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AECOM Electrical Engineer in St. Albans, United Kingdom

Job Summary

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:

You will help AECOM’s Building & Places discipline by supporting multiple projects and teams with direct design and delivery activities. You will be experienced in the delivery of all phases of a project from inception to completion, but specifically design focused

You will do this by using your experience of seeing conceptual designs through to completion. Your duties will be split between technical outputs, co-ordinating and quality control as outlined below.

Drafting, modelling & reporting:

  • Assist with maintaining, enhancing and applying both design and technical knowledge ensuring production of high quality drawings and Revit models.

  • Assist with the preparation of electrical design calculations, drawings, specifications, and tender documents.

  • Electrical design of lighting, LV supply and small power distribution, earthing and lightning protection, fire and voice alarm systems, telecommunication services, low current and extra low voltage services, automatic controls, BMS as well as other related electrical utility systems as assigned.

  • Participate in the design progress and coordination meetings.

  • Assist with the preparation of specifications, schedules, drawings and any other contract documents developed through the RIBA work stages.

  • Assist with the preparation outline scheme report / technical content of the design information.

Coordinate and communicate:

  • Coordination with other discipline engineers as applicable for the continuity of the design process

  • Attend progress, design team and coordination meetings where required.

  • Attend site inspection meetings.

  • Obtain the necessary information both internally and externally from Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Design Consultants for the design to proceed.

  • Liaise with clients, professional organizations, contractors, suppliers, sub-contractors and other design.

Quality Assurance:

  • Ensuring adherence to Corporate Standards.

  • Ensuring that all activities are performed in a safe manner and comply with AECOM’s H&S requirements.

  • Ensuring the relevant QA procedures are followed.

  • Maintain, develop and retain the highest appropriate standard of technical skill.

  • Commit to continual professional development and learning on relevant technological, business and human relationship matters

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant experience in design and delivery of projects within the consulting industry (preferable).

  • Ideally you will have an understanding in the design of electrical systems on a variety of building projects, i.e. retail, mixed-use developments, hospitality, healthcare, offices and industrial.

  • Experience of seeing a number of design stages from conceptual designs through to completion.

  • Commit to continual professional development and learning on relevant technological, business and human relationship matters

  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, able to inspire, influence and negotiate.

  • Able to engage, question and act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.

  • Excellent report writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related subject

  • Engineering accreditation (IEng or equivalent) would be advantageous

Technical experience required:

  • Amtech Pro Design – Electrical Design Software

  • Dialux and/or Dialux Evo – Lighting Design Software

  • Revit

  • AutoCAD

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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 B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265693BR

Additional Locations UK - St. Albans

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.