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NORR Electrical Designer in Calgary, Alberta

Disclaimer: Please note that the estimated pay range that is provided on various social media sites may not be representative of NORR's range for this position.

NORR is an employee-owned global architecture and engineering firm. Our multi-disciplinary team of 700 professionals is active in 14 market sectors across Canada, the US, UK and UAE. We believe the ultimate success of any project is driven by people. It involves a team of highly passionate and skilled designers working towards a unified goal, drawing on the integrated thinking of colleagues, partners and clients. Our collaborative approach results in design solutions and programs that are holistic and make our clients successful. With an 80-year history, we continue to build on our deep experience to advance design through technology, sustainable practices and the pursuit of excellence.

We are seeking an Electrical Engineer who will work with members of the engineering team in order to develop engineering design solutions appropriate to the context, budget, and aesthetic requirements of building projects. The individual will have the ability to analyze and understand design intent in order to produce efficient and effective technical design solutions. They will collaborate with other professional disciplines and coordinate the design through all phases of the project using their knowledge of building engineering systems, building materials, building codes, and construction technologies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Designs components of the overall building including integrating architectural design and adhering to applicable codes and jurisdictional requirements

  • Evaluates engineering design requirements and creates drawings to support constructions projects

  • Performs engineering activities such as calculations, code research, material and building systems research, laying out components, and calculation of program and building areas

  • Evaluates site conditions, including zoning requirements and site constraints and performs site surveys and field reviews to accurately document existing and new construction conditions

  • Synthesizes, interprets and coordinates technical information to write engineering specifications for Project Manuals

  • Reviews project products, services and shop drawings to ensure adherence to project documents, relevant jurisdictional codes and corporate quality controls

Required Skills

  • Is proficient in Engineering software skills, including AutoCAD, Revit MEP, as well as electrical engineering systems design software

  • Engineering knowledge related to building electrical systems and multiple building types

  • Familiarity with architectural design concepts and building codes is required

  • Have successfully completed related post-secondary education

  • Registered with a relevant professional engineering association is an asset

Required Experience

  • 2-5 years of project work experience

  • Proficient with Revit and BIM concepts

  • Capable of working in a highly collaborative environment

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