Electrical Engineer

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Chicago, Illinois
Feb 08, 2024
Feb 25, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Electrical Engineer for our Chicago, Illinois office. The transportation professional will focus on outdoor electrical and lighting engineering projects in Illinois and other states as needed. The engineer will work with and assist senior engineers to perform assignments requiring application of standard electrical and lighting techniques, procedures, and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. The desired candidate would have a desire to work on highway/roadway projects for IDOT, CDOT, or other transportation agencies in Illinois. Project work would focus on electrical (AC & DC) power distribution, roadway and area lighting, lighting control systems, electric utility coordination, EV charging infrastructure, communications, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and emerging technologies design across all modes of transportation. The engineer will be involved in the design of these systems and equipment including facets of construction management and electrical inspection.

We are looking for a candidate who can execute work in the areas described, apply engineering judgement, and develop understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities. The candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside senior engineers across the U.S. to gain a better understanding of the transportation industry and to further advance their professional career.

The candidate will need to be a forward-looking team player who can work collaboratively with others in a dynamic setting to support transportation design projects. The responsibilities of the role will evolve based on the qualifications of the candidate and their success in performing their duties.

This position is expected to begin in April 2024.

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

Perform electrical engineering services for design efforts on transportation projects.

Perform lighting and electrical studies, calculations, and design.

Builds analytic and design skills.

Conducts engineering design under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

Creates designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

Collects and analyzes data under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.

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