Graduate Electrical Engineer – St Albans

Type: Graduate
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AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

AECOM is one of the worlds largest professional engineering consultancies, bringing a comprehensive portfolio of building services and engineering skills to projects encompassing all types of building and use from World Class Sporting Venues through to Commercial Properties, Healthcare & Research, Hotels, Industrial & Manufacturing, and Infrastructure both in the UK and increasingly overseas.

Building services Electrical Engineers work closely with the design team to ensure the projects we create together sustainably perform to the brief and budget. Increasingly we work with our other internal business lines such as Architecture, Environment, Transportation, and our own Project Managers to provide a one stop solution to our clients. If you can bring passion and flair to our work, have a real interest in improving the built environment and want to now apply your engineering skills to the real world then we want to hear from you.

We deliver expert thinking to drive efficient solutions for all aspects of building services Electrical Engineering including high and low voltage power supplies and distribution systems, incoming utilities, standby generation, UPS and resilient power solutions, renewable systems, power, lighting, fire alarms and security.

As part of an international company you will have the opportunity to make connections regionally, nationally and internationally and the range of projects and opportunities is broad.

Examples of projects the Building Services team are involved in include:

Forbury Place, Reading AECOM were involved with the development of two new-build office developments totaling circa 400,000 sq ft. Building 2 has recently won the prestigious BCO regional award and has been put forward for the national finals. The offices were completed to category A standard, achieving BREEAM Excellent, EPC A rated and Wired Scope Platinum. Sustainable features include 700m2 photovoltaic panels (350m2 per building), air source heat pumps and rainwater harvesting.

Medical and Dental Facility, RAF Valley, Anglesey, Wales . The detailed design and specification for a new facility based on the RAF site on Anglesey in North wales. The building services needed to be designed in accordance with the usual British Standards and Building regulations as well as incorporating relevant parts of the Health technical Memoranda (HTMs) as required for compliance with Hospital standards. Further, to this, the facility also had to comply with the JSP Guidelines for MOD establishments in the UK. The project was delivered in 3D to aid with clash detection and coordination with the building and structural elements

Westferry, Isle of Dogs 11 residential blocks ranging up to 40 stories with large dock heating and cooling scheme. We are providing MEP services, security, ICT, lighting, sustainability, noise & vibration monitoring, fire, acoustics & air quality

Old Bailey, London Major plant replacement for central plant, including lifts. Project going on over 11 years in phases whilst the site is occupied and fully operational. AECOM are providing MEP services, lifts, and structures.

Broadway Development, London Mixed use high end residential with offices and retail. AECOM are providing MEP services, fire, acoustics, and sustainability.

Birchwood, Cambridgeshire Office and lab facility comprising of a campus of 4 separate buildings including offices, conference room building, forum containing canteen and presentation suite, and tech barn. Centralised ground source heat pumps and PV. AECOM are providing MEP services, fire, acoustics, sustainability, transport, air quality, lighting, ICT & security

TU Dublin West Quad Business School, Grangegorman – This project will feature a range of specialist and shared learning spaces which will cater to the needs of a changing third level education environment for the College of Business. This project includes dynamic thermal modelling and natural lighting BER A3 – NZEB, sustainable design, full mechanical and electrical detailed design, to include a wide range of specialist services. Part of what will be the Academic Hub of the new TU Dublin Campus, the West Quad building will be ideally located to the co-habited DCC and Campus libraries, student housing and the west side of the Grangegorman campus site.

Healthcare: Aecom are a leading award winning consultant for the NHS in the UK and internationally. Our breadth and depth stretches from 200m+ acute hospitals to health& wellbeing primary care facilities and refurbishment works across the healthcare estate. We are proud to have contributed to the recent COVID Nightingale facilities and to be active contributors to the strategies for the NHS to deliver their Net Zero Carbon ambitions.

Job Description

Job Details

When a graduate starts with us we pair them with an experienced engineer who will guide and mentor them through their initial period working on live projects.

The following description lists a fairly typical approach to foundational training in your discipline; however, business needs, project task availability, and your training interests will also influence the scope and order of training. For your first year you will learn the following skills:

  • Design experience in the electrical engineering aspects of project delivery
  • Application of electrical engineering to support sustainable building design
  • Delivery of projects using BIM
  • AutoCad and REVIT
  • Calculations including electrical load, circuit design and cable calculations, and lighting
  • How to use the Technical Practice Network
  • Learning to navigate through codes and guidelines
  • Complete our Safety Training
  • AECOM standards and symbols

Job Responsibilities

  • Technical design of all electrical engineering aspects of projects
  • System load calculations to enable central and secondary plant to be accurately sized
  • Ensuring plantrooms and distribution routes are adequately sized
  • Report writing for the appropriate design stage
  • Compiling technical specifications appropriate for the system components selected
  • Determining the best technical solution and evidencing reasoning
  • Attending meetings and workshops, learning from listening, asking questions and discussion
  • Working with people from other disciplines to gain knowledge on new subjects
  • Assisting in developing our designs through the different stages
  • Inspecting and monitoring installations during the construction and commissioning phases
  • Taking on more responsibility in managing our projects from inception through to completion as the graduate role develops

Qualifications

  • An accredited Bachelor degree (min 2:1 or equivalent) in Electrical, Building Services, or similar, with honors. Accreditation being with CIBSE, IMechE or IET.
  • Relevant Industry related work experience would be advantageous

We have opportunities in St Albans for an Autumn 2024 start.

Additional Information

Our Graduate Development Programme (ADVANCE) along with our huge scope of projects across the globe will challenge and inspire you to make a real difference to the world we live in. Our GDP forms a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future.

Well provide you with all the tools and support you need to work towards your professional development ambitions. Well push you to achieve the highest standards. You will be assigned a line manager to support and guide your development. Therell be on-the-job technical development and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects with significant multi-disciplinary exposure.

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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether youre 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.

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 lets get started.

About AECOM

AECOM is the worlds 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 youre 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. Were the worlds trusted global infrastructure firm, and were in this together your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and youll 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 persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: REF31183O

Business Line: B&P – Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site

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