Company: AECOM
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States


United States of America - Colorado, Denver

Job Summary

AECOM has a position available for an Electrical Substation Engineer to support our growing Energy Business Line. This position has the possibility of being located at a variety of Energy offices in multiple locations across the United States. This is an excellent career opportunity for an engineer with a strong technical background and looking to grow into an engineering leadership role.

About AECOM

At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what's possible - the world's longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
  • Fortune 's World's Most Admired Companies - 2014-2020
  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 "Top 500 Design Firms" and #1 2019 "Top 200 Environmental Firms"
  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019
About Power

Our team provides a wide range of electrical engineering services across markets sectors including transmission (substations, OH/UG transmission systems, generator interconnections, interconnection strategy), power distribution (OH/UG power systems, substations, EV charging networks, microgrid design, etc.), renewables (Solar PV, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Wind), and next generation energy (hydrogen, fuel cells, electrolyzers, etc.). We are looking for an up-and-comingleader with a power engineering background to promote our skills to new clients and maintain our existing client base. Qualified candidates will have a strong background in electrical power engineering coupled with experience leading tasks on projects.

The successful candidate is expected to be a detail orientated, experienced engineer who can make decisions independently under the guidance of senior staff. The focus of the experience must be in the power industry associated with electrical engineering and design of HV and MV substations, HV transmission systems, and MV distribution systems.

The responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to, the following:
  • Responsible for the electrical engineering design work on assigned projects under the guidance of senior staff
  • Under guidance of Lead Engineer, working with Project Engineer and Project Manager on developing design schedules and budgets for electrical engineering work activities
  • Performing Power system studies (load flow, short circuit, protective coordination, arc flash analysis)
  • One line and three-line diagrams
  • Protective relay and metering one line / three-line diagrams
  • AC/DC schematics
  • Panel Layouts
  • Equipment layouts and sectional views
  • Connection Diagrams
  • Bill of Materials
  • Cable Schedules
  • DC power distribution design
  • Developing construction and equipment specifications
  • Supporting projects during construction, start-up, and commissioning
  • Grounding Analysis and Design
  • Attending client meetings
Level specific responsibilities:
  • Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.
  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.
  • Identifies discrepancies in results.
  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.
  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.
  • Assists in development of technical proposals.
  • Assists with estimates for the engineering budget and schedule
Minimum Requirements
  • BA/BS degree and 4+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
  • Pre-employment verification of motor vehicle driving record will be conducted
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Prefer 4+ years of experience as an Electrical Engineer associated with the design of HV and MV Substations, HV transmission systems, and MV distribution systems.
  • Ability to obtain a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license
  • Strong familiarity with industry codes and standards (NEC, NESC, IEEE, etc).
  • Strong written and verbal skills with an ability to lead engineering tasks
  • Experience on full EPC, Design/Build projects from start to finish.
  • Plant Startup and Commissioning Field Experience
  • Power systems analysis software experience (SKM, EasyPower, Etap).
What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Power

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 246824BR

Additional Locations US - Boston, MA - 211 Congress Street, US - Chicago, IL - 10510 W Zemke Rd, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - New Orleans, LA - 1555 Poydras St, US - New York, NY - 605 Third Ave, US - Washington, DC - 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW

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.