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AECOM Senior Electrical Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

Company 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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to be based in Hunt Valley, MD , Arlington, VA , Raleigh NC or other AECOM offices on the East Coast.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

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

  • Develop electrical power distribution and lighting design concepts with architects, engineers and clients

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

  • Ensure design conforms with all applicable codes and client standards

  • Review shop drawings for conformity to contract documents, codes and standards

  • Travel to construction sites to conduct electrical inspections


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related +6 years of demonstrated equivalency of related experience in buildings and facilities engineering or similar and specific experience in the lighting design and power distribution or similar related experience.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration in State of Maryland, or ability to obtain by comity/reciprocity.

  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status is required.

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Switchgear, motor control center and medium voltage design experience

  • Working knowledge of electrical system analysis tools (E-TAP, SKM, or Paladin, etc.)

  • Experience with the design of lighting and lighting control systems for commercial, government and industrial facilities in accordance with energy code requirements (ASHRE 90.1 or IECC) including familiarity with lighting calculations, occupancy control, etc.

  • Familiarity with the National Electric Code (NEC), ASME and other NFPA codes

  • Airfield and/or AGL experience is helpful, but not required

  • AutoCAD and/or Revit experience is helpful, but not required

  • Microstation or Civil 3D experience is helpful, but not required

  • Ability to execute complete, accurate and coordinated project design assignments on time and within budget

  • Understands overall project constraints including design/construction budget limitations and schedule requirements

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

  • Ability to lead junior electrical team members

  • Ability to perform QA/QC review, sign and stamp electrical drawings preferred

  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills

Additional Information

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

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role

  • Relocation is available for this role.

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: J10085099

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid