Electrical Engineering IV - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

AECOM’s Electrical Engineering team is actively seeking a creative, highly talented, highly motivated Electrical Engineer for immediate employment in the Arlington, VA office. The Engineer will support multi-disciplinary design projects for a multitude of building types.


  • Acts as a technical resource and serves as a technical advisor for the team

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for area of expertise.

  • Develops and leads study and design procedures to facilitate high quality, cost effective work by others.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Reviews construction cost estimates.

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of design package.

  • Performs design calculations, prepares contract drawings and specifications.

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations, drawings, and specifications.

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

Job Description

  • Lightning Protection System Calculations

  • Lighting Calculations

  • Lighting Specification

  • Lighting Controls Specification

  • Lightning protection design and specification

  • Power System Design: 480/277V, 208/120V,

  • Emergency and Standby Power System Design.

  • Short Circuit Calculations review and preparation

  • Coordination Study review and preparation

  • Arc Flash Study review and preparation

  • Review of cost estimates

  • Coordination of design

  • Review of codes and owner requirements


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-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

Buildings and Places

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 designed and delivered signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework; Al Janoub Stadium (with Zaha Hadid Architects) in Qatar; Place Ladywell Temporary Housing in London, UK; the new Philippines Senate Building in Manila; public realm and open space such as Liberty Park, New York, New York, Dasha River, Shenzhen, China, Oxygen Park, Qatar; as well as and corporate workplace and tech facilities for Fortune 500 companies around the world.

Minimum Requirements

  • Based on the nature of the work U.S. citizen is required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Professional Engineer licensure

  • Minimum of six (6) years of related experience in power and lighting design

  • Knowledge of NFPA, Building Codes, ASME A17.1, and Energy Codes

  • Proficient with Revit, AutoCAD, SKM Power Tools/ETAP, AGI32/ELUME, Comchek, Microsoft Office Package

Preferred Qualifications

  • LEED certification (or certification track)

  • Exceptional analysis and written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to balance priorities

  • Positive outlook and can-do attitude approach to tasks and teamwork

  • Ability to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary teams

  • Efficient and organized worker with a high level of attention to detail

  • Effective problem solving and analytical 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 - 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. 254895BR

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.