• Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #10154
  • Salary: CA$110,000.00

MatchBox Consulting is seeking an Electrical  Engineer to join our client who is an established company that specializes in integrated development, design and construction in Vancouver, providing solutions in the Industrial, Institutional, Building Renewal, Commercial, Retail and Residential sectors for their clients.

As the Electrical Engineer, you will perform the conceptual and detailed design of building electrical systems in an integrated environment. You will coordinate design, working drawings and specifications with our in-house design teams and construction managers. You will act as an Engineer of Record and be able to perform the following:

• Design and supervise the design of building electrical systems, such as power distribution, lighting, life safety systems and communication systems and evaluate their effectiveness and adherence to the best engineering practices 
• Coordinate design, working drawings and specifications with the other disciplines
• Conduct field reviews and building condition assessments
• Provide information required to issue site instructions, contemplated change orders and responses to contractor’s requests for information 
• Understand, manage, reduce, and mitigate Contractual and Professional Liabilities 
• Mentor and coach EITs and Designers
• Write reports on building systems, technical assessments, project design and other analysis as required 
• Resolve project related issues and challenges and negotiate technical information with local authorities having jurisdiction 
• Take responsibility for project closeout related to your field of practice 
• Perform other project-related duties as required


  • You embody our culture of solution finding and pioneering new ideas through your behavior and interactions with others.
  • You are able to see beyond immediate issues, summarize requirements and needs, and architect forward-looking solutions.
  • You lead, mentor and support teams to enhance their technical skills and knowledge, providing them with feedback for growth.
  • You have a strong sense of ownership and hold all your work to a high personal standard.
  • You are proactive and take initiative; you see something that needs doing and you get it done right.
  • You enjoy working in a cross-functional collaborative environment alongside your colleagues and bring a friendly, can-do attitude to your workplace.
  • You are able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and unwavering attention to detail.
  • You are candid and comfortable when working with our internal teams and external partners. You are receptive and adaptive to feedback and pushback when approaches or timelines change.

• 4 to 10 years of engineering experience in a multi-disciplinary environment, with a minimum of 3 years North American experience 
• University degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited North American university or equivalent  
• P.Eng. designation 
• Registered Communications Distribution designer (RCDD) certification is an asset
• Previous experience with Institutional, Retail, Residential and Commercial projects, as well as power distribution, lighting, life safety systems design and all other building systems
• Familiarity with AutoCAD and an eagerness to master Revit
• Knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code, British Columbia Building Code, National Building Code, and other regulations and able to apply to projects in their respective jurisdictions
• Clear understanding of Contractual and Professional Liability risks and exposure as well as structured cabling and intelligent building concepts
• Experience with Environment/Sustainable design is an asset

We believe that diversity of thought and experience fuels innovation. In keeping with this belief, we do not discriminate on any basis. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Should you require any accommodation or have questions, please let us know.


About MatchBox

Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivalled expertise with our teams extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.

Equal Opportunities

MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

Work Permits

Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application.

Further Consideration

We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.

Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com


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