Electrical Designer

The Electrical Designer is responsible for designing electrical systems including Lighting, Lighting Control, Fire Alarm, Power Distribution, Communications and Electrical systems.


Business Development

  • Work to develop strong, ongoing relationships with clients

General Management

  • Keep Group Lead apprised of activities
  • Lead by example, following proper procedures
  • Participate in training courses as requested
  • Provide insightful and enthusiastic assistance to other staff
  • Schedule workload appropriately, maximizing productive time
  • Work enthusiastically with the Group to accomplish common objectives


  • Attend coordination meetings
  • Check drawings for quality control using checklist
  • Comply with company Design Standards and CAD Standards
  • Coordinate work with other disciplines including Mechanical, Architectural and Structural
  • Create working drawings with AutoCAD
  • Design systems in accordance with ABC, NFPA, ASHRAE, IES and/or other relevant Codes and Standards
  • Layout lighting, fire alarm, power, communications and electrical systems
  • Maintain design files in an organized and up-to-date fashion in accordance with company Project Management Standards
  • Monitor CAD production
  • Perform site audits to confirm existing conditions
  • Prepare CCN and SI as required
  • Prepare detailed equipment room layouts including sections
  • Prepare detailed riser diagrams
  • Provide periodic site reviews and attend site meetings as required during construction
  • Report to Group Leader any project related quality, speed or scheduling issue
  • Review and comment on shop drawing submittals
  • Size distribution, feeders, conduit, wire, etc.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Technical Certificate or Engineering Degree
  • 1-4 years of experience in the Engineering Consulting industry
  • Commercial experience preferred
  • Experience with distribution systems and green power
  • Experience with reading and coordinating Mechanical, Electrical, Structural and Architectural drawings
  • Familiar with ABC, NFPA, ASHRAE, IES and other relevant Codes and Standards
  • Basic knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Experience with 3-D modeling and REVIT is an asset
  • Ability to think independently
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Experience with Windows and general computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Superior problem-solving and analytical skills
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