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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


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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