Electrical Systems Engineer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Central Toronto Roselawn, ONTARIO
Deadline: 04 Aug 2017

Electrical Systems Engineer 
Job Number
: 1701251 
Faculty / Division: Facilities & Services 
: Utilities & Building Operations 
: St. George (downtown Toronto)   


Reporting to the Manager, Electrical Systems, this position plays an integral role as a member of the electrical team within the Utilities and Building Operations, Facilities and Services Department.
The Electrical Systems Engineer is responsible for  implementing and directing the operation and maintenance of the University’s (St. George Campus) main high and low voltage electrical distribution systems and maintenance of the building electrical distribution systems.  The incumbent is also responsible for overseeing the maintenance of motors and auxiliary equipment, as well as planning and directing the operation and maintenance of other Utilities’ equipment such as emergency power distribution systems, diesel generators, exit and emergency lighting systems, and grounds lighting systems.
The Electrical Systems Engineer provides electrical engineering services for projects undertaken by the Utilities and Building Operations Section.  Projects typically include planning for large electrical equipment maintenance, improvements and repairs; maintenance and re-adjustment of protective systems in high and low voltage distribution systems and analyzing and resolving electrical system breakdowns.
Professional services include all aspects of electrical engineering as defined by the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) such as reviewing design, specifications and drawings on renovation projects to determine load requirements and electrical supply, cost effectiveness and compliance; inspecting new building and electrical systems to ensure they adhere to construction and renovation drawings and specifications; recommend corrective action and commissioning of new buildings based on inspection of electrical systems;  provide technical expertise to Property Management, Project Management, Design & Engineering, Trades staff, building occupants and external contractors with respect to the operation of electrical equipment, methods of power supply, grounding solutions and maintenance of equipment and contract administration.  
The position ensures Ontario Building Code (OBC) compliance on engineering matters, deals with the authorities having jurisdiction and ensures compliance with the University of Toronto Design Standards and other applicable standards and codes.





University degree in Electrical Engineering with license to practice in the Province of Ontario; registered and in good standing with the Professional Engineers of Ontario.




Minimum 8 years’ related experience in electrical design and/or maintenance with demonstrated experience working with high and low voltage distribution systems, switchgears and networks (up to 15KV).




Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Project.  Basic knowledge of AutoCad 2013 with the ability to review drawings.  Sound knowledge of the Building Code, Electrical Safety Code, City by-laws and relevant legislation and regulations.




Excellent written and oral communication skills. Effective interpersonal, organizational and management skills.  Demonstrated initiative, leadership and strong customer service focus. Ability to meet deadlines under conditions of multiple demands and conflicting priorities.  Strong analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and on budget.

Travel: None 
Employee Group: Professional / Managerial 
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing 
: Full-time 
Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: PM 4 -- Broadband Salary Range: $74,892 - $113,534 -- Hiring Zone: $74,892 - $91,174
Job Field
: Facilities 
Job Posting
: Jul 13, 2017 
Job Closing
: Aug 4, 2017, 11:59:00 PM 
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