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Design Engineer II - Utilities
ENTRUST Solutions Group
Chicago, IL
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ENTRUST Solutions Group, an ENR Top 100 company, is a community of people, 3,000+ strong, who are committed to our clients and each other. We are diverse, talented, dedicated, and wholly focused on not only meeting the needs of our clients but exceeding their expectations.


We provide comprehensive and dependable engineering, consulting, and automation services to gas and electric utilities, telecommunication service providers, pipeline operators, and industrial companies. With first-hand experience operating and maintaining energy infrastructure, our engineering professionals provide expertise in Renewables, Power Services, GIS and Data Solutions, Automation Integration, Pipeline Engineering, Integrity Services, Industrial Solutions, Telecommunications, and Process Safety Management.


At ENTRUST, we work together as a team to accomplish more than we would individually, delivering innovative engineering solutions to meet our clients’ needs, while consistently maintaining the highest level of ethics and integrity.


We are passionate about what we do, how we do it, and who we do it for. We work with a smile, connect easily with others, and believe that work-life balance and a flexible work environment benefits everyone.


In return for top talent, ENTRUST Solutions Group offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect and the challenge of contributing to the continued success of our organization. 



35+ US locations with licenses in all 50 states

3000+ Employees company-wide

31+ Languages in which our employees are fluent

105+ Professional Engineers (PE)

Job Description:

The Design Engineer II is responsible for performing engineering design on a variety of engineering tasks with ongoing supervision. The Design Engineer II will work closely with senior engineers to receive technical guidance on typical engineering assignments tasks which are not familiar to the Design Engineer II.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Applies technical knowledge to designs and ensures projects meet specifications
  • Communicates challenges about scope, cost, schedule and quality
  • Works with Designers and Drafters to complete design packages
  • Gains an understanding of CAD programs and the software analysis tools utilized in engineering design
  • Supports the preparation of simple to moderately complex designs or small portions of larger projects, including calculations and drawings
  • Interacts with clients on a limited basis
  • Understands and applies appropriate industry codes, standards, and regulations
  • Self-checks work assignments prior to submitting for review, completes work with minimal errors. Participates in peer reviews and QC reviews.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from ABET accredited university
  • 1-4 years' experience in electrical engineering design within the industrial areas such as oil, & natural gas; utility industry.
  • Skill to use hand-eye coordination, visual (near) acuity and depth perception.
  • Skill to use effective verbal and listening communications.
  • Ability to read, understand and closely follow both client and ENTRUST data standards and practices.
  • Ability to concisely communicate technical concepts within the scope of their assignment.
  • Ability to read and comprehend written material of a technical nature.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, plan daily activities, evaluate new situations, and respond accordingly.
  • Ability to interdependently work with others to produce products/services.
  • Ability to apply basic design skills.

Working Conditions and Environmental/Physical Demands:

Must be able to sit at a desk for long periods of time (2-3 hours) with the ability to move at will; have vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; have hearing and speech skills to communicate in person, over the telephone or Teams/Skype/Zoom; have use of hands to finger, handle, type, or feel and manipulate mouse, keyboard, and computer equipment. Hybrid working conditions exist in either a home office environment and/or work office or job site. Must possess ability to follow general safety guidelines and wear appropriate PPE. Must be able to attend meetings at various sites within and away from the Firm.

ENTRUST Solutions Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. ENTRUST Solutions Group does not accept unsolicited headhunter or agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with ENTRUST Solutions Group.


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