Electrical Engineer - Energy
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Chicago, IL 60664
United States of America – Illinois, Chicago
AECOM is seeking an Electrical Engineer to join AECOM’s smart energy team in Chicago, Illinois. This team works on a variety of grid modernization, smart city, electrification, resilience, and sustainability related initiatives for municipal, utility, and private clients. Example topics covered by this team include smart electric mobility, smart street lighting, smart sensors & networks, microgrids, distributed generation, energy efficiency, district energy systems, net-zero buildings & communities, and coordinated infrastructure investments.
The Electrical Engineer will work closely with senior team members to successfully complete projects and add value to our clients. Primary tasks will include engineering, qualitative research, data analysis, presentation development, and client interfacing. Applicant will be expected to synthesis concepts into written and visual reports for both non-technical and technical audiences.
Success in this position requires a dynamic individual with high energy and motivation and an acute passion for developing smart energy solutions. Critical requirements include electrical engineering, teamwork skills, knowledge of the energy/infrastructure industries, and the ability to develop high quality and creative project deliverables in a fast-pace, evolving industry.
The successful candidate will need a strong and demonstrated interest in the topics covered by this team and to effectively communicate (written & oral) with peers and clients. This position will require an individual that is willing to perform a variety of tasks and work both independently and as part of a team.
Level specific responsibilities:
- Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.
- Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
- Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
- Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.
- Identifies discrepancies in results.
- Provides guidance to entry level engineers.
- Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.
+ BA/BS in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
+ Quantitative analysis experience
+ Strong presentation skills, including presentation material design (PowerPoint)
+ Strong writing skills and ability to communicate complex processes or ideas simplistically.
+ Strong communication skills (written and oral)
+ Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
+ A general knowledge of the financial, technical, and political motivators that are driving smart energy infrastructure development, energy efficiency, and distributed energy resources
+ This position does not include sponsorship for US work authorization
PLEASE SUBMIT A 2 PAGE WRITING SAMPLE WITH YOUR APPLICATION
+ Graduate degree in engineering, economics, policy, business or related field
+ Previous work experience and/or background in energy, sustainability, resilience, smart city technology, climate, or project management
+ Previous utility or municipal government work experience
+ Proficiency in Microsoft Project
+ Experience with social media platforms and experience with communication campaigns
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering – Electrical / Electronic
Business Line Power & Industrial
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 216736BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.