Frequently Asked Questions

What services does Archos Engineering Consultants provide?
Archos provides a range of electrical engineering services for the construction industry, including lighting design, power distribution, low voltage systems, and control systems.
What types of projects does Archos work on?
Archos works on a variety of projects in sectors such as office & workplace, industrial, retail, hospitality, healthcare & wellness, education, and science & technology.
What sets Archos apart from other engineering firms?
Archos differentiates itself through its collaborative approach to project delivery, proactive leadership, and ability to develop unique, tailored solutions for clients.
Who do I contact if I want to discuss a potential project with Archos?
To discuss a potential project with Archos, please contact us via the form on our Contact page or call us directly.
Does Archos work with clients outside of Canada?
Archos is primarily focused on providing electrical engineering services for clients in Canada, but we are open to exploring opportunities outside of the country on a case-by-case basis.
How does Archos ensure quality in its project deliverables?
Archos takes a proactive approach to its project delivery process, asking important questions upfront and ensuring open communication and collaboration with all stakeholders. This ensures that project vision, budget, and schedule are met with a focus on value and efficiency, leading to bulletproof designs and minimal change orders.
Does Archos offer mentorship opportunities to its employees?
Yes, Archos offers mentorship opportunities to its employees, providing a supportive environment for personal and professional growth. We also cover the cost of courses, seminars, and books that help employees improve their skill sets.
What benefits does Archos offer to its employees?
Archos offers a range of benefits to its employees, including paid vacation, flex days for health, a complete benefits package with options, seasonal breaks, and a lifestyle spending account.
How does Archos approach sustainability in its projects?
Archos is committed to providing sustainable solutions that positively impact lives, taking into consideration environmental impact, energy efficiency, and longevity of the design. We work closely with our clients to ensure their projects align with their sustainability goals.
How quickly can you turnaround drawings for building permit applications?
The turnaround time for drawings can vary based on the complexity and size of the project, but we strive to provide efficient and timely service. Our typical timeline for initial drawings and revisions is 1-2 weeks, but we work closely with clients to meet their specific project needs and deadlines. We prioritize effective communication and collaboration with all project stakeholders to ensure the process is as smooth and streamlined as possible.
What happens when I become an Archos client?
Once you become an Archos client, we will work with you to establish project goals, budget, timeline, and other important project details. We will assign a project manager to oversee the entire process and serve as your main point of contact. We will also assemble a team of electrical engineers and designers who will work with you to create a customized plan that meets your specific needs. Throughout the project, we will communicate with you regularly to ensure that you are satisfied with our progress and that we are meeting your expectations. Our goal is to deliver a final product that exceeds your expectations and sets a new standard for quality in the industry.
Do you offer Coordinating Registered Professional (CRP) services?
Yes, we offer CRP services to our clients. As a CRP, we act as the point of contact and coordinate with all registered professionals involved in a project, including architects, structural engineers, mechanical engineers, and others. Our CRP services ensure that all design elements are properly coordinated and that the project is built according to the applicable codes and standards. We have extensive experience in providing CRP services for various types of construction projects and can help streamline the approval process with local municipalities.
Do you carry other disciplines such as mechanical?
Yes, we do carry other disciplines such as mechanical engineering under our contract. We collaborate with trusted external consultants to provide a complete range of engineering services for your project. This allows us to provide our clients with a one-stop-shop for all their engineering needs. We have a proven track record of working seamlessly with other professionals to deliver successful projects.
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