Senior Electrical Engineer

Katerra   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


11 - 15 years

Posted 49 days ago

At KATERRA, we lead from every seat. Our ideal team members are self-starters that embrace ambiguity, think big, and bring their own uncompromising standards of excellence.

One of KATERRA's cultural principles is Diversity. We believe different backgrounds, ideas, and skillsets result in better outcomes. KATERRA does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. KATERRA encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQIA, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences.

Senior Electrical Engineer

KATERRA is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to contribute to the engineering of building design, manufacturing and construction in compliance with applicable building codes. A wide degree of creativity, initiative and latitude is expected. This role requires a PE accreditation and signing/sealing of project documents is also required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leading design as engineer of record
  • Lead by example to help to set a standard of engineering excellence
  • Both Lead and Work as member of team to develop Electrical Designs for buildings from Concept through Construction Administration
  • Perform engineering calculations and performance simulations including sizing, selecting, and specifying electrical system components
  • Ensure designs are compliant with the companies' principles of design for manufacturing, assembly, and systems integration
  • Perform factory and site inspections
  • Prepare reports, technical memorandums, recommendations, and cost estimates
  • Contribute to Leadership of a team of engineers in a collaborative environment
  • Plan and develop resource plans, set tasks and check for completeness and quality
  • Assist in the evolution of company standards
  • Actively mentor junior engineers

Required Skills & Experience

Technical: 10+ years of electrical design experience in commercial, industrial, and residential buildings

  • Experience applying new technology, software, and scripting to improve traditional design, manufacturing, and construction processes
  • Interest or experience with prototyping and developing new products or design concepts
  • Familiarity with industry standard design tools (Revit MEP, AutoCAD MEP, SKM, etc.)
  • Expertise designing and delivering low voltage systems is highly preferred (security, controls, communications, etc.)
  • Expertise designing and delivering indoor and outdoor lighting systems
  • Engagement in IEEE, IESNA, NFPA or other related industry organizations
  • LEED AP accreditation or other demonstrated experience with sustainable design

Managerial: Experience managing projects and teams of people including:

  • Demonstrated effectiveness at leading high-performing teams and developing engineering talent
  • Project Resource Planning and Budget Tracking
  • Task planning and allocation to a team of engineers/designers/BIM staff
  • Mentoring junior engineers and checking their work

Education and Licensure

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering is required
  • Licensure: PE is required