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AECOM Graduate Electrical Engineer - T&D in Wellington, New Zealand

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunities 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.

Ideas have no borders and this ethos is embedded in our culture. Graduates – with their fresh thinking and passion for reimagining what’s possible – are critical to our success. As a graduate, you will have the chance to work alongside like-minded professionals and industry leaders on iconic projects that help shape and connect our cities and communities.

Job Description

As an Electrical Engineer within our highly successful Transmission & Distribution team, you will be involved in both the primary and secondary design of substation projects throughout Australia and Aotearoa (ANZ). When you transition to a Professional level role, you can decide where your interests lie and what opportunities you want to pursue.

You will be working in a supportive experienced team with a wide range of high calibre clients on the preparation of substation electrical drawings and studies such as grounding, lightning protection, and power systems analysis. Each day will provide new opportunities and challenges, and overall, you can expect to:

  • Concept and Detailed Design of substation primary and secondary systems for NZ and Australian clients

  • Site visits, inspections and testing as required (eg. soil resistivity testing)

  • Writing design reports and specifications

  • Providing construction support during the build phase

  • Working across multiple design disciplines to help deliver multi-disciplinary projects

  • Helping compile budget estimates and pricing schedules

  • Providing deliverables by project time, quality, and cost objectives


Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Interest in power systems engineering, as well as papers in power systems, would be an advantage

Additional Information

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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10063887

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ