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AECOM Graduate Electrical Engineer - Philadephia Fantastic Friday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking to hire an Electrical Engineer in our Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office. This unique and exciting position offers the opportunity to work in a developing practice with great growth opportunities, while receiving support from a global system practice which leads the nation in transit systems design.

This position is expected to begin in July 2024.

Understanding this is an entry-level position, it will be expected for the recent grad to have interest in learning the responsibilities of the position, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare design drawings and documents, technical specifications, cost estimates, calculations, and studies associated with power system.

  • Prepare one-line diagrams, elementary and wiring diagrams, SCADA, communications, conduit and cable sizing/routing, substation physical layouts, selection of substation equipment, and writing of substation equipment specifications.

  • Learn to exercise of judgment on details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives.

  • Learn to communicate well with others and support business development opportunities.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering.


  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, etc.).

  • Experience in traction power or railroad design.

  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally to all AECOM, partner, and client office locations, including project offices, if applicable.

  • Ability to perform site investigations and walk-downs in high-voltage substations and along electrified railroads.

  • Interest/experience with Power System Design.

  • Fundamentals of Engineering certification (FE) preferred or willingness to obtain the certification within 1 years of hiring date.

  • Possess the ability or have the willingness to learn how to utilize CAD/BIM software (AutoCAD, MicroStation, Revit, etc.).

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for US employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position.

  • This position does not offer relocation assistance.

  • Your position will be hybrid with your primary work location in Philadelphia, PA. It is expected that you will report to your primary work location in accordance with the current AECOM remote work policy. AECOM’s global Remote and Hybrid Work Policy is designed to clearly define expectations for working from an AECOM office or client site as well as when remote work is appropriate, ensuring both employees and AECOM will benefit from the arrangement. All employees should work with their managers to identify a schedule that allows for team building, collaboration, and optimum client service, while taking into account our Freedom to Grow philosophy.

  • Offered rate of compensation (Pennsylvania locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $ 63,283.93 - $110,746.88/yr .

  • 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.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10102223

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid