Electrical Engineer EIT | Nashville, TN
As a multimarket firm, we touch many areas of life: from designing highways and bridges that connect people, to clean water systems, to hospitals and corporate campuses of the future. Thats why were able to offer endless opportunities for people to hone their skills and strengthen their understanding of different disciplines and perspectives. Behind all the hard work is a team of really sharp, down-to-earth people who love a good challenge and a good time.
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Are you a proficient designer in all general electrical areas that are commonplace in commercial buildings, hospitals, or industrial facilities? Are you familiar with power distribution and connections to large industrial equipment of low & medium voltage (600V), grounding, lightning protection, power systems analysis, lighting and fire alarm design, control systems, normal & standby back-up systems, electrical motor knowledge (AC), substations, and cable systems? Do you enjoy the challenge of consulting with and providing award-winning solutions for clients around the world? Do you value collaborating with an in-house, multi-disciplinary team on a wide variety of project types?
Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate electrical engineering work. Prepare engineering reports, plans and specifications for a variety of projects. Design and produce engineering drawings using REVIT, PowerTools and VISUAL lighting software. Check and revise engineering drawings.
Prepare and review plans and technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates. Participate in contract bidding and administration.
Support and observe the design and ongoing progress of a project. Communicate and interact with project team members, client representatives, review agencies and others as appropriate to project.
Collaborate in solving a variety of complex engineering problems (e.g., conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult coordination requirements).
B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering
Minimum of 6 months to 1 year of relevant work experience in electrical design engineering, specifically in large industrial, healthcare, or commercial projects.
E.I. certification is required and prefer that the successful candidate is pursuing licensure within 1-2 years.
Working knowledge of REVIT, PowerTools, and VISUAL lighting software is required.
Knowledge of large power transformers, power generation, transmission, operation and maintenance of power system distribution systems (110vac to 138kvac), harmonic analysis, cable and buss capacity analysis, and load flow analysis is required.
Strong working knowledge of national safety electrical codes and standards
Strong client skills is a must; position will have direct client contact
LEED accreditation is preferred
Works well within a team environment
Strong problem solving skills, including ability to identify key issues
Ability to think strategically, creatively and independently
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Time management skills
Gresham Smith is a team of diligent designers, creative problem-solvers, insightful planners and seasoned collaborators who work closely with clients to improve the cities and town we call home. Our employees are diverse in experience, yet we all have one thing in common: genuine care for each other, our partners and the outcome of our work. With each new project we take on, we have the pleasure of designing communities most vital institutions and infrastructure.
Gresham Smith is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.
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