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Date:  May 26, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  Designer, Project

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 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. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


Reporting to the Project Manager the Project Designer will be responsible for all facets of design for our existing and perspective Utility clients.
What You'll Do Here:


  • Complete design drawings and calculations that satisfy all the applicable code and regulation requirements (ESA, CEC, CSA, Etc.).
  • Assist in the preparation of design schedules, material / labor estimates, permit applications and construction packages.
  • Conduct pre-design inspections, worksite visits and construction support.
  • Assist with the preparation of reports regarding the status and results of completed and in-progress design projects.
  • Prepare technical reports as required by the client and project team.
  • Utilize various utility design software and tools.
  • Liaises with clients, contractors, field staff and other stakeholders.
  • Performs other duties as required.

What You Bring to the Team:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering (or equivalent).
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience designing and drafting OH & UG electrical distribution systems.
  • Registration as an E.I.T. with the P.E.O is considered an asset.
  • CET certified or CET eligible is preferred. 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Proven people and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Strong computer skills required – experience with AutoCAD software, Bentley MicroStation / ProjectWise, SAP, SpidaCalc, AGi32 streetlighting software and 3-D software experience is considered an asset.
  • Ability to travel for projects (Valid G driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required).
  • Proven ability to take initiative and leadership.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Hybrid split week work from home / office model.


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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