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Senior Electrical Engineer

Building Services - Electrical
Americas Region

Arup is a 15,000-person strong global firm of designers, engineers, planners, and consultants. We are wholly independent, employee owned, with no debt – beholden to no owners but ourselves. We are free to service our Clients collaborating widely to push the boundaries of what is possible. We aim to deliver the gold engineering standard we have built our reputation on. We want to bring innovation and value to Clients while maintaining our core mission of shaping a better world.


In 2021 we celebrate 75 years of our amazing firm. We are known for our progressive projects and being an equally progressive organization. Our firm is a unique blend of two approaches: to create a sustainable development by pursing the best available outcomes, and to treat each other humanely – with utmost care and respect.


Our Buildings Practice in Canada has three studios, one of them being in Toronto. Our Toronto studio seeks a Senior Electrical Engineer to enhance our Buildings electrical team in Canada. You would work on complex, innovative and sustainable institutional, commercial and transportation projects. You would be working collaboratively on projects in Toronto but also across Canada, and even the globe. In Arup we have worked hard to set ourselves up in a way to empower collaboration across boundaries: in addition to a whole slew of highly recognizable Canadian projects such as YU New Engineering School, UofT New Medicinal Chemistry Building, McGill New Vic, Billy Bishop Tunnel, Calgary Cancer Centre, New Champlain Bridge or Finch LRT, our engineers in Toronto worked on global projects like Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Mexico City Airport, Riyadh Metro or Kaiser Permanente hospital in LA. If you see yourself ready for the next step in your career and accelerating your technical growth and multidisciplinary acumen - join us! With our support you would:


  • Manage and lead electrical engineering design from conceptual design through construction administration
  • Coordinate with multiple disciplines delivering a holistic and outcome-driven results on projects.
  • Act as an electrical project manager to ensure projects are delivered within budget and schedule
  • Lead and be accountable for preparing contract drawings and specifications detailing the system designed
  • Monitor quality of work and keep a pulse on client expectations and requirements to ensure efficient project delivery
  • Hire, supervise, mentor, and train junior staff on a variety of projects, both for Buildings and Linear Infrastructure.
  • Participate in Canada electrical team leadership and resourcing meetings.
  • Support business development and proposal preparation in conjunction with the senior leadership of the Practice.


We would be looking for you to have:


  • Familiarity with applicable electrical codes and standards, as well as Building codes.
  • Passion for sustainability and some experience with Sustainable, Low Carbon, Net Zero and innovative strategies on projects
  • Experience with micro-grids or district energy systems would be an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working
  • The ability to prioritize effectively, manage deadlines and apply organization skills required for our rapidly changing environment
  • Good writing skills for internal and external purposes to communicate electrical systems design concepts and strategies
  • Confidence in presenting technical material in traditional and innovative ways for review by technical and non-technical audiences



Desired Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Building Services Engineering
  • 10 or more years of experience in the built environment
  • Strong knowledge of building services and electrical engineering fundamentals
  • Professional Engineer in your area of practice
  • Understanding of BIM and Revit MEP


What we offer:


  • Competitive compensation package
  • Profit Share – paid out bi-annually
  • Personal Health Insurance, covering all members of your family
  • Generous GRRSP match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Professional Membership and Certification reimbursement
  • Short Term and Long-Term Assignment Career Opportunities around the Globe


Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to grow.

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