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AECOM Senior, Principal or Associate Energy Advisory in Birmingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Avon, Bristol - UK

Job Summary

AECOM has a vacancy for a Senior or Principal Energy Advisory Technical Consultant to join our growing Electricity Transmission & Distribution (T&D) practice based in the UK and Republic of Ireland. The need arises from exciting growth in our work for traditional and non-traditional end-markets.

The focus of the team is large-scale grid infrastructure, grid connections, and private networks, particularly in projects where renewable energy, resilience, energy efficiency, and carbon reduction can support global efforts to combat climate change.

This is broad consultancy role in the electricity T&D sector, and we are happy to consider wide range of relevant technical expertise and experience. You would be skilled or have demonstrable experience in multiple items from the list below:

  • Good team player and have a client focused mindset.

  • Experience on energy regulatory projects. This can be anywhere around the world.

  • Experience in energy innovation projects with transmission and distribution utilities (e.g. NIA/NIC).

  • Experience on technical due diligence of HV electricity assets (buyer or seller TDD).

  • HV electricity infrastructure owners engineer experience.

  • Previous experience with an energy regulator, utility or energy consultancy.

  • Smart network management.

  • Cost benefit analysis and feasibility studies for energy assets.

  • Project management - time, cost, quality, client and contract management.

  • Experience of high and extra high voltage projects including one or more of the following: feasibility studies, FEED design, detailed design, design assurance, modeling, simulations, site supervision, testing and acceptance.

  • Being able and willing to adapt to a wide range of different work and technical requirements.

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Prepares technical specification sections.

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

Minimum Requirements

Furthermore, with rapid advancement in the way that electrical energy is being used in society, the role requires an inquisitive and innovative mindset, combined with knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies and applications such as DNO Active Network Management, DSO operations, decarbonization of heat, electric vehicle charging, demand-side management, novel network design, and HVDC/MVDC & FACTS schemes.

In addition to the engineering responsibilities, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to participate in other aspects of the engineering of T&D Projects, business development and project management. This may involve managing client interfaces, preparing bids and proposals, and delivering assignments using AECOM’s safety, environmental, quality and project management systems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Science, Engineering or any other related subject.

  • Higher Degree (Masters, PhD) in Electrical or Power Engineering or a related subject.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 249242BR

Additional Locations IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Cardiff, UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - London - Aldgate Tower, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.