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WSP USA Sr. Substation Estimator in Boston, Massachusetts

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Sr. Substation Estimator for our Boston, MA office. The following locations will also be considered: Newark NJ, New York City, NY . Be involved in projects with our Energy Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Your Impact

  • Prepare conceptual and detailed cost estimates for high voltage substation projects, including equipment, material, construction and labor. • Analyze project scopes and develop cost alternatives.• Develop Basis for Estimate documents for high voltage substations.• Establish estimating cost standards formats to ensure overall program consistency and cost quality• Work closely with the engineering designers to ensure accurate understanding of the design and specifications and meet good estimating practices.• Work closely with Project Manager and Scheduler to develop and refine Integrated Master Schedules• Develop and maintain the relationship with equipment and construction vendors.• Manage bids from vendors and contractors.• Comple and maintain database of actual costs.• Develop & maintain good working relationship with internal groups that support project such as other Engineering disciplines, Drafting, Procurement, Construction and Project Management etc.• Mentor and provide guidance to developing junior engineers within the department.• Support technical proposals. • Reports to the Substation Engineering Manager, East.

Who You Are

• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering or relevant experience.

• A minimum of 5+ years’ experience in cost estimating of high voltage substations and equipment.

• Develop scopes of work for all sub-contractors and determine best solution/selection after clarifications

• Experience with AutoCAD Electrical is an asset.

• Knowledge of Renewable projects (Solar, Wind farm, Hydro and BESS) and data center projects is a strong plus.

• Strong client focus

Compensation and Benefits

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

Expected Salary: $97,800 - $161,000

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.


About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation – no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.