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Custom Electric has been fortunate to be part of the Calgary and Western Canada community for the past 45 years. We are proud to be part of building the new YW Hub Facility project in Calgary.  This new facility will provide support and a safe and caring environment for women and families.

Construction of the new five-storey facility is well underway and is expected to complete in 2019. All electrical has been designed for energy efficiency and maximum flexibility with the incorporation of new technologies. The lighting will be the highest efficiency LED fixtures.  YW has provided services for women in our community for over 100 years. The new YW Hub facility will provide accessible supports for women and their families that include transitional housing, counselling, language and employment skill training, child development and parenting programming as well as support services to manage the organization. YW Hub Project When completed this facility will have the following:

  • Supportive, transitional shelter for 100 women
  • 90 childcare spaces
  • Parenting and family orientated programming and courses
  • Employment resource classrooms
  • Counselling space
  • Fitness, wellness, and multipurpose spaces
  • Community kitchen
  • Administrative space
Custom Electric is grateful for the opportunity to be part of helping to build the YW Hub Facility.


Full Time - Jr. Purchaser

Custom Electric is a full service electrical contracting company, with over 250 employees; we’re looking for a full time Jr. Purchaser.  This position will work directly under, including reporting to the Purchasing Manager. The role will focus on fulfilling orders, maintenance of excel cost sheets and processing supplier invoices. This is a full time position with our company offering a complete health and benefits package.

Key Responsibilities; assisting Purchase Manager in the following,

  • Material acquisition, procurement and tracking of documentation for receiving material
  • Knowledge of required quantity, budgetary constraints and cost codes
  • Maintaining database of vendor and supplier contacts, preferred/competitive pricing options including any contract changes
    • Create and maintain relationships with clients, vendors and suppliers
    • To maintain an up-to-date database of materials and accurate pricing

Skills and/or qualifications we are looking for;

  •         Excellent verbal and written skills, strong attention to detail and organizational abilities
  •         Being able to work quickly whereas maintaining a high level of productivity throughout the day
  •         Analytical expertise including the ability to set priorities while meet tight deadlines
  •         Understanding of the construction/trades industry is required
  •         Well defined conflict resolution and people management skills would be an essential
  •         Represent the company in a professional and ethical manner in addition to maintain relationships with teammates
  •         Knowledge of software programs used for purchasing and experience in Sage would be an asset
  •         Strong computer skills in MS Office applications including excellent proficiency level in excel
  •         Completion of post-secondary program would be considered an asset

Salary range; $50,000 - $55,000

To be considered for this opportunity, we invite you to replying to this ad. Please include a cover letter and your resume in your application. Thank you to all interested applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Use the Submit Resume form on the main Careers Page to apply.