AECOM Intermediate Electrical Engineer in Burnaby, British Columbia

Business Line Water

Position Title Intermediate Electrical Engineer

Canada - British Columbia


Job Summary

As a part of our continued growth in Americas, our Burnaby office in BC, Canada has an outstanding opportunity for an Intermediate Electrical Engineer. We are seeking candidates who are registered Professional Engineers (or eligibility for immediate membership with the EGBC - Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia), and are willing to gain successful track record in the design and construction phases of municipality water/wastewater treatment facilities. The qualified applicant will work in electrical, instrumentation & control engineering and design with a mixture of junior, intermediate and senior project team members to deliver advanced wastewater treatment and large pumping station projects to our clients based in British Columbia, including other industrial facility projects as required.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Design 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

  • Design and specify process instrumentation and control devices for various processes including water /wastewater treatment and industrial applications

  • Provide electrical discipline leadership on small to mid-scale water and wastewater projects under minimal supervision to ensure that engineering and design deliverables comply with applicable regulations, standards and sounds engineering practices

  • Ensure accuracy, completeness and quality of technical aspect on project documentation produced in accordance with AECOM QA/QC procedures and with the clients' standards and expectations

  • Required ability to manage, organize and participate in multiple work assignments including production support of contract documents as required

  • Required ability to manage and organize the activity of other team members, provide supervision to designer teams and coordinate multiple work assignments and multiple projects

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing for reporting to Supervisor and Project Managers /Leads, and with client as required

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, from a recognized /accredited post-secondary institution

  • 7+ years of experience related industry and engineering institutional, commercial and light industrial projects

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; proven interpersonal skills and ability to work within multi-discipline environment

  • Proficient in use of electrical software such as; AGi32, EasyPower / ETAP, AutoCAD

  • Familiar with the Canadian Electrical Code

  • Self-motivated, results oriented, ability to work independently and be flexible to perform work under tight schedules in a fast paced integrated multi-disciplinary team environment

  • Proven leadership qualities or experience to manage and lead work of small design teams

  • Membership with APEGBC as P.Eng. or another Canadian jurisdiction will be considered

  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

  • Proficient use of other design tools (AutoCAD P&IDs/Electrical, REVIT MEP, Intergraph SmartPlant products) will be an asset

  • NEC and IEC exposure considered an asset

  • Proven experience with instrumentation, SCADA & DCS control systems

  • Proficient in the use of power analysis software such as ETAP or EasyPower is an asset

  • Experienced (field) with installation of electrical and controls equipment in industrial / process industry including water/wastewater treatment and light industrial applications, or relevant field experience background

  • Proven ability to manage, organize and participate in multiple work assignments, QA/QC procedure development and implementation, including design stage document management and control and/or site oversight activities will be considered a bonus

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 192654BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.