Electrical Designer

Fairfax, VA 22033

Posted: 04/04/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 29878

Job Description

Design Your Future: Be a Remote Electrical Designer!

Do you crave the challenge of designing electrical systems for various projects while enjoying the flexibility of remote work? This is the opportunity for you!

Join our team of energy efficiency, engineering, environmental, and management consultants as a Remote Electrical Designer. You'll leverage your electrical engineering expertise and construction industry experience to design electrical systems for residential, multi-family residential, and light commercial projects.  Applicants must reside in one of the following states: CO, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, or WV.

You must be authorized to work for any employer in the USA to be considered.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to support you, including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Matching 401(k) Plan with immediate vesting
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Life Insurance & Disability Insurance
  • Accident & Pet Insurance
  • Fun Corporate Events
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Salary Incentives for Learning and Certifications

What you'll do:
  • Craft one-line diagrams with minimal engineer oversight.
  • Respond to project RFIs and meticulously review submittals.
  • Troubleshoot electrical system installation problems, including occasional on-site visits.
  • Develop floor plans detailing electrical layouts, fixtures, and equipment.
  • Calculate electrical loads, create panel schedules, and craft equipment and material specifications.
  • Integrate fire alarm systems into floor plans.
  • Select and schedule equipment with senior staff guidance.
  • Implement risk management practices to minimize project issues.
  • Manage your design process within project timelines.
  • Collaborate with contractors throughout the design phases.
  • Oversee client deliverables and foster cross-disciplinary coordination.
  • Communicate effectively with operations, owners, and subcontractors.

To be a great fit, you'll have:
  • A Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience designing electrical systems for residential and multi-family buildings
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD MEP and Revit
  • In-depth understanding of National Electrical Code (NEC) and other relevant codes.
  • A solid grasp of electrical concepts like voltage drops, conductor sizing, and harmonics.
  • The ability to collaborate effectively with other engineering disciplines.
  • The ability to thrive in both independent and collaborative work environments.

Bonus points if you have:
  • COMCheck experience
  • E.I.T. Certification
  • P.E. License
  • experience with light commercial projects.

Ready to build a fulfilling career while designing the future? Apply today to Joe St. Louis at jstlouis@selectek.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Joe St. Louis
Technical Recruiter

With a passion for connecting talented individuals with fulfilling careers, Joe St. Louis brings over 17 years of recruitment experience to his role as a Technical Recruiter at Selectek. Throughout his career, Joe has honed his expertise in engineering and technical staffing, building a strong track record of successful placements.

Driven by a commitment to career advancement, Joe takes pride in matching individuals with the perfect fit. He fosters positive relationships with both candidates and clients, ensuring a smooth and successful recruitment experience.

Outside of the office, Joe enjoys spending time with his family, including his wife (who introduced him to the joys of dog ownership!) and their two sons. When he's not recruiting, Joe can be found playing guitar, a skill he honed during his studies at Berklee College of Music, where he earned a Bachelor of Professional Music degree.

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