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AECOM Electrical Designer in Seattle, Washington

United States of America - Washington, Seattle

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Electrical Designer for immediate employment in the Seattle, WA office.

About AECOM:

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

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

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About DCSA—Buildings + 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 worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.

Job Summary:

You will have the opportunity to be the lead electrical engineer on various designs of high-performance buildings within multiple sectors including Mission Critical, Corporate Workplace, Commercial building, Federal Civilian and DoD, Higher Education, Health Care, Sports Arenas, Themed Entertainment, and Justice projects. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects that offer professional growth opportunities. The selected AECOM office location is Seattle, WA but other US AECOM office locations are an option.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Lead Electrical Engineer performing electrical engineering designs from conceptual through construction administration and post-occupancy

  • Coordinating with multiple disciplines and assisting Lead electrical engineer to ensure that projects are delivered within budget and on schedule

  • Assist Lead electrical engineer to review and approve shop drawings and attend client meetings during the construction administration phase

  • Assists with writing reports for internal and external purposes based on findings

  • Ensures discipline plans that are created meet overall project team requirements for project scope and schedule

  • Stays current on codes and technologies appropriate to the electrical discipline

  • Ensures conformance with standards, established design practices, applicable codes, and technical adequacy of design and construction

  • Assists with the research, development, designing, specification and witnesses testing of electrical systems, equipment, components and materials, applying principles and techniques of electrical engineering

  • Assists Lead Electrical Engineer with site visits for the purpose of data collection and evaluation of electrical systems, equipment, components and materials for projects with and without well-defined scopes

  • Develops designs within a BIM design environment

  • Develops, designs and specifies site electrical power, and equipment, components and materials

  • Develops, designs and specifies equipment, components and materials for all building electrical systems

  • Directs activities to verify installed electrical systems, equipment, components and materials conform to the requirements of project contract documents

  • Completes assigned engineering and design tasks in accordance with client specified criteria and applicable codes and standards

  • The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to those listed above

  • 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

  • BA/BS degree plus 2 years of relevant experience OR AA/AS degree plus 4 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with 2+ years of electrical engineering experience within a consulting or design-build firm

  • Experience with Revit and AutoCAD based design projects

  • Excellent communication skills: articulate, assertive and confident

  • Creative thinker with effective teamwork skills

  • Thrive in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team

  • Enjoy developing innovative solutions to challenging opportunities

  • Have a high degree of integrity, professional ethics, respect and responsibility

  • Bring energy and enthusiasm to the office

  • Ambitious and eager to grow

  • Eager to be part of an organization that is built to create a better world

  • Ability to analyze and provide solutions

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 239571BR

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.

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