Who We Are:
Strum Consulting is a 120-person consulting company with diverse projects throughout Atlantic Canada. Strum provides surveying, engineering and environmental services for a range of clients in the fields of Renewable Energy, Transportation, Contaminated Sites, and Commercial Developments.
Since 1995, Strum has provided a work environment that encourages career development while maintaining a work life balance in Atlantic Canada. We offer competitive pay, a dynamic work environment, and an excellent benefits package.
Strum Consulting, is presently expanding our Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Division and has an opening in our Halifax office for an Intermediate to Senior Electrical Engineer to join our team.
What We Offer:
- Competitive pay and excellent benefits package.
- The opportunity to work on a wide range of large and small, interesting projects, including new and upcoming technologies.
- Interaction with a diverse client base.
- A team environment where your input will be noticed and valued.
- Collaboration and room for professional development and career growth.
- Dynamic and flexible work arrangements.
The position requires a highly motivated individual with both technical and communication skills, a positive attitude, good interpersonal skills, and strong organizational and communication skills. At Strum, we provide a professional, energetic team environment that promotes camaraderie, and collaboration which results in low staff turnover.
The position of an Intermediate/Senior Electrical Engineer will be an integral part of our electrical engineering team by providing design expertise, project management and mentorship of EITs. Our projects include building systems for multi-unit residential, commercial and industrial buildings. You will work alongside our existing mechanical and electrical engineering team of engineers (EIT to Senior), designers and drafts people.
- Electrical Design
- Layout, circuiting and riser diagrams for lighting, power, controls, communications, and life safety systems.
- Building Service and feeder sizing
- AutoCAD (MEP), Revit, Agi32, Excel
- Project Management
- Internal management of design projects (budgeting, scheduling, resource allocation, client communication)
- Attend design team meetings (project-based and internal)
- Prepare contracts documents, review RFIs and shop drawings
- Prepare building permit submissions, and coordinate approvals and inspections with utilities.
- Continue building the electrical engineering team by providing leadership, training and guidance to junior engineers and technicians.
- Business Development
- Build and/or support client relations at the appropriate levels, work in conjunction with our senior leadership team and explore new business opportunities
- Adhere to Strum’s health and safety program and ensure safety procedures and protocols are followed and improved as necessary.
Attributes and skills:
- A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
- Professional Engineer, licensed or eligible for membership with Engineers Nova Scotia
- A strong academic record is an asset
- 5-10 years electrical engineering design experience in building systems is preferred.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment to a high degree of detail.
- Eager to perform a wide range of technical project types and roles.
- Experience in managing a portfolio of projects and working with a team of technical professionals to ensure projects are executed in full compliance with quality standards and applicable regulatory criteria.
- Possess professional demeanour and communicates with excellent verbal and written skills in English.
- Demonstrate skills in Word and other current software used in data collection, compilation, and presentation.
- Able to plan timelines, manage one’s own schedule and meet deadlines.
- Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.
- A valid Nova Scotia Drivers License is preferred.
- Persons who belong to an employment equity group are encouraged to self identify.
- Persons who are of Indigenous heritage are encouraged to self identify.