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Senior Electrical Engineer / Team Lead

Calgary, AB, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

• Client Management, Program Management and Senior Engineering responsibilities
• Assist with the procurement of new business for the Company, including preparation of proposals and quotations
• Communicate with all project stakeholders and build key relationships
• Assist with the transfer of knowledge regarding company operations, and updates to the Company process manual
• QA/QC Project Management Software and ensure employee compliance
• Budgeting, cost estimating, and report preparation
• System planning, load forecasting, and master plan preparation
• Specification writing
• Agreement and security co-ordination
• Local Distribution Company Offer to Connect interpretation
• Coordinate job site inspections during and after construction for compliance with specs
• Attend design and project meetings as required
• Create plans to address clients’ business needs including scheduling regular meetings with customers to ensure satisfaction
• Act as point of contact for complaints and escalate issues as appropriate
• Help sales team up-sell or cross-sell services and products
• Ensure both the company and clients adhere to contract terms
• Set sales and revenue targets and work diligently to meet them
• Collaborate with internal teams (e.g., sales, engineers, senior management) to address customers’ needs
• Design power distribution and street lighting systems for residential/commercial developments
• Oversee critical project information, drawings, files, spreadsheets, and records
• Design/approve power distribution and street lighting or other outdoor lighting systems for residential / commercial
• Design/approve traffic signalization and street lighting systems for municipal / provincial road projects
• Design/approve distribution system expansion or rehabilitation designs
• Utility coordination and relocation services and joint-use project administration
• Supervise and mentor Project Engineers, and Engineering Technologists/Technicians
• Attend design and project meetings as required
• Final approver and signing engineer on all drawings, reports and customer facing material as per PEO
• Oversee project management through design, approval, coordination, construction, and assumption phases
• Oversee Contract administration through tendering, award, quantity review, completion, and assumption stages
• Ensure that critical project work has been verified at key milestones by facilitating design review mechanisms
• Manage, monitor & track spending to project budgets (internal and external), schedules and deliveries
• Job site inspections as required for interpretation of construction drawings, and for general compliance with specs
• Facilitate project related problem solving, resource allocation, and issue resolution by engaging pertinent parties and expertise
as required
• Maintain the integrity of the project management tool and other group software, ensuring licenses and updates are kept current
and utilized effectively


• Graduate of University program in Electrical Engineering with a P. Eng. Designation

• High level of motivation; self-starter; drive for results

• Track record of understanding and supporting technical, business, and professional requirements

• Ability to work with Executives to accomplish organizational priorities and guide the Executive and leadership team through the

impact of decision alternatives and to work with all levels of management and across multiple and varied functional teams

• Ability to quickly and efficiently sort through data to identify key issues or variables to consider in making critically important

strategic decisions and strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Excellent communication skills - verbal and written involving high-level communications with internal and external contacts;

ability to listen and simplify details depending upon target audience; ability to influence others

• Strategic, insightful, creative, adaptable and goal oriented independent thinker

• Able to handle complexity and ambiguity in a dynamic work environment

• Valuing people: effectively promotes an environment of fairness, equity, consistency, and trust in all interactions internal and

external to Colm Engineering Ltd; identifies and addresses problematic behaviours and operating methods

• Self-knowing & self-development seeks to improve and maintain personal effectiveness in leadership and high demand

situations; remains energized, enthusiastic, and confident in the face of challenges and ambiguity

• 5-10 years working/business experience in related areas, with 10 years in a power distribution environment

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

• Excellent working knowledge of AutoCAD and MicroStation drafting software

• Working knowledge of photometric calculation software for roadway and area lighting

• Expertise with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

• Familiarity of Project Management Tools such Zoho Projects…etc.

• Knowledge of power distribution system fundamentals, O.E.S.C., CSA Standards and distribution system specs

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills – good command of the English language, written and oral

• Organized in time management and priority setting

• Must have a valid driver’s license and own car

• Prepared to work occasional evenings or weekends

• Experience in working in cross-functional teams and Familiarity with health and safety legislation

• Basic working knowledge of business operations, project planning and budgeting

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