P.E. Senior Electrical Engineer


Sacramento, CA

Industry: Construction


11 - 15 years

Posted 290 days ago

  by    Carina Whitham

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Senior Electrical Engineer, P.E.

Health-Care and Industrial Facilities

Sacramento, California


Our Client performs design/build and bid work for electrical and integrated systems markets, including Commercial, Multi-Family Residential, Industrial, Healthcare, Hospitality, Institutional, Critical Operations and Renewable Energy projects.


Our Client is seeking a P.E. Senior Electrical Engineer located in Sacramento, CA. The Senior Electrical Engineer is responsible for leading projects of varying complexity with particular focus on mission-critical (data center), health-care, and industrial facilities. This position requires successfully working with client project teams and design team, including Designers and CAD Operators to create complete designs. You would be part of a company that?s an industry leader with an impressive track record, rich history and heritage, and talented managers. Our company is committed to innovation and continuous improvement.


?      Project-based supervision, coordination, and review of work for small teams of designers and engineers

?      Provide technical direction and perform quality control throughout the lifecycle of a project

?      Initial development and final review of partial or complete electricalconstruction permit packages, including: Single Line Diagrams and riser diagrams for power, critical routing details and system sizing, preliminary short-circuit and voltage drop calculations, and (potentially) P&ID diagrams

?      Partial development and review of Fire Alarm, Integrated Systems, and Telecom system permit packages

?      Development of key project documentation such as: Basis of Design (BOD) and Design Criteria, Sequence of Operations (SOO) for controls, switchgear, PLC, and generator/inverter systems, and commissioning Scope of Work (SOW) and/or Commissioning scripts

?      Support of overall construction and drawing development initiatives, including: internal coordination with project management, external coordination with owners, Integrated Product Delivery (IPD) teams, vendors, etc., engineeringsupport of sales and estimating efforts, recommendations for new equipment and devices, review of submittal for critical equipment such as switchgear and relays, and visit job sites and facilitate engineering to the field as needed

?      Facilitate special engineering studies including: complete Short Circuit Analysis (SCA) including developing SCA computer models, determining duty and appropriate AIC ratings of gear and protection devices, adjusting or determining appropriate trip settings for devices, Time Current Coordination (TCC) analysis, and Arc Flash analysis and label creation; and Neher-McGrath (i.e., underground heat) calculations

?      Assist design/build sales staff with schematic plans for presentation

?      Support training of Engineers, Designers and CAD Operators

?      Work with department Coordinator to organize job priorities and scheduling


?      P.E. License in California in good standing and capable of registration in other states

?      BSEE degree from accredited college or university

?      Minimum of 10 years of experience with building power systems, signal, and telecommunication systems, of which, a minimum of 6years of experience in a lead position (EOR) within an engineering or similar design firm

?      Experience must be broad bases, including mission critical facilities design and industrial design

?      Extensive knowledge of NEC and building codes as it applies to electrical design, including over-current protection, conductor sizing, conduit fill, derating and clearances

?      Extensive of lighting and standard commercial/industrial products and their application

?      In depth knowledge of general construction practices, building types, and electricalconstruction

?      Knowledge of signal systems, including telecommunications

?      Knowledge of electrical drafting symbols, and electrical or general construction basics

?      Knowledge of electrical components, including NEMA types, area classifications requirements and sizes

?      Work within established department, utilizing established standards and support software

?      Accept and apply guidance and direction to support department standards and quality

?      Communication skills: successfully communicate with our client?s project managers, electricians, project members and clients

?      Acceptable driving record to utilize company vehicles for meetings

?      Experience utilizing the following software tools: Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Word and Project; Bluebeam and Adobe PDF tools, AutoCAD, AutoCAD MEP, and/or AutoCAD Revit; ETAP and/or SKM PowerTools; AmpCalc, Cyme, or similar heat analysis tools


A very attractive wage and excellent health benefit plan including medical, dental and life insurance plans, a 401(k) retirement plan, paid holidays plus 16 PTO days per year make the total compensation package for this position top grade.


  • Company? You would be part of a company that?s an industry leader with an impressive track record, rich history and heritage, and talented managers. Our company is committed to innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Opportunity? Consistent growth and satisfied customers create a continuous need for great people. Your performance, initiative and drive for continuous professional growth will create opportunities for your continued growth and development.
  • Co-workers ? You will be joining a truly select group of committed individuals working together, focused on their customers. The culture is one of creativity, respect, growth, performance and pride.
$80K - $130K