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AECOM Principal Electrical Engineer in Melbourne, Australia

Job Summary

AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, construction, environmental and energy. With over 47,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves.

As AECOM is awarded further exciting projects across a diverse industry base, a diverse opportunity is available for a Principal Engineer (Electrical Engineering) to join our Building Services Team in our busy Melbourne office.

As an Principal Engineer in our Building Services, you can expect the following role responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and provides technical expertise for mid- large-size projects.

  • Leads technical client relationships and plays a major role in selling.

  • Leads discipline department efforts to grow technical expertise.

  • Leads technical business development work.

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Approves and signs off on work.

  • Leader in one or more areas of technology.

  • Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule a to meet requirements on large, complex projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to lead and manage technical engineering designs for Electrical Infrastructure and reticulation in the rail industry

  • Undertake site inspections and prepare reports.

  • Carry out technical engineering duties to ensure quality and systems/process requirements are achieved

  • Preparation of, calculations, drawings, specification, cost estimation, technical reports and details/ schedules for projects.

  • Liaise and present to Electrical l engineering technical team

  • Mentor and assist junior engineers in the business

  • Client liaison and presentation of the design processes

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification Electrical or other Building Services Discipline

  • Appropriate recognised industry/professional body accreditation/membership

  • CPEng accreditation

  • Leadership skills focusing on project and technical leadership, but also including human relations, team building, innovation, and motivation skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering background with usually 10-15 years in total experience since graduation, highly advantageous.

  • VLine and ARTC (active) competencies recognition.

  • MTM Engineering Competencies (active) recognition for Designer and Checker.

What We Offer

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men’s participation throughout our workplace.

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part time and job share options;

  • Work-from-home equipment packages and assistance;

  • Diverse, challenging and exciting multidisciplinary engineering projects;

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;

  • Paid parental and partner leave;

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;

  • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;

  • Employee stock purchase plans;

  • Study assistance;

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM and in the absence of a signed Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any recruitment fee.

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 B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 261832BR

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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