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Sr Telecommunications Designer

Job Title: 

Sr Telecommunication Designer


Regina/Saskatoon, SK

Reports to:

VP, SK Operations

Job Posting#


Application Deadline

January 5, 2018

Primary Engineering and Construction Corporation (Primary) is a growth-oriented industry leader providing professional electrical engineering and construction services and specializing in emerging marketplaces in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

We offer design and design/build services for all types of electric utility distribution infrastructure to a wide variety of clients including electric utility companies, developers, builders, commercial and industrial businesses, oil companies, government, and private contractors.  We pride ourselves on the backbone of our organization as a team of dedicated veterans with a combined 175+ years of experience in utility distribution design, maintenance, and construction.  Our devotion to excellence has attracted some of the best young professional minds to our company.

We have an opening for a Senior Telecommunications Designer. You will be responsible for providing overhead and underground telecommunications utility design at our Regina or Saskatoon location.

Your daily work:

  • Review Telecommunication designs of others for quality/reliability
  • Interpret and apply Telecommunication standards while preparing high quality designs and drawings
  • Create design details in software such as AutoCad, SpatialNet, Microstation and Bluebeam
  • Accountability and management of concurrent project budgets and schedules for successful delivery “on-time” and “on-budget” while maintaining a high degree of quality
  • Lead meetings with key-stakeholders to ensure success outcomes on a project by project, job by job basis
  • Design coordination with clients, municipal authorities, utilities & various project stakeholders
  • Preparation and submission of design packages
  • Preparation and submission of project approvals, including customer, municipal permits, crossing or proximity agreements and joint use approvals
  • Proactively consult and develop solutions for clients to suit their business needs
  • Clearly communicate with clients and project stakeholders to identify project risks and expectations
  • Occasional off-site meetings, site visits and field inspections
  • Review as-built and record drawings to ensure compliance with original design
  • Analyze and produce financial variance reports upon completion
  • Peer mentoring and training with other design team members
  • Other duties as required

You must have:

  • 5 or more years of telecommunication design experience
  • Great interpersonal skills with the ability to develop business relationships conducted in a professional manner
  • Strong collaborative skills and willingness to liaise with other disciplines (marketing, drafting, construction, survey, and civil) to ensure projects are accurate, compliant, on-time and on-budget
  • A passion for your work and a drive for excellence
  • Engineering Technology Diploma or Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized college or university would be an asset
  • Class 5 driver’s license

Primary offers a rewarding compensation package including competitive salaries, bonuses, company matching RRSP, Health & Dental benefits, flexible work schedules, paid vacation, flex days, and a number of career and professional development opportunities.

If you are ready for a new challenge and want to make a difference in the industry, please send your resume in confidence to

 We thank all candidates for their application however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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