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Sales Administrator

Westwood Professional Services

Sales Administrator

Philadelphia, PA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities



    WESTWOOD PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. is seeking a Civil Graduate Engineer to join our team in our Philadelphia, PA office. The Civil Project Engineer (CPE) serves as the civil engineer for electric substation design projects for high-voltage utility systems and renewable energy interconnection projects. He/she will apply NESC, ASCE, and other applicable codes and standards in the engineering design and will independently produce: steel structure designs and concrete foundation designs associated with rigid and strain bus configurations, foundation layouts, oil containment designs, metal grate platform designs, and fire wall designs. He/she will assist the lead substation engineer with the creation of the general arrangement and conduit and grounding plans as well as review site plans for correctness prior to submission to local/federal authorities for permit approval. This would require an understanding of standard practices for erosion and sediment control as well as stormwater management. He/she will also work with other internal and external project stakeholders to ensure project milestones and expectations of contracted services are met. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients.


    • Performs all aspects of civil design for high voltage (4kV – 230kV) and EHV (above 230kV) substation projects to include:

      • Development of

        • Steel Structure Designs and Fabrication Drawings
        • Concrete Foundation Designs and Detail Drawings
        • Oil Containment Designs and Detail Drawings
        • Metal Grate Platforms Designs and Detail Drawings
        • Fire Wall Designs and Detail Drawings
        • Documentation for Design Calculations
        • Foundation Layout Plans
        • Associated Bill of Materials
      • Assistance with

        • General Arrangement Development
        • Cable Trough and Conduit Plans and Details
        • Grounding Plans and Details
        • Site Plan Development
        • Erosion and Sediment Control Review
        • Stormwater Management Review
        • Construction Documentation (Sequence and RFP)
      • Technical Support

        • Bus Fault Stress Analysis
        • Procurement
        • Construction
      • Active Coordination

        • Ability to work seamlessly with Physical Designer to develop the drawings associated with the above listed designs.
        • Ability to coordinate efforts with other various external and internal project team members, with familiarity in identifying when coordination is needed with certain design disciplines such as substation engineers, transmission line engineers, distribution line engineers, geotechnical engineers, and surveyors.
      • Other Expectations

        • Leverages experience by mentoring and training other professionals at Westwood in effort to build a strong civil substation design presence.
        • Keenly focused on production of high-quality work and supports continuous improvement efforts.
        • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects.
        • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers.
        • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work.
        • Serves as a technical specialist for civil substation design and has knowledge and skillset to provide consultation and guidance to project teams.
        • Works to advise Management about how to maximize ROI for the team.
        • Attending all client technical review meetings.

    Required Skills Required Experience

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Requires a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from a recognized accredited program
    • Minimum of 4 years related work experience in the field of high voltage civil substation design.
    • Professional engineer license or ability to obtain one within 2 years of higher.
    • Proficient in use of AutoCAD or Bentley Microstation.
    • Proficient in 3D Modeling (AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microstation V8i)
    • Proficient in use of PLSCAD, LPILE, STAAD, or similar programs
    • Strong familiarity with the National Electrical Safety Code


    • Meet minimum qualification
    • Good knowledge of the industry and technology trends specific to substations.
    • Knowledge of construction practices and constructability, procurement and contract administration, and estimating. Working knowledge of scheduling and project controls processes.


    • Superior Verbal & Written Communications
    • Driven for Results, Decision Quality, Priority Setting, Planning, Delegation, Directing Others, Conflict Management, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity, Customer Focus, and Building Effective Teams.


    Westwood is a multi-disciplined national surveying and engineering services provider for commercial and residential development, public infrastructure, wind energy, solar energy, energy storage, and electric transmission projects. Westwood was established in 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has grown to serve clients across the nation from multiple U.S. offices. In 2018, Westwood received Zweig Group’s Best Firms to Work For and Marketing Excellence awards, ranked on industry top 25 lists, and received recognition for its involvement on award-winning projects nationwide.

  • Qualifications


    • Exceptional experience around innovative productions in opera;
    • Demonstrated passion for collaborative work and commitment to artistic excellence;
    • Readiness to join and advance bold conversations regarding vocal performance training and curriculum;
    • Clear orientation to mentorship, with successful collegiate teaching experience;
    • Exhibited commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; and
    • An earned terminal degree, or equivalent professional experience.

    Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

    Complete application submissions will include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected. A pre-employment background check will be required. If the job requires driving for University business, a satisfactory driving record will also be required.

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    Led by 9 full-time and 8 part-time faculty, the Conservatory’s Vocal/Choral Division oversees an exceptional array of programs. The Conservatory’s CHORAL PROGRAM includes a Grammy®-award winning choir with extensive international touring experience and work with premier conductors. The Conservatory’s efforts around OPERA TRAINING is currently most notable for its attention to innovative productions within intimate spaces. It’s annual Opera Up Close production presents students in a black box venue with chamber accompaniment. The season has also traditionally included one mainstage production per season as well as residencies by major opera directors and master clinicians. Shenandoah Conservatory has a distinguished and leading association with voice pedagogy and was the country’s first institution to offer a master of music in CONTEMPORARY COMMERCIAL MUSIC (CCM) Voice Pedagogy. The summer CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute has attracted more than 1,500 voice teachers over the past eighteen years, making the Conservatory the go-to center for CCM training both nationally and worldwide. Finally, VOICE-SCIENCE RESEARCH is a central part of the Conservatory’s 21st century outlook, and is fostered by its Voice Research Center that enables the Conservatory to contribute vital data about the voice to peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals worldwide.

    RELATED THEATRE DIVISION PROGRAMS: Ranked among the best in the nation, the Conservatory’s MUSICAL THEATRE program (Theatre Division) is anchored in a robust partnership between the Vocal/Choral and the Theatre and Dance divisions. Shenandoah Conservatory also includes a resident professional summer stock theatre, SHENANDOAH SUMMER MUSIC THEATRE (SSMT). As one of the country’s largest campus-based summer musical theatre seasons, SSMT produces three major musicals each summer, employs student and professional actors in the company, and welcomes over 20,000 patrons annually.


    Shenandoah Conservatory was founded in 1875 and has an extraordinary legacy of shaping music and the performing arts in Virginia and beyond. Located at the head of the historic Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, VA, 70 miles west of Washington DC, the Conservatory is now home to over 640 award-winning students from across the nation and globe enrolled in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral curricula in the areas of music, theater, and dance, and includes a distinguished faculty of over 125, half of whom are full-time.

    Beyond being a comprehensive performing arts school, Shenandoah Conservatory is home to exceptional artists and scholars who are unusually oriented towards collaboration and innovative approaches to the career preparation of students. The Conservatory’sShenCoLAB (formerly titled Student Performance Week) is but one example of the Conservatory’s nation-leading embrace of innovation and collaboration; a (first-in-the country) week-long stoppage of all classes and rehearsals across all programs with the school turned over to students for student-led (and faculty mentored) collaborative projects. The Conservatory’s proximity to Washington D.C. and Dulles Airport, ensures easy access to and regular interaction with professionals from around the country and world.

    As a school uniquely committed to rigor, care, and innovation, Shenandoah Conservatory is home to exceptional artists and scholars who are strongly oriented towards collaboration, mentorship, and innovative approaches to the career preparation of students. The Conservatory’s ShenCoLAB (formerly titled Student Performance Week) is but one example of the Conservatory’s nation-leading embrace of innovation and collaboration; a (first-in-the country) week-long stoppage of all classes and rehearsals across all programs with the school turned over to students for student-led (and faculty mentored) collaborative projects.

    Shenandoah University is a diverse institution of approximately 3,600 students enrolled in baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral curricula in business, arts and sciences, health professions, and performing arts. Shenandoah University is an independent, coeducational institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Please visit for more information.