AECOM Senior Electrical Engineer in Oakland, California

United States of America - California, Oakland

Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Engineer to join our client’s growing Power & Industrial engineering group in lead capacity in the San Francisco Bay Area (Oakland, CA). 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 at industrial facilities including plant distribution and MV/HV substation / switchyard design. The successful candidate is expected to be a detail orientated yet efficient, experienced engineer who can make decisions independently. Along with your technical excellence, you will also be expected to provide leadership for the other electrical and controls engineers in our Power group. It is an excellent career opportunity for an engineer with a strong technical background and looking to grow into an engineering management role. This role offers a competitive salary, benefits and relocation assistance where and when applicable.

You will be primarily responsible for:

  • Responsible for approval of electrical engineering design work on assigned projects

  • Working with the Project Engineer and Project Manager’s 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 10+ years' experience as an Electrical Engineer

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.), preferably in Oregon and/or California

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

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Willingness to learn new skills

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

  • Willingness to travel occasionally

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience on full EPC, Design/Build projects from start to finish

  • SEL relay programming experience

  • AutoCAD/Microstation Drafting Experience

  • Substation physical design experience

  • Startup and Commissioning Field Experience

  • Power systems analysis software experience (SKM, EasyPower, Etap)

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.

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Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Energy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188529BR

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.