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AECOM Principal Substation Design Engineer in Auckland, New Zealand

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Job Description

Leading the change towards a sustainable and equitable future.

AECOM is a leading provider of engineering, environment and construction services, and is contributing its deep experience to help strategically plan, develop, design and construct energy infrastructure to not only meet future demands but to deliver sustainable legacies for our clients, community and our planet.

We look at our projects as part of the broader energy system and across the whole life cycle, from commissioning to decommissioning. We help our clients achieve the right balance across the spectrum of generation through renewable energy sources, solar, wind, stored energy, hydropower and fossil fuels; and alternative energy fuels including hydrogen and electrification.

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

As a Principal Substation Design Engineer within our highly successful national Transmission & Distribution (T&D) team, you will be involved in the primary design of HV transmission and distribution projects throughout the Australia and NZ (ANZ) region.

Working within an engaging team of T&D experts in a supportive environment, you will contribute to the design of some of ANZ's critical electrical infrastructure that will ultimately improve the reliability and quality of supply to our communities.

What will a day in this role will look like:

  • Leading the concept and detailed design of HV substation primary systems, HV cable systems and earthing systems for NZ and Australian clients

  • Managing a range of medium - large scale projects and interfacing with clients on new opportunities

  • Compiling budget estimates, pricing schedules and providing technical expertise to clients in accordance with project time, quality and cost objectives

  • Drafting design reports and assisting with the preparation of proposals

  • Attending site visits and carrying out inspections and testing as required eg. soil resistivity testing

Qualifications

What are we looking for from you?

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.

  • University degree - BE Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in transmission and distribution substation design

  • Knowledge of the Transmission and Distribution industry in New Zealand. Design experience with NZ and/or Australian electrical utilities will be highly favoured

  • Site experience/experience in projects being constructed and commissioned

  • Experience in suitable software packages

  • Excellent organisation and communication skills

Additional Information

About AECOM

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: J10064477

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid

Legal Entity: AECOM New Zealand Limited

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