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Electrical Design Engineer

North Stonington, CT 06359

Posted: 09/14/2023 Industry: Electrical Engineer Job Number: 29335

Job Description

This position can be in Hartford CT, Marlboro MA or La Porte TX

Will look at engineers with 3 plus years experience.

After the candidate is trained they will be able to work from home 2 days a week.

 JOB TITLE:           Electrical Design Engineer                                                                                    FLSA STATUS: Exempt

 REPORTS TO:       Director of Design & Engineering                                                                                     DEPARTMENT: PROF 01-14


  The Electrical Design Engineer will report directly to the Director of Design & Engineering.   The position encompasses a variety of responsibilities relating to engineering, design, research for projects in the commercial, healthcare, higher education, laboratories, infrastructure, and industrial sectors as well as interfacing with clients and vendors as outlined in detail below.



 Design & Engineering Responsibilities

 ·        Perform electrical engineering duties which encompass the design and optimization of associated systems and components that are centered on power distribution, lighting, fire alarm, telecom/data  and the like;

·        Work with Senior Engineers to development of Schematic Design, Conceptual Design, Detailed Design Documents and/or participate in peer reviews with any associated third party design consultants;

 ·        Develop electrical systems design drawings and specifications, predominantly for building projects, including power systems, lighting, fire alarm, and other signal systems .

 ·        Research and analyze customer design requirements and associated equipment data to evaluate the feasibility, design considerations, probable cost, operability and maintenance requirements of designs or applications;

 ·        Interface with outside vendors for best component or system selection as it pertains to the application requirements which ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications;

 ·        Implement and participate in Green Building Design & Construction practices as recognized by industry recognized associations such as USGBC and LEED Accreditation;

 ·        Support Senior Engineer to perform building code analysis, site  visits, electrical calculations (service load, circuiting, photometrics), reports, develop specifications, equipment/system selections and detailed design development that is consistent with industry best practices, OEM requirements, and any specific technical standards;

 ·        Provide drawings for work performed on behalf of A/Z consistent with the Professional Engineers Code of Ethics.  In turn A/Z will indemnify and provide the associated professional insurance coverage;

 ·        Produce construction documents utilizing the latest in design software solutions with computer-assisted design/drafting (CAD 2D / 3D modeling within a BIM environment) and clash detection applications (i.E. Revit, AutoCad, Navisworks, QuickPen, etc.) to support the design team and provide oversight following industry and/or company standards;

 ·        Confer with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information;

 ·        Support Senior Engineer to conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems;

 ·        Support  Senior Engineer with commissioning, start-up and help develop procedures for testing of electrical systems;

 ·        Investigate  equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to physical plant operations and/or maintenance crew as requested;

 ·        Application and understanding of Company design formatting, indexing, reporting and document quality assurance procedures and policies;

 ·        Estimate costs and submit bids for engineering based opportunities;

 ·        Solicit new business and provide technical customer service;

 ·        Concurrently work on multiple projects, prioritizing daily task based on client/project requirements.

 ·        Strong communication skills to communicate with clients and team members via calls, meetings and emails.

 Construction and Administration Responsibilities:    

 ·        Participate in required peer reviews with project team members providing insight and confirmation regarding productivity factors, assembly breakdown structures, constructability evaluations, alternative means and methods, general condition build-up factors, and scope of service definition for associated qualifications, clarifications, and conditions in support of project proposals;

 ·        Adherence to Corporate Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies and Best-Practices in the deployment of all work related activities;

 ·        Provide a pro-active and positive Client interface throughout the delivery of services;

 ·        Quality control accountability to ensure field compliance with all associated project specifications and technical requirements;

 ·        Provide the necessary project information to accurately complete conceptual or work-in-process performance schedules in an organized and controlled project approach;

 ·        Coordinate and support all project close-out, start-up and training in accordance with facility management best practice  standards and technical requirements that are outlined within the project performance specifications;

 ·        Initiate continuous improvement objectives and embrace technology enhancements;

 ·        Promote, foster and maintain open communication among all project team members, consultants, inspectors, applicable agencies, and the supporting subcontractors and trade participants;

 ·        Participation in lessons learned sessions, operational development initiatives, and best practice training to support a continuous improvement working philosophy.

 ·        Provide  construction administration for assigned projects, or as request by Manager, which includes support estimator department to develop estimates, submittal review, site visits, RFI’ s response and punch list reports.


  ·        Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering;

 ·        Minimum 3 years of experience designing electrical systems for buildings.

 ·        Familiarity with US codes and standards.

 ·        Strong organizational skills, including ability to prioritize effectively and balance assigned work;

 ·        Strong interpersonal and communication skills for team-based working;

 ·        EIT Certification will be a plus for the right candidate.


Meet Your Recruiter

Dan Walker
VP of Sales

Dan is an experienced Vice President of Sales with a demonstrated history of working in the staffing and recruiting industry. His top areas are in Petroleum, Executive Search, Technical Recruiting, Staffing Services, and College Recruiting. His background is as a strong sales professional. Dan has worked for NESC Staffing since 1992.
He also served 4 years in the United States Air Force as an Aircraft Mechanic, and was honorably discharged Sgt. 1981

He’s been married for 25 years and has one son attending college. Outside of work, he loves the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

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