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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Electrical Engineer (ID# 47289) in Seattle, Washington

Senior Electrical Engineer (ID# 47289) Seattle, WA

Category: Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 5

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Mechanical & Electrical Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Senior Electrical Engineer to support our Seattle, Washington office .

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform design tasks requiring independent judgment in the evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard design or engineering techniques and procedures

  • Ensure that production of specifications, reports and analyses meet scope, schedule, cost and quality requirements

  • Electrical calculations including electrical loads, equipment sizing, feeder sizing, voltage drop, short circuit, selective coordination

  • Lighting circuiting and controls

  • Facility electrical service and power distribution design for 480/277, 120/208, and 120/240 volt classifications

  • Grounding design including system and equipment grounding

  • Motor control center (MCC) design including layouts, sizing, and motor starter selection

  • Standby and emergency power system design including generator and uninterruptible power supply (UPS)

  • Responsible for coordination with other design disciplines, including civil, structures, hydraulics/drainage, storm water, traffic, utilities, right of way

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.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field from an accredited program

  • Five (5) years of electrical engineering experience

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and ability to work within a team environment

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, AutoCAD Civil 3D and MicroStation Inroads

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field from an accredited program

  • EIT or PE registration, or ability to receive within 6 months

  • Experience in control system design or evaluation with knowledge of ladder logic, relays, limit switches and building systems

  • Communication design experience, including fiber optic and CAT 5/6 hardware/software application and configuration

  • Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) design experience

  • Working knowledge of NFPA 130 Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems and or NFPA 502 Standard for Road Tunnels, Bridges, and Other Limited Access Highways

  • ETAP experience

  • REVIT MEP experience


WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability 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 a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status