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Aquatic Designer

Aquatic Designer

Position Details

Role                                        Aquatic Designer

Start Date                                Immediate

Job Location                           Waterloo, Ontario

Discipline                                Aquatic

Overview

Aquatic Design & Engineering, a division of DEI Consulting Engineers is a rapidly expanding aquatic design firm devoted to providing exceptionally designed systems in the commercial aquatics industry across Canada.  Aquatic Design & Engineering is well known within the aquatic industry for our progressive and innovative designs and exceptional client service from project conception thru commissioning and beyond.  Our aquatic design team is looking to add a competent, driven, and self-motivated individual that is looking to develop their technical knowledge, project management capabilities, and consulting experience.

The ideal candidate would be a team player, be able to work well under pressure with tight deadlines and have the ability to communicate effectively and concisely with office staff as well as with clients. The ideal candidate would have experience with building codes and regulations, creating AutoCAD and REVIT construction drawing packages, able to multi-task on multiple projects, and have effective verbal and written communication.

Qualifications

The ideal individual will have prior experience with the creation of construction document packages within either an architectural, industrial/process, aquatic, or mechanical and building service setting.  Prior job experience with an architectural or mechanical 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:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in drafting / creating construction documentation with AutoCAD.
  • Architectural, Mechanical and/or Construction Technology Diploma.
  • 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 such as Microsoft Office.
  • Familiarity with construction drawings, processes, written specifications, and 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.
  • Experience with Revit, database knowledge, and Python and/or Visual Programming languages are an asset.
  • Experience with aquatic and mechanical systems is considered an asset.

 

 

Role Overview

As an Aquatic Designer, your role will include working on a variety of aquatic design project under the mentorship of the Aquatic Project Manager.  The position focuses on developing your knowledge within the aquatics industry completing relevant design calculations, coordination of aquatic elements with other disciplines, and preparation of aquatic design documentation.  An overview of responsibilities is listed below.

  • Assist Senior and Intermediate staff to develop aquatic systems designs for assigned projects including preparing documentation (drawings, specifications, etc.) for permit, tender, and construction.
  • Coordination of aquatic elements with various disciplines, i.e. mechanical equipment, power connections, structural, etc.
  • Performing and completing design calculations as required for various systems including filtration systems, piping, etc.
  • Assist with completing system audits of existing conditions, preparing reports, and surveying existing conditions for projects.
  • Assist with preparing project specific specifications, review of shop drawings, attending design meetings in office / on site, attend conference calls as necessary.
  • Assist with tender / contract administration deliverables including preparing supplemental instructions, addenda, change notices, etc.
  • Other miscellaneous tasks assigned by the Aquatics Team Lead.

Projects may include working on aquatic facilities in a variety of settings such as residential / mixed-use developments, outdoor facilities, new recreational centres, private pools, and other settings.  Some travel to project site may be required from time to time.

 

 

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 (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                                         Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Location                            Hamilton, 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.

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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