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AECOM Electrical Engineer II in Roanoke, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Roanoke - VA

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Electrical Engineer II to be based in Roanoke, VA.

About AECOM

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

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare detailed calculations, drawings, technical specifications, procurement documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, cost estimates, detailed analyses and other materials suitable for procurement and building construction purposes

  • Develop electrical power and distribution design concepts with architects, engineers and owners

  • Design of lighting, fire alarm, communications systems in buildings

  • Project Management on electrical projects

  • Prepare specifications, contract documents, and prepare engineering progress reports

  • Ensure design conforms with all applicable codes and client standards

  • Travel to construction sites to conduct electrical inspections

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering or a related field and 2+ years of experience in buildings and facilities engineering with specific experience in the design of lighting design and power distribution or demonstrated equivalency of experience/education

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the design of modifications to low voltage (480 V and below) electrical power systems for commercial, government and institutional facilities including office tenant space, utilities and support facilities - This includes preparation of electrical system load analysis, short circuit analysis, arc flash studies, etc.

  • Experience with the design of lighting and lighting control systems for commercial, government and institutional facilities in accordance with energy code requirements (ASHRE 90.1) including familiarity with lighting calculations, occupancy control, and application of state of the art materials to projects

  • Familiarity with the National Electric Code

  • AutoCAD/Revit and/or MicroStation experience, including experience with BIM (Revit or AECOsim) software as well as experience working on projects that were executed using Revit or a similar 3D BIM Product

  • Displayed ability to execute complete, accurate and coordinated project design assignments on time and within budget

  • Understands overall project constraints including design budget limitations and schedule requirements

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with other team members and disciplines

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • EIT or Professional Engineer (PE) registration

  • Secret or Top Secret DoD clearance or the ability to obtain it

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

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

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 - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 244902BR

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.

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