Senior Electrical Engineer
O'Brien & Gere - Vestal, NY

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O'Brien & Gere is actively seeking an experienced Senior Electrical Engineer for our Vestal, NY office. The position has exciting opportunities for a team player with strong technical expertise, good communication skills and a willingness to be involved in a wide range of professional engineering challenges. The right candidate should have a P.E. license minimum of 10 to 15 years experience as a consultant in design and specification of building primary and secondary electrical distribution, lighting, communication, fire alarm, HVAC and process controls and site-wide electrical primary infrastructure for Federal and State clients.

This opportunity will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
  • Ability to manage multi-task and respond in a positive manner to federal driven projects.
  • Alignment with the IBU, MBU, and EBU. It is a priority to collaborate with Project Managers and Project Engineers on facility, energy, environmental, and water projects primarily resulting from the federal sector.
  • Is willing to and capable of responding to a flexible and changing project environment which will include: Higher Education projects, Federal and Military projects, Facilities, new building and building renovation, Design-Build projects and electrical infrastructure projects
  • Conduct Code Reviews and prepare Basis of Design and conceptual designs to address Client’s program requirements.
  • Have understanding and skills to conduct field verification tasks, confirm as-built conditions and identify any code deficiencies.
  • Manage and prepare project technical design packages to include plans and specifications.
  • Manage the preparation of construction drawings either directly in AutoCAD and/or REVIT or client requested software.
  • Understands electrical system modeling and is familiar with SKM and / or Easy Power software
  • Understands and can apply short circuit, and protective device coordination
  • Has fundamental medium voltage distribution system design experience
  • Is familiar with facility power distribution, communication systems, lighting , fire alarm, HVAC and grounding system design
  • Understands and can apply the fundamentals of NFPA 70E including calculations and subsequent PPE requirements
  • Is interested in developing long term internal and external client relationships
  • Is willing to travel to client project locations for project execution and client relationship purposes
  • Use good judgment for impromptu problem solving.
  • Work in a cost-effective, customer-focused, team-based environment.
  • Visible presence, strong communication and follow-up with internal project leaders.
  • Is willing to accept challenges and learn new skills with a high level of self motivation
  • Has the ability to lead a project’s electrical discipline
  • Be the project professional engineer in responsible charge for electrical design.
  • Demonstrated effective communications and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge in building and electrical codes
  • Independently evaluate and apply standard engineering practices and procedures.

Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Previous experience with a consulting engineering or A/E firm.
  • Experience in Federal and/or State electrical design and construction activities.
  • 10-15 + years experience
  • Registered Electrical Engineer (plus NCARB to allow for registrations in multiple States)
  • Design/Build project delivery experience a plus
  • LEED Accreditation a plus

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