Electrical Engineer III - Life Science - Facility Design

Merrick Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 1 week ago


Merrick and Company is a nationally known multi-office and multi-discipline firm consisting of a diverse, dedicated and talented staff which has achieved design excellence throughout its 60+ years of existence. With offices worldwide, Merrick and Company has been ranked as one of the top 100 design firms by Engineering News Record. Merrick provides personalized services to various clients throughout the world. We are seeking an experienced Laboratory / Facility Electrical Engineer for our Life Science business unit in our San Antonio, Duluth, Decatur, Huntsville, or Merritt Island office.

Candidates that have a desire for personal and professional growth, a well-defined understanding of design and construction document processes, and adaptability for short term and long-term projects in an environment that requires a blend of creativity and high technical skills. Successful candidates must be self-starting, motivated, innovative, articulate, self-disciplined, and confident in a demanding, exciting and fast-paced environment. This position requires a competent professional engineer who will be responsible for all phases of engineering production and BIM for a variety of work ranging from programming through construction administration. This includes interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating the design and production effort for one or more large or complex projects.

Job Description

  • Design of electrical systems for facilities / laboratories for Government, University, and private clients.

  • Provide conceptual / detailed design and analysis for facility power distribution (600V), site power distribution (15kV), emergency power generation, grounding and lightning protection, lighting design, telecommunications (voice/data), fire alarm / mass notification, security, access control, and special systems.

  • Provide supporting documentation such as calculations, reports, and specifications.

  • This individual is expected to possess extensive knowledge on electrical regulatory codes.

  • Meet with clients to prepare and/or validate proposed scope of work.

  • Prepare fee proposals for engineering design work.

  • Work with other disciplines to ensure accuracy of the package, meet schedule, and budget commitments and meet expectations for attendance and punctuality.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to work effectively within a collaborative team environment

  • Ability to complete tasks with accuracy and with strong attention to detail

  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines, completing tasks as previously defined

  • Ability to travel as needed.

  • Ability to write and edit specifications

  • Work in a design team environment, including directing and mentoring the work of junior engineers and designers, and delegating work as required as well as provide management of the local team.

  • Capable of performing all of the above with minimal direction

  • An agreed upon hybrid schedule, working from both home and office, is available to employees in good standing.

Required Experience

  • Eight (8) years of experience in facility Electrical Engineering design

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license is required

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience using REVIT/AutoCAD or other design software-based drawing generation

  • Experience using electrical calculation tools is desired, including lighting and power software such as AGi32, Elum Tools, SKM Power Tools, ETAP, and EasyPower.

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Excel & Word

  • Experience with technical codes such as NEC, NESC, NFPA, IEEE is required

  • Experience with USDA, ARS, CDC and other laboratory clients is highly desired

  • Client projects for this position require U.S. Citizenship.

Physical Requirements

  • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.

  • Ability to perform site and field visits to review existing electrical systems and observe construction

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Additional information

  • Apply online only. No e-mail, hard copy or third party resumes accepted.

  • Merrick & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes health insurance, dental and vision coverage, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) opportunity, 401(k) options, and paid time off (PTO). This position is also eligible for annual performance and spot bonuses.

  • We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training as well as coaching and peer mentoring programs.

  • Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

  • We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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