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Date:  Apr 10, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  Utility Engineer

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!


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 are looking for a Project Engineer to help us get there!


Reporting to the Project Manager, the Project Engineer will be a key member of the engineering team.


What You'll Do Here:

• Prepare conceptual and detailed engineering designs for assigned Hydro and/or Telecommunication projects.

• Provide feedback and guidance to the Project Designers to ensure accurate delivery that will meet utility standards, industry standards and meet good engineering practices, policies, and procedures.

• Work closely with the Project Manager to ensure designs are completed on time.

• Promote, lead, and execute a Safety-First culture for employees, sub contractors, and consultants in compliance with the projects Environmental Health and Safety Program

• Mentoring and training junior engineers and designers

• Maintain good working relationships with internal groups that support projects such as other engineering disciplines, drafting, procurement, construction, project management, etc.

• Perform QA/QC of engineering design packages to ensure they are in compliance with standards and stamp accordingly once acceptable.

• Ensuring the latest safe practices and methods are integrated into the design.

• Travel to site and liaise with customers, contractors, municipal authorities, and client representatives.

• Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

• Complete specification compliance and constructability design reviews of engineering subcontractor's work.

• Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

What You Bring to the Team:

• A degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution

• Professional Engineer designation with Professional Engineers Ontario or equivalent (in good standing)

• Minimum 3 years of experience reviewing and stamping P. ENG drawings.

• Minimum 2 years of experience working on projects relating to Hydro or Telecommunication works.

• Must have a valid Driver’s License.

• Demonstrated ability for developing design calculations, construction drawings, and specifications.

• Experience with Quick Pole, SPIDA Calc or PLS CAD is considered an asset.

• Good knowledge of North American codes and standards such as CSA, NEC, CEC, IEEE, or NERC

• Must be familiar with Hydro Make Ready packages and conducting Pole Line Analysis.

• Experience in AutoCAD and/or Bentley MicroStation is an asset.

• Experience with Hydro One and Toronto Hydro specifications and standards is an asset.

• Exceptional ability to multitask in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

• Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.

• Must be able to work under pressure and have a sense of urgency.


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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