AECOM Drafter / Technologist – Electrical Engineering in Burnaby, British Columbia

Business Line Water

Position Title Drafter / Technologist – Electrical Engineering

Canada - British Columbia


Job Summary

Our Burnaby office in BC, Canada has an opening for a Senior Technologist and/or Electrical Designer and Draftsperson. You will have a successful track record in the conceptual, preliminary and detailed design phases of light industrial and municipal infrastructure (pump stations, water / wastewater treatment plants). You will work in a team environment with intermediate and senior engineers to deliver advanced wastewater treatment and large pumping station projects to our client base in British Columbia.

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

  • Provide design, production and documentation developments for electrical power and distribution systems, lighting and low tension systems.

  • Design and produce drawings and specifications for instrumentation and control devices for various processes including water/wastewater treatment and industrial applications.

  • Develop electrical and instrumentation drawings for water infrastructure projects using AutoCAD.

  • Strictly adhere to AECOM's project CADD standards, including capability of learning and adopting clients' standard and requirements upon request

  • Ensure accuracy, completeness and quality of technical aspect on project documentation produced in accordance with AECOM QA/QC procedures and the clients' standards

  • Take direction from Engineers and Project Leads

  • Ensure that project deliverables are produced in a timely manner to expected quality and allocated budget

  • Efficiently and effectively handles multiple tasks independently

Minimum Requirements

  • Certificate or Diploma in Electrical I&C Engineering and CAD Drafting, or equivalent, from a recognized/accredited institution

  • 5+ years engineering CAD design experience in a multi-disciplinary electrical, instrumentation & control environment for commercial and/or industrial design

  • Proficient in use of AutoCAD and other design tools (AutoCAD 3D or Electrical, REVIT MEP Plant products) will be an asset

  • Proven track record in design and production of tender documents such as single line diagrams, control and communication system diagrams, electrical hazardous area & grounding drawings, electrical and instrument location drawings, loop & schematic wiring diagrams; developing equipment load schedules, cable & tray calculations, instrumentation indices & standard details

  • Familiar with the Canadian Electrical Code, NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), BCBC (British Columbia Building Code) and experience in 120/208VAC, 600VAC, low voltage and communication systems will be an asset

  • Must be able to interpret engineers' notes & specifications, and convert into detailed design drawings accurately in timely manner with minimum amount of supervision

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment

  • Critical thinking to identify issues, present solutions and follow through to ensure completion

  • Capable of collaborating and communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders

  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • A.Sc.T. designation preferred

  • Advanced AutoCAD skills. Skills in MicroStation, or AutoCAD 3D will be an asset

  • Previous work with 3D design tools (REVIT or AutoCad3D preferred)

  • Experience on designs of low and medium voltages distribution, standby generation, transformers, MCC and starters will be an asset

  • Experience in field work, close work with contractors for project delivery will be considered an asset

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.

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Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 190600BR

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.