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Junior Electrical Designer

Utilities
Tysons Corner, Virginia

Do you have a strong interest in starting a career in the Power, Solar, Telecommunications or Energy Field?? You're in luck! We are seeking motivated, positive, and detail-oriented individuals for Designer roles in our Utilities Division. The candidates selected for this position will perform utility electrical design and will be working with electrical, civil, and structural infrastructures for utilities. The Designers will perform field walkdowns and prepare engineering and construction drawings using computer aided drafting and design techniques.

Here's your chance to gain well rounded-experience in a professional services firm environment. This is a full-time employment opportunity with a pay rate of $16.00/hour. No previous experience necessary, we will train you!! A High School diploma is required, and knowledge of AutoCAD is a plus. Learn More

Substation Wiring Designer

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Flex your design muscle by preparing control panel and equipment wiring diagrams. You'll manage scope and the quality review process for your projects and monitor and resolve technical issues with minor supervision. You'll learn and grow professionally and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Civil Engineer II

Transportation
Chicago, Illinois

We are seeking an experienced Civil Engineer to join our Transportation Division. This position will be based out of CH2M's Design Corridor Manager's office under the direction of, and in support or mid-level and senior level engineers. This position will work from an O'Hare project office. Learn More

Civil Engineer

Transportation
Chicago, Illinois

The Civil Engineer performs assignments designed to develop professional knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related engineering tasks. Limited exercise of judgment is required on details of work and in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives. Engineering tasks may be performed under Lead Engineer, Project Manager or experienced Engineer or Designer. Learn More

Civil Engineer

Transportation
Munster, Indiana

The Civil Engineer performs assignments designed to develop professional knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related engineering tasks. Limited exercise of judgment is required on details of work and in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives. Engineering tasks may be performed under Lead Engineer, Project Manager or experienced Engineer or Designer. Learn More

Protection & Controls Engineer

Utilities
Tysons Corner, Virginia

The Protection and Controls Engineer works with a project team to create all design documents and drawings for substation projects. This position has extensive knowledge of protection relaying scheme (i.e. bus protection, transmission line protection, transformer protection), design, and engineering. The Protection and Controls Engineer shall be capable of completing new complex substation protection and controls design projects with minimal supervision. Learn More

Protection & Controls Engineer

Utilities
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

The Protection and Controls Engineer works with a project team to create all design documents and drawings for substation projects. This position has extensive knowledge of protection relaying scheme (i.e. bus protection, transmission line protection, transformer protection), design, and engineering. The Protection and Controls Engineer shall be capable of completing new complex substation protection and controls design projects with minimal supervision. Learn More

Junior Electrical Designer

Utilities
Chicago, Illinois

Do you have a strong interest in starting a career in the Power, Solar, Telecommunications or Energy Field?? You're in luck! We are seeking motivated, positive, and detail-oriented individuals for Designer roles in our Utilities Division. The candidates selected for this position will perform utility electrical design and will be working with electrical, civil, and structural infrastructures for utilities. The Designers will perform field walkdowns and prepare engineering and construction drawings using computer aided drafting and design techniques.

Here's your chance to gain well rounded-experience in a professional services firm environment. This is a full-time employment opportunity with a pay rate of $16.00/hour. No previous experience necessary, we will train you!! A High School diploma is required, and knowledge of AutoCAD is a plus. Learn More

Junior Electrical Designer

Utilities
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

Do you have a strong interest in starting a career in the Power, Solar, Telecommunications or Energy Field?? You're in luck! We are seeking motivated, positive, and detail-oriented individuals for Designer roles in our Utilities Division. The candidates selected for this position will perform utility electrical design and will be working with electrical, civil, and structural infrastructures for utilities. The Designers will perform field walkdowns and prepare engineering and construction drawings using computer aided drafting and design techniques.

Here's your chance to gain well rounded-experience in a professional services firm environment. This is a full-time employment opportunity with a pay rate of $16.00/hour. No previous experience necessary, we will train you!! A High School diploma is required, and knowledge of AutoCAD is a plus. Learn More

Junior Electrical Designer

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Do you have a strong interest in starting a career in the Power, Solar, Telecommunications or Energy Field?? You're in luck! We are seeking motivated, positive, and detail-oriented individuals for Designer roles in our Utilities Division. The candidates selected for this position will perform utility electrical design and will be working with electrical, civil, and structural infrastructures for utilities. The Designers will perform field walkdowns and prepare engineering and construction drawings using computer aided drafting and design techniques.

Here's your chance to gain well rounded-experience in a professional services firm environment. This is a full-time employment opportunity with a pay rate of $16.00/hour. No previous experience necessary, we will train you!! A High School diploma is required, and knowledge of AutoCAD is a plus. Learn More

Electrical Distribution Engineer

Utilities
Tysons Corner, Virginia

Perform detailed design of overhead and underground electrical distribution systems, perform field walkdowns to document existing conditions, ensure adherence to client and industry standards, connect with people, learn from our resident experts, grow professionally, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

CAD Drafter

Utilities
Tysons Corner, Virginia

Flex your drafting muscle as part of our Utilities team. Prepare drawings from engineering and/or field markups for designers and engineers and coordinate CAD for projects. Prepare drawings for permit, adhere to company and clients standards, connect with people, learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Document Control Specialist

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

We are seeking an experienced Document Control Specialist to join our Utilities Division to support clients in the Chicago area. Learn More

Construction Engineer

Transportation
Lisle, Illinois

You'll work on construction projects for our transportation and municipal clients. Prepare technical calculations and lead in the preparation and coordination of reports, plans, specifications, supporting documents and permit applications. Connect with people, learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

LEED Consultant

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

The LEED Consultant is responsible for leading and managing the design and construction teams throughout the duration of the entire project with respect to sustainable design, sustainable construction, and the intent of achieving the desired USGBC-LEED certification level per the client’s project requirements. The LEED Consultant has general knowledge of the engineering/architectural/civil-site/landscaping systems associated with design projects, as well as a general knowledge of green construction methodology and practices to aide in the guidance of the project contractors. Learn More

Commissioning Engineer

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

You'll lead commissioning projects and provide guidance for all commissioning activities in a variety of built environments. You'll connect with others by interacting with coworkers, clients, designers, and contractors. You’ll continue to learn and grow, and you’ll have some fun doing it. Learn More

Architect

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

Take the next step in your architecture career. You’ll both work on and manage design concepts and projects for new and existing buildings in a variety of markets. You’ll enjoy flexibility to work remotely, work with great people, continue to learn and grow, and have a good time doing it. Learn More

Mechanical Engineer

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

Take the next step in your mechanical engineering career. You’ll lead design on mechanical HVAC systems for new and existing buildings and have the opportunity to manage projects. You’ll enjoy flexibility to work remotely, work with great people, continue to learn and grow, and have a good time doing it. Learn More

Substation Design Engineer

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Perform detailed design of new substation layouts; create design documents, technical specifications, drawings, and prepare design calculations for new substation projects including electrical plans, schematics, bills of materials, and equipment specifications. Continue to learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Substation Physical Designer

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Set the foundation for your design career with a firm that’s a leader in power delivery engineering. You’ll prepare physical layout drawings for substations, produce electrical plans, work with great people, learn and grow, and have a great time doing it. Learn More

Project Coordinator

Transportation
Chicago, Illinois

Serve as a central hub of information. You’ll be responsible for the implantation and maintenance of contracts and provide assistance to our transportation engineering experts. You’ll work with great people, continue to learn and grow, and have a good time doing it. Learn More

Lighting Engineer

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

Be part of Primera's growing Lighting Studio and support our engineering and architecture projects with good lighting design. You'll assisting with plan drafting, field surveys, and documentation. You'll also connect with great people, grow professionally, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Lighting Designer

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

Working with Primera's growing Lighting Studio and the Electrical Design Group to support our engineering and architecture projects with good lighting design. You'll assisting with plan drafting, field surveys, models, calculations, and documentation. You'll also connect with great people, grow professionally, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Substation Design Engineer

Utilities
Louisville, Kentucky

Perform detailed design of new substation layouts; create design documents, technical specifications, drawings, and prepare design calculations for new substation projects including electrical plans, schematics, bills of materials, and equipment specifications. Continue to learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Business Analyst

Business Consulting
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Analyst is an entry-level position within the Business Consulting Division. The primary purpose of this position is to assist and provide support to Project Managers involved in the coordination and implementation of Consulting, Electric and Gas Distribution projects.
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Revit Designer

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

Are you a Revit enthusiast looking to grow in your career? Flex your Revit muscle in a fun and collaborative environment. You should be detail-oriented, possess strong Revit skills, and have an understanding of departmental electrical standards. Learn More

Electrical Engineer

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

Continue to grow in your electrical engineering career with challenging work in a wide range of projects in the built environment. Connect with great people, learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

CAD Drafter

Utilities
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

Flex your drafting muscle as part of our Utilities team. Prepare drawings from engineering and/or field markups for designers and engineers and coordinate CAD for projects. Prepare drawings for permit, adhere to company and clients standards, connect with people, learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Project Manager

Utilities
Tysons Corner, Virginia

The Project Manager is responsible for leading and managing a project. Directs and coordinates activities of several disciplines on a project of moderate scope or a combination of smaller projects. Directs coordination with clients and other external clients. May initiate or assist in contract negotiations or preparation. Assists in direction of project planning, budgeting and establishing critical project objectives. Other duties as assigned. Learn More

Business Analyst

Business Consulting
Tysons Corner, Virginia

Support business consulting through data collection and analysis to provide strategic and meaningful advisory services to clients. Utilize your analytical skills to address client challenges and provide innovative solutions to complex business problems. Previous work experience with utility industry and consulting experience is beneficial, but not required. Learn More

Design Manager

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

Work hand-in-hand with the Division Manager to lead our Buildings division forward. Inspire a team of more than 30 professionals (and growing) to build upon our 30-year history in the Buildings sector. Lead by example, help oversee division operations, connect with our clients, and have fun doing it. Learn More

Civil Engineer II

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Execute civil designs for both public and private utility projects by applying standard practices and techniques. Connect with great people, learn and grow personally and professionally, and ideally have some fun doing it. Learn More

Civil Engineer I

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Execute civil designs for both public and private utility projects by applying standard practices and techniques. Connect with great people, learn and grow personally and professionally, and ideally have some fun doing it. Learn More

Structural Engineer

Transportation
Chicago, Illinois

As an integral part of our Transportation division, you’ll work on exciting structural projects for DOT, Tollway, and other public and private clients and apply what you’ve learned as you continue to grow professionally. You’ll also connect and collaborate with others and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Electrical Designer

Utilities
Baltimore, Maryland

Perform detailed design of overhead and underground electrical distribution systems, perform field walkdowns to document existing conditions, ensure adherence to client and industry standards, connect with people, learn from our resident experts, grow professionally, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Electrical Distribution Engineer

Utilities
Baltimore, Maryland

Perform detailed design of overhead and underground electrical distribution systems, perform field walkdowns to document existing conditions, ensure adherence to client and industry standards, connect with people, learn from our resident experts, grow professionally, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Electrical Distribution Engineer

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Perform detailed design of overhead and underground electrical distribution systems, perform field walkdowns to document existing conditions, ensure adherence to client and industry standards, connect with people, learn from our resident experts, grow professionally, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Electrical Design Engineer

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Perform detailed design of new substation layouts; create design documents, technical specifications, drawings, and prepare design calculations for new substation projects including electrical plans, schematics, bills of materials, and equipment specifications. Continue to learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Substation Project Engineer

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Lead and manage large, complex projects and challenging assignments. Oversee and review all project calculations and drawings, coordinate and prepare operating single lines, equipment layouts and sections, schematics, and wiring diagrams. Connect with clients, continue to learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Marketing & Events Intern

Corporate
Chicago, Illinois

Here's your chance to flex your marketing muscle and gain well rounded-experience in a professional services firm environment. You’ll create compelling communications and help plan events that support our marketing efforts and client-focused projects. You'll connect with great people and have some fun in the process. Learn More

Senior Electrical Distribution Engineer

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Execute complex designs for overhead and underground power installations; work on challenging assignments that include investigating, troubleshooting, and solving a wide variety of overhead/underground distribution engineering and constructability related issues; and lead projects. Connect with people, continue to learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Senior Electrical Distribution Engineer

Utilities
Baltimore, Maryland

Execute complex designs for overhead and underground power installations; work on challenging assignments that include investigating, troubleshooting, and solving a wide variety of overhead/underground distribution engineering and constructability related issues; and lead projects. Connect with people, continue to learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Building Automation Systems Engineer

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

Lead the design of HVAC systems for new and existing buildings. Your projects will be large and/or complex, which may include designs with high profit or technical risk, designs for new clients, or projects within unknown jurisdictions. Connect with people and have some fun doing it.
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Transportation Division Manager

Transportation
Chicago, Illinois

Lead our Transportation division forward and inspire a team of nearly 40 professionals (and growing) to build upon our 25-year history in the Transportation sector. You’ll contribute to Primera’s strategic planning process to develop, prioritize, and execute strategic goals and initiatives including the expansion of our Transportation markets and services.
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Business Consulting Division Manager

Business Consulting
Lisle, Illinois

Lead our Business Consulting division forward and inspire a team of nearly 20 professionals (and growing) to build upon Primera’s five-year history in the Business Consulting sector. You’ll contribute to our strategic planning process to develop, prioritize, and execute strategic goals and initiatives. Learn More

Structural Bridge Lead Engineer

Transportation
Chicago, Illinois

Execute complex designs for highway bridges, leading all aspects of the structural study and design process. Coordinate and perform design activities from data collection to investigative analysis to site inspections. Connect with people, continue to learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Substation Project Manager

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Lead and manage signature projects for our Utilities division. Conduct project initiation, develop and manage project plans, monitor progress, and serve as Chief Problem Solver. Connect with clients, assist with BD and marketing efforts, continue to learn and grow, and have some fun doing it.
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Energy Engineer

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

Prepare energy model simulations, as well as assessment and benchmarking reports, in accordance with client and firm standards, assist with field audits of buildings and/or EnergyStar on-site validations of equipment and systems, share our passion for learning and growth, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Senior Mechanical Project Engineer

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

You'll be a key member of our Chicago Public Schools team. As a subject matter expert, you'll utilize your experience and knowledge of engineering principles and practices on various project assignments. You'll solve problems and have a hand in the standards that shape the facilities Chicago students learn in. You'll enjoy flexibility, work with great people, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

CAD Drafter

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Flex your drafting muscle as part of our Utilities team. Prepare drawings from engineering and/or field markups for designers and engineers and coordinate CAD for projects. Prepare drawings for permit, adhere to company and clients standards, connect with people, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Electrical Engineer

Utilities
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

Perform detailed design of overhead and underground electrical distribution systems, perform field walkdowns to document existing conditions, ensure adherence to client and industry standards, connect with people, learn from our resident experts, grow professionally, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Senior Civil Engineer

Transportation
Grapevine, Texas

Help lead our transportation team forward, managing both projects and people. In addition to engineering design and review, you'll be charged with developing project scopes, budgets, invoices, schedules and reviewing work performed by others. You'll learn and grow and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Substation Project Manager

Utilities
St. Louis, Missouri

Lead and manage signature projects for our Utilities division. Conduct project initiation, develop and manage project plans, monitor progress, and serve as Chief Problem Solver. Connect with clients, assist with BD and marketing efforts, continue to learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Facilities Engineering Intern

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

Apply what you’re learning in an engaging, real-world environment. Work with engineers and architects in the areas of energy, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and/or lighting design. Working on all types of projects, you’ll be mentored by experts in your field to enhance your current classroom curriculum. You'll learn and grow, connect with great people, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

CAD Drafter

Utilities
St. Louis, Missouri

Flex your drafting muscle out of St. Louis as part of our Utilities team. Prepare drawings from engineering and/or field markups for designers and engineers and coordinate CAD for projects. Prepare drawings for permit, adhere to company and clients standards, connect with people, learn and grow, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

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I appreciate all of the opportunities to give back to our community, such as supporting New Life for Haiti and Rebuilding Together. I especially enjoy and value all of the support Primera has given to furthering women in STEM and our participation in the CONSTRUCT program. I am continually inspired by the individuals and organizations that Primera works with.
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I have been working for engineering firms for 20 years. Primera is the first company that made me feel like part of a family and not just an employee number. That “family feel” really helps us work well as a team.
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It’s great working for people who are not only committed to building long-lasting and quality relationships with our clients, but people who apply that same concept to our internal team! Primera encourages growth and development within a work/life balanced environment, making it possible for us to reach our individual potential. I joined Primera as an administrative assistant and had the opportunity to join the marketing department just two years later.
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From the day I got here, I've felt like I've been working here for years. I wish I had. The people and the culture are amazing. They truly believe in empowering individuals to be the expert in their field, and stand behind that in allowing you to do what you do best. They offer all the guidance and freedom you need to excel. And it's hard not to notice Primera's commitment to social responsibility. Our founders were passionate about it and it ripples through the entire company.
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