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AECOM High Voltage Transmission Electrical Engineer in Oakland, California

Job Summary

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

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.

Energy

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved accommodation must be received in order to enter an AECOM or worksite location in New York City, NY.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

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.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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 Energy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 261072BR

Additional Locations US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive

Virtual: 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.

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