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canada Electrical Engineer - Transportation

  • Location
    (CANADA) and Victoria
  • Job Reference
    11555
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Engineering / 1 Year

Job Description & Qualifications

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

WSP is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our  Mechanical & Electrical Department , located at our Victoria  office. Reporting to the  Manager, M&E  this position will be responsible for design, tender and construction services for a variety of large and small projects that are local, regional and national. 

Why WSP?

  • A Canadian success story - a company that grew from humble roots in Quebec to a global, multinational powerhouse with over 48,000 employees worldwide;
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada;
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than we were yesterday, for our employees, future employees, and our fellow Canadians, we're open to your ideas and trying new things;
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer competitive pay, an industry leading benefits and insurance package, RRSP matching, opportunities to become a WSP shareholder with employer matching, flexible working arrangements, social events and sports teams, free tea and coffee, annual staff appreciation events, mentoring programs, career development and learning opportunities, and an inclusive and collaborative corporate culture. We have a clear mission, true values and a future-focused mindset. Come join us.

A day in the life:

  • Electrical design of systems related to highway and roadway lighting, signaling, signage, intersections, exterior site and building lighting, weigh scales, and related facilities
  • Technical calculations and software use (AGi32) for detailed lighting results, load calculations, lighting layouts
  • On site electrical research, construction audits, field reviews
  • Writing detailed and concise technical reports, detailed lighting warrant results, feasibility studies, proposals, including written responses and instructions as required during all project phases
  • Conducting all tasks in cooperation with internal and external clients and other engineering disciplines
  • Working closely and helpfully with other team members in the group
  • Creating, managing and enhancing client relationships


Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Experience designing electrical systems related to highway and roadway lighting, signaling, signage, intersections, exterior site and building lighting, weigh scales, and related facilities
  • Experience creating tender document packages with drawings and specifications
  • Experience in other electrical sectors (Commercial, Institutional, Healthcare, Industrial, Infrastructure)
  • Good initiative, a “can-do” attitude, and attention to detail
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