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AECOM Senior Technical Manager - Microgrid and Battery Energy Storage in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Senior Technical Manager for Microgrid and Battery Energy Storage to join our growing Energy Team.

This position will perform project management and technical tasks on a variety of projects focusing on Microgrid, BESS and renewable energy projects. The successful candidate should be a dynamic, self-directed individual with an excellent understanding of managing and executing projects (due diligence and construction) and as well as overseeing design aspects of the project.

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.

The responsibilities of this role also include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Interface regularly with the clients to identify project needs, communicate engineering solutions, and strengthen client relationships.

  • Working with interdisciplinary technical leads in coordinated successful execution of projects

  • Coordinating internal resources and third parties/subcontractors for the execution of projects

  • Supporting changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs to minimize risk

  • Reporting and escalating to management as needed

  • Maintaining project documentation control

  • Develop cost estimates to determine ROI

  • Write technical reports to communicate findings to clients and stakeholders

  • Review or originate engineering design packages

  • Review or originate energy production modeling

  • Developing and maintaining good client relationships across the portfolio

  • Lead and support development of technical proposals.

  • Training others to learn project management skills

  • Help recruit and build a team of professionals to support the growth strategy

DCS—Energy

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or closely related engineering field

  • 6+ years of relevant experience in energy services or related industry with:

  • Microgrid design and architecture as well as knowledge of energy storage systems

  • Knowledge of advancements in microgrid controls as well as up to date on regulatory and legislative aspects of microgrid deployment

  • Knowledge of renewable technologies and all components of microgrids and energy storage.

  • Proven experience managing projects in multiple locations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of microgrid and battery regulations in large population centers such as California and New York

  • Experienced in CAISO processes

  • PE license in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

  • Occasional travel within the United States will be required

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, creative problem-solving, collaboration and leadership skills

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate expectations and requirements with both clients and team members

  • An ability to apply acquired expertise and knowledge to solve business challenges and provide coaching to peers and team members

  • Experience and recognition as a technical expert in their field

  • Expert usage of Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft Excel

  • Experience leading a diverse team of professionals including, but not limited to: project managers, construction managers, project controls professionals, estimating, public outreach, procurement professionals, environmental professionals, consultants, owners engineering, safety professionals, risk management etc.

  • A track record of leveraging relationships to expand work with existing clients, identify new clients and recruit and retain in-house staff

  • Knowledge of hybrid power modeling software such as Homer Pro Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Offered rate of compensation (Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $90,165 - $166,805 annually exempt.

  • 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 and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, retirement benefits, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

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 - Project / Program / Management

Business Line Energy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 271407BR

Additional Locations US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Phoenix, AZ - 7720 North 16th Street, US - Sacramento, CA - 2020 L St

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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