AECOM Principal Power Engineer in Bristol, United Kingdom

Business Line Water

Position Title Principal Power Engineer

United Kingdom - Avon


Job Summary

AECOM is currently recruiting for a Principal Power Engineer from a Mechanical, Process, or Chemical Engineering background to join our established Power and Energy team based in Bristol to work on power, energy and desalination projects in the Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa region.

Recent projects within the team have included Owner’s Engineer for a major LNG fuelled power station, undertaking the conceptual development of a Combined Heat and Power plant, provision of technical support to new power plant DCO submissions, undertaking due diligence of potential power asset acquisitions and performing O&M audits of a portfolio of combined power and water facilities.

As a Principal Power Engineer, you will be a senior member of our Process Mechanical Engineering team involved in the design, development and construction of power, energy, and desalination projects.

Our projects involve working as part of a multi-disciplinary engineering team and you will at times find yourself leading these teams and being responsible for the successful completion of projects.

You will ideally have a background in the power and energy industry and have worked with either power utilities, independent power or distributed power generators and have an appreciation of the challenges and rewards of working in an engineering consultancy business.

The successful candidate will have a willingness to work on UK, European, and International based projects and is willing to undertake overseas travel and working.

Minimum Requirements

You will have demonstrable experience including:

  • Project and engineering management of power plant developments including pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, concept design, design review and technical advisor roles, specification, detailed design, site supervision, commissioning, testing, and acceptance

  • Leading and managing a multidiscipline team of engineers and technicians

  • Knowledge of the major power generation technologies and the major equipment OEMs and plant suppliers

  • Familiarity with the private power project development process, in both the UK and internationally

  • Familiarity with simulation and thermal analysis software, such as ThermoFlow software suite, Gate Cycle as a user or manager

  • Experience in the preparation of technical specifications for EPC, EPC-M, and BOO contracts for the implementation of power projects

  • Familiarity with power station concepts, layout, and ancillary systems

  • An interest and willingness to take part in the business development activities of the team is essential

  • Process equipment design

  • Generation of Process Flow Diagram’s, P&IDs and Mass and Energy balances,

  • Experience of steam plant, gas turbines, medium sized gas reciprocating engines, and rotating plant in the full power range

An appreciation of other power generation technologies, e.g. solar, energy storage, circulating fluidised beds, and gasification would be advantageous.

Preferred Qualifications

  • You will be a Process, Mechanical or Chemical Engineer and will ideally be chartered and degree educated in one of those disciplines.

  • You will hold a valid UK driving licence

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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Job Category Engineering - Power

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181886BR

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.