AECOM Electrical Engineering Department Manager in Norfolk, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Norfolk

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced, creative and highly talented Electrical Engineering Department Manager for immediate employment in the Norfolk, VA office.

The appropriately qualified candidate will be responsible for managerial direction of the electrical engineering discipline and successful completion of assigned engineering projects. Providing work assignments to discipline project teams and review performance to ensure efficient, cost effective utilization of staff. Serves as technical advisor to electrical staff and performs Quality Control and Independent Technical Review of contract documents. Demonstrates creativity, foresight and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving problems. Supports business development and bid and proposal efforts.

Additionally, this position is expected to provide Engineering leadership via determining technical and professional staffing needs; participation in need for new hires, trains, manages and motivates personnel. Establishes and maintains quality and accuracy standards. Works cooperatively with other managers and employees to achieve company’s mission.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervises the work of multiple technical disciplines with a broad general knowledge of many aspects of engineering for multiple market sectors including government, healthcare, justice, mission critical and life sciences.

  • Responsible for overseeing and coordinating all technical aspects of mid-size to large projects.

  • Evaluates, selects, and applies engineering practices commensurate with the needs of the project, including innovative practices supported by science and research.

  • Coordinates electrical systems with other disciplines such as electrical, structural, civil, architectural, and facility planning. Performs master planning of large campus facilities’ infrastructure.

  • Performs construction inspection and observation on live construction projects and create detailed reports.

  • Reviews and revises existing standards of engineering techniques, procedures and practices in building design, construction and building information modeling.

  • Prepares engineering estimates, project execution strategies, staffing plans.

  • Supports business development efforts including presentations to customers and responding to customer request for bid documents

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering

  • 10+ years of experience in design of complex facilities required

  • PE license with the ability to obtain licenses across multiple states by reciprocity

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Well-developed communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Strong team leadership skills

  • Thorough working knowledge of relevant engineering software

  • Can-do, will-do attitude and ability to work in team-oriented organization

  • Interact and communicate effectively with other team members and disciplines. Effective written and verbal communication skills a must

  • ETAP (power system Modeling)

  • SKM (power system modeling)

  • Agi32 (lighting calculations)

  • Experience with Microsoft office suite including word, power point, excel and MS Project

  • Experience with the National Electric Code, Life Safety Code, NFPA 99 and Health Care codes

  • Experience with power system design of medium voltage (38 kV and below) and low voltage systems (600 V and below)

  • Experience with medium voltage power system protective relaying

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and REVIT BMS systems

  • Secret or Top Secret Security clearance

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group

Country United States of America

Position Status Contractor

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193925BR

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.