Electrical Engineer Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

Create and plan electrical components for buildings or other construction projects. Electrical engineers perform feasibility studies and engineering calculations to determine a set of specifications for the manufacture, installation, and testing of electrical equipment. They manage the electrical design phase of drawing reviews and work with project managers to identify and fulfill projects’ electrical requirements.

Electrical engineers are responsible for developing plans to maximize electrical power efficiency. They may prepare reports about electrical capacity for particular electrical equipment or determine specifications for wires, switches, etc. If the electrical components of the structure or system malfunction, electrical engineers are responsible for identifying— and sometimes resolving— the issue.

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Wsp Usa - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Lead High Voltage Electrical Engineer Req ID 3111 Sr. Lead High Voltage Electrical Engineer Who We Are At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate....
2 days ago
Chicago Transit Authority - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
POSITION SUMMARY Conducts mechanical/electrical engineering related projects and performs related activities involving selection and application of appropriate engineering techniques....
1 day ago
SC Electric Company - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
JOB SUMMARY The Electrical Engineering Intern will assist the Sr Manager - Facilities Engineering and other project engineers with facilities related tasks associated with engineering projects....
1 day ago
Wsp Usa - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Senior Electrical Engineer Req ID 3151 Senior Electrical Engineer Who We Are At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate....
4 hours ago
Nexamp - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
SUMMARY Nexamp is seeking a Solar Electrical Engineer (Co-Op) to perform power engineering tasks for commercial and utility scale photovoltaic systems....
1 day ago
Elmhurst, IL (11 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
within the power distribution industry Demonstrated success with good proposal process methods; Financial acumen and understanding of profit margins Strong problem solver and adept at relationships...
1 day ago
Affinity - Schaumburg, IL (9 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
ELECTRICAL ENGINEER BACKGROUND: Education: B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering required. Experience: Experience in power distribution design....
2 days ago
KDM Engineering - Chicago, IL (17 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
distribution systems....
Sargent & Lundy, LLC - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project servicesfrom consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenancewith an emphasis on quality and...
3 days ago
Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
The focus of this position is on Electrical Commissioning and Troubleshooting of Substation Equipment including high voltage Circuit Breakers, T&D Lines, and Transformers. PRIMARY PURPOSE OF...
3 days ago
SELCO Community Credit Union - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Experience with infrastructure planning, design, and program/construction management; including comprehensive experience in working with adjacent disciplines such as electrical engineering, P&C, SCADA...
3 days ago
SELCO Community Credit Union - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
#LI-CW1 Who You Are Required Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. 5 to 7 years of relevant post education experience as an electrical engineer providing design deliverables for...
3 days ago
Enercon - Naperville, IL (23 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Engineering from an ABET-accredited university....
3 days ago
Parsons Commercial Technology Group Inc. - Des Plaines, IL
Parsons is now hiring an experienced Electrical Engineer who can apply advanced engineering techniques and lead a team of Engineers....
4 days ago
Chicago, IL (17 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
This position is responsible for accomplishing all facets of electrical engineering in support of electric vehicle charging infrastructure....
6 days ago

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Salary for Electrical Engineer Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

This is the average annual salary for Electrical Engineer jobs in Des Plaines, IL as reported by the BLS.

$73,058

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Electrical Engineer positions.

Highest Education Level

Electrical Engineers in Des Plaines, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (38.5%)
  • Master's Degree (20.0%)
  • High School or GED (14.6%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (14.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (8.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.0%)
  • Some College (1.0%)
  • Some High School (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Electrical Engineers in Des Plaines, IL
  • 1-2 years (36.9%)
  • 10+ years (18.8%)
  • 2-4 years (16.2%)
  • 6-8 years (12.8%)
  • Less than 1 year (7.9%)
  • 4-6 years (4.3%)
  • None (2.7%)
  • 8-10 years (0.4%)

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