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Project Designer Job Details | Aecon

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June 12 2024 
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Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.

At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we cant do it safely, we dont do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. Were passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.

We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us!

At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibility by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.

Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. Were always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!

What is the Opportunity?

Faster. Smarter. Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. We simply do it better. Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canadas #1 utility construction provider and we're looking for a Project Designer to help us get there!

Reporting to the Design Lead, the Project Designer will be responsible for all facets of design drafting for our existing and perspective Utility clients.

What You'll Do Here:

Completion of moderate design to complex design drawings, quantity calculations and as-built drawings for various types of utility projects using various software packages (e.g., AutoCAD, MicroStation, SPIDA Calc, PLS-CADD, IKE Office, Pull Planner and AGi32) with the support of leadership.

Ability to solve regular challenges while complex problems are supported through senior team members for assistance.

Collaborating with Project Engineers to ensure accuracy of drawings.

Training Project Technicians on design fundamentals and quality expectations

Providing feedback on current internal design processes, tools to promote best practices.

Working with permit drawings and city websites to understand the full scope of the drawing.

Liaises with Project Engineers and Field Inspectors to problem solve.

Manage project schedules and deliverables with support from senior team members.

Responsible for quality of project deliverables and completion of projects within budget, tracking project hours and strategically staying within designated hours.

Perform other duties as required.

What You Bring to the Team:

Post-secondary education in Electrical/Civil Engineering or Architectural program.

Minimum three years of design experience with utility projects, specifically telecommunications, hydro and gas.

Minimum three years of AutoCAD or MicroStation drafting experience.

Proficient with AutoCAD software and experience customizing AutoCAD, scripts, tools, and Menus.

Proficient with QuickPole and/or SPIDA Calc to conduct pole line analysis.

Proficient with the use of computers and software, including MS Office (Word, Excel).
Familiarity with the CSA standards is considered a strong asset.

Substantial understanding of reviewing electrical/civil engineering drawings and site plans.

Excellent safety and attendance record and previously demonstrated strong safety awareness.

Strong understanding of municipality standards.

Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA during any step of the application process please click here.

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Toronto , ON