Posted 6 days ago
Electrical Engineer III
AECOM - Roanoke, VA
Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Electrical Engineer III for immediate employment in the Roanoke, VA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. This position is for a hybrid work environment 2 days at home and 3 days in the office.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Electrical Engineer III
  • Under the direction of a Sr. Electrical Engineer, the successful candidate will perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • Create electrical installations in Revit.
  • Create 2D and 3D Drawings using AutoCAD.
  • Create electrical models in SKM to calculate arcflash, fault currents and voltage drop.
  • Interpret and implement client standards into code compliant designs.
  • Survey and evaluate existing conditions to formulate a fully coordinated scope of work within code compliant electrical designs.
  • Exercise engineering judgment while developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives.
  • Prepare engineering related calculations, develop drawings and specifications under the supervision of a Sr. Electrical Engineer.
  • Assist with the electrical design of medium and low voltage power distribution, lighting, lightning protection, security, and other low voltage systems for DOD/Federal, Industrial, Commercial, Higher Education and High Rise, and Wastewater.
  • Experience performing shop drawing reviews and answering contractor's RFI.
  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior level team member.
  • Highly motivated and independent self-starter.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software (Examples include MS Teams, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Have the ability to travel, potentially 5%-15% of the time.


Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology and 4 years of experience in buildings and facilities engineering with specific experience in the design and power distribution
  • Experience with the design of modifications to low voltage (480V and below) electrical power systems for commercial, government and institutional facilities including office tenant space, utilities and support facilities - This includes preparation of electrical system load analysis, short circuit analysis, arc flash studies, etc.
  • AutoCAD and/or Revit experience
  • Valid US Driver's License, and as a condition of employment, pass AECOM's motor vehicle records review.
  • Due to the nature of this work, US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with the National Electric Code and other NFPA codes.
  • Displayed ability to execute complete, accurate and coordinated project design assignments on time and within budget.
  • Understands overall project constraints including design/construction budget limitations and schedule requirements.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with other team members and disciplines.
  • Successfully completed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE) and planning on taking the Professional Engineering exam.
  • Experience in Federal DOD, industrial, commercial facilities, high rise buildings, or higher education design.
  • Competent in all conventional aspects of Electrical engineering and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard Electrical engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Department of Defense (DOD) requirements including Unified Facilities Criteria UFC.
  • Knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as AGI, SKM, MS Office and AutoCAD).

Additional Information
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this role.
  • Sponsorship is not available for this role
  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $70,241.60 - $129,896.00.



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 [redacted]

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.