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AECOM Principal Electrical Design Engineer - High Voltage in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Description

Experience in an engineering consultancy environment covering both high and medium voltage electrical design.Broad knowledge of electromechanical, structural, civil aspects in electrical transmission and distribution engineeringIn depth understanding and knowledge of power generation and transmission system design covering 132kV and 380kV.Experience in designing high voltage network and substation configuration etc.Knowledge of the design of electrical transmission infrastructure e.g. 380/132 kV substations, 132/33/25/13.8 kV substations, Circuit breakers, Switchgear, Transformers and underground cabling infrastructure.Knowledge of both overhead and buried transmission system design.Thorough understanding and knowledge of application software related to transmission systems.Knowledge and understanding of international engineering standards as well as in depth knowledge of UAE and KSA authority guidelines.Be able to lead design studies with internal/external stakeholders, manage design process to deliver high quality deliverables.Contribute to effective project delivery through programme & resource management and change control on assigned tasks.Attend Client design meetings, kick off meetings, progress meetings, workshops, prepare presentation. Extensive client facing experience from bid stage through delivery.Prepare and review technical reports, feasibility studies, design calculations and drawings.Be able to mentor and supervise junior staff.Quality focused with innovative and sustainable approach to design.Excellent communication, presentation and technical report writing skills.



Minimum 15 years’ experience in transmission line design in engineering consultancy.

Chartered Professional (C.Eng.) and holding professional license/certification from internationally recognized bodies


Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in electrical or power engineering.

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With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10070265

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa