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AECOM Electrical Engineer Manager in Columbus, Ohio

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a motivated, technically-experienced team leader to serve as Electrical Department Lead based in Columbus, Ohio. The ideal candidate will have a passion for leading technically proficient teams, designing custom solutions, mentoring mid-level and junior staff, and developing calculations, drawings, reports, and specifications for the electrical design work on exciting and complex projects.

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.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

The Electrical Department Lead should be capable of leading and developing teams to complete both small and large projects. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with internal and external clients is required. Candidate must be well organized, be able to demonstrate critical thinking and can quickly recognize issues and be part of the solution.

As Electrical Department Lead, you will be expected to:

  • Be self-motivated with strong work ethic and take pride in your work

  • Serve as a Discipline Leader for our Columbus team

  • Complete Electrical power and lighting designs for projects of all sizes

  • Make major design recommendations and design decisions with little input from senior staff

  • Plan design work, calculates costs, and time schedules to assign design duties to junior staff working on projects

  • Coordinate design and schedule with other disciplines such as architectural, structural, mechanical, technology, clerical, and equipment suppliers

  • Maintain accurate project documentation and design data for permanent project files

  • Act as an adviser and reviews correspondence prepared by junior project team members

  • Evaluate project staffing requirements, analyzes problems, and writes reports

  • Attend project meetings, or when appropriate, delegates activities

  • Meet with clients, prepares proposals and presentations while maintaining good client relations

  • Identify prospective clients, assists in marketing to develop new clients, and develops future projects with existing clients

  • Assist in project checking for quality control on other projects

  • Have knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of technical plans and drawings

  • Switch between work on multiple/different projects daily

  • Represent the organization and maintains liaison with individuals and related organizations

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering plus eight (8) years of related design experience

  • Professional Engineer license

  • Driver’s License

  • Strong work experience with an emphasis in electrical systems

  • Due to the nature of this work, US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience scoping and drafting fees for engineering components of interdisciplinary project work

  • Experience in strategic management of an engineering group

  • Experience forecasting business plans for an engineering group

  • Able to use advanced techniques in the modification or extension of theories and practices of sciences and disciplines to complete assignments

  • Experienced in Electrical Power Calculation Software

  • Experienced in application of National Electrical Code

  • Working knowledge of NFPA, ISA, IEEE Regulatory Codes

  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft programs and BIM software (primarily Revit and AutoCAD)

  • Ability

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 B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267140BR

Virtual: No

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.

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