Electrical Engineer II - #9805200


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Chicago, IL
Contract type: Full time

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

AECOM has an opening for an Electrical Engineer II to support our growing Buildings + Places teams in Chicago, IL.

Job Summary/Responsibilities: 

The Electrical Engineer will work in a highly collaborative environment on a wide range of projects. The ideal candidate will have a passion for designing building electrical systems. The Engineer will be responsible for performing technical calculations and design, understanding the project requirements and the effort required to complete the work and applying critical thinking to quickly recognize issues and be part of the solution. 

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: 

  • 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.
  • Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives.
  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids.
  • Research and apply building code, regulatory and industry code requirements.
  • Prepare electrical design calculations, utilize electrical and lighting design software.
  • Responsible for supporting the electrical engineering design work on assigned projects under the guidance of senior staff.
  • Coordinating with multiple disciplines and ensuring that projects are delivered within budget and on schedule.
  • Ensures discipline plans meet overall project team requirements for scope and schedule.
  • Stays current on codes and technologies appropriate to electrical, telecom, and security.
  • Ensures conformance with standards and established design practices, applicable codes, and technical adequacy of design and construction.
  • Develops designs within a BIM design environment.
  • Completes assigned engineering and design tasks in accordance with client specified criteria and applicable codes and standards.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • BA/BS in Electrical Engineering, Architectural Engineering or similar +2 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
  • Experience with Revit
  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience AutoCAD, AGI 32 design software
  • Excellent communication skills; articulate, assertive, and confident
  • Creative thinker with effective teamwork skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills with ability to support engineering tasks

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $85,000 - $129,000
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this role
  • Sponsorship is available this role
  • This is a hybrid position with 2-3 required days in the office/field and up to 2 days work from home

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 absences, 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 aecom.com and @AECOM.


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.

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