AECOM Electrical Engineer in Quantico, Virginia22134

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Electrical Engineer

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Electrical Engineer for immediate employment. This position is intended to be full time at the customer’s facilities in Quantico, VA. 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 performs most assignments with instructions as to the general results expected

  • Independently evaluates, selects and applies standard electrical engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works. Determines and develops approaches to solutions to a wide range of difficult technical problems

  • Gathers and correlates electrical engineering data associated with assigned projects using established and well-defined procedures

  • Exercises judgment in developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives. Reviews the proposed solutions with the responsible engineer and agrees on a path forward

  • Receives instructions on specific assignment objectives, complex features, and possible solutions. Assistance is provided on unusual problems and work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment

  • Routinely prepares Project Scopes of Work, basis of project cost estimates and supports the cost engineer in developing accurate cost estimates for budgeting of projects

  • Routinely conducts inspections and walk-downs of construction in progress, prepares status reports and punch list

  • Routinely investigates technical aspects of operational issues, analyzes the apparent problems and prepares reports recommending corrective actions

  • Reviews contractor designs and submittals for technical content, completeness, accuracy and applicability to the project at hand

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience, with at least 2 years of field and/or construction experience which includes overseeing and coordinating technical aspects of small to mid-size projects

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Virginia or the ability to obtain VA registration through reciprocity from another state

  • Understanding of electrical power systems for commercial, government, and/or institutional facilities. This includes an understanding of electrical system load and short circuit analysis

  • Understanding of lighting and lighting control systems for commercial, Government and institutional facilities. This includes familiarity with lighting calculations, occupancy control, and application of state of the art materials to projects

  • Familiarity with the National Electric Code

  • Displayed ability to execute complete, accurate and coordinated project design assignments on time and within budget.

  • Understands overall project constraints including design budget limitations and schedule requirements

  • Interact and communicate effectively with other team members and disciplines. Effective written and verbal communication skills a must

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD

  • Proficient with MS office suite of products including Word , Excel, and Power Point

  • TS or interim TS security clearance required. Ability to pass the initial Site Specific Government Security Clearance

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Direct Experience with facilities, federal buildings and campus applications and projects. This includes working in a high volume environment working multiple projects at any one time

  • Direct experience with power systems modifications and operational trouble shooting including grounding systems, UPS systems, small stand-by and emergency generators, lighting systems, and low voltage power distribution

  • Federal buildings and campus applications

  • LEED certification

  • Physically able to climb ladders and enter crawlspaces and mechanical equipment spaces

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146519BR