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AECOM Electrical EIT in Burnaby, British Columbia

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM's Architectural business line Buildings + Places is seeking an Electrical EIT to join our team. This position will be based out of our Burnaby office with opportunities for hybrid work.

AECOM Buildings + Places Canada (B+P Canada) is a vibrant and growing fully integrated team spanning architecture, all the building’s engineering disciplines, landscape architecture, urban planning, urban design, economics and asset management for design and infrastructure projects. Project assignments may include, although not limited to: Transit and Municipal, Commercial, and Institutional projects, Justice, Education and Government.

Job Summary:

As a part of our continued growth, our Burnaby office is seeking an energetic and ambitious Electrical engineer-in-training to support the design and construction of buildings within the Buildings + Places business line. You will work in a team environment with other engineers, technologists, BIM specialists, and project managers to deliver projects in this sector, as well as in support of those in other business lines (such as Transportation and Water) to our clients both here in BC and across Western Canada. You will also be a part of multidisciplinary project teams comprising of other engineering disciplines, consultants, and architects.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Designing and develop contract specifications, studies and reports for electrical power and distribution systems, grounding, lighting, cable tray system, cable feeder sizing, soft-start and variable speed drives, standby power, and low tension systems (fire alarm, telecommunications and security systems) focused on low voltage applications for commercial, institutional, healthcare, and light industrial facilities.

  • Performing field investigation for incorporating existing conditions into construction documents.

  • Performing construction administration duties, such as shop drawing review, RFI response, construction inspection, and respond to client questions.

  • Working within a project team environment and possessing good presentation and client interface skills.

  • Provide electrical discipline support on all projects under some supervision to ensure that engineering and design deliverables comply with applicable regulations, standards and sounds engineering practices

  • Coordinating work with other project disciplines.

  • Working and making technical decisions based on building code interpretation and company standard practice.

  • Staying abreast of industry standards and approaches, and best practices.

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

  • Performing assignments of limited scope and complexity. Uses a variety of standard engineering methods and techniques in solving problems.

  • Assisting more senior level engineers in carrying out technical tasks requiring accuracy in calculations, completeness of data and adherence to prescribed analysis, design, or computation methods.

  • Applying standard practices and techniques in specific situations. Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and registered (or be eligible for immediate registration) as an Engineer-in-Training in British Columbia.

  • 2 (two)+ years’ experience (ideally with an engineering firm) designing electrical systems for commercial, institutional, healthcare and light industrial facilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience delivering institutional, healthcare, industrial, transportation, and infrastructure projects.

  • Applicable experience in electrical related design and commissioning preferably encompassing: electrical distribution systems and equipment up to 25kV, MCC and motor controls design, variable speed drives, low voltage systems

  • Working experience with NBC, BCBC, VBL, CEC, ASHRAE codes and standards.

  • Experience using AGi32, Easypower/ ETAP, AutoCAD, REVIT, Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point.

  • Familiarity with ISO quality management systems.

  • Experience working within internal multidisciplinary teams

  • Experience with sustainability standards (LEED, Net Zero, Passive House, Envision) would be considered an asset

  • Excellent written and verbal communications.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Physically able to climb ladders and enter utility manholes, tunnels, and other utility spaces.

  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver's License.

Additional Information

Relocation is not available for this position.

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 $70,000.00 - $90,000.00.


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: J10101671

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid