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AECOM Senior Electrical Engineer in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to be based in Hunt Valley, MD . This position will design low voltage (480 V and below) electrical power systems for commercial, government, and transportation facilities including office tenant space, utilities, and support facilities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare detailed calculations, drawings, technical specifications, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, cost estimates, detailed analyses and other materials suitable for construction purposes

  • Develop electrical power distribution and lighting design concepts with architects, engineers and clients

  • Prepare specifications, contract documents, and prepare engineering progress reports

  • Ensure design conforms with all applicable codes and client standards

  • Review shop drawings for conformity to contract documents, codes and standards

  • Will conduct construction site electrical inspections


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related +6 years of demonstrated equivalency of related experience in buildings and facilities engineering or similar and specific experience in the lighting design and power distribution or similar related experience.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration in State of Maryland, or ability to obtain by comity/reciprocity.

  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with design low voltage (480 V and below) electrical power systems for commercial, government and transportation facilities including office tenant space, utilities and support facilities. This includes preparation of electrical system load analysis, short circuit analysis, arc flash studies, etc.

  • Switchgear, motor control center and medium voltage design experience

  • Working knowledge of electrical system analysis tools (E-TAP, SKM, or Paladin, etc.)

  • Experience with the design of lighting and lighting control systems for commercial, government and industrial facilities in accordance with energy code requirements (ASHRE 90.1 or IECC) including familiarity with lighting calculations, occupancy control, etc.

  • Familiarity with the National Electric Code (NEC), ASME and other NFPA codes

  • Airfield and/or AGL experience is helpful, but not required

  • AutoCAD and/or Revit experience is helpful, but not required

  • Microstation or Civil 3D experience is helpful, but not required

  • Ability to execute complete, accurate and coordinated project design assignments on time and within budget

  • Understands overall project constraints including design/construction budget limitations and schedule requirements

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with team members, other disciplines and clients

  • Ability to lead junior electrical team members

  • Ability to perform QA/QC review, sign and stamp electrical drawings preferred

  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role

  • Relocation is available for this role

  • travel to construction sites is required

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $125,000.00 - $165,000.00.


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 absence, 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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. 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: J10107309

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid