At Primera, we are always looking for talented individuals to join our team. If you are interested, browse our open positions below or contact us at hr@primeraeng.com.

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Talent Specialist

Corporate
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lead our recruiting efforts. Partnering with our HR Director and internal hiring managers, you'll proactively source for talent by networking, headhunting, searching and connecting with passive talent. You'll have a hand in creating first impressions at Primera, grow in your career, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Talent Specialist

Corporate
Chicago, Illinois

Lead our recruiting efforts. Partnering with our HR Director and internal hiring managers, you'll proactively source for talent by networking, headhunting, searching and connecting with passive talent. You'll have a hand in creating first impressions at Primera, grow in your career, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Senior Structural Engineer

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Performs assignments designed to develop professional knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related civil and structural. Exercise of judgment is required on details of work and in making broader selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives. Engineering tasks may be performed under Lead Engineer, Project Manager or more experienced Engineer. Learn More

Electrical Designer

Utilities
Washington, DC

The Electrical Designer should possess a quality assurance mind-set and a strong attention to detail and have the ability to… Learn More

Construction Department Manager

Transportation
Lisle, Illinois

Primera is seeking a Transportation Construction Group Manager in the Chicagoland area that will be responsible for the managerial direction and growth of Primera's Construction Group.

The successful candidate will have construction management experience with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Illinois Tollway. Construction management experience with the City of Chicago, counties and local agencies in the greater Chicago area is a plus. This position offers exciting challenges and opportunities for managing all activities related to project scope, schedule, cost, quality, communications, and resources; mentoring young staff engineers, assisting in transportation market business development and participating in professional organizations and technical committees. This could also include technical reviews, review and interpretation of plans, specification and other construction contract documents, site logistics, staging and phasing, quality, and safety. Learn More

Plumbing Engineer

Buildings
Chicago, Illinois

The Plumbing Engineer has an understanding of the Plumbing design process, including the construction phase, and works independently during the production phase of a project.

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Vice President of Transmission & Substation

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

The Vice President of Transmission & Substation is responsible for the management and development of a discipline resource group within a Division. Learn More

Senior Structural Engineer

Transportation
Munster, Indiana

Lead by example. Showcase your expertise. As an integral part of our Transportation division, you’ll continue to hone your craft as you work on challenging structural projects for DOT, Tollway, and other public and private clients. You’ll connect and collaborate with others and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Senior Field Technician

Transportation
Munster, Indiana

Fully qualified representative capable of performing with little supervision. Fully knowledgeable of company standards, plans and specifications; capable of interpreting project plans; direct client contact; ability to supervise other inspectors. Demonstrated familiarity with various common job site conditions, problems encountered in assigned territory, and proper procedures for rectification. Able to manage total client-contractor-Project Manager liaison. Learn More

Substation Design Engineer

Utilities
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

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 Design Engineer

Utilities
Washington, DC

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

Permitting Analyst

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Prepare, submit and obtain permits and requests in support of our utilities team, client and projects. You'll handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, connect with people, learn and grow professionally, and have some fun doing it. Familiarity with ComEd systems and practices is a plus.

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Senior Civil Engineer

Utilities
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

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. Position requires between four and six years of experience. Learn More

Desktop Support Technician

Corporate
Chicago, Illinois

The Desktop Support Technician is responsible for performing hardware and software installations and providing technical support and assistance to users. Learn More

Structural Engineer

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

As a part of our growing Utilities division, you’ll have the opportunity to leverage what you learned in school as… Learn More

Lead Bridge Engineer

Transportation
Chicago, Illinois Lisle, Illinois

Take the next big step in your structural career. Help lead our transportation team forward, managing both projects and people. On top of leading structural designs and reviews for DOT, Tollway, and other public and private clients, 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.

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Project Management Assistant

Utilities
Lisle, Illinois

Provide support on various PM projects for the client. Responsibilities include project coordination, invoicing, scheduling, training, and documentation of processes. Learn More

Senior Structural Engineer

Transportation
Chicago, Illinois Lisle, Illinois

Lead by example. Showcase your expertise. As an integral part of our Transportation division, you’ll continue to hone your craft as you work on challenging structural projects for DOT, Tollway, and other public and private clients. You’ll connect and collaborate with others and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Drainage Engineer

Transportation
Lisle, Illinois Chicago, Illinois

Independently performs stormwater and floodplain management assignments for Primera’s Transportation, Buildings and Utilities divisions. On a task basis, is responsible for preparation and completion of stormwater engineering designs that are responsive to project needs. Tasks may be performed under the supervision of the Project Manager. Minimum supervision required.

Experience in completing hydrologic and hydraulic calculations for small and large watersheds, Phase I & II storm water design, storm sewer and detention modeling, floodplain delineations, grading, and erosion and sediment control plans. Learn More

Electrical Engineering Intern

Utilities
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

Apply what you’re learning in a real-world, fast-paced office environment. You’ll perform field surveys documenting existing conditions, and prepare calculations, drawings and materials lists, details and exhibits. You'll gain well-rounded experience, connect with people, grow professionally, and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Senior Drainage Engineer

Transportation
Lisle, Illinois Chicago, Illinois

The Senior Drainage Engineer works on a variety of transportation and structural projects for IDOT, Illinois Tollway, counties and private clients. Responsibilities will include developing plans and specifications and performing calculations. Based on experience level, this position would help to mentor junior staff and assist with marketing efforts. Preferred qualifications include experience with storm water management, hydraulic modeling, roadway drainage design, floodplain management and permitting. The Senior Drainage Engineer should have strong oral and written communication skills, with experience with hydraulic and hydrology modeling software including HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, PondPack, StormCAD and SWMM/HydroCAD. The Senior Drainage Engineer should have a good understanding of MicroStation/Geopak. The successful applicant has an understanding of the design principals and the design software, and is able to demonstrate that they have worked on similar projects.

Experience in completing hydrologic and hydraulic calculations for small and large watersheds, Phase I & II storm water design, storm sewer and detention modeling, grading, and erosion and sediment control plans.

Tasks may be performed under the supervision of the Project Manager. Minimum supervision required.
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Senior Field Technician

Utilities
Chicago, Illinois

Fully qualified representative capable of performing with little supervision. Fully knowledgeable of company standards, plans and specifications; capable of interpreting project plans; direct client contact. Demonstrated familiarity with various common job site conditions, problems encountered in assigned territory, and proper procedures for rectification. Able to manage total client-contractor-Project Manager liaison. This position is full-time in the field, within the City of Chicago, and includes some back office work for document turnover. Learn More

Junior Designer

Utilities
Washington, DC

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

Transportation
Chicago, Illinois

Take the next step in your career to assist the Illinois Tollway in delivering a world-class program. As part of CH2M Hill’s Design Corridor Manager office, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to leverage your civil engineering experience as you further develop your skillset. You’ll connect with great people and have some fun doing it. Learn More

Protection & Controls Engineer

Utilities
Washington, DC

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

Substation or 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 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 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 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 Engineer

Utilities
Washington, DC

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

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

Project Manager

Utilities
Washington, DC

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

Senior Civil Engineer

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. Position requires between four and six years of experience. Learn More

Civil Engineer

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

Electrical Engineer

Utilities
Cincinnati, Ohio

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 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

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

Senior Electrical 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 Engineer

Utilities
Washington, DC

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

Senior Mechanical 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

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

Buildings 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

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It's more laid back than you would normally expect. They want you to have a good time so that you want to be here because you do spend most of your time here. And I think that really fosters productivity in the office., too. People want to be at work. They want to get their work done, and they also want to enjoy themselves.
Taylor Allen, Project Manager, Utilities
One of the things Primera really allows us to do is to grow in our disciplines. It allows us to explore in a safe environment, where we make mistakes and learn from those mistakes. It helps us grow into the exceptional employees that we are.
Melissa Clark, Controller | Corporate
I've been working with my key managers for over four years now, and I've learned so much from them. They give me opportunities to have client-facing discussions and be in difficult situations, but they also back me up and help me grow and know how to get through them. I feel like I can reach out to them, but I also have [confidence] that I can deal with a new situation on my own.
Shannon Kelly, Consultant | Consulting
Coming in to Primera provides you with a lot of opportunity to establish yourself in the industry because there is a lot of growth potential.
Matt Villanueva, Civil Engineer III | Transportation
Primera is fun. I love coming to work here every day, and I have for the past 16 years. It's a mix of great people, great projects, and challenging work. I get up in the morning, and I'm excited to come into the office.
Erin Inman, President & CEO
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.
Colleen Finkl, Project Manager | Buildings