Electrical Engineer

Houston, Texas
Apr 08, 2024
Apr 14, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Description

AECOM has a position for an early career Electrical Engineer to support our growing Energy Business Line. For this role, AECOM offers the freedom and flexibility to work remotely and/or be located at a variety of Energy offices located in multiple locations across the United States through our Freedom to Grow program.

Our team provides a wide range of electrical engineering services across markets sectors including industrial facilities (mining, water treatment, Oil and Gas, Power Generation) transmission (substations, OH/UG transmission systems, generator interconnections, interconnection strategy), power distribution (OH/UG power systems, substations, EV charging networks, microgrid design, etc.), renewables (Solar PV, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Wind), and next generation energy (hydrogen, fuel cells, electrolyzers, etc).

The successful candidate is expected to be a detail orientated, experienced engineer who can make decisions independently under the guidance of senior staff. The focus of the experience must be in the energy or power industry associated with electrical engineering and design.


Responsible for the engineering design work on assigned projects under the guidance of senior staff

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

Collaborating in support of electrical infrastructure physical layout

Developing construction and electrical equipment specifications

Protective relay and metering one line / three-line diagrams

One-Line Diagrams

Wiring Diagrams and Schematics

Panel Layouts and Schedules

Plan Drawings such as grounding plans, lighting plan, raceway plans, cable tray plans etc.

Electrical Lists - Cable and Conduit Schedules, Load List, Equipment List

Calculations - ampacity, cable sizing, conduit sizing, transformer sizing, Grounding Analysis and Design, underground cable and duct bank

Equipment Specifications and Data Sheets

Bill of Materials

Attending client meetings

Occasional travel to client/project sites

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.

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