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AECOM Senior Electrical Designer in Auckland, New Zealand

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.

Job Description

Due to an internal move, we have a Senior Electrical CAD Designer position available in our Auckland office.

As a senior member of our CAD team, you will assist with drafting design input and technical support in the production of engineering drawings and documentation for small to large scale power projects. You will actively participate in, and contribute to, all technical aspects of small to major transmission & distribution projects, utilising your high attention to detail to review and verify drawings.

Our CAD Designers and Engineers work together in an open and collaborative environment. We have an inclusive and diverse team culture and offer ongoing opportunities for career progression.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with engineers to obtain precise information about work scope

  • Producing engineering design documentation for clients in Microstation and AutoCAD

  • Delivering designs for primary and secondary projects

  • Working on transmission and distribution, mechanical, structural and civil projects ranging from sub-stations to designing mechanical components for hydro power stations

  • Assisting and preparing proposals where required.


We are looking for someone who is naturally passionate about technical design who can demonstrate the following:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ electrical design experience

  • Self-motivated, practical and enthusiastic to learn and progress career

  • Proficient in Bentley Microstation and AutoCAD 3D

  • Good knowledge of drawing practices

  • Able to use Microsoft Office packages

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Team player

  • Revit knowledge would be advantageous

  • Completed Engineering (NZCE) / CAD diploma is preferred

Additional Information

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: J10064480

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid