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Intermediate Electrical Engineer
Business Line Buildings
ID # 12679
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable





WSP is currently seeking an Intermediate Electrical Engineer to join our Mechanical & Electrical department, located at our Vancouver office. Reporting to the Director, Mechanical and Electrical, this position will be responsible for responsible for design, tender and construction services on various projects with a focus on power distribution and healthcare construction projects. This position will have more than enough scope and freedom to satisfy the most ambitious, career-minded and technically savvy person.


  • Electrical design of power distribution, control, communication, lighting, fire alarm, nurse call and security systems for industrial, commercial, institutional and municipal sectors with a focus on healthcare projects
  • Technical calculations and software use for lighting analyses, load calculations, arc flash, fault & coordination studies, power system design
  • On site electrical research, construction audits, field reviews
  • Writing detailed and concise technical reports, feasibility studies, proposals, including written responses and instructions as required during all project phases
  • Conducting all tasks in cooperation with internal clients and other engineering disciplines
  • Managing and enhancing client relationships
  • Other duties as assigned/required.


  • Membership or eligibility for membership in the Association of Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia (EGBC)
  • 5 - 8 years’ experience designing electrical systems including power distribution, lighting, life safety and communications 
  • Ability to work independently to deliver comprehensive designs and contracts, often with demanding timelines
  • Experience in Health Care (hospitals, laboratories) is very desirable
  • Experience creating tender document packages with drawings and specifications
  • Experience with utility companies, authorities having jurisdiction, and applicable codes, standards and work practices




Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

WSP Canada Inc.


Vancouver, BC

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