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AECOM Electrical (Power, Instrumentation, Control & Communications) EIT - Mining in Burnaby, British Columbia

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Job Description

Job Description

As a part of our continued growth, our Burnaby, BC office is seeking a motivated and skilled Electrical (Power, Instrumentation, Control & Communications) EIT 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.

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

  • Builds analytic and design skills.

  • 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.

  • Strictly adhere to AECOM's project design and specification standards, including capability of learning and adopting clients' standard and requirements as required.

  • 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.

  • Stays abreast of industry standards and implements best practices.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule under supervision.

  • Under the supervision of an experienced engineer, undertake Electrical engineering design including MV/LV equipment selection, sizing, calculations, cost estimates and vendor liaison. Equipment includes grounding system, transformer, generator, switchgear, MCC, cables, cables supporting infrastructure, cable feeder, soft-starter, variable speed drives, standby power UPS, instrumentation, control devices and low-tension systems (fire alarm, telecommunications, and security systems).

  • Under the supervision of an experienced engineer, design and develop Electrical engineering documentation including engineering lists (load / maximum demand list, IO list, instrument, and equipment list), specifications, cable schedules, power system modelling in eTAP or PTW and reporting of the analysis results.

  • Under the supervision of an experienced engineer, design and develop Electrical engineering drawings including 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.

  • Under the supervision of an experienced engineer, produce procurement packages for EIC equipment and installation scope of work to facilitate project tender process.

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

  • Take direction, as approved by the Electrical lead, from Projects’ Managers, other Leads and Engineers, and work closely with other discipline Drafters and Engineers as a key team player for coordination and liaison of project deliverables with moderate supervision.

  • Undertake field investigation to facilitate project delivery as directed by the Electrical Lead.



Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Electrical Engineering degree with technical knowledge in power, instrumentation, control systems, and communications.

  • Registered as an EIT with EGBC or eligible for registration within 3 months.

  • Possess some knowledge and ability to interpret the relevant industry standards (CSA, ANSI, ISA, etc.) and their application for compliant designs.

  • Have exposure to and some familiarity with mining applications and processes.

  • Possess some knowledge and ability to interpret and use eTAP, PTW or other equivalent power system modelling tools, including the development of technical reports on the analysis, with moderate supervision of an experienced engineer.

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to interpret client requirements (design standards and specifications) for the industrial systems such as HV and LV distribution and produce engineering deliverables such as technical reports, electrical site layouts, cable routing layout, single line diagrams, schematic diagrams, and cable / equipment schedule, with moderate supervision of an experienced engineer.

  • Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English.

  • Proficient with Microsoft software including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Able to travel by domestic air travel within Canada.

  • Valid Class V Driver’s License or eligible to have it within 6 months of hire.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code

  • Knowledge of MV and LV electrical power distribution systems and motor control

  • Knowledge of Communications Standards (Ethernet, Modbus, IEC 61850, etc.) and/or Fieldbuses (RS345, Profibus, Foundation Fieldbus)

  • Familiarity with programmable logic controllers and distributed control systems (basic knowledge, programming will be considered as bonus)

  • Familiarity with excel formulas, VB codes, pivot tools and their effective application to facilitate engineering deliverables preparation.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Project, One Note, Teams, and SharePoint.

  • Moderate to fast typing skills; knowledge of touch-typing is strongly preferred.

Additional Information

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $65,000.00 - $75,000.00.


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: J10109705

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid