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WSP USA Transmission Lines Engineering Lead in Rochester, New York

Transmission Lines Engineering Lead

Req ID 14445

Transmission Lines Engineering Lead

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Transmission Lines Engineering Lead- High Voltage Transmission & Distribution Discipline for our Boston, MA office. The following locations will also be considered: Rochester, NY, Augusta, ME and Newark, NJ. Be involved in projects with our Energy Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Leading the Transmission Lines Engineering discipline within our Transmission & Distribution Energy Team

Your Impact

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Timely and on-budget delivery of the design packages relevant to their discipline

  • Responsible for the quality of the package relevant to their discipline

  • Works on multiple projects at the same time

  • Efficiently manages a group of engineers to achieve the above three goals

  • Responsible for guiding and mentoring the junior staff

  • Provides their expert input to the projects

  • Identifying the gaps in the expertise in their groups. Reports to the management and actively supports the efforts to ensure all areas of expertise necessary for successful project delivery have been covered.

  • Coordinates the interfaces with other engineering disciplines

  • Support the Project Engineer to achieve the overall project goals

  • Represents the project and corresponding discipline in front of the client, in coordination with the Project Engineer

  • Provides support to proposals

  • Supports hiring process

  • Supports the development of the quality management system

  • Timely, and on-budget delivery of the projects

  • Represent the project in front of the client, when necessary, supported by engineering leads and/or management

  • Reporting and project management activities required by the Company or the client

  • Support the management to achieve organization goals

  • 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.

  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Civil, Structural or Mechanical Engineering or closely related degree from a recognized institution

  • A minimum of 7+ years’ post education experience, preferably in Transmission and Distribution systems in utility or industrial/commercial environments.

  • P.E. Registration or eligible for P.E. licensing

  • Knowledge of codes and standards such as IEEE and ANSI

  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.

  • Well-developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated effectiveness at coordinating and assertively directing subcontractors and others to consistently complete tasks safely and efficiently.

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering.

Compensation and Benefits

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.

Expected Salary: $89,200 - $182,000

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.


Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: N/A - No travel required

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: BOSTON - SUMMER ST

  • All locations: US-MA-Boston, US-ME-Augusta, US-NJ-Newark, US-NY-Rochester

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, 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 buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on 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 essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an 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.


WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation – no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.