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AECOM EIC Design Engineer in Burnaby, 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 – 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

As a part of our continued growth, our Burnaby, BC office is seeking a motivated and skilled EIC (Electrical, Instrumentation, Control & Communications) Design Engineer to support studies, engineering design, procurement and execution of infrastructure for both surface and underground mines. You will work in a multi-disciplinary team environment to deliver various mining projects for our clients here in Canada and occasionally overseas.

This position will enable you to utilize your strong technical skills and knowledge within the team, with the possibility of site construction and commissioning assistance. You may get the opportunity to travel to client sites as required for short term assignments.

Reporting to the EIC Lead, the responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrate creativity, proactiveness, foresight and mature judgement in anticipating and solving both routine and unusual project delivery, technical and client challenges.

  • Ensure project work is undertaken in accordance with corporate health and safety policies and quality management systems.

  • Work within a project team environment and possess good presentation and client (internal & external) interface skills. This may include regular liaison with a mix of in-person and remote team members, to deliver a variety of projects.

  • Undertake field investigation to facilitate project delivery as required.

  • Stays abreast of industry standards and implements best practices.

  • Undertake EIC engineering design including equipment selection, sizing, calculations, cost estimates and vendor liaison.

  • Develop EIC engineering documentation including engineering lists (load list, IO list, instrument and equipment list), specifications, cable schedules, power system modelling in eTAP or PTW.

  • Provide clear instructions and decisions to enable engineering drawings preparation. Drawings may include MV / LV single line diagrams, MCC schematics, PLC / DCS termination diagrams, communications block diagrams, site equipment and services reticulation layouts, EHouse general arrangements, outdoor substation general arrangements, etc.

  • Produce procurement packages for EIC equipment and installation scope of work to facilitate project tender process.

  • Produce engineering reports using sound engineering logic and written expression in English that is cohesive, clear and concise on EIC subject matters.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with +4 years’ relevant working experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in the design and specification of industrial systems such as LV distribution, controls and communications, safety systems and motor controls.

  • Demonstrated experience in producing engineering documentation such as technical specifications, datasheets and scope of works.

  • Demonstrated experience in using eTAP, PTW or other equivalent power system modelling tools.

  • Possess current knowledge of the relevant industry standards and their application for compliant designs.

  • Proficient with Microsoft software including Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

  • Physically able to climb stairs and ladders, enter underground mining environments.

  • Able to travel by domestic air travel within Canada.

  • Valid Class V Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in working within an engineering firm to deliver studies and engineering design for mine infrastructure including bulk materials handling, substation and services reticulation.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Project, One Note, Teams and Sharepoint.

  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia or eligible to register within 6-12 months.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

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: J10079492

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering