Senior Electrical Engineer

Engineering West Chester, Pennsylvania United States


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

Employee-ownership at Weston is a path to professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a highly connected community that works together across key service areas to make a difference in the environment. Weston continues to evolve and adapt to our changing world as a premier provider of environmental and infrastructure services for over sixty years. In both the public and private sectors our teams help identify, solve, mitigate, and manage critical environmental issues to help clients achieve a more sustainable future.

The Senior Electrical Engineer provides coordination of project execution and control to achieve continuity of purpose to meet scope, schedule, budget, safety, and quality goals from project start through construction completion and warranty period. The position is responsible for leading the planning and development of engineering tasks for assigned proposals and projects.  They complete engineering designs, technical research, construction drawings, specifications, Basis of Design, Design Quality Control Plans, calculations, reports, and quality control reviews.

Location: West Chester, PA (other locations and remote workers will be considered)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering with at least 10 years of experience.
  • Registered Professional Engineer with active NCEES account and ability to quickly obtain registration in additional states as required.
  • Knowledge of and experience with EVSE, microgrids, solar energy facilities, backup generators, backup battery systems, or data centers is a plus.
  • A DoD security clearance is required for this position or the ability to obtain one.
  • Assigns tasks to and directs engineers, technicians, and administrative staff.
  • Understanding CAD programs including AutoDesk Civil 3D and AutoCAD.  Understanding of 3D modeling in CAD is a plus.
  • Understanding of Bentley MicroStation and ERSI Arc Map a plus.
  • Uses standard company tools to evaluate profitability and track project budgets, schedules, safety, and quality.
  • Able to complete requests for subcontractor and vendor quotes, develop written scopes of work (RFP) for bid packages, obtain and evaluate quotes, and manage subcontractors and vendors.
  • Able to respond to client RFPs with written technical approach and market competitive pricing for engineering, design, services during construction, and technical support during warranty periods.
  • Experience leading the development of design and construction projects, developing project sequence, identifying staff requirements, mentoring, and training junior staff serving as the lead project engineer.
  • Ability to complete arc flash studies using SKM, ETAP or equivalent software.  Capable of developing language for arc flash panel labels using arc flash studies or code tables. 
  • Demonstrated understanding and awareness of health and safety practices and design for safety approaches.
  • Ability to complete and maintain OHSA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification and 8-hour annual refresher training.
  • Current OSHA 10-hour or 30-hour construction safety certification is a plus.
  • Effective organizational skills to maintain deliverables, analytical results, and field notes in project files.
  • Effective oral and communication skills to assist with report writing, proposal preparation, and engineering/construction cost estimates.
  • Able to work effectively with project teams and direct Engineering Assistants on design and investigative tasks.
  • Active member of professional organization suited to specific practice area is a plus (i.e., SAME, IEEE, etc.).
  • Able to analyze, interpret and present data.
  • Able to meet time sensitive deadlines and carry out multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Maintains a valid driver’s license, passport, and can travel.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
  • Experience using UFC, UFGS, SpecsIntact, and RMS for design and construction projects is a plus. 
  • USACE Quality Management for Construction Projects (CQC) certification and experience working as design quality control manager and field quality control manager is a plus.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Project execution and technical development are primary roles of the Electrical Project Engineer and involve the coordination, completion, and communication of project design scope, schedule, budget, quality, and status both internally and externally to clients, regulatory agencies, and contractors.
  • Responsible for assuring the efficient and expeditious completion of projects to the client's satisfaction.
  • Assists the Project Manager in estimating and tracking project deliverables, costs, schedule, quality, and safety so that projects are completed to meet client and firm requirements.  The Senior Electrical Engineer should have a working knowledge of the proce­dures necessary to execute a technically sound and efficient project using standard project management techniques.
  • Supervisory responsibilities consist of the leadership and coordination of a design team for assigned projects, if applicable or technical support personnel during field investigations.
  • Responsible for all design decisions of the projects assigned and for checking the work of professional and technical staff assigned to projects.
  • Technical involvement includes the design preparation and preparation or checking of calculations.
  • Selecting equipment and material for projects and/or approving manufacturer's shop drawings of these specific items.
  • Consulting and advising clients on methods, equipment, and other items pertinent to their project.
  • Where applicable, through field investigations or review of field data provided by our construction team, monitor and evaluate contractor's performance and report progress to client.
  • Responsible for maintaining and expanding the technical capabilities and know-how on the types of design projects involved so that the firm provides its clients with current and advancing technology to meet their needs and to enhance both the firm's and engineer's professional image.

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

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions.
  • Paid time off to include personal, holiday and parental leave.
  • Life and disability plans.
  • Critical illness and accident plans.
  • Work/Life flexibility.
  • Professional development opportunities.


Salary Range: $80,800 - $107,800 - $134,700