AECOM Senior Electrical Engineer in Markham, Ontario

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Senior Electrical Engineer

Canada - Ontario


Job Summary

AECOM’s Markham office is currently seeking a Sr. Electrical Engineer to join our growing Buildings and Places team. The Buildings and Places Team is a vibrant and growing business line which delivers Engineering, architectural and project management services as well as planning and economic analysis for vertical construction projects. Project assignments may include, although not limited to, commercial, institutional, healthcare, pharmaceutical and transit facilities;

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

  • Developing various types of reports including schematic design, design development, building assessment, and design build/assist scope of work documents

  • Preparing electrical drawings and specification

  • Implement design concept through the preparation and production of drawings to detail lighting, power, fire alarm, and specialty low voltage systems rough-ins (i.e. telecomm., intrusion control, security, CCTV, door access controls, etc.)

  • Providing technical and administrative support through all phases of the project

  • Conducting necessary research to gather industry, field, and project specific data

  • Ensuring design conforms with all applicable codes and standards

  • Working with prime consultants, engineering consultants, and contractors; responding to technical queries

  • Construction administration responsibilities:

  • Attending site meetings and site reviews complete with reports

  • Shop drawing reviews

  • SI and CCN preparations

  • Contractor's change quotation reviews

  • Progress billing reviews

  • Fire alarm verification report reviews

  • Able to work to tight schedules, control project budgets and motivate staff to do the same

  • Sound judgment supported by excellent technical, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Well organized, self-directed work habits with a demonstrated ability to prioritize and schedule tasks managing multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

  • 10+ years of experience in the engineering consulting industry, preferably in a building engineering group

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario

  • Familiarity with OESC,OBC, IEEE, NFPA, and other industry standards and codes

  • Experience leading electrical designers and engineers

  • Experience designing electrical power and lighting systems

  • Experience with analysis tools such as SKM and/or ETAP

  • Proficient in the use of computers for making engineering calculations, spreadsheets, and report writing

  • Familiarity with providing guidance and support for others within a department

  • Analytical, technical and problem-solving skills and abilities

  • Ability to communicate, coordinate, and work well with others both internally and externally

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and commitment to technical excellence and quality

  • Self-motivated and proactive

  • Analytical, resourceful and detailed oriented

  • A good team player and decision maker

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Electrical load calculations, lighting design and analysis a plus

  • Experience with energy saving systems such as solar power and battery storage systems desired

  • Additional certifications such as LEED, LC, CEM, RCDD etc. are a bonus

  • Communications system design experience is a plus

  • Experience with IES energy modeling tool is desirable

  • P3 experience will be given preference

  • Some Project Management experience and training desired

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182068BR

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.