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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 over 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 has a position opening for a Lead Electrical Engineer to support our growing Energy Business Line. For this role, AECOM offers the freedom and flexibility to work remotely and/or be located at a variety of Energy offices located in multiple locations across the United States through our Freedom to Grow program.

Our team provides a wide range of electrical engineering services across markets sectors including  transmission (substations, OH/UG transmission systems, generator interconnections, interconnection strategy), power distribution (OH/UG power systems, substations, EV charging networks, microgrid design, etc.), renewables (Solar PV, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Wind), and next generation energy (hydrogen, fuel cells, electrolyzers,etc).  We are looking for a strong leader with a heavy industry and electrical engineering background to mentor team and promote our skills to new clients as well as maintain our existing client base. Qualified candidates will have a strong technical background coupled with leadership/supervisory experience.

The successful candidate is expected to be a detail orientated, experienced engineer who can make decisions independently. The responsibilities of this role also include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Supporting the Chief Electrical engineer on developing workload forecasts, design schedules and budgets for electrical engineering work activities
  • Performing Power system studies (load flow, short circuit, protective coordination, arc flash analysis)
  • Directing electrical infrastructure physical layout
  • One line and three-line diagrams
  • Developing construction and electrical equipment specifications
  • Protective relay and metering one line / three-line diagrams       
  • One-Line Diagrams
  • Wiring Diagrams and Schematics
  • Panel Layouts and Schedules
  • Plan Drawings such as grounding plans, lighting plan, raceway plans, cable tray plans etc.
  • Attending client meetings
  • Occasional travel to client and/or project sites   

Level specific responsibilities:

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff’s specific area of expertise.
  • Provides technical expertise for studies and design efforts.
  • Presents complex technical solutions to clients.
  • Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others.
  • Participates in development of technical proposals.
  • Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule







Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 6+ years of relevant electrical experience
  • EIT Certification with willingness to attain professional engineering license


Preferred QualificationsAcademic degree from ABET accredited college or university

  • PE licensure
  • 3+ years as discipline technical lead on projects
  • Successful track record working with remote teams
  • Strong familiarity with industry codes and standards (NFPA, NEC, NESC, IEEE, etc.).
  • Strong familiarity of current building codes and standards
  • Strong written and verbal skills with an ability to lead engineering tasks 
  • Experience on full EPC, Design/Build projects from start to finish.
  • Plant Startup and Commissioning Field Experience
  • Power systems analysis software experience (ETAP, SKM, EasyPower)
  • Solar or wind facility experience
  • Experience working in collaborative 3D model environments (e.g. Navisworks) and laser scan data
Additional Information
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this role
  • Sponsorship is available for this role
  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

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.

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