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Date:  Jun 7, 2024

Oshawa, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects East

Position Title:  Project Engineer

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 can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re 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 responsibly 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. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


What is the Opportunity?

As part of an alliance agreement Aecon Nuclear has been awarded a contract with Ontario Power Generation to support the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP). Beginning in 2023 Aecon will support the validation phase design, procurement, early site preparation and site mobilization scope for the Construction of the Unit 1 Small Modular Reactor at the Darlington site.


The Project Engineer will report directly to the Project Director and will be responsible for TBM & Tunneling functions.


What You’ll Do Here:

  • Coordinate conceptual engineering tasks as required and prepare RFQ’s as required by the Proposal Manager.
  • Evaluate DSP bids as required and provide estimated execution cost and engineering manhours to the Proposal Manager for entry into the estimate.
  • Prepare engineering estimates for internal Aecon engineering as required by the Proposal Manager.
  • Review Customer specifications and design documents.
  • Reconcile as-sold engineering scope at Aecon internal contract kick-off and finalize DSP requirements to support the contract.
  • Identify level of engineering risk items.
  • Conduct site walkdowns with the DSP and/or the Customer to support design and constructability review activities.
  • Support DSP development of design activity plans (engineering WBS and schedule) in accordance with the contract requirements.
  • Review and transmittal of design products to the Customer (via Doc Control) per the Contract Document Delivery Schedule.
  • Selection and assignment of Quality Assurance program for procured items.
  • Design and review design progress to ensure value engineering concepts and constructability are integrated with the engineering product and the product is meeting the contract requirements.
  • Maintains role as lead interface with the Customer and DSP for all engineering related issues.
  • Reviews and approves construction work packages for design compliance.
  • Provides guidance, mentorship, and training to Project Coordinators to support development.
  • Coordinates and supports preparation of the Commissioning plan in accordance with the Contract Requirements. 
  • Supports commissioning staff and training activities as required.
  • Responsible for resolving functional and design deficiencies opposite engineered equipment suppliers.
  • Acceptance of performance test results and commissioning reports as required.
  • Supports the preparation and/or approves final system turnover documents including final as-builts and close-out documents opposite the Customer.


What You Bring to the Table:

  • 8-10 years of experience in engineering and construction of EPC projects.
  • Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) designation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proven organizational skills to handle multiple deadlines and tasks within a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, specifically pertaining to completeness and accuracy of job duties.
  • Working knowledge of nuclear plant systems and components.
  • Strong knowledge of Power Industry codes and standards (ASME, ASTM, CSA, etc.)
  • Experience working directly with engineering service providers and construction trades.
  • Familiar with the design and operation of power plant system components such as valves, piping, instrumentation, rotating equipment, electrical equipment, etc.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction change management processes.
  • Leadership and team skills and ability to work collaboratively in team environment.


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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