Design Supervisor

Electrical / Électrique Scarborough, Canada


Position at Ainsworth

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity, and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth, a subsidiary of GDI, team today! 
Job Summary 
Oversee and review designs and technical aspects of utility distribution projects. Ensure the constructability of designs beforehand. Manage design technicians, contractors, and suppliers. Ensure proper interpretation of design by field staff and proper construction in the field. 
Key Responsibilities 
  • Manage internal and external resources such as engineers, contractors, and suppliers.
  • Maintain relationships with customers, utilities, suppliers, and external stakeholders.
  • Create and review Utility electrical distribution design (Both Overhead and Underground)
  • Ensure constructability of designs
  • Review construction in the field to ensure compliance with designs.
  • Create and review Labor and Material takeoff for design projects
  • Identify labor, material, and time requirements by studying drawings and related documents.
  • Manage projects to maximize company revenue and minimize cost on all construction, operations, and maintenance activities.
  • Co-ordinate work with stakeholders (customers, utilities, property managers, and internal groups)
  • Build job aids to train new hires and Co-op students.
  • Perform all job functions safely and healthily, abiding by all applicable Health, Safety, and Environmental company policies and government legislation/regulations.
  • Adhere to the Company’s Quality System operating procedures.
Education and Experience 
  • At least 5 years of experience in the electrical distribution design
  • Professional Engineer designation in Ontario (Preferred)
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, with a focus on Power Systems
  • Extensive knowledge of electrical distribution systems and pole-loading analysis
  • Experience with construction management and project management
  • Experience determining equipment, tools, and personnel required for a project.
  • Understanding of cost allocations and margin expectations
  • Knowledge of OESC, OHSA, Reg 22.04, and safe work practices for High Voltage projects
  • Ability to manage staff and contractors.
  • Ability to communicate with customers, field staff, reporting staff, co-workers, and managers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
Why work at Ainsworth? 
Ainsworth, a subsidiary of GDI, company is growing at an unprecedented rate and to help attract and retain top talent, we provide benefits on your first day with us. We offer a wide variety of benefits including the following:  
Benefits: Comprehensive health, dental and medical benefits, including wellness supports, RRSP matching and generous vacation 
Rewards: Service milestones and peer recognition plus Employee Discounts and Incentives 
Flexibility: Hybrid working models, where applicable 
Diversity: An inclusive organization that embraces diversity and belonging; work in a great team atmosphere with future potential for promotion within company 
While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted. 
Ainsworth, a subsidiary of GDI, is an integrated multi-trade company, offering an end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference. 
Ainsworth, a subsidiary of GDI, is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.