Team Leader – Energy (Design)

Engineering & Maintenance Full Time

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At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone – uplifting communities, improving access and sustaining our planet. We’re committed to managing our business with the upmost responsibility and to always strive for better — be that reducing emissions, creating social value or diversifying our senior leadership and workforce....

Team Leader – Energy (Design)

Company Description

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.

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.

Job Description

Team Leader -Energy leads a team of power, electrical and telecom engineers responsible for delivering projects from inception to completion. The Team Leader will be responsible for planning work assignments, providing technical reviews, project and quality management and daily oversight and support to team, serving as an advisor within energy team. Requires a broad multi-disciplinary knowledge of engineering. Should be considered a subject matter expert in electrical (power, instrumentation, and extra low voltage) field.

Team Management:

Supports the Director in implementing the overall discipline strategic goals. Supervises groups of engineers and technicians and coordinates the activities. Accountable for the team’s utilisation targets. Ensures that project design teams comply with project execution plans, including design management, project management and BIM management plans, and adhered to throughout the project delivery process. Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high-quality, cost-effective work by the team. Provides input to the development of the engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements. May be required to participate in recruitment activities. Carries out performance reviews of the staff within the team and acts as a mentor. Able to monitor and track the budget for the overall project of their specific discipline. Focusses on team development and creating excellent team culture emphasizing on collaboration. Able to lead a diverse team of highly qualified engineering team.

Technical Excellence:

Able to solve complex problems and provide solutions to infrastructure projects covering high voltage, medium voltage, low voltage, street lighting, telecom, ICT/ITS/Security, and pump station design etc. Should have good knowledge of renewable energy processes. Provide technical support to the team and act as main point of contact for other disciplines for all energy related tasks. Able to undertake hand on design work as and when required.

Resolves issues or problems concerning conflicting requirements or complex coordination.

Excellent report writing skills, prepares technical specifications and completes feasibility studies and adds input and value to the designs. Performs quality control reviews of design calculations and drawings by following policies and procedures and serves as Lead Verifier, confirming that the technical approach satisfies the client scope of services and expectations. Contributes as an in-house expert on specific technologies or processes. Develops solutions to complex and challenging issues using engineering methodologies to define new procedures when needed.

Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical effort/man-hours for projects.

Supports the team on complex projects by appointing the right resources and implementing budget control.

Project Management:

Should be able to act as Project Manager on mid to large size discipline-specific projects. Has an excellent understanding of project delivery requirements.

Client Relationship Management:

Supports business development and selling initiatives to expand work assignments, including managing client relationships and expectations. Assists with proposals to provide services for projects and participates in bids and proposals. Leads communication with clients to discuss work scope, requests information to support project execution and resolve client comments. Presents to clients, senior leadership, and other project stakeholders to demonstrate progress and clearly explain design principles.

Minimum Requirements

15 years experience in engineering consultancy

5 Years experience of managing electrical/energy team.


Bachelors or Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering

Professional status (CEng or PE)

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10090221

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site

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