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AECOM Power Supply & Distribution Systems Engineer in Burnaby, British Columbia

Job Summary

AECOM Western Canada (Burnaby, Calgary, or Edmonton) is currently seeking a Senior Power Supply & Distribution Systems Engineer with specialized skills in rail systems, to join our multidisciplinary Western Canada Systems Engineering team and work on delivering an existing and future portfolio of projects.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Develop detailed PS&D designs specific to Transportation systems such as traction power substations and its sub-elements, power rail, disconnect switches, transfer switches, grounding switches, distribution panels, AARU controllers and resistor banks, OCS, blue light system, emergency power cutoff, backup generators, UPS, outdoor lighting systems, interfaces to utility power, SCADA I/Os, grounding, remote equipment cabinets, etc.

Produce PS&D design deliverables such as single line diagrams, schematics, power sectioning diagrams, equipment and room layouts, cable and panel schedules, bill of materials, electrical studies, and others.

Generate design reports for all phases of system design.

Author test procedures and reports in support of design verification and validation during the project life cycle.

Produce Issued for Construction drawing and document packages.

Participate in the implementation phase of projects, such as Installation, Testing & Commissioning, Cutover, Record Drawings and final reports.

Authoring procurement specifications, performing vendor bid evaluations and selection, manage vendors until final delivery.

Interface with other technical disciplines such as Comms Systems, S&TCS, Electrical, Mechanical, Structural, Architectural, Trackwork, and Civil; including coordination and design of interfaces, both physical and functional.

Support the management of System Interfaces and creation of Interface Control Documents (ICDs).

Lead technical interactions with clients, operators, and other major stakeholders.

Manage and deliver technical training of client staff.

Support the authoring of project plan documents.

Support System Engineering and Assurance efforts such as Requirements Management, Verification & Validation, RAM, Safety Assurance, Quality Management, EMI/EMC, and others.

Support cost estimates, project schedules and budgets.

Perform technical review of other team members’ designs.

Participate in project pursuit efforts.

Provide guidance and mentorship to junior personnel as part of team development.

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.

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Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree + 6 years of relevant experience in PS&D design for rail and transit projects

  • Professional Engineer designation or possibility to obtain within 12 months

  • Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8 years or more of relevant experience.

  • Experience with SkyTrain fourth rail system.

  • Experience in Testing & Commissioning, Cutover, Interface Management and Operations & Maintenance.

  • Working knowledge of codes and standards applicable to rail projects such as NFPA 130, EN 50121 and others.

  • Accustomed to operating within a multi-disciplinary project structure with responsibility for PS&D design.

  • Self-motivated and able to work with limited direct supervision.

  • Able to lead discussions with senior project staff, partners, clients and suppliers.

  • Able to multitask due to concurrent projects.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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 - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273618BR

Additional Locations CA - Calgary, AB - 48 Quarry Park Blvd, CA - Edmonton, AB - 18817 Stony Plain Rd NW

Virtual: Yes

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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