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AECOM Senior Electrical Engineer in Markham, Ontario

Job Summary

AECOM ’s Markham office is currently seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our growing water and wastewater electrical team in Buildings and Places Group. The Buildings and Places group is a vibrant and growing business line which delivers Engineering, architectural and project management services as well as planning and economic analysis for vertical construction projects. Project assignments may include, although not limited to, water / wastewater facilities, commercial, institutional, healthcare, pharmaceutical and transit facilities.

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.

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

  • Developing various types of reports including technical memorandum, design development, facility electrical system assessment, and design build/assist scope of work documents

  • Preparing electrical design reports, drawings, specifications and cost estimate through out the primary design and detail design stages

  • Implement design concept through the preparation and production of drawings to detail MV and LV power distributions, process mechanical equipment control schematics, lighting and controls, , fire alarm, and specialty low voltage systems rough-ins (i.e. telecomm., intrusion control, security, CCTV, door access controls, etc.)

  • Providing technical and administrative support through all phases of the project

  • Conduct site inspections to obtain field As-Built data and conditions. Work with electrical equipment manufacturers and suppliers to obtain all necessary industrial design data and incorporate into the design drawings and specifications.

  • Ensuring design conforms with all applicable codes and standards;

  • Attendance to various stage project meetings involving clients, consultants and contractors. Provide technical supports to the project managers, responding to technical queries

  • Coordinate with local hydro utility service suppliers for incoming power services.

  • Construction administration responsibilities:

  • Attending site inspection, meetings and site reviews complete with reports

  • Review shop drawing and answer Contractor’s RFIs.SI and CCN preparations.

  • Contractor`s change quotation reviews

  • Progress billing reviews

  • Supervision of FAT and SAT and electrical system commissioning

  • Able to work to tight schedules, control project budgets and motivate staff to do the same

  • Well organized, self-directed work habits with a demonstrated ability to prioritize and schedule tasks managing multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • 6+ years of experience in the engineering consulting industry, preferably in water and wastewater infrastructure engineering sector

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with OESC, OBC, IEEE, NFPA, ASHRAE, CSA and other industry standards and codes

  • Experience in leading electrical design as an electrical lead engineer in water & wastewater projects

  • Experience in designing electrical power systems including MV and LV distribution, plant substation c/w power sources of standby generator(s) and or Co-generator(s), switchgear breaker operation and control schematic, protection relay I/O wiring diagram, substation transformer protection and monitoring, MV and LV motor control schematics with VFD and or Soft Starter to various process and HVAC system PCN requirements.

  • Knowledge with power analysis tools such as SKM and/or ETAP and experience of performing system studies including Short Circuit and Protection Coordination Study, Arc-Flash Hazard Analysis and Harmonic study, Load-flow Study.

  • Proficient in the use of computers for making engineering calculations, spreadsheets, and report writing

  • Familiarity with providing guidance and support for others within the Electrical team

  • Sound judgment supported by excellent technical, analytical root causes and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to communicate, coordinate, and work well with others both internally and externally

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and commitment to technical excellence and quality

  • Self-motivated and proactive

  • Valid driver's license

  • Additional certifications such as PMP, LEED etc. are a bonus

  • Experience with Instrumentation and Control system design is a plus

  • Experience with IES energy modeling tool is desirable

  • Some Project Management experience and training desired.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

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.

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

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266398BR

Virtual: No

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.