Careers at VES

Virtual Energy Solutions is a progressive, technology-leveraged, full service consulting Architecture and Engineering firm headquartered in Chicago, IL.  We provide Architecture, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering services, as well as lighting design, and BIM consulting.  VES specializes in Healthcare and Higher Education Science & Technology facilities, but has experience on a broad range of commercial and institutional projects.

Current Opportunities:

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Electrical Engineer

  • Experienced Electrical engineer or designer that has been working in the MEP industry for at least 3 years.  (Please only respond to this ad if you have documented experience with an architectural or MEP consulting engineering firm.  We are not looking for new grads or interns at this time.)

  • Documented experience with all aspects of electrical engineering including:

    • Lighting and Lighting Controls Design

    • Energy Code Lighting Compliance

    • Fire Alarm Design

    • Power and Emergency Distribution System Designs

    • Basic Receptacle and Telecommunications Layout

    • Telecommunication Systems Design is preferred but not required.

  • Knowledge of building codes- Illinois and Chicago Electrical Codes, National Electrical Code, Energy Codes IECC and ASHRAE 90.1, and NFPA 72 and 101.

  • Experience in designing hospitals and healthcare facilities is preferred, but not required.

  • Able to collaborate efficiently with other disciplines.  We are looking for effective communicators via voice and email, as we use Skype, Outlook, and other project management tools very often over the course of a typical work day.

  • Candidates need to be highly self-directed and capable of running multiple concurrent projects with minimal direction.   We are looking for talented individuals who can effectively manage their time and workload to complete work on time and within the project budget.   

  • Ability to travel as required to project sites within Chicago area and beyond for site meetings, construction administration, etc.

  • Ability to meet regularly for group coordination meetings with fellow employees and managers.

  • EIT or PE strongly preferred.  Equivalent experience in the industry will be considered.

  • VES Primary design software is Revit (16,17,18,19). We also use AutoCAD (2019) for legacy projects. Revit experience is highly valued in potential teammates!


  • VES is a dynamic, forward-thinking company with a strong focus on efficiency, self-direction, and leveraging technology for consistency and quality control.  We are looking for the best people in the industry who value hard work, personal freedom, and challenging projects.

  • We offer a competitive compensation package for our industry, and an attractive Lifestyle of flexible work schedule, as all employees work remotely for a majority of the week. 

  • Benefits: Retirement Plans, Healthcare, profit sharing/bonus structure, company provided laptop, cell phone, internet service, and home office setup.