Senior Electrical Engineer - Quality Control

WSP   •  

Ottawa, ON

11 - 15 years

Posted 270 days ago

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WSP is currently seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer - Quality Control to join our Quality Management Team, located in our Downtown Ottawa office. Reporting to the Lead Quality Manager, this person will be a team player and a key member of an evolving quality management team responsible for ensuring total quality of electrical building systems from schematic design stage through to completion on the Centre Block Rehabilitation Project.



  • Liaising with the Lead Quality Manager to develop, implement and audit the quality control process.
  • Promote and harvest a culture of total quality through best practice processes.
  • Conduct electrical quality reviews throughout the design process to ensure best practice design principles are being followed, and that the design meets the requirements of all applicable codes and standards to satisfy the requirements of the authority having jurisdiction.
  • Ensure “lessons learned” are captured and communicated to the team.



  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario.
  • Minimum 12 years electrical engineering and design experience on major complex building projects – experience with large-scale, heritage designated projects a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in design of complex electrical and electronic building systems, including low voltage power distribution (including emergency power and UPS), lightning protection and grounding, fire detection and voice alarm, public address, passive telecommunications and security systems infrastructure, lighting and lighting controls systems, and external underground services infrastructure.
  • Experience working in different delivery models – i.e. CM, Design Build, P3 - is required.
  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills with a strong desire and ability to collaborate and problem solve in an integrated team environment.
  • Must possess detailed working knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code, Ontario Electrical Safety Code, National Building Code of Canada and the Ontario Building Code.
  • Detailed understanding of LEED v4.0 and ASHRAE standards.
  • Must possess detailed working knowledge of CAN/ULC Standards for Life Safety Systems.
  • Must have an advanced understanding of quality standards relative to electrical design and planning, engineering fundamentals and principles.
  • ISO Internal/Lead Auditor training and certification from, a recognized service provider is an asset.
  • A working level understanding of REVIT is considered a definite advantage.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office and Bluebeam Applications.


Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.  This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).