AECOM Electrical Engineer III in New York, New York
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.
AECOM has an opening for a mid-career Electrical Engineer to support our growing Energy Business Line. 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 Freedom to Grow program gives employees and managers more flexibility in determining both working schedules and work locations. Our Freedom to Grow program maximizes employee wellbeing and improves our sustainability goals while still delivering the best solutions to our clients. We are challenging the status quo and strengthening gender equity and inclusion in the workplace through a culture and balance that works for both you and AECOM.
Our team provides a wide range of electrical engineering services across markets sectors including transmission, power distribution, renewables, and next generation energy.
The successful candidate is expected to be a detail oriented, experienced engineer who can make decisions independently under the guidance of senior staff. The focus of the experience must be in the power industry associated with electrical engineering and design of electrical distribution systems within industrial or generation facilities. It is a plus to have design experience within solar or other renewable energy facilities.
It is an excellent career opportunity for an engineer with a strong technical background and looking to grow into an engineering leadership role. This role offers a competitive salary, benefits and relocation assistance where and when applicable.
Responsible for supporting the electrical engineering design work on assigned projects under the guidance of senior staff.
Supporting the development of the following, under the direction of the Lead Electrical Engineer:
Power System Studies
Wiring Diagrams and Schematics
Panel Layouts and Schedules
Plan Drawings such as grounding plans, lighting plan, raceway plans, cable tray plans etc.
Electrical Lists - Cable and Conduit Schedules, Load List, Equipment List
Calculations – Cable sizing, conduit sizing, transformer sizing
Equipment Specifications and Data Sheets
Bill of Materials
Solar PV layouts and plans
Level specific responsibilities:
Performs limited portions of a broader assignment of a senior engineer.
Coordinates work with the electrical design team and other disciplines to develop and complete assigned tasks.
Gathers and correlates basic engineering and design data using established and well-defined procedures.
Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.
AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy 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 the demand side of the meter – 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.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited college or university
4 years of relevant experience in industrial or other power facilities
Able to participate in field walks and create field sketches, take dimensions, climb ladders, etc. as necessary
6+ years of relevant experience preferred
Power systems analysis software experience (SKM, EasyPower, Etap).
Solar or wind facility design experience
Strong familiarity with industry codes and standards (NEC, NESC, IEEE, PIP etc).
Strong written and verbal skills with an ability to support engineering tasks
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 $87,778.70 - $162,390.59 annually exempt.
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, retirement benefits, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
Sponsorship assistance is available for this role
Relocation assistance is not available for this role
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com 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.
Business Line: Energy
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: Hybrid