AECOM Electrical Engineer (Ports and Marine) in Houston, Texas
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AECOM is seeking an Electrical Engineer to be based in Houston, TX to support our growing Transportation Business Line Ports and Marine Electrification program. This is an excellent career opportunity for an engineer with a strong technical background and looking to grow into a project leadership role.
The responsibilities of this position also include, but are not limited to, the following:
Support the electrical engineering design work on assigned projects under the guidance of the senior staff and the lead electrical engineer and in accordance with the National Electrical Code.
Develop of electrical system single-line diagrams including medium voltage and low voltage systems.
Perform Power system studies (load flow, short circuit, protective coordination, arc flash analysis)
Develop and evaluate AC/DC schematics and connection diagrams
Develop and summarize electrical load calculations
Coordinate and plan equipment layouts including sectional views
Assist in developing bill of materials and take off quantities
Size electrical distribution equipment including switchgear, switchboards, transformers, feeders and conductors, and battery systems
Develop and edit electrical equipment specifications
Develop electrical site plans, grounding plans, raceway plans, cable tray plans etc.
Write basis of design documents and design analysis
Review contractor submittals and respond to RFI’s during construction
Support electrical system start-up and commissioning efforts
Review engineering work performed by peers
Occasional travel to client or project sites
Participate in field walks and site investigations and create field sketches, take dimensions, climb ladders, etc. as necessary for site data collection
Level specific responsibilities:
Coordinate work with the electrical design team and other disciplines to develop and complete assigned tasks
Gather and correlates basic engineering and design data using established and well-defined procedures
Work on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving electrical power calculations
Propose approaches to solve new problems encountered.
BA/BS + 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Professional Engineer (PE) registration
BS degree in electrical engineering from ABET accredited college or university
6+ years of relevant design experience within a consulting or design-build firm or demonstrated equivalency of experience
Professional Engineer (PE) registration - Texas preferred
Strong familiarity with industry codes and standards (NEC, NESC, IEEE, NFPA etc).
Experience with Texas and Gulf Coast region Electric Utilities
Experience with retrofit or brown field projects
Strong written and verbal skills with an ability to lead engineering tasks and interface with client, utility company, and other stakeholders
Startup and Commissioning Field Experience
Power systems analysis software experience (SKM, EasyPower, ETAP).
Exposure to supporting renewable generation projects
Success in working with remote teams
Relocation assistance is available for this role
Sponsorship is not available for this role
Offered rate of compensation (Texas locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $75,000 - $110,000.
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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.
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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.
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Business Line: Transportation
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: On-Site