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AECOM Electrical CAD drafter/designer in Burnaby, British Columbia

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

How will you make your mark?

At AECOM, our work in providing access toclean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry’s best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated.

Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute

Job Description

As a part of our continued growth, our Burnaby office has an outstanding opportunity for an Electrical CAD drafter/designer. You will work in a team environment with intermediate and senior engineers to deliver advanced water & wastewater treatment and large pumping station projects to our client base in Western Canada.

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 system controls and building low voltage 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 documentation using Revit and 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 handle multiple tasks independently


Minimum Requirements :

  • Minimum 4 years of CAD design experience in a multi-disciplinary electrical, instrumentation & control environment for commercial and /or industrial designusing AUTODESK packages (AutoCAD, REVIT, Electrical CADD).

  • Experience in the preliminary and detailed design phases of light industrial and /or municipal infrastructure (pump stations, water / wastewater treatment plants)

  • Proven track record in design and production of engineering documents such as P&IDs, single line diagrams, control and communication system diagrams, electrical and instrument location drawings, loop & schematic wiring diagrams; developing equipment load schedules, cable & tray calculations, and instrumentation lists

  • Proven proficiency in developing construction documents using Revit and AutoCAD.

  • Advanced AutoCAD or AutoCAD 3D skills required

  • 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

  • Must have a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications :

  • ​Certificate or Diploma in Engineering Technology with specialization in electrical systems

  • A.Sc.T. or C.Tech designation or eligibility for registration is preferred

  • 5+ years of related experience in using Revit and AutoCAD

  • Experience designing low and medium voltage distribution, standby generation, transformers, MCC and starters

  • Proficiency with Revit preferred

  • Experience in design of Instrumentation and Controls (PLC or DCS) will be considered

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint

  • Familiarity with the Canadian Electrical Code, NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), and experience in 120/208VAC, 600VAC, low voltage and communication systems

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $65,000.00 - $98,000.00.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10106274

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid