AECOM Electrical Engineer in Thornhill, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Thornhill

Job Summary

  • Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.

  • Identifies discrepancies in results.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.

Minimum Requirements

AECOM’s Markham 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 vertical construction projects. Project assignments may include, although not limited to, water / waste water, institutional, healthcare, pharmaceutical, 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 electrical drawings and specification

Implement design concept through the preparation and production of drawings to detail lighting, power, 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 necessary research to gather industry, field, and project specific data

Ensuring design conforms with all applicable codes and standards;

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Must Have Skills/Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

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

Registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario

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

Experience in leading electrical designers and drafters

Experience in designing electrical power and lighting systems

Knowledge with power analysis tools such as SKM and/or ETAP

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

Valid driver's license

Preferred Skills/Experience:

Experience with Electrical load calculations, lighting design and analysis a plus

Additional certifications such as LEED, LC, CEM, RCDD etc. are a bonus

Communications system design experience is a plus

Experience with IES energy modeling tool is desirable

Some Project Management experience and training desired.

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. 205025BR

Clearance Required 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.