AECOM Journeyman Electrician in Alice Springs, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152187BR

Position Title Journeyman Electrician

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Australian Capital Territory

City Alice Springs

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at ;

About the Business Line


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a Journeyman Electrician in Australia. The Electrician will assemble, install, test, and maintains electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, fixtures, using hand tools and power tools. Diagnoses malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components. Test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem. Connects wires to circuit breakers, transformers and/or other tests. Inspects electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair.Tests electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes to ensure compatibility and safety of system. maintains current electrician's license or identification card to meet government regulations. Plans layouts and installations of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures. Based on job specifications and local codes, directs and trains workers to install, maintain, or repair wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Prepares sketches or follows blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment to ensure conformance to building and safety codes. Uses a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, testing equipment including oscilloscopes, meters and test lamps. Places conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas. Pulls insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes. Performs other duties as assigned.

This is a sourcing requisition for future hiring needs.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Electrician licenses from country of origin required for EXPAT.

  • Military Training or similar vocational education trade training required.

  • Minimum 4 years experience as an electrician required. This is a Journeyman Position.

  • Candidate must be able to obtain a TS/SCI with CI poly prior to employment.

  • Knowledge of machine and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance required.

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.

  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics and their applications required.

  • Experience installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications required.

  • Determining causes of operating errors and determining appropriate corrective actions.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize tasks.

  • Ability to work with and supervise others as needed.

  • Must fully understand and comply with EH&S procedures.

  • Able to work professionally and safely with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree preferred.

  • Master Electrician certification preferred.

  • Prior experience working with computerized maintenance management systems preferred.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite preferred.

  • Prior safety related training (confined space entry, working at heights, electrical safety, personal protective equipment, Lockout/Tag out, working in trenches, CPR, etc...) is preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.