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AECOM Lead Engineer - Underground Distribution in San Diego, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Underground Distribution Engineer to serve as technical lead for engineering and design projects under a strategic underground program in California.

Our team works on a variety of energy efficiency, resilience, and decarbonization initiatives for municipal, utility, and commercial and industrial clients. This position will perform technical tasks on a variety of projects including energy efficiency, distributed generation, renewable energy, energy master planning, district energy systems, net-zero buildings, monitoring base commissioning, grid-interactive buildings, and building decarbonization.

The successful candidate should be a dynamic, self-directed individual with an excellent understanding of medium voltage underground utility distribution design and construction.

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.

The responsibilities of this role also include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Serves as lead engineer on mid- to large size projects.

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

  • Performs calculations and develops technical specifications from feasibility to detail design packages

  • Facilitates design reviews with internal and external clients

  • Provides technical expertise for studies and design efforts.

  • Presents complex technical solutions to clients.

  • Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others

  • Provides estimates for the engineering task, budget and schedule

  • Applies strong knowledge of utility standards, guides, specifications, and procedures specific to working in California

  • Ensure that the technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of design work

DCS—Energy

AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.

  • 8 years of relevant experience, including medium voltage underground utility distribution design and construction

  • Demonstrated experience with California utilities

  • Professional Engineer (PE)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree preferred

  • Consulting experience preferred

  • Experience on large, multi-discipline projects and programs

  • Proficiency in engineering analysis and modeling software

  • Fluency with Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft Excel

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • MicroStation experience/proficiency

Additional Information:

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this role

  • Sponsorship is available for this role

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. 273001BR

Additional Locations US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave

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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