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Lead Electrical Engineer

Company: WSP
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Lead Electrical Engineer
Req ID 11229
Lead Electrical Engineer
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 a Lead Electrical Engineer for our San Francisco office . WSP USA operates with a Hybrid-Workplace Model. The following locations will also be considered: Sacramento; Oakland; and San Jose . Be involved in projects with our Transportation Section Mechanical & Electrical Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.
Acts as staff specialist in providing technical guidance for complex or unique assignments. The incumbent must be capable of applying diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices, and independently making decisions on significant engineering problems or methods.
Your Impact

  • May direct segments of a major project, and participates in the application of engineering concepts and techniques.

  • Analyzes complex problems requiring the development of new or improved techniques or procedures.

  • Monitors project progress for technical accuracy and adherence to schedule and budget.

  • May act as a representative at project meetings and conferences.

  • May plan, organize and supervise engineering staff and activities for a project of significant size and complexity.

  • Makes recommendations on project staffing.

  • 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, load flow, voltage drop, short circuit, selective coordination and arc flash.

  • Lighting design including calculations, circuiting and controls.

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

  • Medium Voltage knowledge and work experience.Grounding design and calculations for 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 architectural, mechanical, systems, civil, geotechnical, structures, hydraulics/drainage, storm water, traffic, utilities, right of way.

  • May serve as a PM on some Projects.

    Who You Are
    Required Qualifications

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

    • PE registration (California or ability to obtain through Comity).

    • Seven-to-Ten (7-10+) 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, ETAP or SKM.

      Preferred Qualifications:

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

      • Working knowledge of NFPA 70 (NEC).

      • Working knowledge of NFPA 70E (Arc Flash).

      • Knowledge of NFPA 130 and/or NFPA 502 Standards.

      • Experience in control system design.

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

        Compensation and Benefits:
        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.
        Expected Salary: $89,200 - $182,000
        WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant's sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.
        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

          • Primary Location: SAN FRANCISCO - MARKET ST

          • All locations: US-CA-Oakland, US-CA-Sacramento, US-CA-San Francisco, US-CA-San Jose

            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 15,000 employees in over 300 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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