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AECOM Testing and Commissioning Expert in Ottawa, 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 currently seeking for an experienced Testing & Commissioning Specialist with specialized skills in Railway Systems, to join our Transit & Rail Systems Team and work with a multidisciplinary team delivering an existing and future portfolio of projects located in Ottawa, ON.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate shall have proven experience performing Testing & Commissioning supervision, attend, witness, and report, on behalf of the Client, Testing and Commissioning activities related to the overall technical scope, including the Rail Systems. The candidates will function as an onsite representative and therefore be required to report to site daily in Ottawa and attend scheduled Testing and Commissioning activities as required.

  • Help develop strategic plans; build relationships with public and private clients (contractors) and the industry leaders.

  • Help grow the T&C service in the Transit & Rail Systems practice by the development of pursuit strategies, technical concepts, and proposal technical approaches

  • Work within a team structure and deliver an effective technical strategy to manage fit for purpose engineering design and safe project delivery in line with defined employer requirements.

  • Preparation, approval, issue, and management of technical specifications.

  • Undertake project governance roles as required.

  • Working understanding of the Systems Engineering lifecycle, including V&V, Systems Architecture, Requirements Management, Configuration Management, and Interface Management.

  • Perform various test witnessing activities, ranging from Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT), Post-Installation Check-Out (PICO), Site Acceptance Test (SAT), Site Integration Test (SIT), do Dry Runs and Revenue Service Demonstration

  • Review and provide quality checks and comments on Test Procedures and Test Reports.

  • Provide comments and pass/fail checks on Inspection and Test Plans and other test recording forms.

  • Application of FM engineering plans to meet quality standards.

  • Quality assurance of new vehicles during the commissioning process

  • Represent the Client and/or Project Management in audits, off-site equipment inspection, remedy demonstrations, and other T&C related activities, as required.

  • Conduct spot checks and inspections and report on status of internal Contractor's testing preparations and activities.

  • Provide periodic report with photos that summarizes the T&C witnessed activates for the reporting period, and any issues witnessed during the onsite presence.

  • Witness re-testing activities to clear failed tests and test functions.

  • Provide witnessing signature on all testing activities identified as hold points for the Client.

  • Identify and raise safety issues and concerns to the HSE manager.


Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant Engineering Field + 6 years experience performing Testing & Commissioning and operations and maintenance activities on Railway or similar projects.

  • Driving License

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Masters Degree in a relevant engineering discipline.

  • PEng is ideal

  • 10+ years of experience working in a project site environment

  • Ideally 10+ years of experience working on transit & rail Systems.

  • 5+ years of experience working in a Railway Project

  • Used to implement and work under the principles of standards such as ISO 15288 + 24748 + 29148: Systems Engineering Life Cycle processes & Interface management.

  • ISO 9001:2015 standard

  • Experience in system assurance

Additional Information

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: J10088127

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid