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Date:  Jul 9, 2024

Port Huron, MI, US

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  Sr. Engineer, Electrical

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a North American 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 Always. 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 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility 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!

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?

Reporting to the General Manager, the Senior Electrical Engineer will be a key member of the operational team.  


What You’ll Do Here:

To perform this role successfully, the candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Designing electrical distribution and substation systems, create detailed electrical schematics, diagrams and layouts for power distribution systems and equipment. Designs may include primary schematics, detailed overhead / underground distribution design drawings, stations single line diagrams, Etc. 
  • Component Selection, select components as required and generate project bills of materials. 
  • Review and approve conceptual and detailed engineering design packages for assigned Substation and Distribution projects. Including review / approval of bill of materials. 
  • Technical support to review shop drawings for engineered equipment to ensure compliance to specifications and codes.  
  • Lead projects from conception through construction and commissioning, including overseeing and mentoring junior engineers and designers
  • Work closely with peers, other discipline engineers, and field staff to ensure accurate delivery that will meet utility standards, industry standards, and owner requirements 
  • Working with the estimate team, support the preparation of proposal writeups, material and construction cost estimates, and project scheduling for responses to requests for proposals (RFPs)
  • Maintain good working relationships with internal groups that support projects such as other engineering disciplines, drafting, procurement, construction, project management, etc.
  • Design coordination with customers, municipal authorities, utilities & various project stakeholders
  • Travel to site and liaise with customers, contractors, municipal authorities, and client representatives

What You Bring to the Team:


  • 10+ years of relevant electrical utility engineering distribution design experience 
  • Professional engineering license in the State of Michigan
  • Proficiency in the following software is an asset.
    • AutoCAD (2016 or newer)
    • MicroStation (V8 or newer)
    • O-Calc, SpidaCalc or Quick Pole 
    • Polywater Pull Planner 4.0
    • PLS-CADD 
    • CYMCAP 
    • GIS systems
  • Understanding of the generation, transmission and distribution electrical systems
  • Ability to demonstrate adherence to NESC and client standards in the Michigan area.
  •  Experience developing design drawings for variety of electrical distribution utility projects (including Protection & Control, SCADA, Pole Line Design, Underground Design, System Rebuilds, Voltage Conversions, New Connection Requests and Equipment Selection)
  • Experience developing Single Line Diagram and detailed designs of medium to high voltage substations which includes structure and design layouts for switches, circuit breakers, transformers, rigid bus, protection systems, etc. is an asset. 
  • Utilization of distribution design experience to construct and determine routes for electrical distribution lines. 
  • Experience working on large, multi-disciplinary teams is an asset
  • Be a self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Exceptional ability to multitask in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills 
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization.  We consider all applicants for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.


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


At Aecon, we deeply appreciate the dedication and skills cultivated through military service. We encourage veterans to apply, recognizing the diverse perspective, resilience, and leadership abilities you bring. Your experiences are invaluable assets as we strive towards our shared goals.

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