Electrical Engineer-In-Training


Are you someone with leadership and technical capabilities?  Do you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a team environment with both internal and external stakeholders? Are you a trusted partner and a problem solver? If you enjoy entrepreneurship and innovation, this opportunity is for you! As someone with excellent communication skills and business acumen, you will thrive in our fast-paced and agile environment.

Your Opportunity

SOAR is looking for an Electrical Engineer-In-Training to join our multidisciplinary team of professionals. You will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects while providing clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience.

Responsibilities: (What your day will look like)

Design and Project management (94%)

  • Assist project managers with electrical and multi-disciplinary projects
  • Assist in the preparation of electrical designs including: 
    • Electrical drafting of ongoing and new projects using CAD software 
    • Complete design activities to maintain project schedules and ensure successful project completion
    • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members 
    • Contribute to business development activities including client need research, preparation of project proposals and presentations
    • Business travel to other Dillon offices upon request
  • Design of traffic signals and roadway illumination
  • Preparation of lighting and traffic signal layouts
  • Preparation of wiring diagrams and electrical details
  • Photometric analysis of lighting systems
  • Design of low voltage electrical distribution design for subdivisions
  • Voltage drop calculations
  • Preparation of contract documents and specifications
  • Site visits and contract administration

Learning & Development (6%)

  • Commit to self-development and ongoing learning and professional development
  • Input to the career development of junior staff, including technical direction, training recommendations, coaching, and mentoring
  • Contribute to SOAR’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees

Qualifications: (What you will need to succeed)

  • A degree in electrical engineering
  • Registration as an engineer-in-training
  • One to two years’ work experience with exposure to consulting is considered an asset, however, new graduates will be considered


  • Knowledge of relevant municipal/provincial engineering standards and regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of industry standards, specifications, and good engineering practices
  • Understanding of the range of project design and implementation activities including development of design drawings and reports, contract document preparation, tendering, and contract administration
  • Proficient in the use of current AutoCAD software; working knowledge of Revit software will be considered an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication, organization, and interpersonal skills

Why Choose SOAR

SOAR is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation and are empowered to continually grow and develop.

In addition, we offer:

A competitive compensation package

  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Generous retirement savings plan

Flexible work hours and remote working options

  • We offer a variety of flexible work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life
  • We are committed to developing the skills and knowledge of our people at every stage of their career. The ECD program is designed to accelerate the development of successful consulting careers of new graduates. The program focuses on a mix of skills and behaviours that align with technical, consulting, clients, business acumen, and early leadership.

Learning and Development Opportunities

  • As a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and roles
  • The creation and sharing of knowledge allow us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learned through experience, and continuously improve service delivery
  • The development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organization
  • We use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advising to round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal learning opportunities

Focus on Innovation

  • The ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance
  • In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities

Employee and Family Assistance program

  • A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees

Goodlife Fitness Corporate Membership

  • Our employees can take advantage of reduced annual membership fees

We encourage you to contact James Arnold at JArnold@soarps.ca  if you require accommodation in the interview process.