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Senior/Principal Electrical Engineer, Water/Wastewater

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There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

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Job Description

What your new role will entail;

Our multidisciplinary Water Engineering team in Ireland are looking for a Senior/Principal Electrical Engineer to join our Water team. The team are delivering an exciting portfolio of water projects with key clients including NI Water, Uisce √Čireann and contractors. This role represents a great opportunity to develop your career. You will be responsible for the following:

  • Producing feasibility studies, outline design, detailed design and construction support.
  • Producing design drawings, electrical plant selection and specification.
  • Liaising and collaborating with our water and other discipline teams including civil, electrical, process and mechanical engineers nationwide.
  • Deliver a high calibre of technical quality, contribute to bids, interface with clients and collaborators in design and planning.
  • Deliver to agreed budget, programme and quality along with supporting the preparation of project budget & programme.
  • Responsible for the design of electrical installations typically including municipal water and wastewater pumping stations. Assessing existing and proposed capacities, load schedules and power supply requirements.
  • Liaising with power utility companies and managing power supply upgrades and connections.
  • Site visits to carry out site surveys and the support of liaisons with clients, contractors & suppliers.
  • Producing plant layouts, technical specifications, equipment schedules, and P&IDs.

Being part of the team;

Work closely with civil, mechanical, electrical and process engineers to deliver a variety of interesting small to large projects from concept to delivery . Many of the project teams are Ireland and UK wide, offering an excellent, unbeatable opportunity to be part of a diverse, technically excellent team .

We offer a flexible hybrid working model. As a member of our team, you will enjoy a comprehensive benefits package with a range of flexible choices covering health, finance, lifestyle, well-being and more.


Here's what we will need from you;

  • A degree or equivalent in electrical engineering
  • Chartered Engineer Status (or approaching chartered status) of relevant professional institution; for example, IET
  • Able to take full responsibility for producing, checking and approving engineering reports, designs, drawings, technical specifications and calculations
  • Lead and mentor a small team of engineers and technicians with line manager responsibilities
  • Extensive water and wastewater project experience across feasibility, outline, detailed design and construction support

Additional Information

Want to find out more about the role or what working at AECOM is like?

You can learn more about us here:2023 AECOM Candidate Brochure (

Can't find a role that suits you right now? Just register your interest here [ AECOM Water Engineering Opportunities | SmartRecruiters ] and we'll keep you updated on our latest opportunities. Please note we have opportunities across Belfast, Dublin and Cork.



AECOM is the world's 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 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 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.

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. We're the world's trusted global infrastructure firm, and we're in this together - your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you'll 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 person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

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

ReqID: J10097113

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid

Senior/Principal Electrical Engineer, Water/Wastewater

AECOM Technology Corporation
Belfast, UK

Published on 23/05/2024

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