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AECOM Senior Electrical Commissioning Engineer in Baltimore, Maryland

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is currently seeking a Senior Electrical Commissioning Engineer to support programs throughout the US and OCONUS regions. This onsite position can be based in Arlington, VA, Baltimore, MD or Roanoke, VA.

This person will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Performs various management, leadership, and people accountability responsibilities for a specific technical group or department.

  • Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating technical assignments.

  • Generally requires multi-disciplinary knowledge of engineering.

  • Plans and develops engineering tasks concerned with unique or controversial problems. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation and development of novel concepts and approaches.

  • Maintains liaison with units within the organization and individuals inside and outside of the organization.

  • Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field. Work at this level usually requires extensive progressive experience.

  • Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.

  • Manages group of engineers and/or technicians, coordinating activities of the unit.


  • Provide technical peer review of design, shop drawings, submittals

  • Initiates and leads quality assurance and commissioning from design through post-occupancy.

  • Leads development of electrical commissioning specifications and electrical test procedures required to validate the installation and performance of power distribution systems and controls.

  • Lead Quality Control Verifier for AECOM developed commissioning procedures.

Project Management :

  • Interface with clients on schedules, meetings and issues (manage client expectations).

  • Advise senior management of the project status on a regular basis.

  • Anticipate potential schedule or priority delays and initiate plans for alternative actions

  • Complies with AECOM project manager guidelines and reporting duties including but not limited to:

  • Project Execution

  • Project Deadlines

  • Client Communication

  • Team Utilization

Team Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead junior, mid-level and senior staff and provide mentorship, direction and motivation on a daily basis and in a strategic manner to ensure AECOM remains an employer of choice for field technical engineers and commissioning professionals.

  • Responsible for Leave Approval of your direct reports.

  • Input into staff performance and development on a continuous basis as well as to Monitor & Motivate your team with respect to Moral.

  • Assists staff with annual goal setting and monitors progress towards achieving goals.


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Electrical Engineering + 8 years of related exp or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education of combined design and commissioning experience including time in a supervisory role.

  • A combined design and commissioning experience including time in a supervisory role.

  • Supports project overnight travel estimated 30% annually.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE)

  • Ability to obtain National Security Clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship required, due to the nature of the work

  • Valid Driver’s License and must be able to pass AECOM’s Motor Vehicle Records review

Preferred Requirements

  • Demonstrable track record in managing the delivery of large, complex, multi-disciplined institutional projects.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License

  • Substation to Facility Design Experience including medium voltage systems and Emergency Diesel Generator Plants

  • Ability to develop key and trusted client relationships.

  • Excellent presentation skills necessary for running project meetings.

  • Recognized as a technical expert who would brings added credibility to the evaluation of electrical system design, installation and commissioning process.

  • Expert communicator; solid verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

  • Effective negotiation and dispute resolution skills, analytical and decision-making.

  • Demonstrated collaborative skills, both internally and externally.

  • Experience briefing senior management and non-specialists on complex technical matters.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Relocation is not available for this position.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10095754

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site