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Job Information

AECOM Intermediate Electrical and Controls Engineer in Burnaby, British Columbia

Canada - British Columbia, Burnaby

Job Summary

AECOM Burnaby office is looking for an Electrical Engineer with a solid background in Instrumentation and Controls for the water business line.

The role’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Design and specification development for electrical power and distribution systems, SCADA, DCS and other controls systems (including low voltage such as telecommunications, CCTV and security) focused in low voltage applications.

  • Design and specification development for controls and instrumentation systems with focus on SCADA & DCS systems.

  • Design and specification of instrumentation and process control devices for various processes including water/wastewater treatment and industrial applications.

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

  • Assist in the team achieving engineering deliverables (e.g., drawings, specifications, analysis and reports) comply with applicable regulations, standards, corporate procedures and sound engineering practices;

  • Work closely with other discipline Engineers, Designers and Project Managers as a key team player within an integrated multi-disciplinary project delivery team

  • Required ability to manage, organize and participate in multiple work assignments including production support of contract documents as required

  • Required ability to manage and organize the activity of other team members, provide supervision to designer teams and coordinate multiple work assignments and multiple projects.

  • Required ability to work with clients, suppliers and contractors and assist in field work, investigation and support start-up and commissioning activities for our clients.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from a recognized post-secondary institution

  • A minimum of 4+ years of relevant experience in a consulting environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally 5+ years related industry experience with industrial projects. Exposure to Water and Waste Water treatment processes an asset

  • Applicable experience in electrical related design and commissioning preferably encompassing: DCS systems, large instrumentation and control systems, motor control, starters, variable speed drives, communications, CCTV and monitoring systems.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; proven interpersonal skills and ability to work within a multi-discipline environment;

  • Membership or eligibility for registration with EGBC as P.Eng. is preferred;

  • Experience with a variety of computer aided design platforms including AutoCAD, REVIT and Microsoft Office for the production of contract documents

  • Familiar with control systems such as DCS (Delta V, ABB 800xA, Siemens Simatic7) PLC systems (Rockwell, Schneider, Siemens) and SCADA systems development and integration.

  • Familiarity with the Canadian Electrical Code (NEC or IEC exposure is an asset).

  • Proven leadership qualities or experience to manage and lead work of small design teams.

  • Proficient in the DCS or PLC programming and SCADA development is an asset

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 233932BR

Clearance Required 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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