AECOM Telecom Designer in Markham, Ontario

Business Line Design + Planning

Position Title Telecom Designer

Canada - Ontario


Job Summary

AECOM’s Markham office is currently seeking a Telecom Designer to join our growing Buildings and Places team. The Buildings and Places Team 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, commercial, institutional, healthcare, pharmaceutical, water / waste water and transit facilities.

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

  • Developing various types of reports including schematic design, design development, building assessment, and design build/assist scope of work documents

  • Preparing voice and data system drawings and specification

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

  • Conduct necessary research to gather industry, field, and project specific data

  • Ensuring design conforms with all applicable codes and standards

  • Provide space planning, pathway and cabling design for voice, data, security, wireless, etc

  • Prepare specifications, contract documents, and prepare engineering progress reports

  • Demonstrated understanding of quality standards relative to telecommunication and security system specification design and calculation software

  • Experience in REVIT and AutoCAD

  • Travel to the construction sites to conduct installation reviews and prepare reports

  • Working with prime consultants, engineering consultants, and contractors; responding to technical queries

  • Construction administration responsibilities:

  • Attending site meetings and site reviews complete with reports

  • Shop drawing reviews

  • SI and CCN preparations

  • Contractor`s change quotation reviews

  • Progress billing reviews

  • Fire alarm verification report reviews

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

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

  • 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

  • Electrical Engineering Technology or Electronics and Communications Technology diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution

  • 2+ years of experience in the engineering consulting industry, preferably in a building engineering group

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

  • Familiarity with providing guidance and support for others within a department

  • Analytical, technical and problem-solving skills and abilities

  • 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

  • Analytical, resourceful and detailed oriented

  • A good team player and decision maker

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered Communication Distribution Designer (RCDD) with BICSI is an asset

  • P3 experience will be given preference

  • Some Project Management experience and training desired

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.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185445BR

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.