AECOM Facilities Electrical Engineer in Greater Greenville area, South Carolina

Business Line Commercial O&M

Position Title Facilities Electrical Engineer

United States of America - South Carolina

Greater Greenville area

Job Summary

Contingent on award of contract, AECOM is seeking a Facilities Electrical Engineer to support our industrial operations & maintenance teams at multiple sites within a major manufacturer in South Carolina.

  • Typical work hours are Monday-Friday, 7:00am – 4:30pm; hours may vary based on business demand.

  • Requires up to 50% travel to our locations nationwide.

  • Hiring bonus may be available to qualified candidates outside of the commuting area.

This Facilities Electrical Engineer provides the technical expertise, leadership and guidance to ensure the economical design, construction, installation and maintenance of electrical utilities, assigned service systems, facilities and equipment, and other projects associated with Facilities, Utilities and Plant Engineering responsibilities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, daily execution and proficiency in:

  • Industrial Power Distribution

  • Knowledge of Industrial power distribution (13K, 4160, 480, 120 volt power)

  • Understanding / troubleshooting power distribution / systems

  • Power reliability

  • Testing of electrical systems

  • Industrial lighting systems

  • Emergency power systems (generator, transfer switch, UPS, PDU)

  • Troubleshooting issues, investigating and determining causes for failure, identifying needs to improve systems or equipment, and managing repairs

  • Knowledge of manufacturing systems

  • Electrical support for manufacturing processes

  • Support, manage, and coordinate the repair of auxiliary systems, including:

  • Site camera and security systems

  • Fire alarm and notification systems

  • Two-way radios/satellite and FCC licensing

  • Facility lighting

  • Site data center power (UPS)

  • Emergency power systems and gensets

  • Energy reporting and management

  • Electrical utility exporting

  • HV controls system (GBVP)

  • Allen Bradley PLC libraries and programs

  • Electrical Safety

  • Electrical support for decommissioning of systems (safety and safely)

  • Understanding of standards and specifications, recommending changes to resolve design and construction problems, and writing periodic reports on the progress of the project

  • Support other facilities engineers and directing efforts of contract engineering firms.

  • Provide design information, review and approve proposals, and serve as the primary company contact.

  • Estimate costs for equipment, materials and installation as a basis for determining the feasibility of repairs and alternatives.

  • Approve drawings, specify equipment and write purchase requisitions.

  • Supervise the work of outside contractors.

  • Resolve problems in designing the most economical, efficient systems, deciding what or which equipment should be purchased, making recommendations and keeping up-to-date on technical advances in the design field

For more information, please contact Sherry Wilkes at 704-450-8620 or!

Within AECOM, our group provides facilities and production maintenance services for our clients’ industrial, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceutical, and commercial sites worldwide.

  • We run our own crews of Production Maintenance Techs, CNC Service Techs, Automation Techs, Industrial Electricians, Maintenance Mechanics, Industrial HVAC Techs, Logistics / Crib Management, Planner/ Schedulers, Supervisors and safety professionals inside our customers’ facilities to keep their infrastructure operating smoothly.

  • These are full-time, regular positions with AECOM that offer a full benefits package.

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Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.

  2. Five years of experience in facility electrical engineering, facility electrical maintenance, or a related field.

  3. Must be willing to relocate.

  4. Must be willing to travel 50% throughout continental United States.

  5. Must have the ability to work in an aerial lift or scissor lift at heights up to 30 feet or higher.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position requires a valid Driver’s License.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.

  • Some tasks will require the ability to walk extensively throughout facilities during a workday.

  • Requires the ability to climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs at times.

  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, kneel, and squat at times.

  • Requires ability to read and understand information contained in a variety of documents or displayed on a computer screen.

  • Requires ability to use a variety of office equipment and to operate a computer keyboard to access data bases, to send/receive messages and to prepare documents.

  • Requires ability to attend meetings throughout the site and potentially travel to other AECOM, customer and/or vendor locations in the area, as well as some air travel to more distant locations.

  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings and presentations.

  • Demonstrated fluency in computer use including the full Microsoft product line.

  • Requires some moving of light to medium weight materials into desks, filing cabinets and other storage locations.

  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

Special Requirements:

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.

  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in planning and execution of facility related projects.

  2. Experience troubleshooting, diagnosing, and maintaining electrical service systems including electrical power components for sub-stations, lighting systems, material handling or conveyor systems, and utilities for water, gas, steam, air, heating, ventilation, etc.

  3. Experience performing electrical maintenance and repair on facility related equipment in an industrial/ manufacturing environment.

  4. Experience managing contractors.

  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.

  6. Familiarity with AutoCAD.

  7. Familiarity with PLCs and PLC programming.

  8. Experience building relationships with clients, contractors, vendors, and service providers.

Other Attributes:

  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 183826BR

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.