Junior Extra Low Voltage Design Engineer


VacancyID: 12173
Location: Europe - Romania - Bucharest
Type: Permanent
Closing Date:01/12/2017


WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff have combined and are now one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. Together we provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment, and our expertise ranges from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, and from developing the energy sources of the future to enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. We have approximately 36,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, and various environmental experts. We are based in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide.

The WSP Bucharest office, established in March 2006, comprises over 110 permanent staff covering Structural, Mechanical and Electrical engineering, Green Building Certification services and Environmental disciplines.

Our portfolio includes landmark projects throughout Romania and SEE such as:
§Baneasa Shopping City, S-Park, Bucharest Business Park, Colosseum Shopping Center, the Lakeview, Floreasca Park and Oregon Park in Bucharest, Romania
§Arena Plaza in Budapest, Hungary
§Uniplaza in Yerevan, Armenia
§Megapark and Mall of Sofia in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Our clients include property developers, businesses, architects and planners.
They look to us to provide a range of services to help them respond to the challenges of a fast-changing world, and to anticipate the demands of the future.
We are continuously strengthening our team and invite professionals with suitable working experience in the engineering fields covered by WSP Group SRL to join us and develop together with us.



The main task will be to design electrical installations in commercial and industrial buildings for WSP according to European, Romanian and Swedish regulations as well as to WSP’s internal standards, to include:

• Drafting 3D drawings for cable trays and extra low voltage systems (fire alarm, security, data-voice etc.);
• Cable sizing and cable type selection;
• Schematics for extra low voltage systems;
• Cable schedules;
• Drafting Reports and other written documents in English and/or Romanian, as required;
• Follow in full the QA processes relevant to project work, ensuring drawings, specifications, reports and correspondence are prepared, issued, filed and archived in an appropriate manner, in accordance with the company’s QA protocols.

Further responsibilities include:
• Carry out discipline designs to required standards and quality;
• Coordinate with CAD Technicians concerning project requirements and timelines.

• Ensure that all designs are reviewed to the required standards;
• Stay updated with relevant technical developments within the discipline;
• Understand the contract and scope of project deliverables;
• Ensure that Health & Safety is embedded into all work practices in line with company policies;
• Ensure statutory and regulatory requirements are met;
• Provide regular work status updates, including risks or concerns, to the Line Manager;
• Attend and contribute in team and project meetings as required;
• Contribute to the delivery of the BU strategy including supporting the companies approach to sustainability;
• Ensure QMS and Project Lifecycle compliance across team and projects;
• Complete accurate timesheets by set deadline;
• Feedback on all business development opportunities;
• Prepare services drawings for extra low voltage systems including fire alarm systems, intruder alert systems, access control systems, public address and voice alarm systems, data-voice systems, CO detection, CH4 detection etc. in 2D or 3D as required;
• Prepare calculation reports and cable schedules;
• Size and choose cable types using various software packages;
• Prepare all required ELV schematics and equipment inter-connection details;
• Write the specification for the projects and establish the schedules for all equipment;
• Prepare bill of quantities;
• Prepare due diligence reports;
• Coordinate with the Mechanical design engineers and all other relevant disciplines;
• Liaise with the design team members to convey the requirements of the Mechanical and Electrical service to them, as well as understanding the client brief.

It might be required from time to time to travel abroad for 1-2 weeks.


• Relevant Engineering degree (Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering/Building Services or similar);
• Authorisation for design of extra low voltage systems;
• Minimum 3 years’ experience of designing electrical extra low voltage systems in a variety of building types;
• Project experience should include participation from the design phase through the final construction close-out;
• Detailed technical knowledge of design capability;
• Familiarity with Romanian and European design standards and Health and Safety regulations;
• Good experience of writing specifications, design, and detailing of Electrical extra low voltage systems;
• Working knowledge of computer aided design package AutoCAD and other specific software used to perform electrical extra low voltage design tasks;
• Good knowledge of Romanian and European design standards and norms;
• High proficiency of English reading, writing and speaking;
• Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information;
• Very good skills in AutoCAD;
• Experience of MagicCAD or similar electrical 3D design software is an advantage;
• Good skills in Microsoft Office
• Experience in NavisWorks, Solibri or Revit is an advantage but not a requirement;
• Experience in using specific software programs (CCTV design, data-voice configuration, etc.);
• Ability to work in a team and demonstrate work and moral ethics;
• Ability to respect deadlines and achieve targeted results whilst working individually;
• Very good verbal and written communication skills in the English language;
• Good knowledge of European building and energy codes;
• Availability to travel
The successful candidate will perform the work from the WSP’s office located in Bucharest.


Daniela Oancea 0215393360
Simina Calin
WSP Romania