AECOM Electrical Specialist - PSAT Technician in Chantilly, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144471BR

Position Title Electrical Specialist - PSAT Technician

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Chantilly

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 works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

  • Perform design, planning, lay out, installation, adjusting, servicing, maintaining and repairing of safe locks, vaulted areas, combination door locks, alarm systems and related physical security work.

  • Change door and safe combinations, alarm system access and control codes, related record keeping and other duties.

  • Perform installation, maintenance, and repair of alarm systems, physical access control systems, vaults, safe locks and related devices using hand tools power tools, electronic instruments and equipment.

  • Check alarm systems, combination door locks and safe locks to assure that systems are properly working.

  • Check and confirm coverage and proper functioning of sensing devices and other security safeguards.

  • Disassemble combination locking devices, repair or replace worn tumblers, springs, and other electronic or mechanical parts.

  • Reinstall new or repaired parts.

  • Change combinations, opens safe locks, vaults and doors with combinations.

  • Diagnose alarm systems faults, and adjust, maintain or repair as required.

  • Make inspections of rooms, suites, vaulted areas, and buildings for proper physical security systems.

  • Participate in related record keeping duties.

  • Perform related work as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Certification as Journeyman Electrician.

  • Must be willing to be on call.

  • Possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be able to obtain within one year and maintain a Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Private Security Registration

  • Must be able to obtain within one year and maintain a National Burglar & Fire Alarm (Certified Level 1 Technician) License.

  • Thorough working knowledge of national and local electrical codes.

  • Thorough knowledge of AC/DC electronic theory and solid - state electronics, DC control systems and computer systems.

  • Ability to comprehend written and oral instructions.

  • A willingness to work rotational shift if necessary, including days, evenings, and nights as well as overtime, weekends, and holidays as required.

  • Eight years experience in the electrical trade in maintenance and/or construction required.

  • High school, technical school, apprenticeship, trade school graduate or equivalent required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master electrician license.

  • Ability to write correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

SECURITY: Must be a U.S. Citizen, possess and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.

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.