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AECOM EC&I Engineer in Warrington, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Cheshire, Warrington

Job Summary

We are actively looking to expand our team with the appointment of an EC&I Engineer. The opportunity is open to candidates from Electrical Graduates with experience who is looking to progress their careers to experienced EC&I Engineers who have been working at this level for some time and are looking for a new challenge. We are looking for staff are highly motivated and who can apply their skills as an individual or as part of a team to deliver projects to the benefit of our Clients. Inherently the projects are multi-disciplinary and may be at any stage in the project life cycle. Our projects range from client consultancy support to complete turn-key solutions.

In addition to EC&I Engineer duties, the successful candidate may be required to both manage and project report on their package of work. Additional responsibilities may include the client interface, preparation of bids and proposals and then managing the delivery of the projects in accordance with AECOM’s quality, safety and environmental procedures.

Job Description / Role

  • EC&I Engineer reporting to the Head of EC&I Engineering at the Warrington office.

You will be responsible for delivery of EC&I design & engineering within that department, including the production of design documentation, design substantiation, as well as checking the work of other engineers & designers.

  • Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.

  • Identifies discrepancies in results.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision.

Minimum Requirements

For this role we would expect you to be:

  • Experience with a proven track record in the delivery of electrical projects.

  • Working towards or a Chartered Engineer with the IET.

  • Extensive relevant experience and be able to demonstrate sound technical knowledge

  • Full driving license

Your previous experience will demonstrate competency in a number of the following areas:


  • Competent user of the current version of AutoCAD, a sound understanding of drawing standards and best drawing practice

  • Functional Design Specification, Basis of Design & User Requirement Specification production

  • Document and Drawing checking

  • An appreciation of mechanical / civil and process systems and the aptitude work within a multi-disciplinary team

  • Deliver project deliverables within timescales, budget constraints and quality expectations.

  • Fulfill all responsibilities for Health and Safety in Design.

  • Manage the work load and technical aspects for small teams.

  • Proven track record of Client interface.


  • A working knowledge of BS7671 (Essential)

  • Low Voltage Electrical Distribution Design

  • Interlocking systems

  • Lighting design

  • Lightning protection

  • Fire Alarm design

  • Normal / Emergency lighting design

Control and Instrumentation:

  • Control system design

  • Design of conventional instrumentation systems (loop diagrams, instrument schedules etc.)

  • Programmable Logic Controllers hardware /software design

  • I/O, alarm & trip schedules

  • Control panel design (GA’s, schematic diagrams, wiring diagrams, parts lists etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent Qualifications and

  • Communications systems design (Ethernet and field bus communications)

  • Access and Security system design

  • Knowledge of safety standards (IEC 61508, 61511, 61513)

  • ESQCR Electrical Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations 2002

  • Client Specific standards (Sellafield, Water Industry, Building Services CIBSE etc.)

  • BS EN 61439 Switch Gear and Control Gear General Rules

  • Safety Instrumented Systems (configuration diagrams)

  • Medium / High Voltage Electrical

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 237485BR

Clearance Required 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.