EN Engineering

Chicago, IL

Sr. Project Engineer

$75,000-$100,000 / YEAR

Purpose of the job:

Independently plans, coordinates, and designs new and modifies existing electrical underground and/or overhead distribution infrastructure. Performs various project functions including feasibility and estimation of specific project proposals. Manages project deliverables while meeting schedule, time, and budgetary constraints.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Regularly interacts with clients, customers, contractors, and developers
  • Acquires, reviews, and submits federal, state and local permits
  • Track jobs according to client and company procedures
  • Produce routine and project-specific correspondence
  • Adhere to client-specific electrical distribution standards, procedures, and requirements
  • Apply correct design standards, codes, and requirements
  • Coordinates underground and overhead design for riser re-locates
  • Request right-of-way boundaries and marks sensitive resources
  • Identify and verify existing underground and overhead utilities
  • Visit job sites, client offices, municipalities, and other agencies as needed
  • Completes and reviews as-builts
  • Consider other factors in order to make optimal design solutions
  • Accurately tracks time spent on jobs, the mileage, and materials needed to perform duties
  • Follow general safety guidelines and wear appropriate PPE
  • Education, Certifications and/or Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
  • 2 to 4 years’ proven experience in electrical utility design including GIS work
  • Understands and can navigate through Microstation with ease
  • Knowledge of electrical theory, principles, and practices relating to electric distribution and transmission engineering
  • Able to use various measuring equipment and understand units of measure
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and routine office equipment
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and have a valid driver’s license
  • Working Conditions and Environmental/Physical Demands:

    Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to attend meetings at various sites within and away from the Firm; must also be able to work at a desk for long periods of time (2-3 hours); strength to lift and carry materials weighing up to 25 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.

    FLSA Status:

    Salary, Exempt, Professional

    EN Engineering is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

    Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. EN Engineering does not accept unsolicited headhunter or agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with EN Engineering.

    Job Requirements
    • Manage project teams performing design engineering, procurement, and construction project management
    • Maintain project documentation for project planning
    • Develop the project engineering plan
    • Perform other project engineering and project management related duties
    • Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress
    • Conduct construction and project installation
    • Develop project objectives and project scope
    • Manage intermediate engineering project teams
    • Provide training on capital project management and engineering design
    • Coordinate project design and development of construction documents
    • Support initiatives with capital project engineering
    • Manage campus electrical engineering projects and other construction projects
    • Supervise construction and commissioning of engineering projects
    • Coordinate construction phase of project
    • Maintain project design and commissioning documentation
    • Manage engineering and project records
    • Manage projects from early conceptual engineering through project completion
    • Work with outside engineering firms for assistance in engineering design, project management and project facilitation
    • Perform preliminary process engineering/design work
    • Recommend advantageous changes to the project team leader or project engineer