Permanent

Senior Electrical Engineer - Buildings

Detroit, Michigan

Our client in Berkley/Detroit, Michigan is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer specializing in Building Systems to join their team in a leadership position!


Duties and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Serve as the Engineer-of-Record and internal technical design expert on assigned projects
• Support project requirements including basis-of design narratives, opinions-of-probable-cost estimates, drawing documentation, systems design and technical specifications
• Collaborate with project managers and supporting design staff
• Participate in the development of design staff through work on projects
• Serve as a trainer, mentor and resource for junior staff
• Handle design development and document preparation in written and computer-aided design formats
• Delegates work to supporting staff
• Perform site visits for field surveys, construction observation, and punch lists
• Research, prepare, and present coordinated design options
• Review drawings and research code requirements to comply with city, state, and county regulations
• Interact with key clients and project stakeholders
• Provide input on the creation and editing of technical specifications
• Provide contract documents that meet required codes and quality assurance standards
• Collaborate with the practice and market leaders to obtain and disseminate technical knowledge
• Acts as QC reviewer on projects and participates in project peer reviews when required
• Maintain current knowledge of technologies and trends, as they apply to the applicable project and market types, and continually strengthens skills


Required Skills and Qualifications will include:
• Engineering Degree in a related field
• 10-15+ years of experience in architectural or electrical engineering field
• PE license required
• Ability to independently prepare and review detailed drawings
• Strong knowledge of discipline-specific systems for the built environment
• Strong knowledge of applicable codes and standards (NEC, NFPA 72 and 101, and the International Building Code)
• Experience with Sustainable Design and Alternative Energy; LEED AP certification is a plus
• Ability to demonstrate a credible and trustworthy presence through professionalism, demeanor, and technical knowledge
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Functional knowledge of Revit MEP, current lighting calculation software (AGI32, Visual), and power study software (SKM, ETAP, Paladin DesignBase)
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Professional experience in designing educational environments preferred
• Familiarity with various construction delivery processes
• Knowledge of specialty calculations applicable to design discipline
• Ability to mentor junior staff



Our client a Global Engineering Firm consistently ranked as one of the leading employers of choice and strategically capturing market share across multi-disciplinary verticals. They offer a salary that is commensurate with responsibility and experience, health benefits plan, approved education assistance, RRSP account, profit sharing, and a flexible work environment.

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