Senior Power Electrical Engineer - Medium & Low Voltage Distribution

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Orange, CA
  • Posted 44 days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 107,000.00 - 197,000.00 per year
Full Time


Electrical engineering
Technical Support
Business development
Systems engineering
Systems analysis
Power tools
Report writing
Adobe Flash
Dimensional modeling
Quality assurance
Quality control
Technical drafting

Job Details

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior Power Electrical Engineer - Medium & Low Voltage Distribution to be based in Orange, CA

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

  • Responsible for electrical engineering design work

  • Working with Project Engineers and Project Managers on developing workload forecasts, design schedules and budgets for electrical engineering work activities

  • Functioning as the "Engineer of Record" on projects

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

  • Providing technical support for business development activities such as developing proposals

  • One line and three-line diagrams

  • Conducting arc-flash hazard calculations to determine arc-flash boundaries and required PPE

  • Protective relay and metering one line / three-line diagrams

  • Panel Layouts

  • Equipment layouts and sectional views

  • Connection Diagrams

  • Bill of Materials

  • Determine ampacity and develop Feeder and Cable Schedules

  • Developing construction and equipment specifications

  • Supporting projects during construction, start-up, and commissioning

  • Grounding layouts

  • Reviewing engineering work performed by peers

  • Attending client meetings

  • Client and site field visits


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering

  • A minimum of 7 years of Electrical Distribution and Facility Electrical System engineering experience.

  • Willingness to travel occasionally

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license

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

  • Experience working and collaborating with a team of electrical engineers

  • Very familiar with industry and federal codes and standards (NEC, NFPA, NESC, IEEE, UFC, etc).

  • Experienced preparing drawings, specifications, and calculations involving medium voltage site distribution and facility designs

  • Performed detailed QA/QC engineering deliverable reviews

  • High preference for candidates with extensive design experience on medium voltage and low voltage distribution systems (for outdoor and indoor installations)

  • High preference for candidates with experience in conducting power system analysis using software such as SKM Power Tools for Window and ETAP

  • High preference for candidates with experience in underground electrical distribution

  • High preference for candidates with experience with outdoor and indoor lighting design and photometric calculations using software such as Visual and AGI

  • High preference for candidates with experience and ability in interfacing with clients and code enforcing agencies

  • High preference for candidates that have excellent writing and oral communication skills including report writing and presentations

  • High preference for candidates with writing and editing technical specifications for power and lighting design

  • High preference for candidates with leading electrical design and supervising design teams including other electrical engineers, designers and drafting personnel

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

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Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $107,000.00 - $197,000.00.


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 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: J10108447

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid