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Senior Electrical Engineer

Company: Barry-Wehmiller Companies Inc
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

About Us:
Design Group operates from more than 45 offices in the United States and India, providing engineering, consulting and technical services for the world's leading companies in the food and beverage, life sciences, advanced technology, industrial and other market sectors. Our nearly 1,500 technical and engineering experts have direct industry experience in industrial automation, control system integration, facility and process engineering, architecture, construction management, regulatory compliance, enterprise technology and other consulting services.

Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.

Job Description:

Seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer who is highly motivated to join our team. A successful candidate will have strong experience in executing projects for industrial/technical facilities with the highest level of quality, cost effectiveness, and a focus on safety. As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will work with other licensed engineers.


  • Review and approve electrical designs for low voltage electrical power distribution systems
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers and contractors on new construction/renovation projects
  • Review electrical design specifications and drawings
  • Review cost estimates and budgets
  • Work on multiple projects
  • Read and interpret design drawings and specifications.
  • Write reports
  • Conduct field surveys independently
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Engineering for power, lighting, fire alarm, structured cabling / low voltage, security / access control, paging / AV, etc.
  • Includes receptacle layouts, other power connections to equipment furnished by other trades (M,P,FP, etc.), elevators, food service, etc.
  • Electrical service design including incoming power from utility poles, pad mount transformers and service vaults.
  • Emergency electrical service design including generators (stand alone and paralleled sets), paralleling gear design, transfer switches, UPS systems, etc
  • Supporting calculations including service load calculations, lighting calculations (energy and point-by-point photometrics), short circuit and voltage drop calculations, coordination studies, etc.
  • Current NEC, NFPA and building code knowledge Requirements:
    • 10+ years' experience in areas such as low and medium voltage power, SKM or Easy Power, load flow analysis, and the design of electrical engineering drawings
    • Industrial, Hospital or other highly technical facility design experience
    • Experience with multi-discipline large capital projects involving Owners, General Contractors, and Contractors.
    • Experience in communications with utilities (power, low voltage, etc.)
    • Strong understanding of Engineering and Construction
    • Design/Build design & construction experience preferred
    • Familiar with facilities document control systems
    • Experience with modifications to existing facilities and the interpretation and incorporation of existing electrical drawings into new designs
    • Experience reviewing and updating electrical system models
    • Experience with project close out: reviewing construction specifications, submittals, as-built documents, punch lists and other close out documents
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit
    • Proficient with written and verbal technical communication including generating reports and conducting group presentations. Education:
      • Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited college in Electrical Engineering required Licenses:
        • A licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) is highly preferred

          At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work-therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process.

          Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

          Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.

          Design Group

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