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Date:  May 28, 2024

Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  OSP Designer

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 You'll Do Here:


  • Engineering aerial, underground & inside copper and/or fiber routes and road moves.
  • Design copper routes and lay-out count including size and gauge of cable including: terminals, cross box, loop make-ups, rearrangement, bridge tap removal, circuit types & pair conditioning.
  • Design fiber routes and lay-out counts including: FTTH, FTTP, FTTC & Ethernet.
  • Research and define local jurisdictional regulations, coordinate permit application process and ensure that design conforms to specifications.
  • Work within defined QA/QC review process to ensure accuracy with final drawings.
  • Oversee projects from the beginning design phase until completion.
  • Act as the point of contact for all home owners (on behalf of the client), project team members and civil and/or splicing teams.
  • Coordinating between CAD Techs, project team members, and external partners.
  • Conducting field surveys (aerial and underground) 
  • Complete pole line analysis (Ocalc, QuickPole)
  • Attend customer meetings and perform site surveys or walk-outs as necessary to comply with customer requirements.
  • Additional duties as required.


What You Bring to the Team:


  • 1-2 years of design experience in Utilities and Telecommunications considered an asset.
  • Understanding of CAD and software applications used to create engineering designs.
  • Knowledge of customer database systems (i.e.. NetX, ipairs, etc.)
  • Survey or CAD experience is an asset.
  • Post-secondary degree in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering or equivalent is an asset.
  • Proficient with the use of computers and software, including MS Office (Word, Visio, Excel).
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Self-motivated, ability to learn new skills and adapt.
  • Ability to liaise with customers and clients to resolve any challenges


The expected pay range for this position is $55,000 - $60,000


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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