Senior Associate - Electrical (LA)
Job Details
Los Angeles Tk1sc - Los Angeles, CA
4 Year Degree

The tk1sc Senior Associate shall provide and participate in decision making for all project-related issues of entry to mid-size in revenue earnings as well as possess a full understanding of the client’s project requirements.  This position has high a level of responsibility of interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating engineering projects of entry up to mid-size.  The Senior Associate plans, develops, coordinates, directly in both small and mid-size projects in scope and level of importance.  This individual engages in all aspects of the mildly complex project, providing leadership and decision-making when required and has an advanced knowledge of the technical expertise required to design and implement the particulars of the project.  Strong contract administration skills are a must.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of own discipline/department for Medium Fee Projects or Mid-Level complexity projects.
  • Actively participates in problem solving and making engineering decisions on both a project and discipline specific level.
  • Performs coordination at a higher level by reviewing drawings supplied by vendors, other team engineers, and the architects while implementing design modifications as necessary.
  • Ability to gather appropriate resources in order to solve problems.
  • Customarily and regularly directs the work of two or more other employees and exercises independent judgment and discretion in supervision.
  • Formally train multiple direct reports in a supervisory role.
  • Actively monitors and evaluates appropriate team specific staffing resource allocations to meet business needs.
  • Believes in and champions the firms’ core values and inspires others to do the same.
  • Ability to balance creative thinking and innovation with project budgets and schedule constraints.
  • Ability to drive clients to make informed decisions on an overall project basis, complete with well thought out MEP+ integrated concepts.
  • Consistently demonstrates proactive communication with staff, clients, and building officials; proactively seeks out to communicate orally and in written format about issues needing resolution.
  • Significant experience with monitoring and successfully managing project costs versus budget for discipline and project while understanding the firm’s financial system.
  • Independently and actively builds relationships with new and existing clients that develops small amounts of profitable new business.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is preferred.


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the Electrical Engineering Design discipline with a focus on Healthcare projects including OSHPD 1 projects.

Computer Skills:  

  • Experience with AutoCAD and Revit documentation and management as it applies to Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience and understanding in EnergyPro
  • Baseline experience and understanding of AGI32 or Visual (or similar).

 Certifications & Licenses:          

  • Professional registration in Electrical Engineering is preferred (PE).

Other Requirements:

  • Proven ability to understand and recognize complex design problems.
  • Effective communication skills with a team-oriented attitude.
  • Knowledge of Electrical and related California Building Codes
  • Knowledge of Green Building practices and LEED Rating Systems
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Successful applicant must be able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, or be granted an exemption based on a disability or sincerely held religious belief. If you cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability or a sincerely-held religious belief, you may submit an accommodation request to WSP’s Equal Employment Opportunity Office. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination here -


Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

To accomplish this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.