Associate Electrical Engineer (Buildings) in Columbia

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Columbia, Maryland View on Map
  • Apply Before : December 8, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Associate Electrical Engineer (Buildings), Apply WSP jobs Columbia Maryland. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : Associate Electrical Engineer (Buildings)

Work location : Columbia, Maryland

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 8139

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for an Associate Electrical Engineer (Buildings) for our Columbia, MD office.  WSP works closely with architects and owners from around the world on high quality, high-profile, complex projects with a focus on sustainability and energy performance of the built environment. Projects involve electrical systems design including power distribution, emergency power systems, lighting, fire alarm, communications, and site electrical systems for healthcare, higher education, laboratories, commercial and industrial facilities. At WSP, we are inspired by bringing together best in class talent to ideate, design & deliver future-ready solutions that support our vast client base.  Across the world, the importance of power and power systems touches every aspect of our lives. Our global reach and local knowledge allow us to deliver some of the most iconic & complex projects in the US and internationally.  
Be involved in projects with our Buildings Engineering Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 
Your Impact

Work with engineering teams on innovative design, specifically in sustainable, high-performing buildings including healthcare and higher education facility projects.
Work collaboratively within multi-disciplinary project teams to develop drawing and specification documents for issuance to architects, contractors and building owners.
Plan and execute  electrical engineering tasks and contribute to a full range of electrical design activities. 
Research & recommend fundamental components identified in electrical designs.
Service utility coordination and design of power distribution systems, lighting, fire alarm and emergency power systems, low voltage infrastructure, and UPS design.
Participate in the development of internal reports and collateral or reports for client meetings.
Provide project status updates and reports to clients, management, integrated project teams, and stakeholders .
Develop and maintain client relationships and attend client and stakeholder meetings.
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures. 
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Architectural Engineering or related discipline.
1 – 3 years of post-education experience in an electrical engineering capacity for the built environment.
Proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit.  
Knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices and building, electrical, and energy codes.
Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, and spreadsheets.
Ability to travel to project sites.
Ability to manage several projects concurrently.
Analytical mindset with an ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions. 
Strong analytical, verbal, written, interpersonal and communication skills and ability to express ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
Capable self-leadership with attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.


Preferred Qualifications:

EIT certification
Prior design experience
Knowledge of AGI or other lighting calculation programs

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: N/A – No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
All locations: US-MD-Columbia

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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