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Communications Engineer

Date: Mar 7, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 18605 

Job Category: Infrastructure 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.



  • Communications Systems Design according to the Project requirements (SCADA, IAC, CCTV, Wi-Fi, PA, Telephony, Data network etc.)
  • Structured Cabling Design
  • Fiber optic network design
  • L2 and L3 network design with cybersecurity practices
  • Writing of Project Specifications documents for Communications
  • Writing of Project Requirements documents for Communications
  • Communications interface design
  • Coordination with other members of multi-disciplinary team


Skills Required:

  • Experience with Communication Systems Design for Infrastructure Projects: LRTs, Rail Corridors and Yards, Office Buildings, Tunnels, Water/Wastewater Plants, and associated Comms Rooms/Data Centers
  • Extensive knowledge of Fiber Optic network design
  • Extensive knowledge of the following systems end-to-end: CCTV, PA, VoIP telephony, IAC, Wi-Fi and other communication systems typically present in Rail, Water and Transportation environment
  • Understanding and application of interfaces between the various systems
  • Creation and Review of all technical deliverables: equipment plans and layouts, riser diagrams, equipment lists, wiring diagrams, network planning documents, installation and test procedures
  • Active knowledge of virtualization technologies (VMware vSphere, Microsoft HyperV)
  • Active knowledge of Network Equipment L2/L3 Configurations and Testing
  • Active knowledge of Cybersecurity practices and standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the Design and Engineering of control systems involving PLC’s, Instrumentation, SCADA systems & Networks
  • Knowledge of PLC and HMI software (GE, AB, Siemens, Schneider, etc.)
  • Knowledge of applicable TIA, BICSI and NIST standards
  • Registered as a professional engineer within the Province of Ontario
  • CCNA certification will be considered as an advantage


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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