AECOM Senior Electrical Engineer in La Jolla, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151544BR

Position Title Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Building Engineering

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City La Jolla

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

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Electrical Engineer for immediate employment for the La Jolla, CA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

AECOM's Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture. Our B+P team is leading the industry with visionary and forward-thinking projects such as the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA; Liberty Park at the World Trade Center, New York, NY; the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resilience (Big U), NY; and the LA 2024 Olympic bid.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Independently prepares design calculations or reports

  • Coordinates with Mechanical, Fire, Architecture, Structural and Civil disciplines for comprehensive building design or modification

  • Resolves issues or problems concerning conflicting design requirements, specifications and/or difficult coordination requirements

  • Reviews plans and prepares or reviews technical specifications according to the contract documents

  • Coordinates and prepares deliverables (calculations, specifications and drawings) for submittal to clients

  • Interacts regularly with clients to expand work assignments or market new work

  • Assists with proposals to provide services or obtain funding for engineering projects or programs

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering

  • 5+ years of facilities-related electrical project experience which includes design for new buildings, restoration or renovation projects

  • Knowledge of NEC interpretation pertaining to 480V and lower voltage design

  • Experience in coordinating MEP systems with architectural design and field experience providing construction administration services

  • Knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position examples: CADD (AutoCad and Revit), Lighting design simulation (Visual), Load flow simulation, Grounding simulation, ETAP, SKM

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and coordinate project requirements in a larger department of supporting skills

  • Communication skills to clearly convey project information to internal and external clients

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Motivated team player

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Experience with electrical design for commercial, industrial, government, health care and hospitality facilities

  • Experience with LEED sustainable designs and California Title 24 energy compliance

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in California or obtained within 1 year of employment

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.


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