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AECOM Electrical - Instrumentation & Automation Programmer in Markham, Ontario

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Instrumentation & Automation Programmer for a full-time position based out of our Markham, ON office. Alternatively this position can be based out of our Hamilton, ON office but will primarily support clients in the Greater Toronto Area.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide SCADA, Control Systems and Network design.

  • Develop, test and commission PLC/SCADA applications. Implement Factory Acceptance Tests and Site Acceptance Tests.

  • Prepare contract documents, including drawings and specifications, I/O lists, instrument data sheets and specifications.

  • Provide conceptual and/or detailed engineering of process instrumentation and control systems. Assist other designers in development of process monitoring and control strategies including the preparation of P&IDs, Process Control Narratives, and hardware and software design specifications.

  • Coordinate with Engineers, Designers, other CAD staff, Project Managers and others as required.

  • Ensure accuracy, completeness and quality of technical information and project documentation in accordance with AECOM QA/QC programs.

  • Ensure that project needs are met in an effective and timely manner.

  • Work within a multi-discipline team to design, develop and implement efficient and reliable SCADA/Control Systems.

  • Resolve site queries, attend site meetings and perform site inspections during the construction phase of projects.

  • Work with Department and Project Managers and have a desire to grow personally as well as professionally with each project.

  • Be accountable to provide all activities in accordance with all applicable codes and standards, including all of AECOM’s policies and procedures, such as Safety, Environmental, Quality Assurance and Quality Control.


Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Electrical Engineering (or Instrumentation & Controls) + 4 years of experience in instrumentation & controls design and system integration in an industrial related field: water & wastewater, oil gas etc.

  • System integration experience – especially with Allen-Bradley Logix and Emerson Proficy Machine Edition for PLC programming software and FT View, GE iFix, Wonderware and Ignition for SCADA software

  • Driver’s license and access to personal vehicle

Preferred Qualifications :

  • P.Eng. or eligible to become licensed in Ontario

  • 5+ years engineering design and field experience in an instrumentation & control environment in the water/wastewater industry, including field services/commissioning during construction phase of projects

  • 5+ years system integration experience – especially with Allen-Bradley Logix and Emerson Proficy Machine Edition for PLC programming software and FT View, GE iFix, Wonderware and Ignition for SCADA software

  • Experience with AutoCAD will be an asset

  • Proven track record in design and production of tender documents such as P&IDs, PLC Control Panels, control and communication system diagrams, loop & schematic wiring diagrams, instrumentation standard details and specifications

  • 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

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10088014

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid