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Electrical Discipline Leader


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At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways developing many of the world’s most innovative and sustainable buildings, transport and civil engineering projects. Arup is a global engineering and consulting firm of over 12,000 creative minds. Our integrated approach to engineering and design brings together the best professionals to meet our clients’ needs.
We are currently seeking an experienced Electrical Discipline Leader to work on a number of high profile, building and infrastructure projects in Toronto, Ontario.  The hired candidate will join a multidisciplinary team of 200 engineers and assist with various aspects of projects undertaken.
The role will include but is not limited to:
  • Manage current and future performance of the team by managing work and developing and mentoring the team for growth.
  • Lead the successful technical and commercial delivery of projects
  • Attend meetings and communicate with clients to establish their needs and discuss design issues with them.
  • Day to day financial management of projects
  • Assist in winning new work.
  • Responsible and accountable for developing and maintaining client relationships.
  • Will work closely with inter-disciplinary technical leaders and Practice Leadership
  • Recognized specialist in one or more areas of electrical systems
  • Manage medium to large projects, work area, or technical skill set, monitors quality of work, involved in client liaison, 
  • Undertake electrical systems design and perform calculations, predominantly for building and infrastructure projects.  
  • Incorporate sustainable design methods in buildings
  • Prepare and review drawings detailing the design, report and specification writing. 
  • Coordinate work with other Arup disciplines and external Architects.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • A sound knowledge of electrical engineering fundamentals as they relate to buildings and rail projects.
  • PEO license
  • Minimum 12 years of relevant experience
  • Thorough understanding and exposure to multidisciplinary environment
  • Collaborative, helpful, “can-do”, and Client focused attitude
  • Experience in both infrastructure and buildings projects
  • Understanding of BIM and Revit MEP
  • Experience in the application of Canadian Electrical and Building Codes and Standards.
  • Excellent communication skills essential for team-based working
  • Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment
  • Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges
  • Networks extensively internally and externally
  • Develops team members and passes on what they know
  • Collaborates across boundaries
  • Teaches values to team
  • Communicates plans, ideas and progress
  • Plans and leads change to make it stick
  • Provides an aspirational role model for more junior people
  • Demonstrates resilience and tenacity
  • Arup Canada is involved in delivering projects across the globe: experience in NFPA standard will be an asset.
Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless. This is your opportunity to shine.
Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Job Number: TOR000069
Category: Electrical Engineering
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date Posted: Aug. 23, 2016
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