Electrical Engineer – Buildings

Posted: January 22, 2018

Quartek Group Inc. is seeking a well organized and self motivated ELECTRICAL ENGINEER to join our growing team in St. Catharines, Ontario. Quartek is a vibrant and growing business delivering engineering, architectural, planning and project management solutions on a variety of commercial, institutional and industrial projects.

The successful candidate should be familiar with a variety of commercial, institutional and industrial projects and have complete understanding of electrical engineering requirements for building design.

As a member of the Quartek team, this candidate will provide passion for electrical building services design and be able to prioritize and schedule tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously. The role requires the ability to build strong direct rapport with our clients, as well as assume the responsibility of delivering accurate, complete and high-quality work.


  • Report to Electrical Department Manager.
  • Assist with proposals and business development.
  • Develop various types of reports including schematic design, design development, building assessment, etc.
  • Lead the design activities and mentor design staff on all aspects of the work.
  • Oversee development of design concepts and ensure proper application and execution.
  • Review designers’ work regarding drawings, specifications, reports, code applications, deliverables, etc.
  • Liaise with suppliers and/or manufacturers for design support, equipment and component selection and conduct necessary research to gather industry, field and project specific data.
  • Implement design concept through the preparation and production of drawings to detail lighting, power distribution, fire alarm, and low voltage systems rough-ins (telecom, intrusion control, security, CCTV, door access, etc.)
  • Provide technical and administrative support through all phases of the project.
  • Ensure design confirms with all necessary applicable codes and be responsible for meeting engineering quality standards.
  • Respond to technical queries.
  • Provide construction administration.
  • Attend site meetings, review sites and provide reports.
  • Review shop drawings and other submittals.
  • Prepare Site Instructions, Contemplated Change Notices, Change Orders, etc.
  • Review progress billings.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 10+ years of experience in the consulting industry primarily in the commercial, institutional and industrial engineering fields.
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer in Ontario or eligible for same.
  • Familiarity with OESC, OBC, IEEE, NFPA, and other codes applicable to building industry.
  • Experience in leading electrical designers.
  • Excellent command of the English language and strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD; experience with Revit MEP is an asset.
  • Proficiency in MS Office products.
  • Ability to work with tight schedules and control project budgets.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Valid driver’s licence.


Why Join Our Team?

Quartek Group offers a relaxed, friendly and collaborative work environment, as well as great opportunity for growth and career advancement, and has been recognized as a top local employer by the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce.

In addition to a competitive compensation and benefit package, payment of relocation expenses and/or a “signing’ bonus will be offered to the successful candidate.

Our offices are located in the revitalized downtown of St. Catharines within the beautiful Niagara Peninsula, with its moderate climate, wineries, historic areas, many active recreation opportunities, Niagara Falls attractions, Niagara-on-the-Lake charm and much more.  In addition, they are within an hour or less of the cultural, entertainment and professional sports amenities of Toronto, Ontario, and Buffalo, N.Y.


We appreciate all interested submissions, but only qualified and selected candidates will be contacted.


Apply to this Position:

To apply to this position please email your resume and cover letter to contact@quartekgroup.com, indicating the position for which you are applying.

Thank you for your interest in Quartek!

 “Creative People in a Design Collaborative Composing Exceptional Solutions”