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AECOM Electrical (Power, Instrumentation, Control & Communications) Drafter / Designer in Burnaby, British Columbia

Company Description

How will you make your mark?

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean 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 to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity

Job Description

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

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

  • 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 Electrical design including the preparation of all design drawings and associated supporting files / references. Drawings include, but not limited to, single line diagrams, P&IDs, PFDs, communications block diagrams, site equipment and services reticulation layouts, substation layouts, equipment general arrangements, schematic diagrams and termination/loop diagrams.

  • Assist the Electrical engineers with the design, including providing feedback on data such as Equipment Lists, PLC I/O list and general practicality.


Minimum Requirements:

  • A strong AutoCAD knowledge with +6 years’ relevant working experience in the Electrical industry.

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to prepare, design and self-check Electrical drawings autonomously with minimal supervision such as single line diagrams, P&IDs, PFDs, communications block diagrams, site equipment and services reticulation layouts, substation layouts, equipment general arrangements, schematic diagrams and termination/loop diagrams.

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to interpret vendor drawings / data to prepare integration / interfacing drawings.

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to apply appropriate ANSI, ISA and CSA symbology on Electrical drawings as required.

  • An intermediate to strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word and Excel.

  • Valid Class V Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Experience in working with drafting and modelling software such as Revit, BIM360 and Navisworks.

  • Experience in working with Teams and Sharepoint.

  • An intermediate to strong verbal, reading and written communications skills in English.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

Additional Information

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

  • Offered rate of compensation in Burnaby, BC will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $67,000 - $120,000.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $67,000.00 - $120,000.00.


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: J10099966

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid