Electrical Engineer

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted 33 days ago | Updated 4 hours ago


On Site
USD 85,000.00 - 120,000.00 per year
Full Time


Project documentation
Quality control
Electrical engineering
Design software
Electrical wiring
Mechanical engineering
Autodesk Revit

Job Details

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world's most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an experienced and motivated Electrical Engineer within their Transportation business line in Philadelphia, PA. This position will offer the opportunity to work on a variety of projects including, but not limited to, various buildings, repair facilities, train stations, high-voltage substations and electrified railroads.

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

  • Complete electrical power and lighting designs for projects of all sizes.

  • Makes major design recommendations and design decisions with input from senior staff.

  • Plans design work, calculates costs, and time schedules to assign design duties to junior staff working on projects.

  • Prepare one-line diagrams, elementary and wiring diagrams, conduit and cable sizing/routing, substation physical layouts, selection of substation equipment, writing of substation equipment specifications.

  • Coordinates design and schedule with other disciplines such as architectural, structural, mechanical, technology, clerical, and equipment suppliers

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

  • Creates designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

  • Perform engineering-related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids

  • Maintains accurate project documentation and design data for permanent project files.

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

  • Acts as an adviser and reviews correspondence prepared by junior project team members.

  • Analyzes problems and writes reports.

  • Assists in project checking for quality control on other projects.

  • Perform site investigations and walk-downs.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering degree or similar field + 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Experience with electrical power and lighting designs for projects of all sizes, utilizing electrical design software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PE license or the ability to obtain within 1 year of hiring date

  • Ability to research and apply building code, regulatory and industry code requirements

  • Experience performing lighting design and foot-candle calculations, utilizing light design software

  • Ability to switch between work on multiple/different projects daily

  • Experienced in Electrical Power Calculation Software

  • Experienced in Lighting Calculation Software

  • Experienced in application of National Electrical Code

  • Working knowledge of NFPA, ISA, IEEE Regulatory Codes

  • Experience with Revit, AutoCAD, AGI 32 and SKM software

  • Ability to travel as needed to client office locations, including project offices, if applicable

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this opportunity.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this opportunity.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $85,000.00 - $120,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We're the world's trusted global infrastructure firm, and we're in this together - your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you'll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm - access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10094689

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid