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Electrical Designer

  1. Ottawa
  1. Cities & development
Designing for the future is about more than predicting what it looks like. It’s about having the know-how and the expertise to turn predictions into projects that deliver results and meet ever-changing needs. That’s what we do every day: for our clients, for their customers and for the sustainable future of our business and the world we operate in. Here at SNC-Lavalin’s Ottawa office, we believe in developing our employees to their utmost potential. We promote teamwork and collaboration, which is why our culture speaks for itself; our people are motivated to give their best and have a sense of personal fulfillment. Each member of our team is integral in ensuring a positive work place backed by a company committed to the safety of its employees.

Our once small office has seen exponential and continuous growth since its opening in 2016, going from 3 to over 100 employees! To keep the positive trend going, we are seeking to add another superstar to our team…

The Infrastructure Engineering division is currently looking for an Electrical Designer for its National Capital Region office. The incumbent must have experience working on building projects in Commercial/Retail, Residential and Institutional Markets.


• Developing preliminary design and technical specifications such as lighting, fire alarms and other related systems;
• Assist the senior technician and engineers preparing detailed design calculations and layouts;
• Conducting site visits and inspection;
• Develop feasibility studies.


• Collegial degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronics ;
• 3-5 years of relevant experience in building electrical sector;
• Must have a solid understanding of engineering of building systems preferably for academic and research institutions, health care, offices, municipal infrastructure and industrial facilities;
• Project experience in the municipal and government sector (provincial and federal) would be an asset;
• Considerable knowledge of Consulting Engineering established guidelines, procedures and practices;
• Proficiency in planning and control methods;
• Understanding of industry and regulatory standards and design criteria;
• Considerable knowledge of a variety of standard engineering methods and techniques;
• Bilingualism French and English (written and spoke) an asset.

Additional Information

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

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