Careers

Work with confidence. We engineer it.

Work with confidence. We engineer it.

Where does confidence come from?

Is it sourced from skill? Driven by success? Predicated on security?

At Smith + Andersen, we approach every project with absolute confidence, and the reason is simple: our employees. There’s no substitute for having a team of good, smart, hardworking people, and our offices across the country are where you’ll find some of the best.

At first glance, we’re a cohesive team of award-winning engineers, technologists, designers, CAD/BIM specialists, LEED APs, and tireless support staff (including best-in-class IT, marketing, HR, and accounting). But, if you look closer, you’ll see truly remarkable people – people who don’t back down from a challenge and, once they’ve overcome that challenge, share their recipe for success with others. Our unique culture – comprised of long-time leaders who expect more from their career, and new team members who aren’t afraid to step up – consistently produces innovative solutions to the industry’s newest and most interesting challenges.

Here’s the bottom line: we’re confident in our people, and we give them the tools to ensure they are confident in themselves.

Below are some great opportunities for you to empower yourself. We’re confident you’ll make the right decision…

Current Positions

Project Manager - Electrical

Ottawa

The Ottawa office of Smith and Andersen is currently seeking an Electrical Project Manager. You’re all about prioritization. While everyone else is focused on their individual tasks, you’ve got an eye on the larger goals, and have a detailed road map for how to meet those goals. When others work with you, they know that deadlines won’t slip and details won’t get missed. As a natural leader, you’re happiest when everyone is moving in the same direction, and you never hesitate to step up and get others the answers they need.

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Proposal Coordinator

Toronto

The Toronto office of Smith + Andersen is currently seeking a Proposal Coordinator. You have experience working on proposals– meeting tight deadlines. You’re not afraid to ask questions, and have proven yourself by delivering sound proposals. You enjoy taking on new challenges and efficiently get work done. You are looking for an opportunity to work in a dynamic work environment, collaborating with multiple departments and a clients to assist the firm with securing new and continued business.

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Designer - Electrical

Edmonton

The Edmonton office of Smith + Andersen is currently seeking an experienced Electrical Designer. You’re a trained engineer with a passion for electrical building services design.  You never shy away from a load calculation, and have the skills to produce drawings in AutoCAD MEP. You enjoy taking on new challenges, but you’re most excited when you can buckle down and efficiently get work done. You’re not afraid to speak up and ask tough questions, and you pride yourself on your friendly yet direct communication skills.

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Field Representative - Mechanical (Calgary and Toronto)

Multiple Locations

The Toronto and Calgary offices of Smith + Andersen are currently seeking a Field Representative specializing in mechanical building services. You enjoy taking on new challenges and you’re not afraid to speak up and ask tough questions. You pride yourself on your friendly yet direct communication skills. That’s why, whether you’re solving problems on your own or as part of a team, you excel.

Does this sound like you? If so, here are some of the more detailed responsibilities you can expect in this position:

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Associate - Footprint (Vancouver and Calgary)

Multiple Locations

A sustainability champion in the Vancouver and/or Calgary markets, you are a natural leader. Your education and work experience is reflective of your commitment to improving the energy efficiency of the built environment, while your magnetic personality and easy-going communication style inspires those around you. You're more than comfortable managing the delivery of LEED projects, are current in the latest provincial codes and regulations, and are ready and able to help clients make the best decisionsfor their projects.

View full Associate - Footprint (Vancouver and Calgary) posting

Designer - Mechanical (Winnipeg, Calgary, Ottawa, Kelowna)

Multiple Locations

The Winnipeg, Calgary, Ottawa and Kelowna offices of Smith + Andersen are currently seeking experienced Mechanical Designers. You’re a trained engineer with a passion for mechanical building services design.  You never shy away from a load calculation, and have the skills to produce drawings in AutoCAD MEP. You enjoy taking on new challenges, but you’re most excited when you can buckle down and efficiently get work done. You’re not afraid to speak up and ask tough questions, and you pride yourself on your friendly yet direct communication skills.

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Project Manager - Mechanical

Calgary

The Calgary office of Smith and Andersen is currently seeking a Mechanical Project Manager. You’re all about prioritization. While everyone else is focused on their individual tasks, you’ve got an eye on the larger goals, and have a detailed road map for how to meet those goals. When others work with you, they know that deadlines won’t slip and details won’t get missed. As a natural leader, you’re happiest when everyone is moving in the same direction, and you never hesitate to step up and get others the answers they need.

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Field Representative - Audiovisual

Toronto

The Toronto office of Smith + Andersen is currently seeking a Field Representative specializing in audiovisual services. You enjoy taking on new challenges and you’re not afraid to speak up and ask tough questions. You pride yourself on your friendly yet direct communication skills. That’s why, whether you’re solving problems on your own or as part of a team, you excel.

Does this sound like you? If so, here are some of the more detailed responsibilities you can expect in this position:

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Project Manager - Electrical

London

The London office of Smith and Andersen is currently seeking an Electrical Project Manager. You’re all about prioritization. While everyone else is focused on their individual tasks, you’ve got an eye on the larger goals, and have a detailed road map for how to meet those goals. When others work with you, they know that deadlines won’t slip and details won’t get missed. As a natural leader, you’re happiest when everyone is moving in the same direction, and you never hesitate to step up and get others the answers they need.

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Project Manager - Mechanical (Toronto & London)

Multiple Locations

The Toronto and London offices of Smith and Andersen are currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Project Managers. You’re all about prioritization. While everyone else is focused on their individual tasks, you’ve got an eye on the larger goals, and have a detailed road map for how to meet those goals. When others work with you, they know that deadlines won’t slip and details won’t get missed. As a natural leader, you’re happiest when everyone is moving in the same direction, and you never hesitate to step up and get others the answers they need.

View full Project Manager - Mechanical (Toronto & London) posting

Designer - Electrical (London & Toronto)

Multiple Locations

The London and Toronto offices of Smith + Andersen are currently seeking experienced Electrical Designers. You’re a trained engineer with a passion for electrical building services design.  You never shy away from a load calculation, and have the skills to produce drawings in AutoCAD MEP. You enjoy taking on new challenges, but you’re most excited when you can buckle down and efficiently get work done. You’re not afraid to speak up and ask tough questions, and you pride yourself on your friendly yet direct communication skills.

View full Designer - Electrical (London & Toronto) posting

Sustainability Specialist - Footprint (Edmonton and Calgary)

Multiple Locations

Footprint is looking to grow our team in Alberta in either the Calgary or Edmonton office with the addition of a Sustainability Specialist. You’re a sustainability champion with a passion for improving the energy efficiency of the building environment. You enjoy taking on new challenges, but you’re most excited when you can buckle down and efficiently get work done. You’re not afraid to speak up and ask tough questions, and you pride yourself on your friendly yet direct communication skills.

View full Sustainability Specialist - Footprint (Edmonton and Calgary) posting

Project Manager - Electrical

Toronto

The Toronto office of Smith and Andersen is currently seeking an Electrical Project Manager. You’re all about prioritization. While everyone else is focused on their individual tasks, you’ve got an eye on the larger goals, and have a detailed road map for how to meet those goals. When others work with you, they know that deadlines won’t slip and details won’t get missed. As a natural leader, you’re happiest when everyone is moving in the same direction, and you never hesitate to step up and get others the answers they need.

View full Project Manager - Electrical posting

Energy Modeller (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Kitchener, Toronto)

Multiple Locations

The Footprint team draws extensively from their technical background on a diverse range of projects – many of which are leading national examples of sustainable design. Our team has earned the trust of public and private clients across Canada, and we consider it our responsibility to provide reliable and unparalleled service through every stage of a project. A proud member of the Smith + Andersen Group of Companies, Footprint’s foundations lie in technical expertise gained from a proven consulting engineering firm.

View full Energy Modeller (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Kitchener, Toronto) posting

BIM Technician - Electrical

Toronto

The Toronto office of Smith + Andersen is currently seeking an experienced BIM Technician. You will work closely with designers and project managers by preparing layouts, schematics and detailed scaled drawings converting them into 3-D modelling using Revit. You will have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of commercial projects including healthcare, condo-residential, education and many others.

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Front Reception (Temporary Position)

Calgary

The Calgary office of Smith + Andersen is currently seeking a Receptionist for a 6-month contract. You are a seasoned receptionist who has been the friendly face of the company to visitors. You have previous experience managing multi-phone lines, directing calls, greeting guests, announcing visitors to appropriate team members and managing office assignments.

Does this sound like you? If so, here are some of the more detailed responsibilities you can expect in this position:

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Benefits

Just in it for the perks (as well as a great career).

What if you could work with (and for) people you actually like? Smith + Andersen is a place for knowledge sharing – peers, leaders, and support staff consistently go out of their way to help each other out. And if that’s what’s happening on our projects, you can imagine what the atmosphere in each of our offices is like…

Or, if you’d rather read than imagine, here are a few reasons why it’s fun to come to work every day when you work for Smith + Andersen:

  • The People. They’re the ones you would actually want to have lunch / coffee / drinks with.
  • The Projects. We’re talking big, exciting buildings, public spaces, and infrastructure that improves the communities in which we live.
  • The Growth. You can grow as much as you want here, and we try to provide additional opportunities for you to learn and connect with your peers (e.g., Revit Summits, Weekly Conclaves, etc.).
  • The Connections. Like many other companies, we have newsletters, town halls, and a constantly evolving intranet, but what makes a difference are the connections you’ll make with professionals at every level (across the country).
  • The Odd Break. It’s a little thing, but when you work as hard as our people do, you look forward to breaks. We have regular social activities (often organized by our employees), including bowling nights, ski days, escape rooms, picnics, weekly breakfasts, and sailing days. But for those who are just looking for a bit of reprieve during the week, we do give employees the option to take Friday afternoons off. Every week. All year long.

In addition to a fantastic workplace, we offer our employees a full benefits package which includes:

  • Health care insurance
  • Dental care insurance
  • Basic life insurance (employee and dependent child)
  • Long Term Disability
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD + D)
  • Retirement Savings
  • Vacation
  • Personal Days Off
  • Transit Subsidy Program
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Co-Op Program

It takes a community to raise a co-op.

At Smith + Andersen, our co-op program isn’t “just another thing we do” – it’s an integral part of who we are as a company. We’re committed to providing a culture of knowledge sharing – a place where people aren’t afraid to ask questions, but also aren’t afraid to put up their hand when they have the answer.

We know this takes a special kind of person, which is why we’ve made great strides to ensure we regularly seek out and welcome the best and the brightest. Attending career fairs across the country, we conduct on-campus, candid interviews with considered candidates. Additionally, Smith + Andersen has formed strong partnerships with elite post-secondary institutions across the country, a list that starts with the following but is always growing:

  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Victoria
  • University of British Columbia
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology

As a co-op at Smith + Andersen, you will be mentored by leaders in the industry, but you’ll also be expected to challenge yourself. You aren’t seen as a “student” – you’re seen as a junior member of the project team. It’s a big commitment to join our program, but that commitment is definitely reciprocated.

Wondering just what kind of commitment you can expect? Approximately 40% of the Associates and Principals who lead our teams across the country came up through the Smith + Andersen Co-op Program.

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