Prime Engineering is currently seeking a reliable, detail-orientated Lead Power Systems Engineer to join our team.

Prime Engineering, Inc. is a team of highly skilled engineers, architects, surveyors, designers, accountants, procurement specialists, communicators, and administrators who are passionate about delivering top-quality architectural, engineering, and construction services to our clients. With over 30 years of experience, we’re committed to establishing and maintaining trusted partnerships with our clients, while providing our team members with the tools and resources they need to succeed. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects, collaborate with talented professionals, and make a real impact. If you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding career, join us at Prime Engineering, Inc.

Prime Engineering is currently seeking a reliable, detail-orientated Lead Power Systems Engineer to join our team. This position is open in all our office locations.

This position is open in all our office locations:

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Huntington, West Virginia
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Houston, Texas
  • Cincinnati, Ohio

The Electrical Engineering Department executes an array of electrical projects from small controls and power upgrades to full building power designs.  We work in all aspects of Prime’s portfolio, from Industrial to Aviation to Municipal clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performing marketing, project development, and proposal development for power system studies, arc flash investigations, electrical upgrades, and multidisciplinary projects.
  • Regularly meeting and corresponding with clients and outside personnel.
  • Developing scope of work, conceptual design, and execution plans.
  • Preparing engineering cost and man-hour estimates and schedules.
  • Performing project management duties on electrical discipline projects.
  • Performing Lead Engineer duties on multidisciplinary power projects.
  • Providing leadership, guidance, instruction, and mentorship to less-experienced team members.
  • Preparing or directing the creation of construction documents for the installation of new or modifications of existing facility electrical systems.
  • Developing or directing the creation of equipment specifications.
  • Coordinating project design assignments and design teams locally and with other office locations.
  • Providing guidance and field engineering support to construction and startup personnel during construction and commissioning.
  • Performing onsite walkdowns and verifications to support business development, power studies, as-builts, etc.
  • Coordinating departmental and divisional initiatives locally and with other office locations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from accredited program.
  • Minimum 10 years of related experience.
  • Experience in power-generating facilities, process facilities, and/or large industrial facilities is strongly preferred, including the following design types: medium-voltage, low-voltage, lighting, grounding, electrical equipment control, protective relaying, and associated systems design and construction administration.
  • Software experience utilizing SKM Power Tools, ETAP, Easy Power, or similar software is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required.
  • Previous consulting engineering experience preferred.
  • PE is required.

Why Do People Join Prime?

The most important reason is an opportunity for challenging but rewarding work and advancement. You’ll play a vital role in designing the big projects that make the headlines… as well as the thousands of smaller jobs that keep companies, cities, and counties running and competitive. You’ll learn across the spectrum of engineering disciplines – at Prime, there are no “silos,” only successful projects.

Prime Engineering offers talented performers ample opportunity for rapid advancement into management- or executive-level positions. Our growth objectives are ambitious, and we stretch and challenge the individual and the team. We need people who can evolve and adapt to meet our goals.

Prime offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Two health insurance options
  • We pay 75% of employee insurance premiums (medical, dental, vision) and sliding scale of dependents’ premiums
  • We pay 100% of employee life/accidental death plus short- and long-term disability premiums
  • Retirement plan – 401(k) matching
  • Company-paid Professional Development and Licensing
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program offering counseling in all aspects of life
  • Company sponsored outings and onsite celebrations
  • Beautiful office setting
  • Onsite fitness center and café