AECOM Electrical Design Manager - Renewable Energy in Sydney, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 142572BR

Position Title Electrical Design Manager - Renewable Energy

Job Category Engineering - Engineering Design

Business Line Energy

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - New South Wales

City Sydney

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

AECOM’s Power Generation & Industrial business in Australia is seeking to expand its strong renewable energy team in Sydney. We are looking for an experienced engineer who has a passion for technical excellence and enjoys the challenge of leading the delivery of multi-disciplinary energy projects.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be actively involved in an innovative and highly motivated team of energy professionals currently delivering landmark utility scale solar projects throughout Australia. A sample of our current projects include:

  • Darling Downs Solar Farm (110MW) – Detailed Designer

  • Sunshine Coast Solar Farm (15MW) – Detailed Designer

  • Longreach Solar Farm (15MW) - Detailed Designer

  • Oakey Solar Farm (80MW) - Detailed Designer

  • Kidston Solar Project (50MW) – Owners Engineer

  • Townsville Solar Project (100MW) – Owners Engineer

  • DeGrussa Mine Hybrid Solar Project (10MW) – Owners Engineer

  • Various utility scale solar project feasibility studies (10 – 270MW)

As Design Manager, you will be responsible for technical leadership and project management. Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Delivery of renewable energy projects in Australia or overseas

  • Undertake a variety of roles including technical advisor, design engineer, Owner’s Engineer and design manager

  • Provide key support to the broader renewables team in delivering high quality on time technical services

  • Establish and maintain client working relationships

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree qualified engineer (electrical preferred).

  • Professional services consulting experience, post-graduate qualifications, CPEng/RPEQ all desirable, but not essential.

  • 10 years’ post graduate experience is considered the minimum for the role, not less than 5 years working in the renewable energy sector

  • Detailed design and design management experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree qualified engineer (electrical preferred).

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.