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AECOM Electrical Engineer in Savannah, Georgia

Job Summary

AECOM is hiring an Electrical Engineer supporting the Georgia Port Authority, one of the largest fastest growing ports. The position will reside at the AECOM Savannah office. As an Electrical Engineer - Ports & Marine Terminals, you may be involved investigation, planning, analysis, design, technical production, and field oversight of many different types of projects including crane electrical and communication systems, complex marine terminals, container gate, container yards, intermodal rail, utilities, and other port/marine related engineering projects. With an emphasis on medium and low voltage design, you will work on projects from the planning through design and construction phases. This role is client facing, requiring communication with the client’s and power company’s technical staff.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

Comprehensive understanding of Electrical discipline and basic understanding of other disciplines.

  • Prepares electrical drawings such as one-line diagrams, grounding and lighting plans, grounding and lighting details, electrical installation details, schematics, and wiring diagrams as well as electrical lists such as equipment lists, load lists and cable schedules

  • Prepares specifications, data sheets, quotation requests, and technical bid summaries for electrical equipment.

  • Performs electrical equipment and cable sizing calculations

  • Performs power system studies and analysis such as load flow, short circuit, breaker and relay coordination and arc flash and produces associated written reports utilizing the ETAP software

  • Designs and specifies components for electrical distribution and utilization systems

  • Reviews vendor drawings and provides comments as necessary

  • Responsible for engineering and design activities including working directly with other engineers and design drafters to produce engineering documents and designs for various industry related facilities

  • Assists in the coordination between engineering disciplines, participating in project planning activities, and supports cost and schedule updates

  • Ensures quality, quantity and completeness of the assigned engineering tasks

  • Keeps proper engineering files and records

  • Continually upgrades technical knowledge and capabilities and pursues additional coursework and training

  • Under minimal direction, completes engineering assignments of moderate complexity

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.


  • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all our communities into the future — safely and reliably.

  • We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

  • Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 4 years of related electrical engineer experience and/or education

  • Valid Driver’s license

  • Current holder of, or have no restrictions to obtain, Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)

Preferred Qualifications

  • P.E. License in the state of Georgia, or ability to receive within 6 months

  • 5+ years of electrical engineering experience in industrial systems and communication systems

  • Knowledge of NFPA, IEEE, PIP, and other applicable industry standards

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical software

  • Knowledge of ETAP modeling software

  • Knowledge of Georgia Power standards and experience working with Georgia Power

  • Engineering experience in medium voltage crane electrical systems

  • Ability to communicate and coordinate effectively with technicians, designers, engineers and project managers for the preparation of high-quality work products

  • Strong communication skills in coordinating with clients, sub-consultants, and regulatory agencies.

  • Field experience providing construction administration services

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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 264609BR

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.