AECOM Senior Electrical Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144911BR

Position Title Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Energy

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Manchester

City Manchester

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


We address the complete spectrum of energy challenges, including clean and renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon management, hydropower and dams, thermal, geothermal and wind power generation, and transmission and distribution.

Job Summary

AECOM are currently recruiting for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to join our multidisciplinary team in in Manchester.

The Whitworth Street office work closely with other teams within our Business Unit located in offices in Leeds and Warrington. The Business Unit is a highly multi-disciplinary comprising Civil/Structural/ Mechanical and Electrical /Process/Highway Engineers , Architects , Project Managers and Surveyors.

The market sectors range from industrial and logistics, airports , power and transmission, waste , energy from waste , oil and gas, infrastructure development and Government Agency work. Our key projects include;

• Manchester & Stansted Airport Expansions

• National Grid Frameworks

• Media City and other Mixed Use Developments for Peel Holdings

• Energy from Waste Plants at Buckinghamshire and Ferrybridge Yorkshire

• Foreign & Commonwealth Office Framework

• New Wylfa Power Station Development

• Homes & Communities Multi-disciplinary Framework and Stockton Prison for Ministry of Justice.

• The unit also currently work on overseas projects including South East Asia University, Cyprus University and various MOD Airfields.

As an Electrical Design Engineer you will be able to specify and design all manner of electrical related systems such as; lighting (internal, external, street and emergency), power (generation, HV/LV distribution, small power layouts and schedules), fire alarms, communication systems, lightning protection and written specifications. You would also be fully conversant with software packages supporting production of the designs/specifications such as; AutoCAD, Revit, Amtech, Dialux, Lighting Reality, NES Specification.

Minimum Requirements

The successful Electrical Design Engineer will be a professional, ambitious, competent and looking for a long-term challenging role. In return you can expect an opportunity within a solid and established team who have a track record in providing an excellent service to our clients.

Preferred Qualifications

• A minimum of HNC in Electrical Engineering

• Considerable design experience within a consultancy environment.

• Ideally a minimum of 3 years

• Able to demonstrate of experience of managing client projects from inception to completion

• Any automotive experience would be beneficial but not essential

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in order for our team to continue providing an excellent service to our clients

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.