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AECOM Sr. Electrical Engineer - Team Lead in Chicago, Illinois

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to be based in Chicago, Illinois.

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.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides technical leadership and applies thorough and diversified knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices to all projects.

  • Responsible for customer satisfaction on AECOM’s performance. Regularly meets with customers to ensure that we are providing quality installations and meeting their individual needs.

  • Electrical engineering from conceptual design through construction administration and post-occupancy

  • Researches, develops, designs, specifies and witnesses the testing of electrical systems, equipment, components and materials, applying principles and techniques of electrical engineering

  • Team and project discipline leadership including ownership of team metrics such as finances, utilization, and performance

  • Serve as mentor by coaching and inspiring engineering teams and individuals; grows and develops staff

  • Work with Managing Principal and Regional Engineering Leads to achieve business and practice goals

  • Review team member work for quality and recognition of training requirements

  • Interact and work with diverse set of clients and subcontractors

  • Client account leadership, including development of client plans and the identification, positioning, pursuit and securing of new business.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 8 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Competent in all conventional aspects of electrical engineering and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard electrical engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria

  • Ability to think strategically, implement change, enforce policy and resolve conflict

  • Excellent project planning, project management, organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently

  • Experience in the Corporate/Commercial, Higher Education and Healthcare markets

  • Ability to concisely express complex system solutions in very early design phases in order to share intent either internally for further development, or externally to assist design partners

  • Experience with AutoCAD/Revit (Revit is preferred)

  • Ability to analyze and provide solutions to complex challenges

  • Working knowledge of local and international codes, NEC and LEED standards

  • Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer (P.E.)

  • Demonstrated ability to lead an engineering team in support of practice growth

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including both verbal/presentation and written

  • Proven ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external clients

  • Documented experience with advanced design, and technically challenging design with high profile clients working to fast paced schedules

  • Analyze equipment energy use for optimizing systems selection

  • LEED accredited Professional with Sustainability experience

  • Experience with Design Build and other Alternative Delivery practices

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is available for this position

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

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 States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 270381BR

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.