Recruiting: Electrical Systems Engineer University of Toronto St. George Campus

Electrical Systems Engineer

We’re hiring! Work where the world comes think, learn, and innovate. Currently recruiting for an Electrical Systems Engineer to join our team and help keep the University of Toronto’s electrical systems, safe and reliable to enable all the amazing things that go on here!


Date Posted: 11/30/2020
Req ID: 2044
Faculty/Division: Facilities & Services
Department: F.&S. Utilities -05
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Reporting to the Manager, Electrical Systems, the electrical systems engineer is responsible for planning and directing the operation and maintenance of various aspects of the university’s power system, including: Emergency Life Safety Generators, electrical distribution equipment, power transformers, and campus grounds lighting systems.

The electrical systems engineer provides engineering services for projects undertaken by the Utilities and Building Operations division. The incumbent also provides engineering guidance for projects undertaken by capital project groups and property managers.

The electrical systems engineer is responsible for the collection, display, analysis, and management of electrical energy data on campus.

Additionally, the Electrical Systems Engineer is responsible for the following four major areas:

Project review and Support
Reviews electrical designs, proposals and shutdowns from internal and external clients. Provides guidance and technical engineering expertise on these designs and plans from an operations and maintenance standpoint.  Reviews and/or witnesses factory, acceptance, and commissioning data.

Energy Management
Manages all electrical meters on campus, and ensures the data being collected is accurate and consistent with any changes on the electrical distribution system.

Consolidates and analyzes monthly electrical consumption, demand, and cost data.

Document/Records Management
Maintains electrical drawings, using AutoCAD, Revit, and BIM software. Maintains records of maintenance activities relating to electrical distribution and emergency systems.

Maintenance Management
The electrical systems engineer plans, executes, and evaluates the outcomes of electrical maintenance activities
and takes corrective action where required for the safety of faculty, students, and staff; while maintaining the reputation economic interests of the university.

University degree in Electrical Engineering with a license to practice in the Province of Ontario; registered and in good standing with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (P.Eng).  Project Management training is an asset.

Minimum 4 years of working experience in Electrical Engineering.
Significant and progressive experience with AutoCAD in an electrical capacity.
Experience in operation and maintenance of electrical distribution systems.
Operations and maintenance experience preferred.
Experience with Ontario Electrical Safety Code, Ontario Building Code, Municipal Bylaws.
Experience with operation of Infrared Camera and electrical locating equipment considered an asset.


Advanced knowledge in the use of AutoCAD, excel, and word processing applications.
Experience with Revit/BIM
Experience with ETAP and PME considered an asset.

Experience with a CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) considered an asset.
Good understanding of Ontario Electrical Safety Code, Ontario Building Code, Municipal Bylaws.


Good analytical and organizational skills, ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy in record keeping, good communication and interpersonal skills, ability to exercise initiative and good judgement, and good sense of responsibility.

Physical ability to perform required duties, including climbing a ladder.

Closing Date: 01/03/2021, 11:59PM EDT
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget – Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 3 — Hiring Zone: $80,259 – $93,636 — Broadband Salary Range: $80,259 – $133,765
Job Category: Engineering / Technical

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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