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JOB TITLE:           Senior Electrical Engineer

LOCATION:           Chicago, IL

FLSA STATUS:     Non-Exempt


  • Plan, design, draw, and provide installation support of electrical lighting and power equipment for roadway projects

  • Upgrade and modify existing installations

  • Work with multiple aspects of intelligent transportation systems (ITS)

  • Review and modify electrical engineering plans for the removal and installation of temporary and permanent electrical items

  • Review electrical component specifications

  • Utilize computer-aided drafting (CAD) software and other engineering software throughout all phases of planning and design to prepare report exhibits and detailed drawings for contract plans

  • Prepare bill of materials and estimates of quantities and cost

  • Mentor roadway lighting staff in technical design, modeling, and analyzing roadway lighting components

  • Performs other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a relate degree program

  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience

  • Current Illinois Professional Engineer (PE) licensure, preferred

  • Must be familiar with computer software including Microsoft Office and BlueBeam

  • Experience with MicroStation 


  • Customer service – the individual is responsive to employee and customer requests and is proactive in preventing potential schedule issues.

  • Attention to detail – this individual achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved.

  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

  • Interpersonal skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.

  • Written Communication—the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.

  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

  • Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors work to ensure quality.

  • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

  • Ability to interact with employees and customers in a professional manner and with strong communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Detail oriented, professional attitude and reliable

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Self-motivated team player with a customer service orientation

  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Safety is key priority.


Work is performed in a standard office environment at the Chicago office, with occasional field reconnaissance work

  • Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation; and to verbally communicate to exchange information

  • Vision – See in the normal visual range with or without correction

  • Hearing – Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction


This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other instructions and duties. This job description may be revised from time to time and does not constitute a contract for employment. No relocation packages.

TranSmart Technologies, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. TranSmart utilizes E-Verify for employee work eligibility verification.

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