AECOM Electrical Lead Designer in Overland Park, Kansas

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Electrical Lead Designer

United States of America - Kansas

Overland Park

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Electrical Lead Designer in our Overland Park, KS office.

Position Description or Typical Responsibilities:

  • Under minimal supervision, develop required plant engineering drawings.

  • Meet project schedules and ensure drawings are complete, accurate, and coordinated with other discipline groups.

  • Work closely with the Supervising Electrical Engineer to develop and monitor project schedule, budget, and manpower/staffing requirements, including any potential delays or adverse issues.

  • Coordinate with other discipline groups, and review other discipline documents and vendor documents for accuracy and to resolve discrepancies.

  • Provide technical guidance for related electrical subjects to others.

  • Oversee preparation of drawings, layouts, and 3D models.

  • Prepare designs and drawings in accordance with established design practices, standards, and procedures.

  • Ensure quality, quantity, and completeness of assigned design tasks and deliverables.

  • Understand relative industry codes and standards, and assist in interpretation of codes and standards.

  • Have working knowledge of AutoCAD and 3D modeling software, as well as other standard industry-related software products.

  • Assist in training and mentoring other team members.

  • Must have advanced electrical design experience including:

  • Electrical Equipment Requirements and Layouts

  • Above and Below Grade Cable and Raceway Systems

  • Proper sizing for Cable, Conduit, Cable Tray, including Circuit Routing and Raceway Fill Calculations

  • Lighting design and Lighting Level Calculations

  • Grounding, Lightning Protection designs and details

  • Electrical Installation Details, including Instrumentation

  • Development of related Bills of Material for drawings

  • Tracking of project Cable and Raceway quantities

Minimum Requirements


  • Associates Degree in the electrical discipline or equivalent experience.


  • A minimum of 8+ years of experience as an electrical designer.

  • AutoCAD 2D experience in plant electrical design.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3D plant design is strongly recommended

Additional Information:

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

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

  • Relocation and per diem support are not available for this position.

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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 Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180755BR

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.