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Mott MacDonald Group Senior Project Engineer - Electrical in New York, New York

Here at Mott MacDonald, we are experts in engineering, management, and development services supporting multisector project work in over 150 countries. One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, we pride ourselves in our ability to deliver exceptional outcomes through the connected thinking of our 16,000+ talented consultants. Sustainability and innovation are at the heart of all of our sectors which, in North America include Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation, and Water.

The Mott MacDonald electrical group is one of the nation's leading electrical engineering consultancy groups. The variety of markets that we work in will always keep the brightest high achievers interested, we design electrical projects from large road/rail tunnels to water treatment plants.

The electrical engineering group is in a growth phase at present which provides excellent opportunities for all staff from the junior electrical engineer to the seasoned electrical project manager. Designs are always completed to the highest ethical standards and include high levels of sustainable design.

  • Responding to Request for Proposals (RFP) relating to electrical engineering services
  • Making presentations relating to RFP responses
  • Developing electrical scopes and fees related to RFPs for electrical projects
  • Understanding and designing both low and medium voltage electrical power distribution systems.
  • Electrical analysis experience in performing electrical load flow, breaker coordination, short circuit, and arc flash calculations using SKM Power Tools Design and/or ETAP experience related to electrical distribution and load calculations
  • Make formal and informal presentations to customers and potential customers

We are seeking an electrical engineer who will support electrical projects in our Northeast unit. The person will take a lead role in delivering the design of electrical systems for complex transportation, underground environments and will support other sectors of the electrical industry such as wastewater, renewables and building systems. Ability to perform calculations using software and/or spreadsheets as well as having a constructable knowledge of components used in designs.

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from ABET accredited four-year college or university or equivalent required
  • Minimum 10+ years' experience in electrical design, ideally for transportation infrastructure projects
  • Design experience in both low and medium voltage electrical power distribution systems
  • Design experience relating to variable frequency drives is a plus but not required
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, REVIT, MS Office
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License preferred, or able to obtain quickly after hire
  • Familiarity with NFPA, IEEE, NEC and ANSI codes and standards including NFPA 70, 70E, 130, and 502
  • Ability to use various software to size emergency generators (EG), uninterruptable power supplies (UPS) as well as other distribution equipment
  • Have basic knowledge of theories, practices and procedures in electrical engineering
  • Have an understanding of NESC Life Safety and OSHA
  • Have experience in in the use of IESNA standards and applicable AGI32 or DIALux software associated with lighting designs
  • Familiarity with calculations such as voltage drop, ampacity cable sizing, fill calculations, etc.
  • A proven track record of successful financial management of electrical engineering projects
  • National Tunnel Inspection Certificate (NCIT) is desirable but not required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to write engineering reports and specifications

Salary Range: $110,000 - $145,000

Benefits: 401k, medical, dental and vision insurance, STD/LTD disability, holiday, PTO, parental leave and company paid life insurance

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

Equal employment opportunity is the law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status or disability status.

Hybrid working policy

At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team, and personal commitments. We offer a hybrid working policy that embraces your well-being, flexibility, and trust.

More about Mott MacDonald

We're a global engineering, management and development consultancy.

Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients' businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

A fundamental part of this is respecting each person's differences and striving to meet their needs.

Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or disability status.

Minimum Salary: 31200.00 Maximum Salary: 31200.00 Salary Unit: Yearly