AECOM Senior Electrical Design Engineer in Swindon, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 156261BR

Position Title Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Industrial

Business Line Energy

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Somerset

City Swindon

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

We are currently recruiting for an Electrical Design Engineer to be based in our Swindon office.

We are one of the world's leading engineering and environmental consultants, offering professional planning, engineering and architectural design, environmental, construction and programme and construction management services throughout the UK and internationally. You will be joining a well-established and experienced team in one of our larger offices.

As an Electrical Design Engineer, you will provide a range of consultancy design services to customers in a variety of fields including Railways, Automotive, Marine and Aviation. You will be responsible for the electrical design solutions and producing the detailed design drawings.

In addition, you will need to keep up to date on all the latest products and legislation, maintain a CRM system, report on any competitor activity, communicate with the existing team including the sales department and attend regular corporate meetings. Some travel will be required to undertake site visits and client meetings.

Minimum Requirements

For this role, you will be an experienced electrical power distribution or electrical systems biased professional who has been surrounded by the industrial environment. AECOM is particularly interested in individuals who have performed HV / LV coordination and discrimination studies, participated in distribution network topology design, Design and commissioning of electrical systems and Building Management Systems (BMS). Knowledge of bus communications and control systems would be preferable.

You will be a good communicator at all levels and be able to disseminate information from diverse sources, in order to apply systemic engineering and problem solving principles. You will also be able to demonstrate competent computer skills throughout the MS Office suite of software and concise technical report writing proficiency.

The salary for this role is negotiable and we offer an extensive benefits package, which includes private healthcare, gym membership, season ticket loans and a contributory pension scheme.

Demonstrable experience to be drawn from the following areas;

• Electrical Design of electrical distribution systems to BS EN 6761.

• Panel and Electrical Schematic Diagram design.

• Circuit protection and discrimination studies

• Electrical systems concept design.

• HV and LV distribution system design and/or commissioning

• Set up & programming of protection relays.

• Setup of Distributed Control and Field Bus systems.

• Electrical Assembly and Installation of machinery.

• Generating quotations.

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant qualifications will be required, and membership of an appropriate professional body would be advantageous for this role.

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.


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.