AECOM Junior Engineer, Instrumentation & Automation in Hamilton, Ontario

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148211BR

Position Title Junior Engineer, Instrumentation & Automation

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Water

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Ontario

City Hamilton

Why Choose AECOM? Imagine working for a truly global company whose 45,000 employees share a singular passion: to make the world a better place. We enjoy what we do at AECOM. We bring projects to life in the cities and communities in which we work, and we’re driven by a set of values and a common purpose — to create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. Innovation is built into every project we manage and every community we serve. We’ll provide you support in an environment that allows you to grow and succeed. Come share your passion with us.

About the Business Line


We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary

AECOM’s Hamilton, ON office is seeking a Junior Engineer, Instrumentation & Automation for immediate employment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide SCADA, Control Systems and Network design

  • Develop, test and commission PLC/SCADA applications. Implement Factory Acceptance Tests and Site Acceptance Tests

  • Prepare contract documents, including drawings and specifications, I/O lists, instrument data sheets and specifications

  • Provide conceptual and/or detailed engineering of process instrumentation and control systems. Assist other designers in development of process monitoring and control strategies including the preparation of P&IDs, Process Control Narratives, and hardware and software design specifications

  • Coordinate with Engineers, Designers, other CAD staff, Project Managers and others as required

  • Ensure accuracy, completeness and quality of technical information and project documentation in accordance with AECOM QA/QC programs

  • Ensure that project needs are met in an effective and timely manner

  • Work within a multi-discipline team to design, develop and implement efficient and reliable SCADA/Control Systems

  • Resolve site queries, attend site meetings and perform site inspections during the construction phase of projects

  • Work with Department and Project Managers and have a desire to grow personally as well as professionally with each project

  • Be accountable to provide all activities in accordance with all applicable codes and standards, including all of AECOM’s policies and procedures, such as Safety, Environmental, Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Minimum Requirements

  • Technologist/Bachelor degree, in appropriate discipline providing knowledge in Instrumentation, Controls and Process Automation

  • 2+ years of experience required

  • Knowledgeable of process automation, instrumentation, electrical schematics, PLC platforms, communication protocols, SCADA systems and their integration with information management systems

  • Rockwell Software Logix PLC programming

  • Availability to travel, and maintain a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent computer skills (AutoCAD, MS Office, MS Access, etc.)

  • Able to organize workload and multiple project deadlines

  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, able to work effectively under tight schedules in a fast paced integrated team environment

  • Be eligible for Professional Engineer licensure in the Province of Ontario

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with clients, the design team, and contractors in the resolution of project related issues

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Previous experience in the Instrumentation and Automation field, preferably in the Water/Wastewater industry

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.