Senior Electrical Engineer (Design Engineering, Healthcare) in New York, NY at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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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.

Our team is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer / Project Manager, to join our New York, NY office with significant electrical design experience, specifically with healthcare projects and 5 years of Project Management experience.

This candidate will interact directly with clients and manage projects for major healthcare institutions. This role will report to the firm’s Practice Area Leader for Healthcare. As a management owned private entity we seek to reward our key leaders with ownership opportunities to drive overall performance and recognition.

Senior Electrical Engineer (Design Engineering)

Job Responsibilities

As a Senior Electrical Engineer focusing primarily on healthcare projects, 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 designing large projects, both new out of the ground buildings and renovations, preparing reports and specifications, and providing a very high level of technical leadership.

Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the function of projects. Take ownership of the client’s and the firm’s project goals in terms of: project contract management, including financials, understanding and managing client expectations, tight project schedule control, billing and collections, and ensuring optimal project information flow (internally and externally)
  • Work closely with trade specific project engineers to ensure all the items above are delivered in a coordinated product.  Develop staff skills along the lines of project management

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Providing consulting services, including preparation of due diligence reports, gap analyses, and feasibility reports
  • Overseeing the production of drawings consistent with client requirements and standards
  • Conducting due diligence reports that comply with group and company standards and procedures
  • Establishing design standards, specifications, and criteria for projects
  • Preparation of proposals and administering project contracts between SHG and the client, including Add Service Agreements
  • Conducting business development activities, participating in various trade organizations, and preparing presentations
  • Establishing project budgets and schedules
  • Participating in QA/QC process of completed work by staff
  • Performing staff resource management and review

Senior Electrical Engineer (Design Engineering)

Job Requirements

Successful candidates will have or will be working toward a PE registration as an Electrical Engineer with a solid, and stable work track record. Someone with Healthcare design experience and Project Management is a requirement. The capability to design electrical systems for other building types such as Aviation projects, Commercial and Mission Critical would be a major plus and good fit for this dynamic role.

Additional requirements of the Senior Electrical Engineer include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience working in a consulting firm
  • Candidate should possess a strong ability to coordinate between MEP and Low Voltage trades, as well as discuss technical aspects of other trades at a high level

Senior Electrical Engineer (Design Engineering)


As an employee with Syska Hennessy Group, 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 Group 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
  • Health Wellness Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Professional Development Incentive Bonuses
  • Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
  • A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Transit/parking program
  • Monthly business phone stipend
  • Flexible summer work schedules

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