Senior Electrical Engineer in Chicago

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Chicago, Illinois View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Senior Electrical Engineer in Chicago Illinois. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Chicago.


Position : Senior Electrical Engineer

Work location : Chicago, Illinois

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 backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. 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 a Full Time Senior Electrical Engineer for our Kansas City office.  The following locations will also be considered: Minneapolis; Houston; and Chicago.  Be involved in projects with our Energy Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 

Your Impact

The candidate will work independently and in concert with senior engineers and will perform a variety of assignments requiring the application of standard engineering and design techniques for large scale renewable energy (wind, solar, batteries), substations and transmission line projects
Core activities may include design and engineering, preparation of equipment specifications, preparation of calculations and modeling,
Contribute electrical engineering expertise & physical design on MV and HV systems for wind, solar and battery storage projects, substations and T Lines.
Work as primary team member on interconnection applications, electrical and power systems studies including: short circuit, arc flash, load flow, reactive power, etc.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Engineering Degree BS in Electrical Engineering
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a design and engineering role working with utility scale renewable energy projects including substations, transmission lines, onshore wind, solar PV and/or Battery Energy Storage Systems
Experience with electrical system modeling tools including CymCap, ETAP, and PSSE
Ability to travel to project sites in the US regularly (up to 25%)
Engineer In Training (EIT) certification
Experience and familiarity with AutoCAD MEP or AutoCAD Electrical

Preferred Qualifications 

Master of Science (MS) degree in electrical engineering or other related degree
PE license and NCEES registration
Experience with EasyPower, PSLF, SKM, DigSilent, PSCAD

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: 25%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
All locations: US-IL-Chicago, US-MN-Minneapolis, US-TX-Houston

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 comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a 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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