AECOM Electrical Project Engineer - Industrial Systems in Austin, Texas
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This position is an exciting opportunity to join one of AECOM’s most cutting-edge engineering groups. AECOM Process Technologies provides specialized, engineered solutions that advance environmental sustainability and overcome the regulatory and operational challenges facing industry today. What sets us apart is our investment in research and development (R&D) and endless quest for meeting our clients’ current and pending needs while minimizing costs and associated risk. We strive to provide process-based solutions with an often innovative approach to traditional project delivery.
Our scope of services span from consulting to detailed design and from conceptual development through turnkey project delivery. Our expertise encompasses numerous environmentally focused areas: Air Pollution Control; Alternative Fuels; Carbon Capture & Sequestration; CCGT Modernization; Long-duration Energy Storage; PFAS Treatability; Process Development & Implementation; Site Remediation; Solid Waste & Byproduct Management; and Water Management and Wastewater Treatment . Typical projects are throughout North America and can range in value from $100,000 to $100,000,000, and can encompass all phases of project execution, including engineering, procurement and construction.
The Process Technologies office within the Water business unit of AECOM in Austin, Texas, is seeking an intermediate level electrical engineer to function as part of a multi-discipline project team to deliver design packages and technical work on assigned projects. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in electrical engineering. Accountable for the completion of assignments to the high standards of AECOM and the Client, within budget and schedule. Typical projects can range in value from $100,000 to $100,000,000 and encompass all phases, including engineering, procurement and construction.
Designs, develops, and tests electrical equipment, components, or systems. Applies mathematical and engineering principles and methods to electrical system designs. Contributes to research efforts to develop a solution or a new product. Requires a bachelor's degree of Electrical Engineering. Reports directly to a supervisor and executes deliverables according to the project schedule under a project engineering manager. Collaborates with project teams to lead discipline specific aspects of a project.
Under minimal direction, completes engineering assignments of moderate complexity.
Comprehensive understanding of Electrical discipline and basic understanding of other disciplines.
Designs, directs, approves and seals electrical drawings such as:
Cable Tray Plans and details
Ductbank and underground conduit plans and details
Above Ground conduit plans and details
Grounding and lighting plans
Grounding and lighting details
Electrical installation details
Motor elementaries or schematics
General wiring diagrams as well as electrical lists such as equipment lists, load lists and cable schedules.
Prepares specifications, data sheets, quotation requests, and technical bid summaries for electrical equipment.
Performs electrical equipment and cable sizing calculations.
Performs power system studies and analysis such as load flow, short circuit, breaker and relay coordination and arc flash and produces associated written reports utilizing the ETAP software.
Designs and specifies components for electrical distribution and utilization systems.
Reviews vendor drawings and provides comments as necessary.
Responsible for engineering and design activities including working directly with other engineers and design drafters to produce engineering documents and designs for various industry related facilities.
Assists in the coordination between engineering disciplines, participating in project planning activities, and supports cost and schedule updates.
Ensures quality, quantity and completeness of the assigned engineering tasks.
Keeps proper engineering files and records.
Continually upgrades technical knowledge and capabilities and pursues additional coursework and training.
Complies with company’s safety awareness program, office and/or field safety policies.
BA/BS + 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Driving is required for this position
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Minimum 5 years of electrical engineering experience of industrial systems
Knowledge of ETAP modeling software
Knowledge of NFPA, IEEE, PIP, and other applicable industry standards.
Knowledge of AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical software
Field experience providing construction administration services
Engineering experience in Power Generation, Water/Wastewater, Food and Beverage and Oil and Gas Industries
This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.
The selected candidate will be subjected to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Registration Screening (MVR).
What We Offer
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 Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic
Business Line Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 270569BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.