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AECOM High Voltage Transmission Electrical Engineer in New York City, New York

Company Description

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.

Job Description

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.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

Additional Information

  • Offered rate of compensation (Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $90,165 - $166,805 annually exempt.

  • Offered rate of compensation (NYC locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $129,612.06 - $239,782.32.

  • 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 and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10052788

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East