Electrical Designer

Fairfax, VA 22033

Posted: 04/03/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 29863

Job Description

Remote Opportunity for An Electrical Designer to design electrical systems for residential, multi-family residential, and light commercial projects using the industry’s leading modeling software. This position requires someone with strong knowledge of electrical engineering fundamentals and experience in the construction industry.

Required:
  • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering is required
  • E.I.T. (Engineer in Training) Certification is a plus
  • P.E. License is NOT required but is a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in designing single family, 3-story townhouses, 4-story townhouses and multi-family apartment buildings is required; experience with small commercial projects such as tenant fit outs, lounges, offices, and restaurants is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Engineering Software such as AutoCAD MEP and Revit is required. Experience with COMCheck is a plus.
  • Possesses thorough knowledge of NEC and other codes
  • Understands and applies concepts of voltage drop, conductor sizing, harmonics, etc.
  • Ability to coordinate with other engineering disciplines
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strongly motivated, well organized, and shows professional initiative
  • Takes ownership of assignments
  • Works well both independently and as part of the project team
Job Responsibilities:
  • Prepare one-line diagrams with limited input from Engineers
  • Respond to RFI’s for the project and accurately review submittals with limited input
  • Solve installation problems with electrical systems - includes travelling to the site to resolve issues
  • Prepare floor plans showing electrical device layouts, circuitry, fixtures, equipment, etc.
  • Review and create calculations for electrical loads and panel schedules
  • Prepare specifications schedules for electrical equipment and materials
  • Layout fire alarm devices on floor plans
  • Select and schedule equipment with limited oversight by Senior Staff
  • Apply risk management procedures daily to minimize our and client’s exposure to problems
  • Understand work planning and manage design process to the available hours in work plan
  • If required, meet with contractors during and after the design process
  • Oversee deliverables to and from clients
  • Oversee and encourage coordination between disciplines
  • Interface with Operations, Owners, and Subcontractors to discuss impact of work and resolution of problems
Salary Range-$60,000-$70,000
Please submit resume to: wendyc@selectek.com or call Wendy 678-802-6616

Meet Your Recruiter

Wendy Colaiacovo
Technical Recruiter

Through her commitment to both the candidates and the clients, Wendy knows how to make powerful staffing connections as a technical recruiter. Originally from Long Island, Wendy relocated to Atlanta during the preparations for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. After earning her bachelor’s degree in education, Wendy began a career in child care center management. She later transitioned to technical recruiting for Selectek and consistently cares for our candidates and clients through relationship building and expertise. After almost two decades with Selectek, Wendy knows how to relate to our engineers and help them find the best fit. During her time off, Wendy is a triathlete and an avid runner.

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