AECOM High Voltage Transmission Electrical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts
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AECOM has a position available for a High Voltage Transmission Electrical Engineer with a specialization in HVDC electrical power systems.
The focus of your experience must be in the power industry and be associated with electrical engineering with respect to the design of HVDC terrestrial / submarine cable systems and converter stations.
The responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to, the following:
Engineering support for HVDC terrestrial and submarine cable systems and converter stations
Supporting HVDC cable routing and converter station feasibility studies
Providing technical support input during the project permitting phase
Preparation of conceptual level engineering documents
Working with Project Engineer and Project Manager on developing design schedules and budgets for electrical engineering work activities
Supporting clients with utility interface and technical coordination
Power system studies (load flow, short circuit, protective coordination, arc flash analysis)
PSCAD model development and analysis
Preparation of one line and three-line diagrams, AC/DC schematics, BOMs, wire schedule, interconnection diagrams
Field experience including witnessing testing of HVDC equipment and systems
Developing construction and equipment specifications
Supporting projects during construction, start-up, and commissioning as needed
Grounding Analysis and Design
Reviewing engineering work performed by peers
Attending client meetings
Assist in the promotion of AECOM's capabilities while maintaining our existing client base and
Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise, technical expertise for studies and design efforts, and presents complex technical solutions to clients
Perform quality control reviews of work developed by others
Participate in development of technical proposals
Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule
For this role, AECOM offers the freedom and flexibility to work remotely and/or be located at a variety of Energy offices in multiple locations across the United States through our Freedom to Grow program
AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and behind the meter services allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions.
Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering
6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Experience must include electrical power engineering coupled with some leadership experience
Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in Electrical Engineering required
Occasional travel required to other AECOM locations and Client sites
Valid U.S. Driver's License required
Masters degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred
8+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
HVAC Experience in addition to HVDC
Experience working with FACTS
Power systems analysis software experience (ASPEN OneLiner, ETAP, SKM Power Tools, AcSELerator, EnerVista, etc.)
Familiarity with industry codes and standards (NEC, NESC, IEEE, etc.)
Able to lead engineering tasks with strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Experience on full EPC, Design/Build projects from start to finish
Plant Startup and Commissioning Field Experience
Owner’s Engineering experience
Experience working with remote teams
Relocation is not available for this position
Sponsorship is available for this position
Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position typically is $116,105.60 - $214,760.00. Please note that this role can be based anywhere in the United States/Canada and compensation data will vary in each location, including higher or lower than the stated range.
AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.
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 aecom.com 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.
Business Line: Energy
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: Hybrid