Electrical Engineering Department Manager - #9834959


Date: 3 days ago
City: Roanoke, VA
Contract type: Full time

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AECOM's Roanoke, VA office is hiring an Electrical Engineering Manager to work on various designs of high-performance buildings within multiple sectors including Corporate Workplace and Commercial buildings, Federal Civilian and DoD, Healthcare, Mission Critical, Justice, and Higher Education projects.

- Relocation Available

This role will be an integral part of the AECOM's B+P Practice, we are seeing inviduals with a passion for people management, technical expertise and interest in marketing and business development.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Performs various management and leadership responsibilities for the Electrical Engineering Department. Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating technical assignments.
  • Requires multi-disciplinary knowledge of engineering. Plans and develops engineering tasks concerned with unique or controversial problems. This involves exploration of a subject area, the definition of scope, and the selection of problems for investigation and development of novel concepts and approaches.
  • Maintains liaison with units within the organization and individuals inside and outside of the organization.
  • Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field.
  • Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.
  • Supervises a group of engineers and/or technicians, coordinating activities of the unit.
  • Acts as a Senior Engineer leading the design and engineering efforts for various projects.
  • Assist in business development activities
  • Assist in proposal preparation in conjunction with the senior leadership of the office
  • Writing reports for internal and external purposes based on findings
  • Works cooperatively with managers and other employees to achieve company's mission
  • Ensures discipline plans that are created meet overall project team requirements for project scope and schedule
  • Stays current on codes and technologies appropriate to the electrical and fire alarm disciplines
  • Ensures conformance with standards, established design practices, applicable codes, and technical adequacy of design and construction
  • Develops designs within a BIM design environment
  • Review junior team member's work for quality and recognition of training requirements
  • Lead junior engineers in engineering design development and professional growth

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field plus six (8) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration
  • Due to the nature of this work, US Citizenship is required
  • Valid U.S. Driver's License, as a condition of employment must pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records Review.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of electrical engineering experience within a consulting or design-build firm.
  • Experience managing an Electrical Engineering Department is strongly preferred.
  • Presentation experience with clients.
  • Experience with Revit and AutoCAD based design projects.
  • 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.
  • Experience in the following markets: DoD, Healthcare and Labs, Corporate Commercial / Mixed Use.
  • Experience with sustainable design.
  • Documented experience with advanced design, and aesthetically challenging design with high profile architecture firms.
  • Analyze equipment energy use for optimizing systems selection.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role
  • $10,000 Relocation assistance is available for this role


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 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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