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AECOM Data Center Electrical Engineer Lead in Vancouver, British Columbia

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 – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Electrical Engineer specializing in Hyperscale Data Centers to act asData Center Electrical Engineer Lead . The job incumbent will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining electrical systems in large scale data centers. This position could be based anywhere in Canada, can be done remotely, with occasional site visits as needed.

Job Description:

The Electrical Engineer will play a critical role in ensuring the reliability, efficiency, and safety of our data center infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in electrical engineering and experience working with high-density data centers.


  • Preference will be given to those who have Data Center Design and Construction experience.

  • Design and implement electrical systems for hyperscale data centers, including power distribution, backup power systems, and emergency systems.

  • Develop and maintain electrical schematics, bills of materials, and installation drawings.

  • Ensure compliance with industry standards, codes, and regulations, including National Electric Code (NEC) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards.

  • Collaborate with other engineers and stakeholders to develop specifications, design criteria, and project budgets.

  • Analyze electrical systems to identify and resolve issues, including load balancing, capacity planning, and power consumption optimization.

  • Monitor and maintain the electrical systems, including performing preventative maintenance, testing, and repairs.

  • Develop and implement electrical safety procedures and training programs for technicians and other staff.

  • Stay up-to-date with advancements in electrical engineering and data center technologies, and recommend new technologies to improve the reliability and efficiency of our data center infrastructure.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.

  • 10 years of relevant experience in electrical design and/or electrical engineering, with a focus on data center infrastructure.

  • P. Eng

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of electrical design, power distribution systems, and backup power systems.

  • Experience with high-density data centers and hyperscale environments.

  • Knowledge of industry standards, codes, and regulations, including NEC and IEC standards.

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with a cross-functional team.

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • 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: J10080916

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid