top of page

Senior Electrical Engineer |Team Lead

Milton, ON, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

This position reports to the CEO, and is a combination of client management, project management & senior engineering responsibilities. The candidate works to ensure a positive experience for the customer by spearheading the relationships and by coaching and managing other employees about customer first mentality. The team leader will also assist with the execution of daily operations by overseeing staff training, team building exercises and performance reviews. A team leader is well informed on the policies and expectations of the company. The Team Lead will manage workforces in a way that encourages teamwork, cooperation, and productivity. Their main focus is fostering team unity and boosting a company’s day-to-day efficiency. The successful candidate must be a high-energy multitasker who can communicate effectively with staff and help an organization meet its goals successfully. Additionally, the candidate must be well organized, with the ability to effectively prioritize and delegate, and have strong written and verbal communication skills.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

. Report to CEO
. Assist with the procurement of new business for the Company, including preparation of proposals and quotations.
. Communicate with all project stakeholders.
. Supervise and mentor all engineering employees.
. 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.
. Client Management Responsibilities listed below
. Senior Engineering Responsibilities listed below
. Project Management Responsibilities listed below
. Other job-related duties as assigned.
. Client Management Responsibilities
. Build relationships with key employees among customers
. Create plans to address clients’ business needs
. Schedule 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
. Study competition to find new ways to retain customers
. 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
. Senior Engineering Responsibilities
. 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 developments
. 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
. Other job-related duties as assigned.
. Program Management Responsibilities
. Oversee project management through design, approval, coordination, construction and assumption phases.
. Oversee Contract administration through tendering, award, quantity review, completion and assumption stages.
. Oversee critical project schedule, milestone and deliverables information
. Ensure that critical project work has been verified at key milestones by facilitating design review mechanisms
. Attend design and project meetings as required.
. Manage project budgets (internal and external), schedules and deliveries
. Monitor & track the spending to the budget (internal and external)
. 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
. Essential Attributes and Competencies
. 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
. 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
. Ability to work with all levels of management and across multiple and varied functional teams from working to executive levels
. 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
. Self-assured, confident, self-motivated and goal-oriented
. Strategic, insightful, creative and adaptable
. 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 Vineland; 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
. Minimum 5-10 years working/business experience in related areas


Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Graduate of University program in Electrical Engineering

  • P. Eng. Designation

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in power distribution environment preferred

  • 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 Asana, Zoho Projects…etc.

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

  • Familiarity with health and safety legislation

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

  • Organized in time management and priority setting

  • Creative and goal oriented independent thinker

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

  • Prepared to work occasional evenings or weekends

  • Experience in working in cross-functional teams

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

  • Salary will be based upon experience

bottom of page