Intermediate Electrical Engineer

OMICRON CANADA INC. - Vancouver, BC (18 months ago)

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Omicron Canada Inc. (Omicron) is one of the largest integrated development, design and construction firms in Western Canada, combining the expertise of more than 135 Architects, Interior Designers, Engineers, Building Assessment Experts, Real Estate Development Strategists, Cost Estimators, Project Managers, Construction Personnel and Corporate Support Professionals.

Omicron creates a better experience for clients in the Retail, Institutional, Renewals, Commercial, Industrial and Residential sectors from offices in Vancouver and Victoria.

Omicron has a distinctly entrepreneurial culture and is an innovative, sustainable and award-winning organization focused on success for clients and staff alike. Omicron was a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program in 2009 and has requalified every year since.


As the Intermediate Electrical Engineer, you will perform the conceptual and detailed design of building electrical systems in an integrated environment. You will coordinate design, working drawings and specifications with our in-house design teams and construction managers. You will act as an Engineer of Record.

Design and supervise the design of building electrical systems, such as power distribution, lighting, life safety systems and communication systems and evaluate their effectiveness
Coordinate design, working drawings and specifications with the project team
Conduct field reviews and building condition assessments
Provide information required to issue site instructions, contemplated change orders and responses to contractor's requests for information
Understand, manage, reduce and mitigate Contractual and Professional Liabilities
Mentor and coach EITs and Designers
Write reports on building systems, technical assessments, project design and other analysis as required
Resolve and negotiate technical information with authorities having jurisdiction
Responsible for project closeout related to your field of practice


You embody our culture of solution finding and pioneering new ideas through your behavior and interactions with others.

You are able to see beyond immediate issues, summarize requirements and needs, and architect forward-looking solutions.

You lead, mentor and support teams to enhance their technical skills and knowledge, providing them with feedback for growth.

You are concise and articulate in your speech and writing.

You have a strong sense of ownership and hold all your work to a high personal standard.

You are proactive and take initiative; you see something that needs doing and you get it done right.

You enjoy working in a cross-functional collaborative environment alongside your colleagues and bring a friendly, can do attitude to your workplace.

You are able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and unwavering attention to detail.

You are candid and comfortable when working with our internal teams and external partners. You are receptive and adaptive to feedback and pushback when approaches or timelines change.


7+ years engineering experience in a multi-disciplinary environment, with a minimum of 3 years North American experience
University degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited North American university or equivalent
P.Eng. designation
Interest in achieving or actively working towards a Registered Communications Distribution designer (RCDD) certification
Previous experience with Institutional, Retail, Residential and Commercial projects, as well as power distribution, lighting, life safety systems design and all other building systems
Mastery of Revit and understanding of how it applies to defined project phases
Knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code, British Columbia Building Code, National Building Code and other regulations and able to apply to projects in their respective jurisdictions
Clear understanding of Contractual and Professional Liability risks and exposure as well as structured wiring and intelligent building concepts
Experience with Environment/Sustainable design is an asset