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Electrical Engineer III

Philadelphia, PA
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Business Line Transportation

Position Title Electrical Engineer III

United States of America - Pennsylvania


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented, motivated and experienced Electrical Engineer III for immediate employment in the Philadelphia, PA office. This unique and exciting position offers the opportunity to work in a developing practice with great growth opportunities, while receiving support from a global system practice which leads the nation in transit systems design.

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

  • Prepares design drawings and documents, technical specifications, cost estimates, proposals, calculations, and studies associated with power system

  • Prepares One-line diagrams, elementary and wiring diagrams, SCADA, communications, conduit and cable sizing/routing, substation physical layouts, selection of substation equipment, writing of substation equipment specifications, proposal development, construction cost estimates, and project scheduling

  • Performs protective relay settings and coordination studies

  • Exercises judgment on details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

  • Communicates well with others and supports business development opportunities

  • Willingness and ability to travel nationally and internationally to all AECOM, partner, and client office locations, including project offices, if applicable

  • Performs site investigations and walk-downs in high-voltage substations and along electrified railroads

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited education program

  • 5+ years of engineering experience, with a focus on utility substation design

  • Registered Engineer in Training (EIT/FE)

  • Experience with 5 kV through 38 kV substation design and IEEE/ANSI standards

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and have the ability to draw from the skills of others to bring innovation to serve the needs of our clients

  • Strategic thinker; must show ability to foresee and be willing to advance long term goal achievement over short term gains, and realization of when a choice between the two is appropriate

  • Self-motivator able and willing to foresee, plan for, and act on risks and opportunities aligned with business goals and aligned within area organizational structure

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineering (PE) Registration

  • Experience with SEPTA, WMATA, LIRR, NJ Transit, PATH, PATCO and Amtrak Traction Power

  • Experience in design/build and other alternative delivery projects

  • experience in writing of technical papers and technical presentations

  • Experience technical studies for traction power systems, including train performance simulations, ac and dc load flow simulations, short circuit calculations, EMF/EMI studies

  • Leadership positions held on professional societies or technical committees

  • Experience in providing technical training

  • Experience in writing project proposals and delivery of oral presentations for purpose of business development

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

At AECOM, employees safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOMs Safety for Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188255BR

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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