AECOM Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California
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AECOM has an opening for an Electrical Engineer to support our growing Energy Business Line vehicle electrification program. For this role, AECOM offers the freedom and flexibility to work remotely and/or be located at a variety of Energy offices located in multiple locations across the United States through our Freedom to Grow program .
AECOM’s Freedom to Grow program gives employees and managers more flexibility in determining both working schedules and work locations. Our Freedom to Grow program maximizes employee wellbeing and improves our sustainability goals while still delivering the best solutions to our clients. We are challenging the status quo and strengthening gender equity and inclusion in the workplace through a culture and balance that works for both you and AECOM.
Our team provides a wide range of electrical engineering services across markets sectors including transmission (substations, OH/UG transmission systems, generator interconnections, interconnection strategy), power distribution (OH/UG power systems, substations, EV charging networks, microgrid design, etc.), renewables (Solar PV, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Wind), and next generation energy (hydrogen, fuel cells, electrolyzers, etc.). We are looking for a strong leader with a vehicle electrification and electrical engineering background to mentor team and promote our skills to new clients as well as maintain our existing client base. Qualified candidates will have a strong background in electrical engineering coupled with leadership/supervisory experience.
The successful candidate is expected to be a detail orientated, experienced engineer who can make decisions independently under the guidance of senior staff. The focus of the experience must be in the energy or power industry associated with electrical engineering and design. Experience with battery energy storage and/or solar/wind power is a plus.
It is an excellent career opportunity for an engineer with a strong technical background and looking to grow into an engineering leadership role. This role offers a competitive salary, benefits, and relocation assistance where and when applicable.
Responsible for the engineering design work on assigned projects under the guidance of senior staff
Performing Power system studies (load flow, short circuit, protective coordination, arc flash analysis)
Directing electrical infrastructure physical layout
One line and three-line diagrams
Developing construction and electrical equipment specifications
Protective relay and metering one line / three-line diagrams
Wiring Diagrams and Schematics
Panel Layouts and Schedules
Plan Drawings such as grounding plans, lighting plan, raceway plans, cable tray plans etc.
Electrical Lists - Cable and Conduit Schedules, Load List, Equipment List
Calculations – ampacity, cable sizing, conduit sizing, transformer sizing, Grounding Analysis and Design, underground cable and duct bank
Equipment Specifications and Data Sheets
Bill of Materials
Attending client meetings
Occasional travel to client/project sites
Level specific responsibilities:
Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.
Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.
Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with some supervision.
Able to participate in field walks and create field sketches, take dimensions, climb ladders, etc. as necessary
BA/BS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering plus 2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
EIT/FE or ability to obtain EIT/FE certification
5+ years as discipline technical lead on vehicle electrification projects
Successful track record working with remote teams
Strong familiarity with industry codes and standards (NFPA, NEC, NESC, IEEE, etc.).
Strong familiarity of current building codes and standards
Strong written and verbal skills with an ability to lead engineering tasks
Experience on full EPC, Design/Build projects from start to finish.
Plant Startup and Commissioning Field Experience
Power systems analysis software experience (ETAP, SKM, EasyPower)
Solar or wind facility experience
Experience working in collaborative 3D model environments (e.g. Navisworks) and laser scan data
Sponsorship assistance is available for this role
Relocation assistance is not available for this role.
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 $70,222 - $129,112.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com 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.
Business Line: Energy
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: Hybrid