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AECOM Electrical Technician in Akron, Ohio

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

AECOM Water is actively seeking an Electrical Technician to join our growing team in Akron, OH.

Responsibilities:

  • Works under superintendent, able to fill role of small team lead. Will train under superintendent.

  • Independently performs complex technical work utilizing instructions, drawings, schematics, device documentation, computer software, electronic meters, network analyzers, and other tools. Responsible for completion of each work order assigned, or project task. Will be involved in training and advising other technical personnel. Will perform data entry, record keeping, as-built drawings, utilizing computer software. Will perform project and business level functions.

  • Demonstrate Math skills including arithmetic, algebra, trig and calculation used in signal conditioning, scaling, device programming

  • Willingness to work in a waste treatment plant, performing I&C and maintenance tasks, while outdoors, in all weather.

  • Willingness to be trained and directed by I&C supervisor and engineer in I&C technology, practice, installation, troubleshoot and repair

  • Required to learn and advance personal knowledge and skill in the I&C field, control systems, Ethernet, fieldbus, video systems

  • Required to advise, share and train other team members in specialized skills, and learn new skills from others.

  • Required to possess current computer skills in Windows, MS Office Excel and Word, cabling, etc.

  • Demonstrate understanding and ability to work with software applications, install, troubleshoot and utilize vendor software, establish USB, Ethernet, and other types of data connections from tools, equipment and analyzers to computers.

Physical requirements:

  • Must have adequate corrected vision and hearing ability to maintain situational awareness and personal safety while working with and around machinery and tools.

  • Must have manual hand dexterity to work with very small wires, 1/10" terminals and components, without damage

  • Ability to remove 100-200lb manhole lid with hook tool, perform gas checks and enter manhole

  • Ability to wear and utilize safety equipment, including body harness, gloves, eye and hearing protection, respirator, biohazard suit, electrical arc flash suit, and to hear an audible confined space gas detector alarm sound.

  • Ability to climb down ladder through 30" manhole, and climb ladder to top of 100ft water tower in a reasonable time

  • Ability to pull upward with 50lbs force, for example to clean sensor wells, or pull tools upward

  • Ability to climb on ladders, scaffolding, piping and platforms using safety harness, to access work locations

  • Ability to duck/crawl under 3 ft high horizontal obstacles

  • Ability to carry 40lb weight, 500ft, in 5 minutes.

  • Ability to perform mechanical work tasks, handle and utilize a 2 lb hammer, hammer drill, drill press, reciprocating saw, manual conduit bender, conduit threading tool, 2 ft pipe wrench,

  • Possess license to operate a public road vehicle. Operate company light duty truck/vehicle, safely.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma + 2 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Valid driver's license required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • This is an advanced I&C technical position, requiring thorough knowledge of the Control and Instrumentation field.

  • Small team management experience.

  • Electrical construction knowledge.

Additional Information

Offered rate of compensation (Ohio locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The hourly range for this position is $21.00 - $28.00/hour

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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.

About AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10097524

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site

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