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Career Opportunities

Canem is a progressive and growing Canadian electrical, data,
communication, and building optimization provider. We invite you to
take part in our exciting team and grow your career with us.

With over 50 years of expertise in its field, Canem has realized
extraordinary expansion, innovation and advances due to its
unwavering commitment to providing expert, world-class services
while utilizing the most advanced technologies.

We offer generous compensation programs and performance driven
incentives to reward our people.

If you are a motivated team player and want to work with a dynamic
group of professionals, please send your résumé in confidence to
Human Resources via email to: careers@canem.com.

Please do not fax or mail your applications. Positions are open to
those who are legally entitled to work in Canada. We thank all
candidates for their interest in Canem Systems, however only those
who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Current Job Opportunities at Canem

Project Management Assistant – Winnipeg, MB

05-Aug-2022

At Canem Systems Ltd. (McCaine Electric, a member of the Canem Group) our mission is to bring integrity and care to the construction and service industry.  We strive to go above and beyond for our customers, employees, communities and stakeholders.  We work to create lasting relationships in all facets of our business, starting with our employees.

With 11 offices across Canada, our services include electrical contracting, mechanical contracting, data and communications, security and technology, and service and maintenance. Operating in a diverse cross section of public and private market sectors, we are looking to grow our team.

The Winnipeg branch at McCaine Electric is actively recruiting to fill a Project Management Assistant position. We are looking for a detailed and organized individual who will be able to work independently. This position will report directly to the Branch Manager. We are looking for an organized individual with the proven ability to support project managers in an administrative capacity, effectively maintain shop drawings and logs, and support a dynamic project team.

Job Type: Full Time
Locations: Winnipeg, MB

Please apply directly in confidence to People and Culture at careers@canem.com quoting the title: “Project Management Assistant”.

Responsibilities

  • Assist Project Managers in project support as required
  • Maintain shop drawings and logs
  • Prepare Operations & Maintenance manuals for all required projects
  • Issue submittals/transmittals for all types of drawings
  • Maintain change order logs for all large projects
  • Enter change orders into SAP for all large projects
  • Print drawings as requested
  • Panel directories
  • Follow up on outstanding shop drawings and change orders
  • Prepare and log quality control forms for all large projects
  • Backup for bonding and insurance requests
  • Attend and prepare for project meetings (pre-plans) as required
  • Record and distribute meeting minutes from pre-plans and project meetings
  • Maintain communication with Project Managers on issues and items requiring attention relating to projects

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in project administration
  • Experience working with electrical or construction organizations is an asset
  • Strong computer skills, including experience working with Applicant Tracking System and HRIS software (Workday), and proficient with Microsoft suite – Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work independently or in the group dynamic
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and planning abilities
  • Experience in coordinating service projects is an asset
  • Outstanding people and project leadership skills
  • Outstanding organizational and interpersonal abilities
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to prioritize competing tasks
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite will be an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

We offer generous compensation programs and performance driven incentives to reward our people.

If you believe you would be the right fit, and you are a motivated team player and want to work with a dynamic group of professionals, please send your resume in confidence noting your salary expectations in your cover letter.

We thank all of those who apply for their interest but will only be able to follow up with candidates who we would like to interview.  Please note all applicants must be eligible and able to work in Canada.

Job Site Administrative Assistant – Vancouver, BC

28-Jun-2022

At Canem Systems Ltd., our mission is to bring integrity and care to the construction and service industry.  We strive to go above and beyond for our customers, employees, communities and stakeholders.  We work to create lasting relationships in all facets of our business, starting with our employees.

With 11 offices across Canada, our services include electrical contracting, mechanical contracting, data and communications, security and technology, and service and maintenance. Operating in a diverse cross-section of public and private market sectors, we are looking to grow our team.

Canem is now seeking a full-time Job Site Administrative Assistant to join our team at an ongoing construction site located in Burnaby, BC. This position may be moved from site to site to accommodate the need.

Job Type: Full Time
Locations: Vancouver, BC

Please apply directly in confidence to People and Culture at careers@canem.com quoting the title: “Job Site Administrative Assistant”.

Summary    

Canem is looking for an individual who will be responsible for working at a large construction site with the construction team to ensure organization of purchase orders, materials and basic payroll functions.

General Duties and Responsibilities

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for duties assigned by the supervisor, including but not limited to:

  • Ordering materials as directed
  • Tracking and following up on backordered material, and outstanding material requests
  • Tracking and following up on any outstanding tool needs
  • Ensuring all packing slips have appropriate information including purchase order number on them, submitting all packing slips for materials received
  • Entering and submitting time sheets for the companies site employees
  • Ensuring all tool requests are organized and tracked in the online tool tracker
  • Assisting with new hires including paperwork and orientations

This job description provides a general guideline for areas of responsibility. Additional detailed job responsibilities and individual goals are set for the employee with their supervisor. Work hours can be flexible to accommodate schedules.

Position Requirements: 

The Administrative Assistant position requires a capable individual who is able to work on their own or as a team, strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multitask.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with purchase orders an asset
  • Construction or electrical experience an asset
  • Outstanding organization abilities and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently or as a team
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Experience with MS Project and Bluebeam is an asset

We offer generous compensation programs and performance driven incentives to reward our people.

If you believe you would be the right fit, and you are a motivated team player and want to work with a dynamic group of professionals, please send your resume in confidence noting your salary expectations in your cover letter.

We thank all of those who apply for their interest but will only be able to follow up with candidates who we would like to interview.  Please note all applicants must be eligible and able to work in Canada.

NATIONAL SERVICE COORDINATOR – NANAIMO, BC

20-Jun-2022

At Canem Systems Ltd., our mission is to bring integrity and care to the construction and service industry.  We strive to go above and beyond for our customers, employees, communities and stakeholders.  We work to create lasting relationships in all facets of our business, starting with our employees.

With 11 offices across Canada, our services include electrical contracting, mechanical contracting, data and communications, security and technology, and service and maintenance. Operating in a diverse cross section of public and private market sectors, we are looking to grow our team.

The National Services branch is currently looking to fill a Service Coordinator position. This includes responsibility for work order creation, coordinating labour resources, equipment  and materials as per the PM and customer requirements.

We are looking for a detailed and organized individual who will be able to work independently.  This position will report directly to the Operations Manager – National Services. We are looking for an organized individual with the proven ability to lead customer requests to their successful and timely completion while meeting and exceeding our Customers Expectations.

Job Type: Full Time
Locations: Nanaimo, BC

Please apply directly in confidence to People and Culture at careers@canem.com quoting the title: “Service Coordinator”.

Responsibilities

  • Responding to Customer and Internal Services Requests. Work Order creation and coordinating labour resources, materials and equipment for service calls, rollouts and projects. Provide travel pricing and small estimates/budgets.
  • Collecting and preparing billing information, submitting Customer updates and deliverables. Communication to sites and Clients via phone/email.
  • Providing an example of professionalism as a responsible and goal-oriented team player and leading by example in achieving excellence and being accountable for results and outcomes.

Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently or in the group dynamic
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and planning abilities
  • Experience in coordinating service projects is an asset
  • Outstanding people and project leadership skills
  • Outstanding organizational and interpersonal abilities
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to prioritize competing tasks
  • Intermediate Computer skills are essential to succeed in this position
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite will be an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as a good command of the English language is also essential. French is an asset.
  • Strong geographical knowledge is an asset.

We offer generous compensation programs and performance driven incentives to reward our people.

If you believe you would be the right fit, and you are a motivated team player and want to work with a dynamic group of professionals, please send your resume in confidence noting your salary expectations in your cover letter.

We thank all of those who apply for their interest but will only be able to follow up with candidates who we would like to interview.  Please note all applicants must be eligible and able to work in Canada.

REGIONAL SERVICE MANAGER (NATIONAL SERVICES) – EDMONTON, AB

20-Jun-2022

At Canem Systems Ltd., our mission is to bring integrity and care to the construction and service industry.  We strive to go above and beyond for our customers, employees, communities and stakeholders.  We work to create lasting relationships in all facets of our business, starting with our employees.

With 11 offices across Canada, our services include electrical contracting, mechanical contracting, data and communications, security and technology, and service and maintenance. Operating in a diverse cross section of public and private market sectors, we are looking to grow our team.

The National Services branch is currently looking to fill a Regional Service Manager position. This includes effective management of customers assigned and marketing the company and its services to obtain new projects.

We are looking for a detailed and organized individual who will be able to work independently.  This position will report directly to the Director, National Services. We are looking for an organized individual with the proven ability to lead customer requests to their successful and timely completion while meeting and exceeding our Customers Expectations.

Job Type: Full Time
Locations: Edmonton, AB

Please apply directly in confidence to People and Culture at careers@canem.com quoting the title: “Regional Service Manager”.

Responsibilities

  • Marketing the company and its services to existing and new clients, as well as other potential contacts, advising clients about new and effective products and services, actively seeking out new opportunities, projects and clients for Canem.
  • Building positive relationships and a positive image for the company, achieving and exceeding financial profit of projects, and maximizing project cashflow through careful planning and implementation of the projects.
  • Working closely with relevant management staff in writing of quotations and project proposals, administering of contracts, negotiating and obtaining of contracts, and obtaining relevant management approvals for all estimations, proposals and contracts prior to disclosure to an outside party.
  • Working with the team and setting up/scheduling projects in relevant software applications and working with clients to ensure success on current projects and future work. Scheduling manpower, equipment and material for projects, ordering material to ensure material is available when necessary, deciding on which equipment and tools to use.
  • Supporting project during execution to achieve project outcomes, building positive relationships with technicians; continuously monitoring projects and controlling costs to maximize project profitability, taking corrective action when necessary and solving problems to achieve or exceed project targets.
  • Ensuring quality of workmanship is to company standards, enforce company’s safety policy and identify areas for improvement, providing effective training for technicians and ensuring correct training levels for other staff including apprentices and new employees, and ensuring that all electrical codes, safety codes and proper work practices are followed.
  • Working closely with relevant management staff in documentation of projects, including the approval of shop drawings, ensuring timely and effective billings, estimating, reviewing, pricing and submitting of change orders, providing accurate forecasting and project reporting, reporting project progress on a monthly basis and effectively closing out of projects.
  • Providing leadership and positive motivation for filed staff and company partners by acting as a responsible and goal-oriented team player and leading by example in achieving excellence and being accountable for results and outcomes.

Qualifications

  • Outstanding sales, marketing and networking skills
  • Strong organizational abilities and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Either 5 – 10 years experience as an electrical foreman
  • Or 5 – 10 years experience in electrical engineering or related fields
  • Or 5 – 10 years experience in estimating electrical projects
  • Excellent engineering and technical knowledge of electrical construction
  • Certification as electrician’s journeyman or relevant degree or diploma
  • Excellent knowledge of industry products, practices and standards
  • Current knowledge of electrical, building and municipal codes and regulations
  • Ability to learn quickly, be flexible and adaptable
  • Strong time management skills, specifically the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Able to work independently and in team
  • Knowledge of the data/communication industry an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of and proficiency in required computer programs
  • Knowledge of engineering software and engineering skills an asset

We offer generous compensation programs and performance driven incentives to reward our people.

If you believe you would be the right fit, and you are a motivated team player and want to work with a dynamic group of professionals, please send your resume in confidence noting your salary expectations in your cover letter.

We thank all of those who apply for their interest but will only be able to follow up with candidates who we would like to interview.  Please note all applicants must be eligible and able to work in Canada.

Security Technician – Edmonton, AB

20-Jun-2022

We are currently seeking a Integrated Security Field Technician for our team located in Edmonton.

Please apply directly in confidence to People and Culture at careers@canem.com quoting the title: “Integrated Security Field Technician”.

Job Type: Full Time
Locations: Edmonton, AB

Key job responsibilities:

  • Delivery of Canem National Technology Group products and services
  • Service and installation of Integrated Security products such as Access Control, Video Surveillance, Point to Point Communication Links and associated products
  • Support existing national team members as required
  • Support existing and new customers, building effective relationships and ensuring quality of workmanship is to company standards and customer expectation
  • Network Data cabling and termination
  • Work to meet project and service deadlines

Key Competencies:

  • Skillset working in network and computer environments
  • Network Data Cabling, testing and termination experience preferred
  • Proven Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Mechanically Inclined
  • Background in electrical/electronic environments and troubleshooting
  • Adaptable to changing environments
  • Strong communication skills – verbal, written and presentations
  • Excellent organizational abilities and demonstrated attention to detail

The Canem Systems National Technology Group offers the right candidate:

  • A company provided vehicle
  • Mobile Communication and Laptop
  • Opportunities for professional development through our on-going training initiatives
  • A working environment built on the team concept and collaboration
  • An industry leading benefits and compensation package
  • A leading organization in our commitment to Health, Safety and Environment

Additional:

  • Drivers License required
  • Security Background Clearance will be a requisite

Security Technician – Winnipeg, MB

20-Jun-2022

We are currently seeking a Integrated Security Field Technician for our team located in Winnipeg.

Please apply directly in confidence to People and Culture at careers@canem.com quoting the title: “Integrated Security Field Technician”.

Job Type: Full Time
Locations: Winnipeg, MB

Key job responsibilities:

  • Delivery of Canem National Technology Group products and services
  • Service and installation of Integrated Security products such as Access Control, Video Surveillance, Point to Point Communication Links and associated products
  • Support existing national team members as required
  • Support existing and new customers, building effective relationships and ensuring quality of workmanship is to company standards and customer expectation
  • Network Data cabling and termination
  • Work to meet project and service deadlines

Key Competencies:

  • Skillset working in network and computer environments
  • Network Data Cabling, testing and termination experience preferred
  • Proven Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Mechanically Inclined
  • Background in electrical/electronic environments and troubleshooting
  • Adaptable to changing environments
  • Strong communication skills – verbal, written and presentations
  • Excellent organizational abilities and demonstrated attention to detail

The Canem Systems National Technology Group offers the right candidate:

  • A company provided vehicle
  • Mobile Communication and Laptop
  • Opportunities for professional development through our on-going training initiatives
  • A working environment built on the team concept and collaboration
  • An industry leading benefits and compensation package
  • A leading organization in our commitment to Health, Safety and Environment

Additional:

  • Drivers License required
  • Security Background Clearance will be a requisite

1st to 4th year Apprentices, Lethbridge, AB

16-Jun-2022

At Canem Systems Ltd., our mission is to bring integrity and care to the construction and service industry.  We strive to go above and beyond for our customers, employees, communities and stakeholders.  We work to create lasting relationships in all facets of our business, starting with our employees.

With 11 offices across Canada, our services include electrical contracting, mechanical contracting, data and communications, security and technology, and service and maintenance. Operating in a diverse cross section of public and private market sectors, we are looking to grow our team.

Canem is currently seeking 1st to 4th year apprentices to join our team in Lethbridge, AB.

Depending on the project, overtime and night shift work may be required.

Job Type: Full Time
Locations: Lethbridge, AB

Please apply directly in confidence to People and Culture at careers@canem.com quoting the title: “Apprentices”.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with the electrical trade (pre-apprentice or 1st year apprenticeship school)
  • Knowledge of industry products, materials, practices, and standards
  • Enthusiasm to learning and being a part of a positive team atmosphere
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Good communication skills e.g. listening and speaking
  • Aptitude for problem solving and planning

Canem is an environment that supports the growth and development of its people.  We provide competitive wages and benefits. If you are a motivated team player and wish to be a part of a dynamic company, please send your résumé in confidence. No phone calls or faxes please.

We thank all of those who apply for their interest but will only be able to follow up with candidates who we would like to interview.  Please note, all applicants must be eligible and able to work in Canada.

Journeymen and Apprentices of all levels, Calgary, AB

12-May-2022

Canem is currently seeking Journeymen and Apprentices of all levels to join our team in Calgary.

Please apply directly in confidence to People and Culture at careers@canem.com quoting the title: “Journeymen and Apprentices”.

Job Type: Full Time
Locations: Calgary, AB

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with the electrical trade (pre-apprenticeship program or 1st year apprenticeship school)
  • Knowledge of industry products, materials, practices, and standards
  • Enthusiasm to learning and being a part of a positive team atmosphere
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Good communication skills e.g. listening and speaking
  • Aptitude for problem solving and planning

Canem is an environment that supports the growth and development of its people.  We provide competitive wages and benefits. If you are a motivated team player and wish to be a part of a dynamic company, please send your résumé in confidence. No phone calls or faxes please.

We thank all of those who apply for their interest but will only be able to follow up with candidates who we would like to interview.  Please note all applicants must be eligible and able to work in Canada.

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