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Project Electrical Engineer ( Design ) in Portland, OR at NextGen

Date Posted: 2/3/2019

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Job Description

Project Electrical Engineer ( Design )

1 year contract to start

Portland, OR 97201

8:00am - 5:00pm

M - F

Projects for our clients include feasibility studies, long-range planning studies, and full design services including programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and services during construction for design/bid/build and design/build projects.

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with strong communication skills. They will exhibit a passion and desire to apply their professional experience and knowledge in a team environment on technically challenging and professionally rewarding projects. Our team is seeking a person who understands the importance of meeting their targeted commitments while being flexible to the ever-changing and fast paced environment of our clients' sites.

Our Electrical Engineers:

  • Perform necessary engineering and design tasks to produce construction documents in conjunction with a team of engineers and designers.
  • Help manage scope, budget and schedule to meet project goals.
  • Coordinate and collaborate real time with other disciplines such as mechanical, structural, architectural and process to develop designs.
  • Coordinate with senior engineers and designers to ensure quality electrical design, including technical accuracy, completeness, and adherence to client requirements of electrical construction documents.
  • Analyze and design complex building systems, including:
    • Medium and low voltage power systems
    • Lighting, grounding, and process heating systems
    • Standby generator and UPS systems for critical power needs
  • May assist senior engineers in up front site selection and design basis activities.
  • Exercise judgment in developing plans or alternatives and work with teams to assure quality plans.
  • Perform field activities such as observation of construction activities.
  • Review construction submittals for conformance with the intent of contract and design documents.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to junior electrical engineers and designers on a project-by-project basis.

Basic requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in engineering design of building electrical systems
  • Solid working knowledge of NFPA 70 (NEC)
  • Professional Engineering License or path to obtain within two years of hire

Preferred requirements

  • 7-10 years' experience in engineering design of building electrical systems
  • Experience in design of semiconductor or other advanced manufacturing facilities