Electrical Engineer Associate Director - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

St. Albans
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater London, Croydon

Job Summary

Based in our expanding Croydon office, we have a dedicated MEICA team working on a number of major projects across both the UK and abroad.

At AECOM we deliver a wide range of projects, from client based delivery through to the detailed design for Design and Construction contractors. We pride ourselves on our technical excellence, offering buildable and safe design solutions on high profile, challenging projects.

We are actively looking to expand our Water team with the appointment of a Principal Electrical Engineer. We offer the opportunity to work on some of the largest and most challenging infrastructure projects. Career progression and employee development are key to AECOM's success. We provide the necessary support and opportunity for our team members to grow and improve their technical and managerial abilities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for technical design on our portfolio of infrastructure as well as water utility projects which includes water and wastewater networks and treatment improvements. You will form part or our strong multi-disciplinary engineering team, delivering varied and challenging projects for a range of clients.

The ideal candidate will have experience of similar project work in the UK water sector and be able to work proactively and collaboratively to solve engineering problems.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide technical lead on the delivery of electrical outputs on projects of varying sizes and sub-tasks.

  • Effectively delegate tasks to the team, regionally and nationally as project workload and deadlines demand.

  • Liaise with design teams, contractors and clients in order to deliver technical designs for electrical aspects of installations, process plants, ICA and SCADA.

  • Undertaking feasibility reviews and working up outline proposals for the works and design services.

  • The technical delivery of detailed design services in accordance with current legislation and standards.

  • Dealing with technical, quality, H&S and customer service parts of delivery.

  • Undertake a technical mentoring role for more junior staff.

  • Have a flexible approach and work effectively with the MEICA and wider Water team to ensure team objectives are met and to contribute to staff development.

  • Assist in the efficient running of the Water Engineering Team, and in personal and technical development of team members.

  • In addition there will be opportunities to work on projects in other parts of the country and possibly internationally.

Minimum Requirements

  • Able to deliver designs for an overall electrical package including schedules, calculations (Amtech), installation, specifications, tender packages, ICA and SCADA.

  • Liaise with internal and external Design Team regarding all relevant technical and other information.

  • Understand and work within the financial and programme constraints of the projects.

  • Represent AECOM at client, design team and progress meetings throughout the course of the design and construction stages of the project.

  • Excellent report writing skills, experience of making presentations and attending meetings with clients essential

  • Identify and meet effectively the requirements and expectations of clients including adhering to Industry and Client Design Standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or electrical based subject (or equivalent qualification) or have a proven track record in the delivery of design projects

  • Chartered Engineer with the IET

  • Be a self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently and take ownership of workload

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be a team player

  • Be proactive about professional development and demonstrate a desire to continuously improve and develop as an electrical engineer

  • Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way

  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams

  • Knowledge and experience of WIMES, DSEAR

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 237240BR

Additional Locations UK - St. Albans

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.