Civil/Structural Engineer III (T&D focus)

Oakland, California
Apr 17, 2024
May 01, 2024
Engineering, Civil
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Description

AECOM has a position opening for a Civil/Structural Engineer with a primary focus on Transmission and Distribution projects 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.

Our team provides a wide range of civil and structural engineering services across markets sectors including electrical transmission and distribution (OH/UG power systems, substations, EV charging networks, microgrid design, etc.), renewables (Solar PV, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Wind), industrial process (Oil & Gas, petrochemical), building decarbonization and next generation energy (hydrogen, fuel cells, electrolyzers, etc.). We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to develop within and further the technical skills we bring to our new and existing client base. Qualified candidates will have a familiarity with civil and structural design aspects for heavy industrial clients.

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

Under minimal direction, completes engineering assignments of moderate to advanced complexity

Prepare overhead line design using PLS-CADD

Transmission and distribution line structural (steel and wood) design using PLS-Tower and/or PLS-Pole

Transmission line foundation design using MFAD and L-Pile

Substation support structures and foundation design

Underground High voltage transmission line and/or low & medium voltage distribution lines

Seismic design for substation assets

Comprehensive understanding within civil/structural engineering and basic understanding of other engineering disciplines

Potential to provide technical guidance to a modest sized group of engineers, designers, and specialists

Versed with the preparation and execution of civil/structural project scope

Fully versed with codes, permits and software applications related to civil/structural engineering for substation and transmission & distribution projects

Fully versed with and can check and review the work sequence, general content and the methods used to generate specifications for the calculations as well as the approval, revision, retention and storage of calculations

Can oversee the review and checking of construction and vendor drawings

Capable of reviewing interdisciplinary vendor documents

Assists with the developing task and effort estimates for proposal support

Understands and assists with the planning and scheduling of engineering tasks within the civil/structural discipline

Works to maintain positive working relationships with peers

Occasional travel required to other AECOM locations and Client sites

Able to participate in field walks and create field sketches, take dimensions, climb ladders, etc. as necessary


AECOM's Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture - and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter - allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions.