Chief Electrical Engineer

Purpose: Responsible for the design and implementation of electrical design projects requiring the use of design techniques, theory principles and technical knowledge. Perform work in accordance with client’s instructions/design concepts; Provide technical analysis and /or resolution of engineering problems; Work with multi-disciplined team.


Work Schedule: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday and 8 am – 12:00 pm Friday (minimum). Hours will vary on holiday weeks.


Essential Skills (may include but are not limited to the ability to)

  • Prepare electrical design for large scale projects-industrial, institutional, office, retail, healthcare and other
  • Apply design knowledge in power distribution, grounding, lighting, control systems, and equipment specifications and selections
  • Analyze complex engineering problems and offer effective resolutions
  • Interact with all engineering disciplines, construction project managers, and clients
  • Work within company policy and OSHA Safety rules
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor as needed


Essential Qualifications

  • Must possess Bachelor or Master’s degree in electrical engineering
  • Registered in the State of Texas preferred; ability to be licensed in multiple states; NCEES record current
  • Must have advanced knowledge of electrical engineering and design and be familiar with applicable codes for building, energy, and construction standards and acceptable industry practices
  • Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time
  • 5+ years of formal experience in electrical system design for buildings
  • Experience with Engineering Design software
  • Experience with Lighting Design and Photometric Software
  • Experience with latest versions of AutoCAD
  • Must have experience as a project lead on complex, multi-discipline engineering design projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required with the ability to prepare written specifications and contract documents.


Physical Requirements

  • Frequently lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Climb stairs
  • Sit for long periods of time
  • Occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch
  • Use hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate objects


Environment: Work usually takes place in clean, pleasant, and comfortable office settings. Travel up to 10 % of the time is required.