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Electrical Engineering Manager I

at AECOM National Security Programs

Posted: 9/22/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1278282

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category
Engineering - Project / Program / Management

Job Summary
The Process Technologies Organization (PTO) of AECOM in Austin, Texas, is seeking a senior electrical engineer to manage and lead the electrical/instrumentation (EIC) engineering team and function as part of PTO’s multi-discipline engineering team to deliver design packages and technical work on assigned projects.
The successful candidate will perform management and leadership responsibilities as well as perform engineering for the design and analysis of electrical and controls equipment in support of projects across multiple industries, including Power, Industrial and Oil and Gas. The successful candidate will be accountable for the completion of assignments to the high standards of AECOM and clients and within budget and schedule. 
Typical projects can range in value from $100,000 to $50,000,000 and encompass all project phases, including engineering, procurement and construction.  AECOM Process Technologies is rooted in applying the fundamentals of science and technology to address the economic and environmental challenges facing industry today.  What sets us apart from other engineering groups is our endless quest for finding better, more economically viable ways of meeting our clients’ current and pending needs.  By combining traditional research and development with detailed design and construction capabilities, we strive to provide clients with technology or process-based solutions that can be installed and operated at a reasonable cost.  We deliver overall solutions with the right balance of innovation and traditional technology offerings on an engineering and procurement (EP) or full turnkey (EPC) basis. You can learn more about AECOM Process Technologies at: www,

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing independently with limited supervision
  • Supervising a small team EIC engineers (presently less than 5 team members)
  • Assigning EIC engineering staff to projects and proposals and monitoring engineering progress from inception to completion
  • Leading EIC engineering scope development activities
  • Contributing to the development of budgets and schedules for EIC activities
  • Performing design calculations and standard computations including but not limited to power system analysis and electrical equipment sizing.
  • Providing engineering support for the preparation of design drawings to be used for construction.
  • Preparing technical specifications to be used for electrical equipment procurement and construction of EIC engineering scope.
  • Supporting the development of the following:
  • Load Lists
  • Equipment Lists
  • Cable and Conduit Schedules
  • Construction drawing/specification packages to be released to clients and contractors for the purpose of either preparing construction bids or executing construction
  • Direct or indirect project-based management of junior and/or staff-level engineers
  • Executing projects under the direction of a project manager and a project engineer along with the support of other experienced engineers and designers.
  • Collaborating with other engineers and designers on all aspects of assignments.
  • Providing leadership and technical guidance to less experienced technical staff. 
  • Performing assignments and tasks that require the application of standard engineering practices, techniques, and criteria.
  • Periodic travel to project sites and equipment vendor manufacturing facilities to assess existing site conditions, support procurement, and support construction.
  • Must have a positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Strong analytical and communication skills


Business Line

Position Title
Electrical Engineering Manager I

Position Status

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.
At AECOM, employee's 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 AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 10+ years of electrical engineering experience in the industrial sector (power and/or petrochemical)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License
  • Demonstrated experience in mentoring and supervising junior staff.
  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software such as ETAP
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications
  • 15+ years of work experience as a licensed professional engineer

Additional Information:
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
  • Relocation support is available for this position.
  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time.

Business Group
Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Office Location
US - Austin, TX - 9400 Amberglen Boulevard


United States of America

USA - Texas