Electrical Engineer (Ports and Marine)

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Houston, TX
  • Posted 46 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
USD 75,000.00 - 110,000.00 per year
Full Time


Bill of materials
Electrical engineering
Design analysis
Data collection
Systems analysis
Adobe Flash
Access control
Dimensional modeling

Job Details

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Electrical Engineer to be based in Houston, TX to support our growing Transportation Business Line Ports and Marine Electrification program. This is an excellent career opportunity for an engineer with a strong technical background and looking to grow into a project leadership role.

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

  • Support the electrical engineering design work on assigned projects under the guidance of the senior staff and the lead electrical engineer and in accordance with the National Electrical Code.

  • Develop of electrical system single-line diagrams including medium voltage and low voltage systems.

  • Perform Power system studies (load flow, short circuit, protective coordination, arc flash analysis)

  • Develop and evaluate AC/DC schematics and connection diagrams

  • Develop and summarize electrical load calculations

  • Coordinate and plan equipment layouts including sectional views

  • Assist in developing bill of materials and take off quantities

  • Size electrical distribution equipment including switchgear, switchboards, transformers, feeders and conductors, and battery systems

  • Develop and edit electrical equipment specifications

  • Develop electrical site plans, grounding plans, raceway plans, cable tray plans etc.

  • Write basis of design documents and design analysis

  • Review contractor submittals and respond to RFI's during construction

  • Support electrical system start-up and commissioning efforts

  • Review engineering work performed by peers

  • Occasional travel to client or project sites

  • Participate in field walks and site investigations and create field sketches, take dimensions, climb ladders, etc. as necessary for site data collection

Level specific responsibilities:

  • Coordinate work with the electrical design team and other disciplines to develop and complete assigned tasks

  • Gather and correlates basic engineering and design data using established and well-defined procedures

  • Work on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving electrical power calculations

  • Propose approaches to solve new problems encountered.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration

Preferred Qualification:

  • BS degree in electrical engineering from ABET accredited college or university

  • 6+ years of relevant design experience within a consulting or design-build firm or demonstrated equivalency of experience

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration in Texas

  • Strong familiarity with industry codes and standards (NEC, NESC, IEEE, NFPA etc).

  • Experience with Texas and Gulf Coast region Electric Utilities

  • Experience with retrofit or brown field projects

  • Strong written and verbal skills with an ability to lead engineering tasks and interface with client, utility company, and other stakeholders

  • Startup and Commissioning Field Experience

  • Power systems analysis software experience (SKM, EasyPower, ETAP).

  • Exposure to supporting renewable generation projects

  • Success in working with remote teams

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is available for this role

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $75,000.00 - $110,000.00.


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: J10108488

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site