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AECOM Electrical Engineer in Roanoke, Virginia

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a creative and highly talented Electrical Engineer for immediate employment in the Roanoke, VA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

  • Creating electrical plans and details with the use of Revit or AutoCAD.

  • Creating electrical models in SKM to calculate arc flash, fault currents and voltage drop.

  • Interpreting and implementing client standards into code compliant designs.

  • Utilizing lighting software to perform lighting calculations.

  • Preparing engineering related calculations, developing drawings and specifications under the supervision of a Sr. Electrical Engineer.

  • Assisting with the electrical design of medium and low voltage power distribution, lighting, lightning protection, and grounding systems for multiple sectors including Corporate Workplace and Commercial buildings, DoD, and Mission Critical projects.

  • Performing assignments under the direction of a Sr. Electrical Engineer requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are design to further develop judgement and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or related field or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Highly motivated and independent self-starter.

  • Previous consulting engineering or similar experience preferred.

  • Willingness to learn electrical design and the preparation of design and construction documents.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software (Examples include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE) preferred.

  • Experience in Commercial, DOD, industrial, aviation, high rise, or Mission Critical projects.

  • Competent in all conventional aspects of electrical engineering and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard electrical engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.

  • Knowledge of and experience with Department of Defense requirements including Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC).

  • Knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as AGI, SKM, MS Office, AutoCAD, and Revit).

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • This position requires a hybrid work schedule which includes in office work in Roanoke, VA. The selected candidate must be available to work in Roanoke, VA on a scheduled basis.

  • Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation (Virginia locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $55,029.50 - $75,665.57.

  • 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 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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at 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.

ReqID: J10094644

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid