Date:  Sep 3, 2021

Vanderhoof, BC, CA Bear Lake, BC, CA

Operating Sector:  Industrial

Position Title:  Junior Project Engineer

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.


SA Energy Group is a General Partnership between Robert B. Somerville and Aecon Utilities, a division of Aecon Construction Group.  SA Energy Group provides mainline pipeline construction services to the Canadian Oil and Gas industry.  We have a strong project backlog and our successes are well documented having constructed over 1000 km of large diameter pipeline over the past 6 years.


Position Overview

Our SA Energy Group currently has an opening for a temporary Junior Project Engineer. Under the supervision of the Engineering Manager, the Jr Project Engineer will be responsible for the implementation of technical requirements and field coordination for a designated project. This is a temporary full-time position.  The work schedule will be 6 days on (Monday – Saturday) and 1 day off (Sunday), 12 hours per day.  The employment term shall be dependent on the duration of the current project and future project workload. The current project is scheduled through 2023.



The position will be based out of SA Energy Group’s Project Office / Camps in Vanderhoof and Parsnip Yards, located near Prince George BC.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Field Engineering and providing Technical Support to foremen.
  • Work collaboratively with SA Energy Group’s Management and Project Team to ensure safe and efficient project execution.
  • Fly and operate fixed wing and multi-rotor UAVs.
  • Operate 360 Degree Camera.
  • Perform GPS survey work as required.
  • Process and analyze field data, UAV imagery, 360 Degree imagery and survey data.
  • Complete Grade Plans and volumetric analysis in Civil 3D.
  • Complete construction plans in AutoCAD.
  • Compile Data Streams in ArcGIS and build & manage data collection and presentation systems in ArcGIS
  • Lead the adaptation and implementation of new technology to improve construction information management and execution performance.
  • Prepare Project Engineering Documents and Work Plans.
  • Communicate and coordinate with SA Energy Group client’s Engineering teams on all project technical matters.
  • Coordination with foremen on implementation of engineering requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with all project technical commitments.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders on project matters.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.



Required Knowledge and Experience

  • 0-5 years of construction experience in pipeline, heavy civil, or forestry construction
  • A combination of experience and proficiency in the following software platforms:
    • Civil 3D
    • AutoCad
    • ArcGIS
    • GlobalMapper
    • Excel
  • Relevant degree or diploma in Engineering is preferred.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively as team member and team leader.
  • Proven ability to build relationships and drive results from internal and external stakeholders.


Physical Demands Analysis



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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