Electrical Engineer, PE - Knoxville

Tetra Tech, Inc. Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 weeks ago

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science.

The successful candidate for the Mid-Level Electrical Engineering position will work under the supervision of the lead Electrical Engineer and will perform electrical design for a variety of projects, and if desired, working remotely from your home.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech's employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities as well as project requirements.

Your Role:

  • Performing electrical power design for a variety of projects

  • Preparing, reviewing, or modifying one-line diagrams, elevation diagrams, electrical floor plans, lighting designs, MCC and panel board schedules, and detail sheets

  • Incorporating design changes using AutoCAD and/or Revit

  • Coordinating electrical equipment lists with mechanical, civil, and applicable disciplines

  • Preparing project-specific technical specifications using CSI and SpecsIntact standard

  • Performing service load calculations and power systems analysis

  • Meeting project schedules and performing work within budgetary constraints

  • Assisting in the preparation of status reports, basis-of-design descriptions, project manuals, responses to client comments, technical memoranda, and other project-related documentation

  • Reviewing submittals and providing responses to Requests for Information

  • Field investigation and facility startup support services as needed

  • Performing other duties as assigned


  • 5 - 10 years of experience in electrical engineering and consulting

  • Electrical Engineering degree

  • Professional Engineering license, or FE/EIT with the ability to obtain licensure within 1 year

  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills

  • Good understanding of NEC and other regulations associated with electrical safety and construction

  • Design of fire alarm, security, and other low-voltage systems is a plus

  • Design of lighting including calculations using Visual Lighting software and lighting control systems

  • Proficient with the use of AutoCAD

  • Proficient with REVIT

  • Power system modeling using software (e.g., SKM Power

  • Tools or ETAP)

  • Comfortable working with suppliers, vendors, construction contractors, and facility owners

  • Design of substations and medium voltage distribution systems is a plus

  • Experience with the design of several types of facilities (e.g., military facilities, medical, water/wastewater treatment plants and pump stations)

  • A valid driver's license, and ability to travel to client offices and project sites, good driving record

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 450 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers

Twitter: @TetraTechJobs

Facebook: @TetraTechCareers

Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

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