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Electrical Designer

ATCO Structures

Always there. Anywhere. That’s us! A team committed to delivering inspired solutions for a better world. We care for our communities and each other, and we are committed to showing up for those who need us. We value and encourage diversity, and we have the courage to do the right thing, even when it’s hard. 

We’re looking for someone who cares as much about valuing their team as much as they care about winning and innovating! Someone who is future-focused loves challenging the status quo and thrives in a cross-functional work environment. If you are someone who approaches work with passion, curiosity, and the courage to innovate, then this role is for you. 

The Electrical Designer is responsible for the electrical design of modular structures, site installation, and site services. The Electrical Designer is responsible for the production of drawings, details, and material takeoffs for various projects. This position is also responsible for the quality and timeliness of designs, drawings, and related documents This position reports to the Manager, Engineering & Design.

What You Get To Do: 

  • Timely delivery of Building Code Compliant and cost-effective electrical Production Drawings through acute collaboration with Manufacturing, Estimating Design, Compliance and Standards, and Supply Chain.
  • Coordinates electrical designs with other disciplines (Mechanical, Civil, Architectural, and structural) to ensure seamless integration to Approved for Construction drawing status.
  • Assist the electrical estimator in preliminary design and sales drawing preparation as required.
  • Prepares electrical Design drawings using the current Canadian Electrical Code, standards, and installation methods. 
  • Prepares work scope and electrical equipment specifications.
  • Prepares design and equipment layout considering access, maintenance, and installation. 
  • Prepares accurate, detailed material take-offs which also identifies long-lead items.
  • Conduct plant visits for project inspections and other duties as assigned.
  • Calculates Electrical loads, lighting levels, service, and distribution requirements.
  • Designs, sources, and evaluates fire alarm systems.
  • Prepare electrical design drawings based on the design package containing the bid specifications and sales drawings.
  • References the product cost estimate during the drawing process and raises any significant anomalies with the appropriate internal stakeholders. 
  • Maintains awareness of current building codes through internal and external technical resources.
  • Views products in the manufacturing frequently with internal stakeholders to confirm the accuracy of drawings, Material take-off selections/quantities, and opportunities for improvement.

Who You Are: 

  • 7-10 years of relevant experience in a similar industry with Prior electrical (power, lighting, fire alarm) design experience
  • Proficient with CAD Systems; Autodesk products (AutoCAD, Revit)
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering or Completion of the Electrical Engineering Technology program 
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code, National Fire Alarm Code, and National & Provincial Building Codes
  • Ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications for Windows
  • Knowledge of different discipline drawings and modular building construction would be an asset.
  • Able to create and maintain REVIT families.
  • Good communication skills both written and oral 
  • A self-starter, team player with good organizational skills.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits plan.
  • Diverse, inclusive, and safety-oriented culture. 
  • Ongoing support from the leadership team toward your professional growth.
  • Onsite gym, nearby access to public transit, and restaurants. 
  • We thank everyone for their application; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. 


ATCO Structures is part of ATCO Ltd. ATCO delivers inspired solutions for a better world. We are a diversified global corporation with investments in the essential services of Structures & Logistics, Utilities, Energy Infrastructure, Retail Energy, Transportation and Commercial Real Estate. Learn more about how we build communities, energize industries and deliver customer-focused solutions like no other company in the world at 

At ATCO, we support a diverse and inclusive environment that values the contributions and perspectives of everyone on the ATCO team. We believe the ATCO team is the foundation of our business and our most valuable asset across our global operations. Without each team members’ unique skills, strengths, and knowledge, we simply wouldn’t be able to achieve our fundamental vision of delivering life’s essential services to our customers around the world.

ATCO is an equal opportunity employer, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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