AECOM Electrical Substation Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts
United States of America - Colorado, Denver
AECOM has a position available for an Electrical Substation Engineer to support our growing Energy Business Line. This position may be located at any one of AECOM's multiple Energy offices in the United States. This is an excellent career opportunity for an engineer with a strong technical background who is looking to grow into an engineering leadership role.
Our team provides a wide range of electrical engineering services across markets sectors including transmission (substations, OH/UG transmission systems, generator interconnections, interconnection strategy), power distribution (OH/UG power systems, substations, EV charging networks, microgrid design, etc.), renewables (Solar PV, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Wind), and next generation energy (hydrogen, fuel cells, electrolyzers, etc.). We are looking for candidates with a strong background in power industry associated with electrical engineering and design of HV and MV substations, HV transmission systems, and MV distribution systems.The successful candidate is a detail orientated, experienced engineer who can make decisions independently under the guidance of senior staff.
At AECOM, 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. We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.
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Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year
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AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and behind the meter services – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions.
The responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to, the following:
Responsible for the electrical engineering design work on assigned projects under the guidance of senior engineering staff
Under guidance of Lead Engineer, working with Project Engineer and Project Manager on developing design schedules and budgets for electrical engineering work activities.
Performing Power system studies (load flow, short circuit, protective coordination, arc flash analysis)
One line and three-line diagrams
Protective relay and metering one line / three-line diagrams
Interconnection Wiring Diagrams
Bill of Materials
DC power distribution design
Developing construction and equipment specifications
Supporting projects during construction, start-up, and commissioning
Grounding Analysis and Design
Attending client meetings and site visits
Level specific responsibilities:
Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.
Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.
Identifies discrepancies in results.
Provides guidance to entry level engineers.
Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.
Assists in development of technical proposals.
Assists with estimates for the engineering budget and schedule
Bachelors degree in Engineering required
4+ years of relevant power industry associated with electrical engineering experience
Occasional travel required to other AECOM locations and Client sites
Pre-employment verification of motor vehicle record will be conducted
Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering desired
Preferred experience as an Electrical Engineer associated with the design of HV and MV Substations, HV transmission systems, and MV distribution systems.
PE license or the ability to obtain a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license
Strong familiarity with industry codes and standards (NEC, NESC, IEEE, etc.)
Strong written and verbal skills with an ability to lead engineering tasks
Experience on full EPC, Design/Build projects from start to finish
Plant Startup and Commissioning Field Experience
Power systems analysis software experience (SKM, EasyPower, Etap).
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Power
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 250103BR
Additional Locations US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - New Orleans, LA - 1555 Poydras St, US - New York, NY - 100 Broadway, 3rd + 4th Floors, US - Washington, DC - 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW
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.