RS&H Talent Acquisition

Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta | US-IL-Chicago | US-NC-Charlotte | US-TX-Dallas | US-MI-Plymouth | US-CO-Denver | US-CA-Los Angeles | US | US-MO-St. Louis
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The Opportunity

RS&H is seeking a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer to join our Aviation practice in Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Denver, Los Angeles, St. Louis or remotely!




We choose to design and manage a wide variety of electrical projects at airports throughout the U.S. and abroad. Our projects reach hundreds of millions of dollars in construction value for clients who are equally passionate about aviation.


Our Associates focus on innovative design and technical excellence with a passion for completing projects on time, within budget, and to our client's complete satisfaction. RS&H fosters valued service and rewards our staff who are creative, organized, self-motivated, and collegial.


You will have an opportunity to advance your career and professional development as the Project Manager, Project Engineer, or engineering support on airport projects. You will have the opportunity to lead, develop and deliver projects of varying sizes and complexity, initiate, and maintain client contact and assist the team in winning the work.




As a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work with a group of aviation design professionals to develop engineering solutions for airfield projects. As part of the team, you will lead the preparation of design drawings for airfield lighting systems, FAA navigational aid systems, and communication systems. You will coordinate and work closely with other engineers to develop specifications, reports, and cost estimates. You will have the opportunity to manage staff and project workloads, train and mentor junior electrical staff, as well as engage in business development activities, and prepare fees and qualifications.   


To be successful in this role, you must:

  • Have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program and 20 years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Have experience with FAA coordination and navigational aids (NAVAIDS) design.
  • Be a registered PE.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with senior leadership on matters of strategic importance.
  • Have the ability to effectively interact with and build strong relationships with clients, customers, contractors, team members, and other key stakeholders.
  • Ability and willingness to travel (some travel may be required).

If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.


Please note: no agency representation or submissions will be recognized for this vacancy. Candidates should apply directly to this role to be considered. It is the responsibility of all third-party recruiting and employment agencies to know and adhere to our recruiting policy.

The Team

Joining our Aviation team means an opportunity to explore your potential and apply your diverse skills to serve the large and small airports of the aviation industry as a trusted advisor.  You can do this in a collaborative and team-oriented environment among other driven professionals. Service areas include airfields, buildings, facility planning, environmental planning, and environmental stewardship & resiliency.  Join RS&H to define and master challenges, advance professionally, and build strong and lasting relationships.

The Company

Employee-owned, RS&H is one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering, and consulting firms whose associates work hard every day to create a more connected future where everyone can thrive. We offer an exceptional journey from start to future. Our integrated teams translate experience into insight, turn challenges into opportunities, and build relationships that are as strong as the buildings and infrastructure we deliver together. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, caring, forward-thinking, creativity, inclusivity, and ownership.


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