1+ months

Senior Electrical Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
Be involved in projects with our Buildings Electrical Design 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 for our Austin, Texas office. WSP works closely with architects and owners from around the world on large, complex projects with a focus on sustainability and energy performance of the built environment.   
About the Job
Our electrical engineers work on high quality, world-class buildings across many market sectors.  We are consistently a preferred provider for our healthcare clients to support complex, challenging and highly visible projects in this growing space.  You will actively participate in the full project cycle, from the design phase through the final construction close-out.
Responsibilities include:
  • Lead the growing electrical design team in the Austin office
  • Providing mentorship facilitating the growth of our younger staff
  • Ability to attend client meetings and cross-coordinate with related groups within organization
  • Service utility coordination
  • Power distribution
  • Lighting systems design
  • Working with advanced fire alarm systems
  • Low voltage infrastructure
  • Emergency power systems
  • UPS design
  • Coordination with city and state permitting agencies
  • Construction administration


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering (ARE)
  • Professional Engineer in the state of Texas or ability to gain certification within 6 months
  • 5-10+ years’ experience designing electrical systems for the built environment.
  • Project experience submitted for consideration should include buildings on which you have actively participated in the project from the design phase through the final construction close-out
  • Strong working knowledge of building, electrical, healthcare and energy codes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on the ability to organize and present design information to clients
Preferred Experience:
  • Working knowledge of Revit.
  • Special consideration will be given to those candidates who have successfully demonstrated innovative design experience specifically related to renewable energies and sustainable, high performing buildings
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.
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of 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 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. www.wsp.com/usa
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? 
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2020-03-14

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