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AECOM Principal Electrical Engineer in Cork, Ireland

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.

Job Description

We currently have a requirement for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join our growing Building Services Engineering team in Dublin and/or Cork. We continue to successfully win significant projects, where we have the opportunity to deliver innovative and sustainable engineering solutions. Our success to date is built on the quality of our people, and we are looking for a first-class engineer to fill this role.

The successful candidate will be looking to further their career within a leading-edge consultancy with a friendly office and remote working environment.

This is a permanent role and offers excellent prospects for career development, and the opportunity to be involved in a diverse and challenging range of design projects across all sectors, including commercial, industrial, healthcare, retail, leisure and educational.

As an integral member of our building engineering team, you will be responsible for a portfolio of projects, and will be expected to take them from initial brief through scheme & detail design to installation and commissioning support.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Project Planning and Management

  • Preparation of contract documentation and specifications

  • Designing and reviewing design work of intermediate and junior engineers

  • Coordination of work with all members of design teams (architect, engineers of all disciplines, QS etc.)

  • Ensuring that all designs and documents are prepared to the highest standards

  • Estimating and cost control on projects

  • Mentoring and development of junior and intermediate engineers in the group


  • A Chartered Engineer with a Degree in Electrical Services Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent

  • Extensive experience, most of which will be gained in design consultancy environment

  • Technically excellent with in-depth knowledge of relevant standards and regulations

  • Experience in a wide range of medium to large-scale projects

  • Experience in leading and supervising multi-disciplinary design teams

Additional Information


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: J10090484

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid