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Electrical Engineering Drafting Technologist / Project Administrator

Milton, ON, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

- Supports junior and senior electrical engineers in a team environment.
- Prepares simple to moderately complex engineering drawings using 2D computer-aided design software and supporting calculations and documentation.
- Reads and interprets engineering drawings and specifications.
- Generates drawings in various formats for approval and/or use by project stakeholders.
- Understands electrical distribution systems in order to design and modify drawings.
- Performs project, administration functions included but not limited to drawing distribution and management, coordination, and communication with project stakeholders.
- Understands and follows utility and municipal standards.
- Maintains project information, drawings, files, spreadsheets, and records.
- Attends design and project coordination meetings as required.
- Summarizes parts and materials from available literature and database.
- Performs subdivision inspections for assumption reviews.
- Performs contract administration functions including tender, award, quantity review, completion and assumption work.
- Works occasional evenings or weekends to meet deadlines.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.



·         Working towards a college diploma in Civil or Electrical Engineering Technical c/w drafting/CAD training

·         Understanding of electrical distribution systems preferred

·         Computer literate, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs

·         Detailed working knowledge of Autocad and MicroStation drafting software.

·         Able to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.

·         Demonstrated experience in submitting applications to utilities for Third-Party overhead attachments.

·         Demonstrated experience in Municipal Consent (MC) submissions for underground infrastructure.

·         Demonstrated experience on overhead third-party attachment analysis on utility poles using SPIDAcalc.

·         Understanding SPIDAcalc reports.

·         An understanding of a Make-Ready process.

·         An understanding of utility requirements and standards when it comes to Make-Ready process.

·         Knowledge of Internet Service Provider (ISP) assets.

·         Complete pole line design assessments and calculations using SPIDAcalc is an asset.

·         Exposure to underground Railway and conservation permit crossings is an asset.

·         Interactions with contractors that perform Make-Ready and Third-party attachments is an asset.

·         Exposure to underground utility leasing practises is an asset.

·         Understanding basic telecommunication diagrams is an asset.

·         An understanding of permit application requests to comply with O. Reg 22/04 is an asset.

·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills – good command of the English language, (written and oral).

·         Able to work well in a team environment, with minimal supervision.

·         Creative and detail oriented independent thinker

·         Prepared to work occasional evenings or weekends.

·         Must have a valid Ontario driver’s license and own car.

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