1+ months

Substations Procurement Engineer

Rochester, NY 14614
Be involved in projects with our Transmission Lines & Substations Power 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 Substation Procurement Engineer for our Rochester, NY office.
Procurement Plan Management
  • Assist in defining and managing  project procurement plans
  • Keep procurement plans updated based on the progress, status and identification of potential delays
  • provide weekly status updates to project teams and Program Managers
  • Responsible for managing a procurement project log for all transactions.
Expediting & Substitution Management

  • Assist the procurement team  & work with multiple suppliers to obtain the best technical and economic proposals.
  • Follow up suppliers and internal procurement staff on the progress to target delivery dates
  • Develop strong vendor/supplier relationships with the intent of getting the best cost and timeframes
  • participate in reviewing bids, Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and coordinate the resolution of discrepancies/concern in the tender process with appropriate team members.
  • Research and review all supplier and vendor substitutions to ensure all required engineering an design specifications are maintained
  • Ensuring coordination of deliveries with warehouse and construction sites
  • Reviewing open order reports from suppliers.
  • Follow up on open/past due items with suppliers.
  • Inform internal stakeholders regarding impact from delays
Requesting/Managing quotes

  • Gathering technical/Purchase Order data from SAP to send to venders requesting quotes.  
  • Distributing quote information to Material Planners for order creation.
Invoice Resolution
  • Generating  7 managing reports regarding  past due invoices.
  • Research invoicing issues to give feedback to Material Planners on action to be performed.


  • Engineering Degree (Electrical Engineering Degree preferred)
  • 1-3 years of experience in a large capital design engineering or construction firm
  • Detail Oriented
  • Self-Starter
  • Excellent Analytical Skills (collecting, analyzing and interpreting engineering specifications and data)
  • Experience working with Excel at an advanced level required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Packages required (Outlook, power point and word)
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to follow up and Prioritize
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures 
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies 

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 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
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.
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? 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and 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.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This position is contingent upon WSP being selected for a contract or program we are currently pursing.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.


Posted: 2020-08-27 Expires: 2020-10-29

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Substations Procurement Engineer

Rochester, NY 14614

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