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Sr. Electrical Engineer - 1760863
Somerville, NJ
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  • Design electrical power systems, interior and exterior lighting, security (CCTV), and fire alarm systems related to residential, public, commercial, and industrial projects for both new construction and renovation.
  • Electrical short circuit calculations, voltage drop calculations, load calculations, and conductor / raceway sizing.
  • Perform code review
  • Review client needs and decide on electrical design approach
  • Electrical equipment selections
  • Layout and design of electrical systems for drawings and specifications
  • Coordinate with electrical utility companies as may be required to coordinate new services and upgrade existing electrical services.
  • Work directly and coordinate with Building Department officials as may be required for plan approval.
  • Complete projects by guiding and coordinating efforts of electrical project team members.
  • Design lighting fixture layouts, fixture specifications, schedules, and lighting controls.
  • For projects - oversee site visits, attend site meetings and punch lists as the technical consultant.
  • Review shop drawings and attend meetings with contractors.
  • Help junior electrical engineers with design questions and review designs for accuracy/quality.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing vendor networks.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering with 15+ years of professional experience.
  • Experience in designing and developing MEP projects from concept to completion.
  • Ability to perform engineering calculations, specify, size, and layout power, lighting, security, and fire alarm systems.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with multiple deadlines.
  • PE required but those with no PE are also considered for our SR designer role or project engineering role. Applications can be sent via this hire profile.
  • Knowledge of electrical and building codes and standards, including: National Electrical Code (NEC), NFPA-72, Energy Code, and International Building Code (IBC), including modifications by local AHJ.
  • Ability to design electrical construction documents including drawings and specifications.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and adobe required. This can be brushed up in on-the-job training we provide.

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