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AECOM Electrical Design Technician in Roanoke, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Roanoke - VA

Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate opening for an Electrical Technician for our Buildings+ Places practice in beautiful Roanoke, VA. Are you looking for an opportunity to begin or further your career with a top ranked, globally positioned firm while living in one of America’s most beautiful and livable cities? This is an opportunity to apply your talents to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects in an environment committed to excellence in innovation, technical quality and client service. Roanoke is rich in cultural, entertainment and outdoor activities and has a strong sense of community. Nestled in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, it has been awarded the “All American City” designation a record six times.

This position will assist with electrical systems designs for Buildings + Places business line clients, which consists of DoD and Federal Government projects. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop electrical systems design concepts in coordination with lead engineer.

  • Electrical systems design includes lighting, power, grounding, lightning protection, and communications systems for building interior and building/campus site.

  • Prepare contract documents, including drawings, schedules, calculations, and cost estimates.

  • Setup and maintain multiple models for production in Autodesk REVIT software, by using advanced knowledge of Autodesk REVIT MEP and AutoCAD MEP

  • Coordinate and incorporate Client BIM standards and requirements with AECOM’s standards. Manage models ensuring BIM models remain free from errors, validate models using clash detection, manage model information management systems, maintain and develop BIM standards, and assist in optimization of REVIT workflows.

  • Execute complete, accurate, and coordinated project design assignments on time and within budget.

  • Have an understanding of overall project constraints including design budget limitations and schedule requirements.

  • Interact and communicate effectively with other team members and disciplines.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.

Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma and 2+ years of related electrical design experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience/education

  • Revit experience is required

  • Due to the nature of the work performed, U.S. Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Autodesk certification in REVIT and AutoCAD software

  • Familiarity and knowledge of the National Electric Code

  • Electrical design experience in buildings and facilities engineering

  • Secret or Top-Secret DoD clearance is highly preferred

  • Working knowledge of Electrical system analysis tools (E-TAP or SKM)

  • Working knowledge of lighting analysis tools (AGI, ElumTools

  • Direct experience in Department of Defense, Health Care, and Government facilities

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills a must.

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

Business Line Building Engineering

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247074BR

Virtual: 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.