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AECOM I&C Engineer II in Houston, Texas

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.

Job Description

AECOM has an opening for an I&C Engineer to support our growing Energy Business Line. For this role, AECOM offers the freedom and flexibility to work remotely and/or be located at a variety of Energy offices in multiple locations across the United States.

Our team provides a wide range of I&C engineering services across markets sectors including Industrial Facilities (Oil and Gas, Mining, Water, Power Generation), 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 an up-and-coming leader with a I&C engineering background to promote our skills to new clients and maintain our existing client base.

The successful candidate is expected to be a detail orientated, experienced engineer who can make decisions independently under the guidance of senior staff. The focus of the experience must be in the energy or power industry associated with I&C engineering and design. Experience with battery energy storage and/or solar/wind power is a plus.

It is an excellent career opportunity for an engineer with a strong technical background and looking to grow into an engineering leadership role. This role offers a competitive salary, benefits, and relocation assistance where and when applicable.

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for the I&C engineering design work on assigned projects under the guidance of senior staff

  • P&IDs

  • Instrumentation Index

  • Control Architecture Diagram

  • Control Narrative

  • Scada Systems

  • Communication Diagram

  • Wiring Diagrams

  • Instrumentation and Controls plans

  • Attending client meetings

  • Occasional travel to client/project sites

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.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with some supervision.


AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy 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 the demand side of the meter – 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.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS (Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Process Engineering)

  • 2 years of relevant instrumentation and controls experience

  • Able to participate in field walks and create field sketches, take dimensions, climb ladders, etc. as necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4+ Years of experience as an I&C Engineer associated with the design of industrial I&C systems.

  • Knowledge of instrumentation including temperature, pressure, flow, and analytical instrumentation and control valve sizing principles.

  • Knowledge of control valves including valve sizing

  • Familiarity with Piping & Instrument Diagram Development (P&ID)

  • Familiarity with control systems including PLC or DDCS based systems including automation and programming

  • EIT/FE or ability to obtain EIT/FE certification

  • Familiarity with industry codes and standards (NEC, NESC, IEEE,PIP etc).

  • Familiarity with InTools and SmartPlant based systems

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Familiarity with control systems for Solar or wind facilities including facilities with BESS systems

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this role

  • Sponsorship is available for this role

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10071688

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid