AECOM Senior Electrical Engineer in Melbourne, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 157512BR

Position Title Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Energy

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Victoria

City Melbourne

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

The key purpose of this position is to provide electrical engineering support to the delivery of power generation (wind and solar) and transmission and distribution projects in Australia and overseas. Typical activities include; detailed design, design review, construction inspections, interface management, network and market integration and commissioning coordination.

More broadly, responsibilities include but are not restricted to the following:

  • Undertaking a variety of roles including Design Engineer (detailed design), Owner’s Engineer (Electrical) and Design Manager

  • Support to emerging technologies such as energy storage projects

  • Accepting personal responsibility for the performance of assigned tasks, to be proactive and display initiative

  • Working proactively as part of the broader Powerteam on a variety of utility network and rail projects including providing support to colleagues in other AECOM offices across the region and overseas

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in this role you will be degree qualified in Electrical Engineering with proven experience across the renewables space and/or electrical utility industry in the areas of design and engineering. Familiarity with Secondary System design and Power systems software such as Power Factory and PSSE would be highly regarded.

Your ability to demonstrate commercial acumen and to develop to assist a client base, coupled with your coaching and mentoring of junior staff will be key selection criteria.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary degree in Elecrical Engineering

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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