AECOM Electrical Engineer, Building Design in Roanoke, Virginia

Business Line Architecture

Position Title Electrical Engineer, Building Design

United States of America - Virginia

Roanoke

Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate need for an Electrical Engineer - Building Design to work in our Roanoke, VA office. Nestled in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, Roanoke is a place with a strong sense of community, culturally rich, offers wonderful entertainment and outdoor activities.

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.

About the Roanoke office:

Celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2017, AECOM’s Roanoke office employs over 150 architects, engineers and professional staff. Primary markets include Department of Defense, Healthcare, Federal Civilian and Intelligence. Past projects include the Pentagon's Wedge 1 Renovation, a building-wide modernization of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, and concept engineering services for the consolidation of Bethesda National Naval and Walter Reed Army Medical Centers. Our current projects are located in 12 countries throughout North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare detailed calculations, drawings, technical specifications, procurement documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, cost estimates, detailed analyses and other materials suitable for procurement and building construction purposes

  • Develop electrical power and distribution design concepts with architects, engineers and owners; Design of lighting, fire alarm, communications systems, in building; Project Management on electrical projects

  • Prepare specifications, contract documents, and prepare engineering progress reports

  • Ensure design conforms with all applicable codes and client standards

  • Travel to construction sites to conduct Electrical inspections and prepare reports

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering or a related field

  • 5+ years of experience in buildings and facilities engineering

  • Experience with the design of modifications to low voltage (480 V and below) electrical power systems for commercial, government and institutional facilities including office tenant space, utilities and support facilities - This includes preparation of electrical system load analysis, short circuit analysis, arc flash studies, etc.

  • Experience with the design of lighting and lighting control systems for commercial, government and institutional facilities in accordance with energy code requirements (ASHRE 90.1) including familiarity with lighting calculations, occupancy control, and application of state of the art materials to projects

  • Familiarity with the National Electric Code

  • AutoCAD / REVIT and/or Microstation experience

  • 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

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with other team members and disciplines

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • EIT or Professional Engineer (PE) registration

  • Experience with BIM (Revit or AECOsim) software

  • Secret or Top Secret DoD clearance

  • Working knowledge of Electrical system analysis tools (E-TAP or SKM)

  • Direct experience in Department of Defense, Health Care, and Government facilities

  • Experience working on projects that were executed using REVIT or a similar 3D BIM Product

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 165189BR