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Job Ref:  142579BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  Ireland
City:  Dublin
30/09/2016 11:47

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 NA.

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
Aecom are recruiting for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join our established and ever growing Transmission & Distribution unit in our centrally located Dublin office.

Our transmission and distribution sector primarily focus is the management, design and supervision of electrical power projects in both transmission and distribution, with a primary focus on transmission projects, including all the major UK and Ireland transmission system operators. The unit also provides electrical engineering services to a wide range of renewables, industrial, property and other development projects requiring a medium or high voltage electrical infrastructure.
In addition to Electrical Engineer duties, the successful Principal Electrical Engineer will be required to manage a range of multi-disciplinary projects in the T&D sector. Responsibilities will include the client interface, preparation of bids and proposals, and then managing the delivery of the projects in accordance with the company's quality, safety and environmental procedures.

This is a great opportunity to develop your own business within a business, the successful Principal Electrical Engineer will be involved in all aspects of a project from leading a bid and tender through to the delivery of projects as the Lead Engineer or Project Manager; skill sets that are all required in your future progression to Associate and Technical Director.
The ideal candidate would have a recognised technical specialism in the high voltage transmission sector, where Aecom is particularly looking for skills in Substations, Lines, Cables, Power System Studies, & Control or HVDC applications, and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary projects. Transmission and Distribution is a growth area for Aecom and the Principal Electrical Engineer can expect to develop their career as the power division continues to grow, business or man management opportunities are likely to emerge and the successful Principal Electrical Engineer will be able to take advantage of these.

Minimum Requirements
• BSc /BEng Electrical Engineering (Hons)
• Chartered Engineer status or be on route to obtaining Chartered status
• Experience of working in the Irish & international transmission and/or distribution sector
• Experience of medium and high voltage projects including feasibility studies, concept design, detailed design, modelling, site supervision, testing and acceptance.
• Extensive experience at voltages from 10kV to 400kV is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
• High Voltage Subsation
• High voltage cables
• Overhead Lines
• Protection and Control
• HVDC applications
• Power system analysis (DIgSILENT, PSSe, EDSA, CDEGS, EMTP, CAPE, ASPEN etc).
• Regulation of electricity networks
• Power System Planning

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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