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AECOM Electrical Engineer in Whitby, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Whitby

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Electrical Engineer to work out of our Whitby office.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

o Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

o #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

o VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

o Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About Buildings + Places

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.

Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.

AECOM's Whitby office is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer 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 construction projects. Project assignments may include, although not limited to, federal, municipal, institutional, environmental and transit facilities. The candidate will have a strong understanding of the engineering environment in electrical design of renewable generation, substations and DC distribution and will be working with multi-discipline teams to design in accordance with clients’ requirements and applicable codes and standards.

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

  • Participates in client project requirement meetings

  • Collaborate with project manager to provide status updates, identify additional scope, or request additional resources.

  • Review project documentation including client technical and design specifications.

  • Support team by checking for accuracy and completeness of project deliverables.

  • Support and mentor junior engineers and designers as the business grows.

  • Accomplish solutions through application of industry standards and electrical engineering design principles specifically in renewable energy systems, including photovoltaic (PV), Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) and power systems.

  • Develop product specifications and recommend engineering or manufacturing methods to achieve solar design objectives.

  • Assist in developing proposals with compelling value propositions for clients.

  • Create plans for solar energy system development, monitoring, and evaluation activities.

  • Electrical controls design of electrical control integration projects including preparing bills of materials for PLC panels

  • Assist with FAT and SAT testing of designed systems

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6+ years of relevant experience, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Engineering

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario

  • 6 + years in engineering consulting industry

  • Familiarity with UL standards for MV system

  • Experience designing DC system

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

  • 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, able to work in a fast paced environment

  • Analytical, resourceful and detailed oriented

  • A good team player and decision maker

  • Valid driver's license

  • PLC/HMI and other relevant control schematic design experience is an asset

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242140BR

Clearance Required No

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.