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AECOM Senior Electrical Engineer – Regional Marine Terminal Power Lead in Savannah, Georgia

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a regional electrical engineering lead for various landside and waterside marine terminal power projects. With an emphasis on medium and low voltage, as Regional Marine Terminal Power Lead, you will conduct investigations, planning, analysis, design, technical production, specification, vendor coordination, and field inspections. The AECOM Ports + Marine group undertakes a wide range of electrical projects including vessel shore power, alternative marine power, mobile crane electrical supply, communication systems, terminal wide power systems, gate systems, container yards, rail yards, intermodal rail, offshore support facilities, and other terminal infrastructure projects.

The successful candidate will have proven design experience in delivering projects to client’s satisfaction at the appropriate quality standard, ensuring the accuracy of drawings and calculations, guaranteeing cost-efficient and appropriate designs, and completion of all relevant codes and standards. This person will be engineer of record, taking responsibility for work packages and working groups. Strong communication skills are vital for collaborating with clients, power companies, and growing positive partnerships with consulting partner firms.

This role will support AECOM’s marine terminal power projects and pursuits throughout the US Gulf Coast and Atlantic, and the Caribbean. The position will reside in AECOM’s Savannah office which supports Georgia Port Authority, one of the largest fastest growing ports in the US.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

  • Serves as a lead electrical engineer on mid-to large-size marine terminal projects.

  • Develops procedures to facilitate high-quality cost-effective work.

  • 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 communication systems, control systems, electrical distribution and utilization systems.

  • 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.

  • Responsible for engineering and design activities including working directly with other engineers and design drafters to produce engineering documents and designs.

  • Ensures quality, quantity, and completeness of the assigned engineering tasks and of work developed by others.

  • Participates in the interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Continually upgrades technical knowledge and stays current on codes and technologies appropriate to the electrical din isciplines

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS Electrical Engineering or related field + 6 years of experience in electrical design

  • P.E. License

  • Experience in the design of medium voltage distribution systems

  • Valid Driver’s license with a good driving record.

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

Preferred Qualifications


  • 6+ years of electrical and communication systems experience in industrial settings

  • Strong knowledge of NFPA, IEEE, PIP, and other applicable industry standards

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. 269372BR

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.