Resident Electrical Site Inspector/Engineer

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→ Guelph, Ontario


We are currently looking for an individual that is interested in a full time Resident Electrical Site Inspector/Engineer. The position involves working as a resident electrical site inspector/engineer on a variety of municipal water and wastewater construction projects across Ontario as well as the opportunity to work on projects in Western Canada.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Site inspection on municipal construction projects for quality control and adherence with applicable provincial standards (Ontario Electrical Safety Code, Ontario Building Code), application national standards (National Electrical Code), engineering design and technical specifications
  • Review of shop drawings for compliance with construction contract documents
  • Documentation of construction site activities (daily diaries, photo logs, survey checks, field progress reports)
  • Site inspections to confirm that the contractor’s work is in general conformance with drawings and specifications and is progressing on schedule
  • Clarification of drawings and specifications
  • Provide problem resolution/field solutions with respect to unforeseen construction issues
  • Assist with issuance of field instructions, change orders and other construction administrative documentation
  • Complete periodic field survey checks to ensure the contractor is installing infrastructure in the correct location
  • Preparing construction progress reports
  • Chairing construction meetings and preparing minutes
  • Review of contractor invoices and preparation of monthly progress claims for submission to project owner
  • Review of contractor pricing associated with change orders
  • Review of red line mark-up drawings provided by the contractor
  • Assist with preparation and review of project record drawings
  • Witnessing and documenting performance verification tests and monitoring contractor commissioning activities
  • Assist with preparation of contract documents and specifications
  • Ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act on construction sites with authority to issue stop work orders
  • Liaise with Client for regulatory inspectors with respect to construction activities

Position requirements include the following:

  • 6 to 8 years of related experience in electrical engineering construction
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license in good standing and access to a personal vehicle
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills are required as is an ability to work independently within the bounds of direction provided by the Project Manager
  • Effective communicator possessing demonstrated skills in dealing with other staff, contractors, and the public, with matters arising from construction projects
  • Possess working knowledge of the Occupation Health and Safety Act and its Regulations, and Ontario Provincial Standards and Specifications (OPSS) for Municipal projects
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of computer utilizing programs such as Microsoft Office

If you feel you have the right combination of skills and enthusiasm for the work, contact us today.

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