AECOM Electrical Engineer Summer Intern in McLean, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149528BR

Position Title Electrical Engineer Summer Intern

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City McLean

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

This position is responsible for assisting Controls System engineer to perform various tasks of generating reports and update drawings using AutoCAD; Conducting price search and request price quote from vendors to purchase replacement parts.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot controls circuitry, and logic algorithms for various electromechanical systems at a plant environment.

  • Compile given raw electrical data and generate formal reports for presentation.

  • Write and revise electrical switching procedures for equipment maintenance.

  • Direct working crews in troubleshooting system failure; Comfortable with using Fluke multi-meter and O-Scope as main troubleshooting tools.

  • Attend meetings and briefing customers on current operation issues. Propose best practiced, sound solutions for clients’ consideration.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a rising Sophomore or Junior for Fall Semester of 2017.

  • As of February/2017, must be still engaging in current Electrical Engineering curriculums at the university and intend to graduate with BSEE major.

  • Proficient in using MS Excel as tools. Be able to generate report for presentation using MS PowerPoint.

  • Must be able and willing to work on some Saturdays or Sundays to support client’s mission

  • Safety oriented; must be a good steward to promote environment protection and employee safety.

  • Have total confidence in working near voltage level of 480VAC and above.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong academic background in AutoCAD

  • Finished course works or demonstrated interest in the field of Logic Design, Controls, Robotics, Automation and Power.

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.