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AECOM HV Cable System Design Engineer in Bristol, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better 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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Minimum Requirements

HV Cable System Design Engineer (Electrical Engineer) - Transmission and Distribution - Engineer/ Senior/ Principal

Main Duties:

  • Liaising with Clients and staff to produce tender and contract cable system design packages;

  • Selecting power cable conductor types and insulation;

  • Selecting suitable methods of earthing and bonding for HV cable systems;

  • Preparing sketches and liaising with draughtsperson to produce high quality cable system design and installation drawings;

  • Provide sketches for cable trench and containment design;

  • Perform thermal rating calculations;

  • Produce material schedules;

  • Produce feasibility reports and design studies to a suitable level for Clients;

  • Perform cable pulling tension calculations;

  • Specify suitable backfill types;

  • Knowledge of type tests for cable systems;

  • Assist with design budgeting at tender stage;

  • Specify suitable cable joints and terminations;

  • Perform/ produce induced voltage calculations;

  • Assist with route planning;

  • Produce thermal rating calculations;

  • Produce thermo-mechanical force calculations;

  • Attending sites with staff and/or Clients;

  • Ensure cable designs are produced to National, International and Client specifications;

  • Knowledge of CDM 2015 and apply as necessary;

  • Responding to queries regarding cable systems from internal staff or Clients;

Checking of work of others for the senior role

Preferred Qualifications

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

We will give you 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. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. 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. 271575BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - Nottingham Regan Way, UK - St. Albans, UK - York - 16 Toft Green

Virtual: Yes

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.

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