Senior Electrical Designer

Opportunity:

 

We are seeking an experienced Senior Electrical Designer specializing in Building Systems Design to be a part of our growing engineering practice. We currently have openings in our Pittston and Allentown PA locations. The successful candidate will have experience with an A&E Consulting firm leading design teams, coordinating staff, and interacting with clients. The candidate will be involved from the initial conceptual design to construction close out, for projects across a wide range of industries including healthcare, education, commercial, industrial and mission critical. 

 

This position reports to the Director of Electrical Engineering. 

Responsibilities:

 

This position requires the applicant have sufficient experience in the preparation of building electrical systems construction documents including, but not limited to the following:

  • Conducts field inspections to determine existing conditions. 
  • Perform power, voltage drop, short circuit, and lighting calculations. 
  • Design of power distribution systems (incoming service, transformers, switch gear, panel boards, wiring systems, end devices, etc).
  • Design of emergency power distribution systems (including generators, automatic transfer switches, panel boards, wiring systems, end devices, etc.).
  • Design of UPS systems. 
  • Design of lighting and associated control systems, including system control diagrams, points lists, and sequence of operations. 
  • Design of Fire Alarm Systems. 
  • Design of special systems such as telephone, data, public address, nurse call, etc. 
  • Layout equipment, lighting, and wiring systems. 
  • Perform code analysis based on federal, state, and local codes. 
  • Prepare CSI Master specifications for projects. 
  • Provide construction administration (CA) support which includes but is not limited to: reviewing shop drawings, answering requests for informations, performing punch-lists and running/participating in construction meetings. 

Qualifications:

 

Education/Certifications:

  • ASEET (or other engineering discipline with applicable experience).
  • EIT preferred but not required.
  • LEED/AP highly preferred.

 

Experience:

  • 6+ years experience designing Electrical Building Systems in technically sophisticated facilities.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position as outlined above. 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient in the use of SKM program.
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office software packages.
  • Knowledge of National Electric Code, and IEEE standards.
  • Exhibits thorough understanding of applicable building codes.
  • Inter-personal skills and a positive attitude are a must. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and strict timelines, in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks. 
  • Ability to work effectively individually and within a team environment. 
  • Must take ownership of the completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of the work assigned to you. 

 

Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform Arc Flash calculations is a plus. 
  • Revit experience is a plus.

 

What We Offer:

 

As a member of our team, we provide you with the opportunity for advancement, a compensation and benefits package that reflects your workplace contributions, professional goals and personal priorities. 

  • Competitive Compensation (salary, bonuses, profit sharing)
  • Benefits package including:
    • Health, Dental and Vision
    • 401(k) with employer matching
    • Life Insurance
    • Disability insurance (short & long term)
  • Nine (9) Paid Holidays
  • Vacation & Sick Time
  • Paid Training and professional development courses. 

 

SMA is proud to be an EOE.

 

If you are ready for the responsibilities and opportunities of a progressive and growing consulting firm, you are encouraged to respond by providing a cover letter and resume outlining your experience and qualifications to: tmiller@smithmiller.net

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