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Job Description:

Since 1964 the MCW Group has built a solid reputation for the delivery of Professional Consulting Engineering Services, Energy Management Services, and Engineering Development Services.

The systems designed by the MCW Group of Companies are built to deliver energy effectively in the form of lighting, heating and cooling, as well as information in the form of voice and data.  By the very nature of the solutions provided, the MCW Group of Companies help to create the environments required for Clients to live, educate, work, play and heal.

For further Information please check out our website: www.mcw.com.

Position: Electrical Field Inspector

Objective: Maintains respectful, effective and efficient relationships with internal stakeholders and at job site meetings with Developers, Clients, Architects, General Contractors, Sub Trades and Suppliers.  Ensures the quality of materials and workmanship meet or exceed standards identified in specifications and construction drawings.  Attends site meetings and provides feedback and reports to the appropriate key players involved. 

Location: Winnipeg

Responsibilities: The Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Attend biweekly site meetings
  • Serve as main point of contact for the builder for any project-related questions/requests
  • Understand project specifications and objectives
  • Proactively identify potential issues
  • Report on milestone dates and deliverables
  • Respond to field issues and questions with engineering and other resources as required
  • Investigate claims promptly and resolve them fairly 
  • Proactive approach to change orders
  • Support and engage in a collaborative work environment
  • Liaise with Architect, Client, Contractor, Owner, Specialty Consultants, Project Manager, Job Captain and Project Engineer
  • Complete time critical reports including Request for Information, Contemplated Revisions, Change Orders, Field Review, Pricing Review, Progress Claim Review
  • Issue and sign off on Site Deficiency Reports, verify and accept As Built Drawings and Operational and Maintenance Manuals and ensure all required information has been received prior to issuance of Closing Letters
  • Provide customer service levels that meet or exceed customers' expectations
  • Overtime as required

Education & Experience:

  • Educational or trade background in construction
  • Design background in building technology is a definite asset
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role; candidates with a background in Controls, or Commissioning, or have experience as a Journeyman Electrician will be considered
  • Experience in building inspection 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines/successful completion of deliverables
  • Ability to communicate and work well with other departments
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Team and client-focused
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, flexible

Technical Abilities:

  • Candidates must have a good working knowledge of current construction practices, including working drawing production and construction inspections, as well as specifications, contracts and consultant agreements.
  • Electrical expertise in lighting, power, and systems is a must.
  • Experience and knowledge of building systems HVAC, Plumbing, Air Handling, Water, Mechanical & Fire Systems is an asset


Must have vehicle and valid driver’s license for the province of Manitoba

Expected Competencies:

In order to be successful in this position, the incumbent will be expected to possess the following competencies:

Attention to Detail: Working in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner to demonstrate concern for thoroughness and accuracy

Client Focus: Providing service excellence and added value to internal and/or external clients

Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and the solutions to them

Self-Confidence: Demonstrating realistic trust in own abilities and remains confident when challenged

Teamwork:  Working collaboratively and proactively with others to achieve organizational goals

Initiative: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise to enhance organizational performance

Results Management: Organizes time, work and resources to accomplish objectives in the most effective and efficient way

Interactive Communication: Listening and adapting to others and communicating articulately, fostering open communication

Interested applicants please apply online or send your application to careers@mcw.com including the position title in the subject line.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls, please.

MCW Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer.

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