The Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible for the complete performance of electrical engineering tasks by designing and drafting, performing load calculations and sizing equipment for a variety of residential and commercial projects including new buildings and/or renovations and additions to existing facilities. Under the direction of the Project Manager, the Electrical Design Engineer will actively participate in many phases of a project, including but not limited to: RFI/RFP preparation, site investigations, CAD production, design and contract documents, basic specifications, and the construction administration process. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for those design tasks assigned, and for the quality of work in developing final construction documents from established concept designs or Design Development drawings.
  • Participate in client meetings. Maintain positive client relationships.
  • Prepare conceptual designs based on client’s requirements.
  • Prioritize and schedule assignments with Project Manager to complete projects on time.
  • Interface with other disciplines within the MEP team for coordination of project designs. 
  • Prepare preliminary design layouts for estimating.
  • Perform site inspections to determine compliance with construction documents and resolve design issues during the construction phase. 
  • Responsible for Code Compliance.
  • Mentor and train Electrical Engineering interns.
  • Engineering tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Lighting and power circuitry
    • Voltage calculations and conductor / raceway sizing
    • Short circuit calculations
    • Interior & exterior lighting layouts, fixture specifications, schedules and calculations
    • Low voltage lighting controls
    • Photometrics
    • Electrical distribution design and single line preparation
    • Utility coordination
    • Fire alarm system design layout & calculations
    • Low voltage system layouts including data, communications, sound, and security
    • Emergency and life safety systems
    • Energy code analyses 
    • Preparation of specifications / bid evaluations
    • Local and Regional Building Code review and compliance
    • Design drafting of construction documents using AutoCAD/Revit


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related engineering field.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the Architectural/Construction Engineering field.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.
  • Solid knowledge of the National Electrical Code and related building and energy codes.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at various stages of design and construction.
  • Ability to meet fast-paced deadlines while maintaining quality design.
  • Highly proficient in the use of AutoCAD and or REVIT/BIM.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for technical and layperson audiences.
  • LEED Accreditation is a plus.
  • PE eligibility is a plus.