Electrical Engineer

Sydney Australia
July 10, 2024
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Our global Buildings and Places business line brings together a versatile and collaborative term of urban planning, building design and engineering professionals working to create liveable, sustainable, and equitable cities.

Our extensive expertise cover urbanism and planning, architecture, building and systems engineering, and cost, project, and construction management.

Together with our clients, we are working to evolve and elevate the built environment across sectors including, social infrastructure, transit, technology and logistics, and commercial and corporate real estate, whilst focusing on solutions that promote long term health and wellbeing for all.

We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM has an opening for an Electrical Engineer to join our Buildings and Places team in our Sydney CBD office.

The role is ideal for a values driven experienced engineer with a strong technical background with an interest in developing detailed design solutions and is responsible for the delivery of a range of exciting electrical engineering projects which cover a diverse range of the construction sector including Data Centres, Defence, Commercial, Education and Health.

What will a day in this role look like:

  • Use your experience on building services projects as an Electrical Engineer or Senior Electrical Engineer, to prepare technical design documentation across a variety of industries and market sectors whilst guiding and mentoring junior members of staff.
  • Contribute to the broader team by providing specialised advice on a range of projects, utilising your experience in Australian Standards with exposure to State and Federal Government Projects
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders across our expansive multi-disciplinary engineering team to provide high-level technical advice on some community-defining projects.


The following qualifications and experience are highly desired, but if you don’t tick all the boxes, you could still be a perfect fit for this role. Please apply, all applications will be considered.

What are we looking for from you?

  • Experience working in electrical services design including lighting, general and specialist power, earthing/lightning protection and power distribution and reticulation.
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Degree with experience working in the building services sector.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal, demonstrating leadership qualities and aspirations to grow with AECOM.
  • Proficiency in industry standard software including: AutoCAD, PowerCAD, Revit, MS Office, AGI32.
  • CPEng or working towards CPEng – we will support you.

Additional Information



AECOM acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we, our clients and our communities live and work around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures and to their Elders — past, present, and emerging. We are committed to connecting to Country in our work through meaningful engagement with First Nations peoples and businesses. Find out more about our Australian Reconciliation Action Plan here: https://aecom.com/au/our-vision-for-reconciliation/.


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.

ReqID: J10108890

Business Line: B&P – Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid