AECOM Senior Electrical Engineer in Moffett Field, California

United States of America - California, Moffett Field

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer at our NASA Ames Research Center location in Moffett Field CA. Our NASA Ames Research Center office focuses primarily on highly specialized mechanical, electrical and structural infrastructure engineering for large wind tunnels, thermal testing facilities and substations. We are looking for a person who wants to apply their passion and enthusiam for design in a collaborative andd progessive work environment.

The responsibilities of this position include, but not limited to those listed below:

  • Performs a variety of tasks in support of the engineering staff.

  • Activities may include assisting with engineering calculations, setting up and operating equipment, inspecting equipment and engineering installations for compliance with specifications and maintaining project documentation.

  • General understanding of procedures, company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Viewed as competent in all areas. Highest non-supervisory position


  • May oversee work of junior-level technicians. Viewed as competent in all areas.


  • Perform electrical system design using switchgear, swithchboards, moto control centers, variable frequency drives, generators, transformers, distribution panels and various raceway systems


  • Project management of multiple concurrent projects including resource management, schedule delivery, quality and financial performance

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 10 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • CA Professional Enginner Registration

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD

  • Working knowledge of common building engineering codes and standards such as the NEC, NFPA, IESNA, IEEE, IAEI and NETA

  • Understanding of electrical power requirements for HVAC systems and interface with utlities

  • Understanding of electrical power controls and ladder logic

  • Knowledgeable about electrical system studies and calculations (load, voltage drop, short circuit, coordination and arc flash)

  • Communicate effectively verbally and through the use of Word Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint

  • Flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and deadlines

  • Ability to travel for work to other sites

  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree

  • Knowledge of protective relay design principles and practices for electro-mechanical, solid-state and microprocessor-based (SEL)

  • Ability to perform filed investigation work near energized electrical equipment form 50V to 115KV; ability to climb ladders and work at elevated locations such as roof tops; ability to work in confined spaces

  • Knowledge of medium (15kV) and high voltage substation (115kV) layout and controls

  • Working knowledge of SKM Systems Analysis Software for load flow, fault, coordination and arc flash studies

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD/Revit

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 Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201327BR

Clearance Required 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.