AECOM Entry Level Electrical Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146557BR

Position Title Entry Level Electrical Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Architecture

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Arlington

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 www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Architecture

We help shape the world around us — from high-rise buildings to educational, cultural, research and transportation facilities. Our design process is based on energy-efficient building systems, and appropriate selection of materials and form to maximize environmental conditions and long-term performance.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Electrical Engineer for employment in the Arlington, Va office. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

Under the responsible charge of a Professional Engineer:

  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.

  • Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids

  • Research and apply building code, regulatory and industry code requirements

  • Prepare electrical design calculations, utilize electrical design software

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • The individual will be assigned as part of a team providing power system analysis, conceptual design and/or detailed design on assigned projects

  • Under direct supervision, evaluates, selects and applies standard electrical engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications

  • Gathers and correlates electrical engineering data associated with assigned projects using established and well-defined procedures

  • Under direct supervision, exercises judgment in developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

  • Under direct supervision, develop power system analysis including short circuit analysis, coordination study, and arc flash analysis using either E-TAP or SKM

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering or other related field required

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as CADD, HCS, AutoCAD, MicroStation, GIS, Hydrologic/Hydraulic models)

  • Ability to apply standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks

  • Ability to developing details of work by making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Familiarity with the National Electric Code

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must have experience and/or internship experience with an engineering and/or Architectural firm

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) preferred

  • Registered engineer in training preferred.

  • Experience with AGI32 or similar lightning calculation software

  • Experience with E-TAP or SKP power system analysis software

  • Basic understanding of Electrical power systems for commercial, Government, and/or institutional facilities

  • Basic understanding of Lighting and lighting control systems for commercial, Government and institutional facilities

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 http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.