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AECOM Electrical Engineer II - Energy in Oakland, California

United States of America - California, Oakland

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opening for an Electrical Engineer to join our growing Power & Industrial engineering group that can be based from several locations including Oakland, CA; Sacramento, CA and Reno, NV. Our electrical engineering group provides detailed engineering services for a diverse range of exciting projects across the oil and gas, transmission and distribution, and renewables sector. Qualified candidates will have a strong background in electrical power engineering for T&D facilities (HV switchyard/substations, MV/HV transmission & distribution systems). The successful candidate is expected to be a detail orientated yet efficient, experienced engineer who can make decisions independently. This role offers a competitive salary, benefits and relocation assistance where and when applicable.


  • Working with Project Engineer and Project Manager on developing design schedules and budgets for electrical engineering work activities.

  • Keeping senior management up to date on group progress, issues, opportunities, etc.

  • Performing Power system studies (load flow, short circuit, protective coordination, arc flash analysis).

  • Developing protective relay settings and calculations.

  • Developing control system layouts.

  • One line and three line diagrams.

  • Protective relay and metering one line / three line diagrams.

  • AC/DC schematics.

  • Panel Layouts.

  • Equipment layouts and sectional views.

  • Connection Diagrams.

  • Bill of Materials.

  • Cable Schedules.

  • DC power distribution design.

  • Complying with hazardous area classification codes and standards

  • Developing construction and equipment specifications.

  • Supporting projects during construction, start-up, and commissioning.

  • Grounding Analysis and Design.

  • Managing and reviewing engineering work performed by peers.

  • Attending client meetings.

Level specific responsibilities:

  • Performs specific and limited 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.

  • Identifies discrepancies in results.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and 2 years of relevant experience including detailed design experience as an Electrical Engineer or demonstrated equivalency of education / experience.

  • Strong familiarity with industry codes and standards (NEC, NESC, IEEE, etc).

  • Strong written and verbal skills.

  • Ability to take the lead and work on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Willingness to learn new skills.

  • Willingness to travel occasionally.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Power systems analysis software experience (SKM, EasyPower, Etap) with emphasis on arc flash studies is strongly preferred

  • 2+ years of experience in detailed design as an Electrical Engineer

  • Registration or ability to attain Professional Engineer (P.E.) license, preferably in California.

  • AutoCAD/Microstation Drafting Experience.

  • Experience in multiple industries: T&D, O&G, Renewables

  • Plant Startup and Commissioning Field Experience


Relocation assistance may be available for this position.

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 Power & Industrial

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 227128BR

Additional Locations US - Reno, NV, US - Sacramento, CA - 2020 L St

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations