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Senior Electrical Engineer


Oakland, CA
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Job Title:Senior Electrical Engineer


**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 147015BR

**Position Title** Senior Electrical Engineer

**Job Category** Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

**Business Line** Energy

**Country** United States of America

**State/Province/Region** USA - California

**City** Oakland

**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

**About the Business Line**


We address the complete spectrum of energy challenges, including clean and renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon management, hydropower and dams, thermal, geothermal and wind power generation, and transmission and distribution.

**Job Summary**

AECOM is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our team based in Oakland, California. As a senior EE, you will bring at least 10 years design experience and possess the ability to make independent engineering design decisions. The majority of your time will be spent working in an office environment; however, you will be required periodically to perform field work.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

+ Assist lead Electrical Engineer, Project Managers, and our customers to ensure that electrical engineering scope of work is clearly defined for each project

+ Perform electrical design and engineering functions for natural gas compressor stations and other industrial facilities in accordance with relevant codes and standards

+ Detailed design activities including one-line diagrams, three line diagrams, DC elementary schematics, equipment specifications (conductor size, junction boxes, circuit breakers, fuses, disconnects), cable pulling calculations, voltage drop, etc.

+ Ability to perform plant level electrical studies including load flow analysis, short circuit analysis, protective coordination, and arc flash studies

+ Stamp & Seal drawings as the responsible Electrical Engineer Of Record

+ Preparation of electrical engineering reports, calculations, drawings, and studies

+ Provide engineering support during construction, start-up, and commissioning

+ Perform field investigation work in an industrial environment

+ Provide support for manufacturer Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT)

+ Willingness to work on electrical engineering projects that may not be directly related to HV Substation Design

**Minimum Requirements**

+ ​Bachelor of Electrical of Electrical Engineering from an accredited university

+ Registered Professional Electrical Engineer in the State of California

+ 10+ years of experience, preferably in the oil and gas industry

+ Ability to use EasyPower and SKM Power Tools

+ Ability to read, understand and develop complex Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)

+ Very strong knowledge of the NEC and other relevant codes and standards such as IEEE, NFPA, IEC, etc.

+ Understand electrical protective relaying & control

+ Familiar with industrial SCADA and PLC hardware and software applications

+ Knowledgeable of Major Electrical Power and Industrial System Applications

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Ability to use computer drafting software such as Microstation and AutoCAD

+ Proven track record of working in an engineering team environment

+ Ability to meet project schedules

+ Basic knowledge of IT field networks

+ Strong problem solving skills and work efficiency

+ Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously

+ Not required but desirable is proven experience working on Canadian projects

+ Ability to travel as dictated by project requirements

+ Good oral communication skills

+ Able to clearly communicate to other team members and client personnel

+ Able to write clearly and concisely to prepare reports, specifications and correspondence

+ Experience in the electric power industry (transmission and distribution) would be a plus

**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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Notice to third party agencies:

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Jobid: 23339-972847


Location:Oakland, CA, 94606, USA

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