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Electrical Engineer
Belka Engineering Associates
West Columbia, SC
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5+ years experience as an electrical engineer including experience with the design, layout, and sizing of building electrical equipment is required


Degree requirements may be substituted with years of experience


Proficiency in AutoCAD software and Autodesk Revit


Proficiency in SKM or ETAP software and the ability to perform short circuit, coordination, and arc flash hazard studies


Lighting design using AGI32 software


Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required


A strong understanding of and the ability to apply National Electrical Code (NEC), NFPA 101, NFPA 72, and local building and energy codes is required


Applied understanding of power, lighting, communication, and fire alarm systems is required


Applied understanding of fuel system design and hazardous area classification is required

Responsibilities


Electrical design experience in commercial/retail projects such as office space, high-rise tenant improvement, retail, food and beverage, hotel, grocery story, higher education, gas stations, etc


Collaborate with clients, architects, vendors, contractors, and team members


Review and apply applicable code requirements


Evaluate various design approaches to recommend the best course of action


Design lighting and lighting controls systems, including performing lighting photometry calculations


Design power distribution systems and perform associated calculations


Design fire alarm, low voltage pathways, lightning protection, grounding, and all other systems associated with the electrical design


Define and prepare hazardous area classification plans


Lead design efforts for the preparation of construction documents, performing drafting and/or coordinating production with drafters


Assemble and prepare specifications


Attend site surveys, field inspections and measurements, design meetings, and CA site visits


Review submittals, RFIs, and compile record documents


Facilitate and work in Revit Building Information Modeling (BIM) software


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