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Date:  Jun 15, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Electricity

Position Title:  Project Engineer (EIT)

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!


Position Overview 
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 an Engineer in Training (EIT) to help us get there!


Reporting to the General Manager, Renewables, the Project Engineer (or EIT) will be responsible for contributing technical expertise to the design of renewable energy projects for our Utility clients, helping oversee and resolve technical engineering and construction challenges, and act as liaison to the client.


Current project locations: Brampton, ON and Newmarket, ON.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Review design and drawings to ensure that they satisfy all the applicable codes, regulations and client engineering requirements and specifications. 
  • Preparation of schedules, estimates and engineering requirement for construction packages and RFP responses.
  • Lead the development of project specific Quality Assurance programs to align with client requirements.
  • Provide onsite engineer support for construction and liaison with design engineering leads, internal and external.
  • Review construction practice to ensure complains with all codes and design requirement.
  • Experience with project management shall be considered an asset.
  • Significant focus on maintaining relationships with clients engineering, project development and project management teams.

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or electrical engineering (or equivalent).
  • 3 – 7 years of relevant experience within the electrical/renewable energy sector.
  • P.Eng designation OR registration as an E.I.T. with the P.E.O.
  • Awareness or basic training in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. 
  • Proven people and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with diverse groups. 
  • Strong presentation skills, both written and oral. 
  • Strong computer skills required – 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.
  • Renewable Energy Project Experience considered an asset 


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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