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Sr. Electrical Engineer

Posted by: Planet Forward <> on February 05, 2017 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: Ithaca
State: New York
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 14853

Position Summary
Our Client is looking for an Electrical Engineer with 10+ years of experience. You will have the opportunity to use your design skills on exciting and challenging projects. You will have the chance to mentor junior engineers and designers and at the same time you'll be working with top engineers in the field to gain additional expertise in your field. You will be involved with innovative Power Distribution and Lighting design on a variety of challenging projects including Education, industrial, commercial, institutional, and federal facilities.
· Design building electrical systems, including power distribution, emergency power, lighting, fire alarm, security, and telecommunication systems
· Evaluate existing electrical systems and provide recommendations with associated cost estimates
· Prepare contract documents, including drawings, cost estimates, technical specifications, and other relevant documents
· Visit job sites for documentation, inspections, and progress evaluations
· Review shop drawings and designs for code compliance
· Perform lighting calculations and develop appropriate layouts
· Acts as Lead Engineer on specific projects or portions of projects as assigned, manages mid and junior level electrical staff on projects

• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with 10+ years related experience in the design of electrical systems for building/facilities; experience working for an engineering or architectural/engineering consulting firm is strongly desired
• Experience in the K-12 Educational field is desired
• Professional Engineering License (PE) in NY State required
• Proficient in AutoCAD with working knowledge of Word and Excel; Revit experience a plus
• Must be knowledgeable of building codes and state agency procedures
• Must have through understanding of construction documents, including both drawings and technical specifications
• Experienced with managing electrical team on projects
• Experience with electrical power, communication, fire alarm and lighting design for projects of varying complexity
• Preparing, reviewing, or modifying one-line diagrams, electrical floor plans, schedules, and detail sheets
• Coordinating electrical equipment lists with mechanical and civil disciplines
• Preparing project-specific technical specifications
• Performing electrical calculations and power systems analysis
• Meeting project schedules and preforming work within budgetary constraints
• Assisting in the preparation of status reports, cost opinions, basis-of-design descriptions, project manuals, responses to client comments, technical memorandums , and other project-related documentation
• Performing site investigations
• Reviewing shop drawing submittals and assisting with general construction services
• Mentoring junior engineers who are assisting on assigned work
• Performing other duties as assigned


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