Career Opportunities

TROY: 433 River St, Troy NY 12180 Office

Electrical Engineer (Early Career)

Who We Are:

Keep the internet running and the world working!

At kW Mission Critical Engineering, a part of WSP USA, that’s exactly what we do.

Simply, data centers are buildings that store information technology. These mission critical facilities must remain operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Your role is to design the building infrastructure—power and cooling systems—to make sure that happens.

Be a part of an engineering team where from day one, you will collaborate and add value to every project. Gain invaluable experience early in your career. Not only will you be designing building systems, you’ll interact with all internal mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and telecommunication engineers, external design partners like architects and structural engineers, and equipment vendors for the development of drawings and specifications. Then, travel to project locations during construction and watch your designs being built for some of the largest companies in the world.

Do you want to work on innovative, award-winning projects, travel and see your designs being built, and enjoy an occasional game of ping-pong, lunch and learn, or after-hours’ camaraderie? Are you looking for career growth? Join our great people at our great places designing great projects.

What You’ll Do:

As an Electrical Engineer with us, you will analyze complex power and other building systems including generator plants, medium voltage distribution, uninterruptible power systems, lighting, fire alarm, and grounding.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform a variety of assignments requiring the application of standard engineering and design techniques under the direction and guidance of senior engineers
  • Work with multi-discipline project teams to develop drawing and specification documents for issuance to architects, contractors and building owners.
  • Attend client meetings
  • Collaborate and coordinate with internal project discipline team members and equipment vendors and manufacturers
  • Design electrical systems for buildings including lighting, receptable, general, essential and critical electrical infrastructure
  • Select and schedule equipment
  • Prepare calculations and specifications
  • Understand short circuit, coordination, and arc flash calculations
  • Perform construction administration tasks with assistance from senior staff
  • Work alongside senior engineers to survey and evaluate existing worksite conditions

Who You Are:

The ideal candidate is motivated, proactive, and excited to learn. Candidate shows a strong interest in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, communicating and collaborating with internal and external design, client and construction team members, and a desire to travel.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering with electrical building systems emphasis
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork, and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to travel to project sites
  • Interest in innovative design for high performing data centers and mission critical facilities 
Preferred Qualifications
  • EIT License, or ability to obtain EIT
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit
  • Knowledge of building, electrical and energy codes
  • Knowledge of SKM, eTap or Cyme software
  • Previous building design or construction internship experience

Website kW_MCE kW Mission Critical Engineering

Interested? Send a letter of introduction and resume by applying directly through this page.

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