AECOM Electrical Specialist - Fire Alarm Tech in McLean, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, McLean

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Electrical Specialist - Fire Alarm Tech to inspect, repair, replace, install, adjust, maintain, and make necessary tests on all fire alarm system equipment. Record readings and equipment, and perform minor maintenance on UPS systems. This position will work 4-10's Tues - Fri 1:30pm - 12:00am.


  • Work from prints, diagrams, specification, and instructions covering emergency and scheduled repairs; as well as installation, testing, and inspection of work to be done on electrical systems

  • Analyze, troubleshoot, modify, install, and repair electrical equipment and circuits using prints, diagrams, and test instruments

  • Test, inspect, clean, repair, dismantle, adjust, replace, assemble, maintain and lubricate all manual or automatic AC and DC systems, electrical equipment, transformers, switchgear, control panels, regulators, and various other electrical apparatus which include any and all fire alarm equipment

  • Prepare and maintain records and reports on electrical equipment, as required for maintenance programs on the basis of all information obtained through tests and preventive maintenance procedures and take corrective action, as required

  • Perform protective inspections during facility additions or repairs so as to insure safe and continuous operation of utilities equipment, as required

  • Test, calibrate, and maintain protective devices on systems

  • Operate machines and power tools, erect scaffolds, perform rigging, and operate motor vehicles, as required

  • Install conduit, piping, wiring, and apparatus for maintenance of equipment and/or substitution of existing equipment with new or old apparatus

  • Observe all safety rules and regulations

  • Responsible for submitting a material list to the Management/Lead for ordering

  • Notify main building control office when work being performed may impact building operations.

  • Perform other job related duties, as required

  • Supervise other repair personnel, as required

  • Be able to update drawings and prints

  • Be able to operate and test transfer switches and small generators

  • Be able to operate computers

  • Be able to install and test data and fiber optic lines

  • Test fire alarm systems

  • Troubleshoot electrical switch gear and electrical circuits

Minimum Requirements


  • Journeyman electrician license.

  • Possess a strong background in industrial and commercial electrical apparatus and control circuitry maintenance

  • Possess a strong background in low voltage switchgear

  • Must be thoroughly familiar with electrical maintenance or equipment

  • Ability to comprehend written and oral instructions.

  • A willingness to work rotational shift if necessary, including days, evenings, and nights, as well as overtime, weekends, and holidays, as required

EXPERIENCE: Eight years experience in the electrical trade in maintenance and/or construction required.

EDUCATION: High school, technical school, apprenticeship, trade school graduate or equivalent required.

SECURITY: Must be a U.S. Citizen, able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Master electrician license.

  • Ability to write correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


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 Craft/Trade

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201075BR

Clearance Required Yes

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.