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Career opportunity:


Yellowknife, NWT

TAG Engineering is seeking an Intermediate Electrical Engineer with 5-10 years of experience in building design. Projects include small scale commercial work as well as mid to large scale educational, hospitality, and civic facilities. The successful candidate must have strong drafting capabilities and be able to work well in a team environment. Other work will include evaluation, selection, and sizing of electrical engineered systems as well as providing design calculations and analysis. The successful candidate will have proven experience in the field of building design and construction, and will be expected to learn on the job under the direction of experienced engineers and architects.


Firm Profile:

Taylor Architecture Group (TAG) is a Northern based architecture firm with a focus on community design work, especially First Nation and Inuit communities, throughout the North. Our head office is located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, with satellite offices in Whitehorse and Ottawa. 

In 2018, TAG expanded to include a mechanical and electrical engineering division with a focus on integrated design, coordination, energy efficiency and working for the best interests of our clients. Working in the electrical department, the successful candidate will provide drafting and design support to a small team of experienced professionals, and will have the opportunity to learn under the guidance of professional engineers.


We are looking for an Electrical Engineer to join one of our three offices – preferably Yellowknife, but Ottawa or Whitehorse could also be an option, to suit the candidate’s needs.



  • Work closely with TAG Engineering’s staff in Yellowknife, Whitehorse, and Ottawa

  • Act as electrical engineer and electrical project lead for small to medium-size jobs

  • Provide electrical design and drafting, collaboratively and with support from engineering staff in TAG’s two other offices

  • Complete or assist in the completion of design reports, building or system assessment reports, and site review reports

  • Conduct site visits during construction, providing photos and site review reports satisfying the review requirements of various projects, and/or collecting information for design purposes

  • Prioritize time to manage the demands of multiple overlapping project deadlines

  • Lead and assist with production of electrical construction drawings

  • Coordinate with other disciplines including project managers, architects, interior designers, structural engineers, civil engineers, mechanical engineers, contractors, and other consultants

  • Work will include occasional travel to remote communities in the arctic and sub-arctic; candidate should be comfortable with travel in small airplanes.


Credentials and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering & Licensed Professional Engineer. Minimum of 5 years of experience.

  • Knowledge of applicable codes and standards including Canadian Electrical Code, National Building Code of Canada, C282 Emergency Generators, NFPA20 Fire Pumps, CAN/ULC S-524 Fire Alarms, etc.

  • Experience in working independently to manage deadlines and coordinate with team members

  • Skilled production of presentation & working drawings.

  • Ability to integrate design elements with architectural, civil, structural, and mechanical disciplines.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare and present accurate, professionally written reports and recommendations.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; fluent in written and spoken English.

  • Knowledge and comfort with AutoCAD, AGi32 Software, Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office programs is required.

  • Familiarity and experience with Revit would be an asset.


Length of Contract:

Candidate will begin as soon as possible in 2024. This is a full time (37.5 hr/week), permanent position.

Moving Costs:

A moving expense stipend will be provided by TAG if relocation is required.


Salary and Benefits:

Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. Full benefits package is available. Paid vacation is included, with an additional two weeks (approximately) over the winter holidays.


How to Apply:

Please submit your CV, transcript, and samples of work to

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