Principal Electrical Engineer
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Job Title:Principal Electrical Engineer
**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 148139BR
**Position Title** Principal Electrical Engineer
**Job Category** Engineering - Electrical / Electronic
**Business Line** Building Engineering
**Country** United Kingdom
**State/Province/Region** GBR - Greater London
**Why Choose AECOM?** AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in _Engineering News-Record_ magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by _Fortune_ magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A _Fortune 500_ firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
**About the Business Line**
We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.
We are currently looking for a Principal Electrical Engineer with proven post degree qualification experience in electrical engineering to work within the AECOM Building Services located in our London office. A Principal Electrical Engineer will be involved in the design of building services and the production of contract documentation quite often leading or playing a key role in a multi disciplinary effort. The successful candidate will be preferably chartered, or as a minimum working towards Chartership, and have proven design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. This role will suit someone with an electrical engineering / building services degree, who is enthusiastic, self-motivated and looking to advance their career.
About the office:
We have recently moved to a brand new office space in the newly built Aldgate Tower which is a short walk from Liverpool Street or Fenchurch Street stations, as well as being a central point from multiple tube lines.
This newly built office space holds around 800 technical Engineering staff from various sectors including Transport, Power, Energy, Bridges and Buildings. The Buildings team consists of around 400 Engineers who work large scale construction projects and focus on projects specialisms in London and across the world. Some of the sectors we specialise in are; stadia, major commercial build and fit out projects, large mixed used developments and historical/listed Buildings. This is a great opportunity to play a significant part on future construction projects in some major cities across Europe and the world.
About the role:
The role of a Principal Engineer is an all-encompassing position related to Building Services Design. We would expect a Principal Engineer to be comfortable with receiving a brief from Senior Management and assess staff requirements at each work stage, agreeing these with the Project Manager and be able to manage single disciplinary and multi-disciplinary projects.
You should be comfortable in creating specifications, schedules, drawings and any other contract documents developed through the RIBA stages. attend progress, design team and co-ordinate meetings. In addition to this attendance at tender/client interviews, site inspection meetings are required to ensure the project work complies with the Project Management Plan and Program. You will have an input to pre-qualification and selection of contractors, respond to tender queries, comment and review tender returns.
A Competent understanding with electrical engineering calculations (Amtech, Dialux, Hevacomp) is essential as well as the ability to obtain the necessary information both internally and externally from Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Design Consultants. Good communication skills are essential as you will be a key liaison between clients, professional organizations, contractors, suppliers, sub-contractors and other design to identify and meet effectively the requirements and expectations of clients.
• An Electrical Engineer or Building Services Engineer.
• Relevant experience in Electrical Engineering design, including areas such as specification writing, calculations, and developing designs from first principles including low voltage distribution, lighting etc
• A track record of having worked on a variety of Building Services designs covering for example: Commercial office projects (shell & core and fit-out), Residential and Retail.
• Experience of seeing conceptual designs through to completion and dealing directly with clients.
• A highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills and a member of a professional Institution or close to achieving professional chartered status.
• Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, able to inspire, influence and negotiate.
• Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.
• Excellent report writing skills, experience of making presentations and attending meetings with clients is essential.
• A good technical understanding of electrical building services for commercial and residential developments
• A graduate in electrical engineering, building services or similar discipline.
• A masters degree in a related discipline.
**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.
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