Electrical Engineer

Chicago, IL

DAVID MASON + ASSOCIATES (DMA) is a professional engineering company, incorporated in March of 1989, headquartered in St. Louis with offices in Chicago and Philadelphia. Over the years, we have established a reputation for meeting the constraints of budgets and deadlines while utilizing the latest technology to take major projects and programs from conception to completion. Creative problem solving is a hallmark of our work. Our 170+ employees have an average of 15 years experience and our professionals are equipped with equal measures of skill and pride in the work we do every day. DMA is a Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) providing a full range of planning, design, management, and inspection services.

Our Staff Engineer supports detailed design and activities related to the preparation of plans, specifications, reports, and other documents. Staff Engineers will work on a variety of projects based on firm needs & project demand.

Our perfect candidate is a motivated problem-solver who is detail oriented, a clear and consistent communicator that exhibits flexibility to work on multiple projects and changing client expectations.

Why work at DMA?

  • Flexible hybrid schedule
  • Every other Friday OFF
  • Variety of projects & clients worked with
  • Work with other engineers with up to 25 years of experience
  • Be a part of a “family-first” company culture
  • Opportunity for annual salary increases & performance-based bonuses
  • Managers & Supervisors who trust you to do the work
  • 80% Employer paid medical benefits
  • Opportunity for annual performance-based bonus


  • Provide engineering and technical direction to Project Managers and team in the preparation of electrical studies, reports, plans, specifications, and construction drawings.
  • Perform engineering and design calculations, equipment and construction specifications and procurement documents.
  • Possess strong analytical skills with the ability to resolve complex technical issues.
  • Possess a limited ability to interpret wiring and schematic drawings, one and three-line diagrams, as well as control and logic diagrams is desirable.
  • Confer with Project Manager and senior project staff to ascertain coordination, completeness, and accuracy of critical technical requirements.
  • Capable of being assigned all sized, more complicated projects and performing all design tasks with very limited supervision.
  • Employee should have experience in utilizing Microsoft Office Tools (SharePoint, OneDrive, Outlook, etc.) and Document Control Management Software.