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AECOM Senior Design Engineer - Electrical - Civil Infrastructure in Manama, Bahrain

Job Summary

  • Ability to manage/lead a design and approval process interfacing with the project team, Clients and Stakeholders

  • In-depth and strong understanding of Bahrain/KSA Authority guidelines is a must and understanding of Abu Dhabi/Dubai/Qatar standards is optional

  • Experienced in BIM In-depth understanding of relevant software is a must, Revit knowledge is additional.

  • Strong infrastructure engineering background with previous experience on infrastructure projects

  • Strong experience in primary substation requirements, allocating HV corridor up to 400kV level, detailed design of Package type/building distribution and pocket type distribution substations, feeder pillars and service turrets, MV up to 33kV and above, LV networks, calculations, excellent report writing skills

  • Understanding of 132/220/400 KV overhead and underground lines, relocation, and protection requirements of dry utilities including power, telecom and lighting.

  • Prepare/Review the telecommunication infrastructure Network Design including ducts, manholes and experience GSM tower requirements, MMR/POP room, micro, mini data centre and overage requirements

  • Prepare/Review Traffic signals design

  • Prepare/Review of electrical design (Instrumentation & control)for the pump stations and STP will be preferred

  • Prepare /review sustainable systems.

  • Design and Review of Street Lighting for all type of roads, ROW, Lighting Calculations, SLDs, Load schedules, landscape lighting branch wiring etc.,

  • Prepare the technical drawings, calculations, report as per local authority and town planning department requirements for each dry services

  • Responsible to obtain the authority approvals with minimal revisions in coordination with all local authorities of Middle East and all external Stakeholders through our stakeholder management team

  • Prepare/Review Clarifications to Contractor RFIs, Review/approve any key technical submittals related to electrical works and dry utilities(if required)

  • Using leadership skills to build and nurture relationships and also creating effective working environments

  • Able to manage multiple teams with diverse backgrounds on geographically and culturally diverse teams

  • Strong knowledge and focus towards to Quality of design, review and take ownership of the deliverables produced and ensure the design safety is followed in all projects including identifying risks, mitigation and design assumptions registers update

  • Design of electrical systems and dry utilities using Auto CAD Civil3D experience and skills including ProjectWise, Infraworks, Navisworks, BIM etc

  • Experienced in Electrical design softwares such as ETAP, Amtech, Dialux and other power system studies including Load flow analysis, short circuit studies, harmonic analysis, motor acceleration studies, transient and steady state analysis

Minimum Requirements

  • Chartered Professional or working towards Chartered, holding professional license/certification from the international bodies are preferred, not mandatory.

  • Any previous approvals from Local power authority/regulatory bodies will be an added advantage

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelors' Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, More than 12 years of experience in Design Only, Candidates with Contracting, Construction Supervision and Building projects are not preferred

  • Master’s degree in Energy/Electrical and Electronic Engineering is preferred, not mandatory

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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Bahrain

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 269338BR

Virtual: Yes

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.