Senior Electrical Project Engineer

Engineering West Chester, Pennsylvania


Description

Weston is hiring a Senior Project Engineer that is responsible for all engineering work requiring his/her engineer’s seal.  Responsible for the direction, control and supervision of engineering and/or surveying work to assure that the work product has been critically examined and evaluated for compliance with appropriate professional standards by a licensee in that profession.  We are looking for electrical engineers who have experience in power distribution, switchgear, substation design, area classification analysis, emergency power, lighting and grounding systems, fire detection systems, SCADA, process and instrumentation diagrams, single line diagrams, electrical plans, and schematic control diagrams.

Location: West Chester, PA

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited program, plus a minimum 6 to 10 years related experience
  • Professional Engineer licensure required
  • Ability to obtain secret security clearance during employment or a current secret security clearance is required
  • Maintains a valid driver’s license and is able to travel
  • Willingness to travel locally (~20% - 40% of the work year) is required, and most travel is typically within Philadelphia-metro area
  • Experience in managing small to medium design and or construction projects, including supervising and directing project teams and subcontractors
  • Familiarity with NEC (National Electric Code) and NFPA 70E (Arc Flash safety) is required
  • Active member of professional organization suited to specific practice area is a plus
  • Working knowledge of the proce­dures which are necessary to execute a sound and efficient project, with the ultimate goal of developing good project management techniques
  • Knowledge or experience with PLC-based control systems/instrumentation, wireless RF communications, network infrastructure and design, advanced metering, and SmartGrid are a plus
  • Ability to specify instruments and develop instrument data sheets would be a plus
  • Able to meet time sensitive deadlines and carry out multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Able to complete requests for proposals, develop scopes of work (RFP) and obtain vendor quotes.
  • Effective oral and communication skills to review report writing, proposal preparation, and engineering/construction cost estimates
  • Work effectively in a team environment to lead or support other engineering disciplines (e.g., process, structural, mechanical, civil, etc.) and CADD operators to achieve project requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Provide field QA/QC and oversight services for construction projects (job focus will be the technical execution of various projects related to electrical system design, bidding, and construction)
  • Perform the design development and assist in providing technical direction to the scope of projects; providing senior-level technical expertise on all project aspects associated with conceptual engineering, detailed engineering designs, and preparation of contracts for construction.
  • Prepare detailed design drawings and specifications, respond to RFIs, and conduct shop drawing reviews
  • Review and perform various engineering related calculations and analyses of information in the application of the basic design criteria in conformance with Weston’s Engineering Quality Management Plan and as necessary to complete assigned projects
  • Collaborates with engineers, CAD technicians, field technicians, designers, and other team personnel to complete projects efficiently and accurately
  • Assists the Project Manager in estimating and tracking project costs
  • Leads proposal preparation efforts and development of project costs
  • Participates in professional societies and other similar organizations   
  • Interacts with clients regarding project specific tasks.

At Weston Solutions you will do meaningful work and make valuable contributions

A career at Weston means professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a thriving, interconnected, and supportive community that works together to make a difference in the environment. We take pride in knowing that our people feel they do meaningful work and make valuable contributions to their teams because recent employee survey results show that over 90% agree on these points. Top talent from all paths—recent graduate, ex-military, experienced, and leaders—join Weston to do meaningful work with a focus on dynamic skills growth and long-term career progression. 

We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a competitive and comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high value options with solid financial protection, meeting the individual needs of its people and their families 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions
  • Parental leave benefits
  • Paid time off to include: vacation, sick and holiday time
  • Critical illness and accident plans
  • Work/Life flexibility
  • Professional development opportunities