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AECOM Field Technician Lead in Kitchener, Ontario

Company Description

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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM is searching for a Field Technician Lead for a full-time position based in our Kitchener, ON office supporting projects/teams across south western Ontario.

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

  • Conduct tasks relating to field investigations including (but not limited to) flow monitoring, water and soils sampling, and Site assessments/inspections safely and effectively.

  • Complete on-site work including downloading and transmitting data, gathering photographs, videos, and other required information according to set standards.

  • Thoroughly document that site conditions and work is completed, and submit required reports.

  • Install and perform operational maintenance and troubleshooting of various equipment within sanitary sewers and other locations.

  • Occasionally coordinate with clients and handle any complaints from the public or other stakeholders onsite positively and respectfully.

  • Clean, organize, secure, and keep in good working condition own tools and equipment.

  • Assist other crews in the field as directed.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Ideally 6+ years of experience in the Civil Engineering field (previous consulting engineering experience is considered an asset)

  • AutoCAD experience

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software

  • OACETT Certification (C.Tech or C.E.T.)

  • Can perform work according to changing work schedules, weather conditions, and work locations (Southern/Eastern Ontario).

  • Can carry necessary equipment to and from vehicle to warehouse storage area and short distances to worksites

  • Familiarity with standard Microsoft Office and communication software such as Outlook and Teams

  • Has a valid G category license

Preferred qualifications:

  • 10+years of experience

  • Strong team player

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Work independently without supervision

  • Organized and has attention to detail

  • Strong attention to detail, strong work ethic, leadership and organizational skills

  • Ability to prioritize deadlines, track status and facilitate progress on multiple projects.

  • Resilient under pressure

  • Thrives in ambiguity and enjoys solving problems

  • Organized, quick learner, and resourceful

  • Strong safety mindset

  • Good communication skills

  • Experience and good aptitude working with tools, gadgets, and equipment are a plus

  • Surveying experience and working knowledge of GIS and AutoCAD software is a plus

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10076061

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering