AECOM Electrical Staff Engineer in Oakland, California

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Electrical Staff Engineer

United States of America - California


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Electrical Staff Engineer with experience in the design of electrical power system on various industrial and commercial projects in the transportation group for immediate employment in the Oakland, CA office.

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

  • Work under guidance of an experienced engineer to produce drawings

  • Detailed design of electrical power distribution system and physical layouts, power system one line diagrams, panel schedules, conduit and cable plans, conduit and cable schedules

  • Conduit sizes based upon % fill area required by NEC NFPA 70 (NEC Code) used in the industry Using NEC code for required equipment layout and safe working clearances and equipment enclosure grounding and bonding for safety is essential

  • Work on variety of projects within the electrical engineering group

  • Equipment layout inside building, lighting design, HVAC ventilation and fire alarm and protection system

  • Coordination with structural, civil, architects and utility incoming transmission line, and development of coordination steps for equipment layout and coordination design

  • perform engineering calculations under the guidance of an experienced electrical engineer using industry in house software programs

  • Builds productive relationships with in-house professionals with full understanding of company business

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from a 4-year accredited college or university

  • 2+ years of experience in electrical engineering/design of power distribution system. Experience must include physical design, equipment layout, lighting design and control panels schedules

  • Must be familiar with the National Electrical Code NEC NFPA 70 , National Electric Safety Code and NESC C2 Requirements

  • Will be willing to appear in examination to obtain EIT examination followed by PE License once getting 2 years work experience

  • Must be willing to learn power system study software programs such as SKM software for load flow, short circuit and ground grid design and analysis

  • Must understand power supply one line diagrams, cable impedances, motors, generators, transformers impedances and proper meaning of the electrical equipment

  • Candidate must be capable of understanding electrical equipment layouts with input from the senior engineer

  • Experience in the electrical design of power distribution system using national electrical code for safety of personnel and equipment. Such design consists of HVAC system, fire alarms, lighting, and power supply to building auxiliary equipment for specific design.

  • Candidate should be experienced in AUTOCAD in order to understand engineering software programs for performing engineering calculations

  • Must be able to make innovation design of fitting the equipment in limited spaces for the existing space limitations for new equipment

  • Must be able to work with others as a team member for efficient design package consisting of plans and specifications

  • Must be capable of understanding other disciplines that interface in the design of electrical system for the project.

  • Should understand impact of project changes and changes in the design criteria to make changes in electrical plans and associated changes affecting the project construction cost

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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.

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety for Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees


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Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 167738BR