Recruitment fraud warning: Click here for more information.

AECOM Careers. Work with us. Change the world. We believe infrastructure has the power to uplift communities and improve people's lives.

Job Information

AECOM Electrical Engineering IV in Austin, Texas

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

AECOM is seeking an Electrical Engineer for our Austin, TX office area. This person has to be local to one of those areas. We are looking for a highly motivated Electrical Engineer with demonstrated design, construction, equipment operation and maintenance experience in the area of complex and mission critical facilities.

Job Summary:

Client is looking for a highly motivated Electrical Engineer with demonstrated design, construction, equipment operation and maintenance experience in the area of complex and mission critical facilities. Knowledge of large-scale data centers’ and colocation facilities and electrical infrastructure systems is highly desirable. Strong communication skills, ability to

work in teams and matrix organization, fluency in software packages for design and analysis of electrical power systems is required. The candidate will be involved in the development of complex electrical infrastructure from site assessments to final turnover. The candidate will provide and prepare all types of documents including: Facility review checklists, facility audits, statement of work (SOW), concept design reviews, drawing markup, budget, schedule, factory test and acceptance documents.

This person will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise

  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables

  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings

  • Prepares technical specification sections.

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements

  • Review project design drawings during development from concept to IFC

  • Manage power system issues during concept design, detailed design, procurement, bidding, manufacturing, delivery, and installation on site

  • Identify and work with client POC to resolve issues raised by the cross functional teams and various external stakeholders

  • Understand and evaluate data center designs based on level of redundancy and SPOFs in the design

  • Responsible for onsite QA/QC, and successful product delivery per internal and external design and equipment standards

  • Cross discipline collaboration (with control systems and mechanical teams) and general understanding of interrelated issues is expected

  • Update and maintain the internal design specifications, drawings and standards to the

  • latest configurations with all lessons learned included for all equipment

  • Proficient in US codes and standards and power system analysis

  • Experience reviewing detailed shop drawings and sequences of operation


Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S.(Electrical Engineering) is required, M.S. & P.E. are preferred + 6 years of related experience and or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • 5+ years experience with mission critical facilities, with focus on market available data center colocation facilities

  • 3+ years experience with colocation facilities is required

Preferred Requirements:

  • Domestic & International travel, as needed (up to 30% of time)

  • Experience with performing power system analysis and common engineering software packages is required

  • Experienced in bidding, designing, operating, and commissioning of electrical distribution systems from high voltage (HV) transformer to branch circuits

  • Experience of cross discipline teams: structural, civil, IT/Telecom, security, mechanical, architectural

  • Experience with colocation facilities is required

Additional Information

Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is: $92k - $135k

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.


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 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: J10097431

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site