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AECOM Electrical Designer in Burnaby, British Columbia

Job Summary

AECOM ’s Water team is searching for an Electrical Designer for a full-time position based in Burnaby, BC.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide design, production and documentation developments for electrical power and distribution systems, lighting and low voltage systems

  • Design and produce drawings and specifications for instrumentation and control devices for various processes including water/wastewater treatment and industrial applications

  • Develop electrical and instrumentation documentation using Revit and AutoCAD.

  • Strictly adhere to AECOM's project CADD standards, including capability of learning and adopting clients' standard and requirements upon request

  • Ensure accuracy, completeness and quality of technical aspect on project documentation produced in accordance with AECOM QA/QC procedures and the clients' standards

  • Take direction from Design Engineers and Project Leads

  • Ensure that project deliverables are produced in a timely manner to expected quality and allocated budget

  • Efficiently and effectively handle multiple tasks independently

Minimum Requirements

  • High school + 4 years of experience OR Diploma/Certificate + 2 years of CAD design experience in a multi-disciplinary electrical, instrumentation & control environment for commercial and /or industrial design using AUTODESK packages (AutoCAD, REVIT, Electrical CADD).

  • Proven track record in design and production of tender documents such as P&IDs, single line diagrams, control and communication system diagrams, electrical and instrument location drawings, loop & schematic wiring diagrams; developing equipment load schedules, cable & tray calculations, and instrumentation lists

  • Proficiency in developing construction documents using Revit and AutoCAD.

  • Advanced AutoCAD or AutoCAD 3D skills required

  • Must be able to interpret engineers' notes & specifications, and convert into detailed design drawings accurately in timely manner with minimum amount of supervision

  • Must have a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • A.Sc.T. or C.Tech designation or eligibility for registration is an asset

  • Experience in the preliminary and detailed design phases of light industrial and /or municipal infrastructure preferred (pump stations, water/ wastewater treatment plants)

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint

  • Familiarity with the Canadian Electrical Code, NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), and experience in 120/208VAC, 600VAC, low voltage and communication systems

  • Experience in design of Instrumentation and Controls (PLC or DCS) will be considered

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment

  • Critical thinking to identify issues, present solutions and follow through to ensure completion

  • Capable of collaborating and communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 270828BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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