Electrical Engineer (Design Engineering) in Chicago, IL at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 11/13/2019

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Job Description

Watch your work come to life in landmark projects around the world when you partner with Syska Hennessy Group! As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, we specialize in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We are seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to join our team in Chicago, IL. Your experience working in a consulting firm on federal, healthcare, commercial, and mission critical projects will ensure your success in this role. Working in our Chicago office, you will contribute to the design of major projects from various markets and from around the world.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Electrical Engineer (Design Engineering)

Job Responsibilities

As an Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for representing the Firm in all interactions with clients, contractors, architects, and other project team members. You will be responsible for creating basic designs under the direction of the senior engineer and/or senior designer, develop specifications, system narratives and system layouts for a variety of projects and project sizes.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Establish system application, design and operational parameters / sequences under the direction of the senior engineer and/or senior designer
  • Participate in / Ensure / Oversee QA/QC process for your work and the work of others
  • Assist senior engineer and/or senior designer in the on-going determination of project scheduling requirements, manpower requirements, and project budgets
  • Perform construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned  projects including conducting field inspections and subsequent detailed inspection reports
  • Assist the senior engineer / senior designer in processing RFI’s, Change Orders, Bulletins, and Addenda

Electrical Engineer (Design Engineering)

Job Requirements

Successful candidates must have a Bachelor Degree from accredited university in electrical discipline with a current E.I.T. certification or the ability and desire to obtain credential within one year of employment. Someone with the history of working with projects such as Federal, Healthcare, Commercial, and Mission Critical projects would be a good fit for this dynamic role.

Additional requirements of the Electrical Engineer include:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience working in a consulting firm
  • LEED accreditation, preferred
  • REVIT and the latest version of AutoCAD MEP experience
  • Experience with medium voltage
  • Possesses basic understanding of proper system selection
  • Exhibits thorough understanding of applicable codes
  • Knowledge of SKM Software and ability to perform Short Circuit coordination and Arch Flash Studies, highly preferred
  • Exhibits basic understanding of the practical application of LEED principals to our building designs

Electrical Engineer (Design Engineering)


As an employee with Syska Hennessy, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) option
  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Flexible summer work schedules
  • Much More!

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