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Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

Designer (6 months)

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.

 

 

Position Overview: 

Faster. Smarter. Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. We simply do it better. We are Ontario’s premier utility contractor and are ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider.

 

The Designers will be responsible for all facets of designing for our existing and perspective Utility Telecommunication clients.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • 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.
  • Tracking your hours based on the project hours and keeping within the designated number of hours.
  • 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.
  • Attend customer meetings and perform site surveys or walk-outs as necessary to comply with customer requirements.
  • Train the OSP Design Techs on Design fundamentals.
  • Additional duties as required.

 

Required Knowledge & Experience: 

  • 1-2 years of design experience.
  • Understanding of CAD and software applications used to create engineering designs.
  • Understanding of customer database systems (i.e.. NetX, ipairs, etc.)
  • Understanding of Utility and Telecommunications.
  • 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.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Tolerance to ambiguity.
  • Self-motivated, ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Liaise with customers and clients to resolve any challenges.

 

 

Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

 

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