Jan 01, 2022

Electrical Engineer

$67,000 - $113,000 yearly
  • FCC
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Full time Engineering Electrical Engineer

Job Description

Primary Function

Primary responsibilities include providing for the design and technical systems for large, complex projects from schematics through construction administration.


  • Responsible for building system concepts and documentation process from schematics through construction administration phases within the discipline.
  • It is expected that Level 4 is in regular coordination with Supervisor in project development and performance.
  • Level 4 Electrical Engineer shall have a proficient knowledge of primary sectors of design including:
  • Function as Project Discipline Team Leader on large, complex projects when assigned.
  • Responsible for directing and overseeing project team members within their own discipline. Level 4 is responsible for monitoring and executing team compliance with project budget.
  • Prepare and monitor project status reports.
  • Coordinate with Electrical Engineering Discipline Leader in preparing project Man-hour Estimates.
  • Prepare and document required code research for project.
  • Participate in the development of the project cost model and design to it.
  • Develop and maintain Electrical Basis of Design Journal throughout the life of the project.
  • Conduct material and product research as required for project development.
  • Attend project meetings as necessary.
  • Interface with other Project Discipline Team Leaders.
  • Respond to client questions/requests within 24 hours.
  • Document interpretation and submittal reviews during bidding and construction administration.
  • Monitor and mentor staff to produce quality architectural and engineering services within a project team concept.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Mentor support engineers to help prepare them for greater project responsibilities.
  • Provide regular feedback to the Electrical Engineering Discipline Leader on performance of support engineers.
  • Identify opportunities to improve quality and services, and participate in the implementation.
  • Participate in in-house training activities.
  • Participate in related professional organizations and activities.
  • Contribute to department discussions on field feedback, lessons learned, new technology or developments encountered.
  • Offer recognition to those staff members observed doing excellent work and/or things beyond their job expectations.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and licensure required.
  • LEED Accredited preferred.
  • Minimum six years' experience in A/E industry preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of all aspects of professional services from schematic design through project close-out, including design and technical expertise.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the coordination aspects and related requirements of all design disciplines.
  • Proficiency in short circuit and selective coordination calculation. Utilization of EDSA, SKM or other analytical modeling software preferred.
  • Excellent written/ verbal communication and strong organizational skills.
  • Possess the ability to motivate and mentor staff, and delegate work assignments.
  • Computer and Revit/BIM literate.
  • Very detail-oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible.
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations.

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of traveling to and from project sites for attending client, project and construction meetings.
  • Ability to access existing and new project sites for observation, investigation and evaluation purposes.
  • Ability to use equipment for communication and documentation purposes.
  • Visual acuity to perform responsibilities.

We will consider candidates that require VISA transfer/sponsorship for this position.


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