Senior Electrical Engineer

London South
Industry Sector:
Water Jobs
Job Category:
Electrical Engineer
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
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Based in our expanding Croydon office, we have a dedicated MEICA team working on a number of major projects across both the UK and abroad including Thames Tideway Central Contract, which is the largest and most prestigious construction contact for the Tideway scheme.

At AECOM we deliver a wide range of projects, from client based delivery through to the detailed design for Design and Construct contractors. We pride ourselves on our technical excellence, offering buildable and safe design solutions on high profile challenging projects.

We are actively looking to expand our Water team with the appointment of a Senior Electrical Engineer. We offer the opportunity to work on some of the largest and most challenging infrastructure projects. Career progression and employee development are key to AECOM's success. We provide the necessary support and opportunity for our team members to grow and improve their technical and managerial abilities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for technical design input on our portfolio of infrastructure as well as water utility projects which includes water and wastewater networks and treatment improvements. You will form part or our strong multi-disciplinary engineering team, delivering varied and challenging projects for a range of clients.

The ideal candidate will have experience of similar project work in the UK water sector and be able to work proactively and collaboratively to solve engineering problems.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide technical lead on the delivery of electrical outputs on small to medium projects and sub-tasks.

  • Act as Project Manager for small to medium MEICA projects on project inputs for both internal and external clients.

  • Effectively delegate tasks to the team, regionally and nationally as project workload and deadlines demand.

  • Liaise with design teams, contractors and clients in order to deliver technical designs for electrical aspects of installations, process plants, ICA and SCADA.

  • Undertaking feasibility reviews and working up outline proposals for the works and design services.

  • The technical delivery of detailed design services in accordance with current legislation and standards.

  • Dealing with technical, quality, H&S and customer service parts of delivery.

  • Undertake a technical mentoring role for more junior staff.

  • Have a flexible approach and work effectively with the MEICA and wider Water team to ensure team objectives are met and to contribute to staff development.

  • In addition there will be opportunities to work on projects in other parts of the country and possibly internationally.

  • Assist in the efficient running of the Water Engineering Team, and in personal and technical development of team members.

Minimum Requirements

  • Able to deliver designs for an overall electrical package including schedules, calculations (Amtech), installation, specifications, tender packages, ICA and SCADA.

  • Liaise with internal and external Design Team regarding all relevant technical and other information.

  • Understand and work within the financial and programme constraints of the projects.

  • Represent AECOM at client, design team and progress meetings throughout the course of the design and construction stages of the project.

  • Excellent report writing skills, experience of making presentations and attending meetings with clients essential

  • Identify and meet effectively the requirements and expectations of clients including adhering to Industry and Client Design Standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or electrical based subject (or equivalent qualification) or have a proven track record in the delivery of design projects.

  • Be a self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently and take ownership of workload.

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be a team player.

  • Be proactive about professional development and demonstrate a desire to continuously improve and develop as an electrical engineer.

  • Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way

  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams

  • Knowledge and experience of WIMES, DSEAR, FMEA

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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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