of this puzzle and thus we offer and support flexible working arrangements for our staff through flex hours. 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.

Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Five years of electrical engineering experience in the building service industry.
  • Licensed member of Professional Engineers of Ontario (P.Eng.) is an asset.
  • 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.).
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize AutoCAD to prepare electrical design documents.
  • Working knowledge and experience using Revit is considered an asset.
  • Excellent organizational and 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 Intermediate Electrical Engineer your role would involve working with both external project teams and our internal design teams to develop the electrical designs for a variety of buildings.  This role would require the individual to work with a Senior Electrical Engineer 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 role will require you to develop, with oversight from a Senior Electrical Engineer as required, the technical design for various electrical systems from preliminary design phases through to completion and would including coordinating electrical site services for new construction, site photometric plans, electrical distribution design, fire alarm, generator (standby and life safety) designs, 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 relevant equipment, management of other junior electrical team members, overseeing / completing the drafting and modeling assigned projects, coordination of electrical systems with mechanical, architectural, 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.

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.

BIM / AutoCAD Manager

BIM / AutoCAD Manager

Position Details

Role Title                                BIM / AutoCAD Manager

Pay Band                                 $30.00 – $40.00 per hour

Job Location                           Waterloo, Ontario

Job Details                              Full-Time

                                               Hybrid Office / Working from Home

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 BIM / AutoCAD Manager to assist with the internal development, management, and coordination of BIM / AutoCAD processes.  The ideal candidate would be a team player, be able to work well under pressure and tight deadlines and can communicate effectively and concisely with internal staff.

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.  We understand that work-life balance is 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 an initial orientation / 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 position is intended for an individual that has extensive experience in Revit and AutoCAD, both in management of processes and system as well as their use.  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:

  • Three to five years experience completing mechanical or electrical designs for building systems.
  • Experience with both AutoCAD and Revit software.
  • One to three years experience in a BIM Coordination / Management Role.

Role Overview

As the BIM / AutoCAD Manager your role will include working on a variety of internal projects, training of internal staff, quality control, and software management under the supervision of the Mechanical Department Manager.  The position will focus on improving internal processes, training, and company capabilities within Revit / AutoCAD and leveraging design tools within these programs.  A sampling of responsibilities is as follows:

  • Manage and co-ordinate BIM and AutoCAD standards development and implementation across a multi-location firm.
  • Review ongoing projects for quality control.
  • Responsible to create and maintain parametric families, Revit/Dynamo scripts, AutoCAD blocks and commands.
  • Ongoing monitoring of new BIM/AutoCAD processes to improve efficiency within the office.
  • Regularly review current processes, families etc. with a focus on improving ease of use, speed, and efficiency of the production staff.
  • Oversee the use of BIM/Revit/AutoCAD software firm-wide, including installing, configuring, maintaining, and supporting all BIM installations as well as analyzing and solving BIM user issues.
  • Provide end-user training, support and leadership.
  • Support project start-up co-ordination and maintenance of the master template files used by the teams.
  • Work with Mechanical/Electrical Department Managers to maintain and update master details, training files and other regularly referred to reference material.
  • Support drafting/production team through contribution to engineering design/production work as a secondary duty.

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.

 

Junior Electrical Designer

Junior Electrical Designer

Position Details

Role Title                                Junior Electrical Designer

Pay Band                                 $24.00 – $26.00 per hour

Job Location                           Waterloo, Ontario

                                               Hamilton, Ontario

Start Date                                May 2023

Job Details                              Full-Time

                                               Hybrid Office / Working from Home

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 junior electrical designer 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 competent, 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.

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.  We understand that work-life balance is 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 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 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 a Junior Electrical Designer 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.

Junior Mechanical Designer

Junior Mechanical Designer

Position Details

Role Title                                Junior Mechanical Designer

Pay Band                                 $24.00 – $26.00 per hour

Job Location                           Waterloo, Ontario

Start Date                                May 2023

Job Details                              Full-Time

                                               Hybrid Office / Working from Home

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 junior mechanical designer has graduated or is nearing graduation from an engineering technology program looking to begin their career in the building services consulting industry. DEI Consulting Engineers is looking to grow our mechanical design team by adding a competent, driven, and self-motivated individual that is looking to develop their technical knowledge relating to building services and expand their mechanical design and consulting experience.

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.  We understand that work-life balance is 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 position is intended for an individual that is nearing or has recently graduated from an mechanical technology program and is eligible for register for appropriate designations with OACETT.  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 Revit, database knowledge, and Python and/or Visual Programming languages are an asset.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Building Code, ASHRAE, NFPA, and other applicable codes.
  • 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 a Junior Mechanical Designer, your role will include working on a variety of mechanical design project under the mentorship of Intermediate and Senior Mechanical team members.  The position focuses on developing your mechanical design knowledge within the building service industry completing relevant design calculations, coordination of mechanical elements with other disciplines, and assist with preparing mechanical design documentation.  An overview of responsibilities is listed below.

  • Assist Senior and Intermediate staff to develop mechanical systems designs for a variety of projects, including but not limited to HVAC, plumbing and drainage, and energy modeling.
  • Coordination of mechanical elements with various disciplines, i.e. mechanical equipment, coordination of mechanical elements, etc.
  • Performing and completing design calculations as required for various systems including mechanical heat / loss calculations, pipe sizing, etc.
  • Be responsible for drafting (AutoCAD) or modeling (Revit) mechanical systems for projects under the supervision of Senior and Intermediate staff.
  • Gain experience, understanding, and knowledge of mechanical 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.

 

 

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 245
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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