Job Description:

Do you enjoy having a new challenge every day?  Does meeting new people, solving diverse challenges and working as part of a fun and dynamic group sound appealing?  Then this might be the career for you.

We are searching for a Junior Bilingual Lighting/Electrical Designer.  We are looking for an individual to design lighting and lighting control systems in collaboration with the electrical design and construction community.  It would be the individual’s responsibility to meet, correspond and support Engineers, Contractors, Architects, Manufacturers, Distributors and Interior Designers regularly in both French and English.  As a junior member of our team responsibilities also include general office support tasks in the day-to-day operation of the company.  We work hard to deliver excellent technical service and maintain positive client relationships in order to enjoy continued sales success and growth. 


Job requirements:

Education:  Electrical Technician or Technologist or similar technical field or equivalent experience.
Experience:  Previous experience is valued but not necessary.  Good fit with our company’s culture of quality work and strong relationships is paramount to the applicant’s success. 



Familiarity with programs such as AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and any experience with 3D Design Software are central to the position.  We are interested in someone who is technically minded, self motivated, outgoing, and who can interact with our customers. 



We will further develop the technical skills and knowledge of the successful candidate to meet the needs of the position. 

Who we are:

Waterman Sales is a busy Electrical Sales Agency representing roughly 60 manufacturers in a territory of Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec.   Operating in the Ottawa-Gatineau region since 1992, Waterman Sales is an established member of the region’s Electrical construction community.  The bulk of our business is based in commercial projects including the Ottawa Congress Center, West Block of Parliament Hill, Bayshore Shopping Center, Light Rail, Schools, Street lighting etc. We are of a team of 13 long term staff in roles including outside sales, technical support, project management and quotations.  Are you our 14th team member?


What we do:

We are a sales firm driving the market for a range of world class lighting, controls and electrical products.  Our team supports the commercial supply and specification communities (architects, engineers and designers, distributors, owners) with their budgeting, design, procurement and technical needs.   We act as a wholesaler selling materials through a range of electrical distributors to electrical contractors and end users.   



Hours of operation:

8-5 Monday-Thursday, 8-1 Fridays.



Compensation and duration:

We are looking for a full-time permanent member of our team who is looking to start a career with Waterman Sales.  Salary to be negotiated, with company performance based bonus and optional medical and dental benefits upon completion of a probationary period.  


Thank you for your interest in this position.  We look forward to your application!


Please feel free to apply in advance of the application deadline.   We will contact and interview suitable candidates as applications arrive. Email your cover letter and resume to Bruce Davidson at:

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