Project Engineer

Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :2
Classification :Electrical Industry:Engineering


Our client in Toronto is seeking a Project Engineer to join their growing team. The ideal candidate will have a background in Electrical Engineering paired with experience with material handling equipment in a fast-paced environment. The role responsibilities include 30-40% time travelling to client sites, within Canada and internationally. 


  • Establish and meet budget for each project
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reports are submitted monthly, and where necessary make adjustments to resources and schedule to keep costs within budget
  • Ensure both monthly claims to the client and payments from the client are made in accordance with the time frames detailed in the contract.
  • Regularly monitor project performance against a detailed project plan and keep Project manager informed of timelines
  • Oversee management of the operational and resource requirements for the project including the timely ordering of onsite product, material and other resources required
  • Identify changes and present contract variations to the client
  • Prepare reports as required by the COO or Project manager
  • Communicate effectively with consultants, subcontractors and Suppliers
  • Appropriately select subcontractors, vendors and suppliers without compromising project quality and safety requirements
  • Manage the terms and conditions of contracts including clarifications and exclusions, and authorise approved payments
  • Attend regular meetings with all relevant contractors and consultants and provide project progress reports


  • Minimum of five years’ relevant experience working on-site in a project environment with management capability
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering preferred, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering may be considered
  • Sound working knowledge of contractual and commercial issues, financial management and reporting and project scheduling and planning
  • Willing to travel 30-40% to client locations


If you are interested, please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to: [Click Here to Email Your Resume]

Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.


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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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