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Senior Electrical Engineer

Columbus, OH 43215

Posted: 01/18/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 559854 Country: United States Is job remote?: Yes

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer with 10 - 15 years of experience to sit out of Columbus, Ohio who will report to the Manager of Electrical Engineering. 

The ideal candidate would have project team and client management experience in a consulting engineering environment working within the Healthcare industry.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Project and client management, overseeing of electrical design execution.
  • Prepare proposals and administer project contracts, including Add Service Agreements.
  • Work with department manager(s) for planning and managing the design process to the available hours in the work plan.
  • Supervise staff, and when necessary, self-perform the following:
    • Perform analysis, design and documentation of power distribution, lighting systems, and backup power systems.
    • Coordinate with specialists for fire alarm, technology and lighting design as required by project scope of work.
    • Coordinate with architects, mechanical/plumbing engineers and other disciplines for equipment power needs and sizing electrical distribution.
    • Perform electrical design calculations for electrical loads and panel schedules.
    • Develop electrical systems one-line diagrams.
    • Select and schedule electrical equipment.
    • Edit specifications to reflect the project requirements.
    • Meet with vendors to determine specification requirements for application.  
    • Coordinate with other disciplines for all electrical design elements.
    • Prepare design deliverables for SD, DD, CD level documents.
    • Provide cost opinions for budgeting construction, and reviewing contractor change orders.
    • Perform project construction administration including response to RFI’s and accurate review of submittals.
    • Perform field verification and take-offs of existing systems for renovation projects.
  • Review designs prepared by others as part of Osborn’s QA/QC process. 
  • Attend meetings with clients, authorities having jurisdiction, and other professionals as projects require. 
  • Conduct business development activities, participating in various trade organizations, and preparing or assisting with presentations.
Job Requirements/Qualifications:
  • 10 - 15 years of electrical design and project management in consulting engineering.
  • Working knowledge of design and analysis software such as Revit, AutoCAD, SKM, ETAP, Easypower. 
  • Good knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC), State Energy Code, NFPA guidelines, and FGI guidelines.
  • Experience with electrical system studies such as short circuit, over-current device coordination, and Arc Flash Hazard analysis per NPFA 70E.
  • Ability to instruct staff in project communications, and client management.
  • Proficient knowledge of standard construction practices and the ability to work with contractors to address construction issues.
  • Ability to work and manage several project teams concurrently.
  • Experience in designing Healthcare, Sports, Commercial, Public Sector, Industrial, Education, and/or Institutional projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering Preferred.
  • PE License preferred.
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