Traction Power Engineer/Electrical Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New York
New York
United States

United States of America - New York, New York

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Traction Power Engineer/Electrical Engineer for immediate employment to support our Transportation Business Line. The incumbent will work with electrified rail transit systems on large transit and railroad projects.

  • Performs specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignements.

  • Identifies discrepancies in results.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.

  • Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design

elements for engineering works.

  • Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

10 years of experience in Electrical/Traction Power design and construction of engineering projects

10 years of experience with electrified rail transit systems (AC and DC systems)

Knowledge of traction power AC and DC High and Low Voltage systems including relaying, rectifier, distribution and SCADA equipment

Knowledge of AREMA and IEEE standards for Traction Power design

Experience working on large transit/railroad projects with Substations, 3rd rail and/or Overhead Contact distribution systems

Strong drafting skills in AutoCAD or Microstation

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power point)

Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 229456BR

Clearance Required 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.