Senior Electrical Designer

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Position Senior Electrical Designer

Location: Minnesota

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and layout industrial lighting systems, including interior, exterior, egress/exit, and lighting controls.

  • Create electrical room layouts and arrange electrical equipment such as transformers, switchboards, switchgear, motor control centers, and panel boards.

  • Gather electrical data from clients, architects, and other professionals.

  • Coordinate work and construction documents with internal and external stakeholders, including architects, contractors, and owners.

  • Model equipment and raceway in 2D and 3D, ensuring compatibility with other disciplines.

  • Lead 3D model reviews for electrical systems.

  • Develop schematic and wiring diagrams.

  • Estimate hours and scope of work to contribute to project budgets and schedules.

  • Write construction observation reports.

  • Review shop drawings for dimensions, conduit entry, and layout information.

  • Provide mentorship to less experienced electrical designers.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in drafting and design, preferably using AutoCAD and Revit, in a consulting or construction capacity.

  • Proficiency in Autodesk Revit for electrical design and coordination with other disciplines.

  • Experience creating production drawings for utilities projects, including medium voltage and grounding plans.
  • Ability to perform 3D modeling of electrical equipment and coordinate with other disciplines.

  • Basic understanding of architectural, electrical, civil, and structural engineering construction practices and drawings.

  • Working knowledge of relevant codes, such as NEC, NFPA, IBC, IFC, Energy Code, and Life Safety Code.

EDUCATION

AAS Degree or Diploma in Design or Drafting preferred.

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