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Job Ref:  31141
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  Newark
21/10/2016 05:10
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA

WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff is currently looking to hire a Traction Power Engineer I to work in the Newark, NJ office. The selected candidate will work under the direct supervision of the Traction Power Manager with technical direction and mentorship by senior staff.

Job Duties Include:
      • Design dc and ac power systems
      • Specific duties will include preparation of design drawings, specifications, calculations, cost estimates and load flow analysis
      • Key duties include developing Traction Power Design projects in house and at project sites, supporting senior staff in research and design of power systems for transit and rail applications, and supporting pursuit and proposal efforts to win future contracts
      • Assignments may include transit and rail projects in Minnesota, New York, and New Jersey

(Candidates located within commuting distance of the Newark NJ Office location are preferred)

Job Requirements
Education Required:
      • Must be a graduate in an accredited degree program at a recognized US University with a BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering
Experience/Skills Required:
      • A minimum of 1 to 3 years of related experience
      • Experience with traction power design in ac and dc system
      • Willing to travel to client sites for short-term assignments (
        • Must be proficient in the use of Computer Software such as Word, Excel, MathCad, and other commonly-used software for ac Power System analysis
        • Good written and verbal communications skills and understanding of English Language required
    Desired Qualifications:
        • EIT Certification is preferred
        • Any experience with dc Traction Power Systems software will be considered a plus

    The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

    Considering local candidates only.

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