General Summary of Duties: The Electrical Designer is responsible for the layout, modeling, and drawing preparation for the electrical engineering scope of work for power|
, industrial, and chemical projects. The electrical scope may include power distribution, specification of electrical equipment such as transformers, switchgear, motor control centers, VFAC drives, and motors, and preparation of electrical drawings such as electric room layouts, single line diagrams, elementary diagrams, interconnection diagrams, power plans and cable schedules.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Work with electrical engineers to develop concepts for electrical designs to cost-effectively meet project requirements.
- Prepare drawings for electrical scope using standard 2D CAD software.
- Model electrical systems using 3D CAD systems.
- Perform designs in accordance with current codes and regulations.
- Interact and communicate effectively with clients, project managers, other design disciplines, vendors, contractors, and other team members to report project status and address project-related issues.
- Review the work of other engineers and designers and evaluate for completeness and accuracy.
- Visit client facilities and/or jobsites as needed to obtain information for design.
- Education A two year engineering and/or drafting technology degree is preferred. For senior designers, a verifiable record of qualified experience can substitute for the educational requirement.
- Experience Minimum of 10 years of design experience.
- Computer Skills Knowledge and ability to utilize computer-aided drafting tools such as AutoCAD or MicroStation are required.
- Communication Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret engineering design codes and regulations. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients, contractors, and/or employees of the organization.