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Date:  Mar 19, 2023

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  Project Designer, Co-op

Build Your Career at Aecon


Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  

What is the Opportunity?


Faster.Smarter.Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects.  Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for a Project designer Co-op to help us get there! 


What You’ll Do Here:

  • Complete design calculations and drawings that satisfy all the applicable code and regulation requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation of schedules, estimates and construction packages.
  • Conduct surveys and worksite visits of project area.
  • 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 design software and tools.
  • Liaises with clients, contractors, field staff.
  • Performs other duties as required.

What You Bring to the Team:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Civil, or Structural Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Registration as an E.I.T. with the P.E.O is an asset.
  • CET certified or CET eligible is an asset. 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Proven people and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Experience with Auto CAD software, Microstation, and 3-D software an asset.
  • Ability to travel for projects.
  • Proven ability to take initiative and leadership.
  • Strong problem solving skills.


What Makes us Aecon Proud:


  • Engaging and agile workplace culture, collaborative and inclusive teams
  • Commitment to sustainability and to becoming a net-zero company by 2050
  • Investing in our people through a variety of learning and development programs such as Aecon University, BluePrint leadership program, and Project Management Academy
  • Variety of wellness benefits, access to virtual health care, 100% employer-paid health and dental premiums, Employee Assistance Program, Best Doctors Program, and more.
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Recognition and rewards through Aecon Accolades, Aecon Achievement Awards and more
  • Employee Stock Options, Short Term Incentive Program, Retirement Savings and Pension Plan


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. If you require accommodation during any step of the application process, please click here.