Electrical Engineer (High Voltage)

Oakland, California
Apr 15, 2024
May 01, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Description

AECOM has a position available for an Electrical Engineer to support our Transmission and Distribution group within the Energy practice Engineering Center of Excellence. 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.

Our team provides a wide range of electrical engineering services across markets sectors including 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, RNG, etc.). We are looking for an up-and-coming leader with an electrical engineering background to promote our skills to new clients and maintain our existing client base.

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

The responsibilities of this role also include, but may not be limited to, the following:

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

Support the development of the following, under the direction of the Lead Electrical Engineer:Power system studies (load flow, short circuit, protective coordination, arc flash analysis)

One-Line and three-line Diagrams

Conducting arc-flash hazard calculations to determine arc-flash boundaries and required PPE

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

Developing construction and equipment specifications

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

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

Calculations - Grounding analysis and design, Cable sizing, conduit sizing, transformer sizing

• Supporting projects during construction, start-up, and commissioning

• Occasional travel to client or project sites

Support field walkdowns and data gathering

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.