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AECOM Microgrid Power Systems Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Microgrid Power Systems Engineer to be based remotely.

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.

Activities and responsibilities for the position includes:

  • Develop models of the microgrid electrical power and energy systems using analysis tools to verifies stability, interoperability, or scalability of system architecture and network design

  • Conducting studies, to determine system stability under all microgrid operational modes. The studies may involve load flow, short-circuit, LV/MV coordination, arc flash, and compliance with state/federal/ISO regulatory requirements including NERC/FERC

  • Perform the detailed design to deliver the following

  • One/three-line diagrams

  • Protection and control logic

  • Cable sizing/routing

  • AC and DC systems calculations

  • Grounding

  • Participates in design, deployment and commissioning of microgrids and microgrid control systems

  • Contribute to proposal development and project scheduling

  • Documents designs, develop specifications, system approval test procedures and instructions, and other system-related information


AECOM’s Energy business line provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. As a fully accredited Energy Services Company (ESCO), we connect knowledge and experience across our global technical network to solve energy’s most complex challenges. Our team’s integrated framework brings together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers to enhance electrical system infrastructure, reduce energy use, and generate energy on-site from traditional and renewable sources.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in an electrical field

  • AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Are you currently vaccinated, or are you willing to receive a vaccination before you begin employment? Proof of vaccine will be required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master or PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • PE License

  • 8 years of experience in an electrical field

  • Etap, PSCAD, EMTP, PSSE or DIgSILENT software experience

  • Digital protective relay programming and commissioning

  • Electrical machines dynamics and testing experience

  • Experience in energy storage, solar, wind systems technologies and architectures

  • Power electronics controls and architectures

  • Familiarity with standards such as IEEE 1547, CA Rule 21, and IEEE 2030

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The midpoint of the salary range is $160,000.00 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 - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Energy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258828BR

Additional Locations US - Phoenix, AZ - 11 South Central Aveune

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.