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AECOM Electrical Project Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry’s best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity

Job Description

How will you make your mark?

Wastewater: We specialize in advanced wastewater treatment solutions, offering everything from primary treatments to complex, advanced systems, including enhanced nutrient removal and advanced biosolids processes. Our focus on energy efficiency not only lowers costs but also improves services for our clients. Join us in delivering sustainable wastewater management, integrating your innovative ideas into projects that make an impact.

Water Treatment: As the global community is faced with securing sustainable and safe drinking water, AECOM stands at the forefront of innovating water treatment solutions that are sustainable, environmentally friendly, and cost-effective. Our water team is equipped with the expertise to tackle these intricate challenges head-on. From planning and pilot testing to conceptual and final design, through to construction, start-up, and commissioning, we offer comprehensive source-to-tap solutions. Join us in addressing some of the most pressing water supply and treatment issues facing our communities today. Your contribution will help deliver essential water solutions that support both current and future generations.

AECOM Water is seeking an Electrical Project Engineer to join our growing Des Moines, IA office. This role will lead and support design efforts for a variety of water infrastructure projects including treatment facilities, pump stations, and conveyance.

Job Description:

  • Presents complex technical solutions to clients.

  • Participates in development of technical proposals.

  • Design low voltage and medium voltage electrical distribution systems and building services.

  • Prepare and develop engineering studies, reports, calculations, designs, specifications, and construction cost estimates in compliance with applicable code and standard requirements.

  • Establish electrical equipment performance parameters based on project requirements and coordinate with equipment vendors to refine preliminary selections.

  • Use computer software as a tool to solve engineering problems.

  • Manage designs during construction including shop drawing review, information request response, and punch list generation.

  • Provide quality assurance oversight and independent quality control reviews to support deliverables developed by others including calculations, plans, specifications, and engineering reports.

  • Develop engineering fee estimates, assist with technical proposal preparation, and participate in client presentations.

  • Work within a project team environment, interfacing and coordinating with other disciplines and design team members.

  • Collaborate with design professionals and project managers in other US offices. Occasionally collaborate internationally.

  • Occasional light local and national travel to project sites.

  • Experienced with large, multidisciplinary projects in a lead engineering role.

  • Interested in and capable of managing, mentoring, and recruiting engineering and support staff.

  • Perform electrical system designs including:

  • Switchgears,

  • Switchboards,

  • Motor control centers,

  • Variable frequency drives,

  • Generators, transformers,

  • Distribution panels, and

  • Other electrical distribution systems components.

  • Perform design for lighting, fire alarm, telephone, security and grounding systems.

  • Prepare design drawings including single line diagrams, electrical plans, wiring schematics, schedules, etc.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirement:

  • BA/BS + 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of Electrical design experience, preferably relating to water treatment facilities, pump stations, or water infrastructure.

  • EIT or Licensed as a Professional Engineer

  • Proficient with electrical design software, including AutoCAD, Revit, SKM, and Amp Calc.

  • Interested in and experienced with project management ranging from small, discipline specific type to larger multidiscipline type.

  • Proven problem solver able to grasp complex concepts readily.

  • Ability to apply passion and leadership in a collaborative and progressive team-oriented work environment.

Additional Information

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Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $110,000.00 - $150,000.00.

About AECOM

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: J10110171

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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