Benham, a Haskell Company is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our growing St. Louis team. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of experience as an Electrical Engineer building and construction industry. Our Sr. Electrical Engineer is expected to execute a project from beginning to end and lead a team of electrical engineers and designers in all aspects of a project. The candidate must have a P.E. license in Electrical Engineering to be considered.
Design & Consulting Services: Benham's Design & Consulting Services (DCS) Group unites architecture, engineering, and consulting professionals from across industries and geographies. While some clients are looking for turnkey design-build or engineer-procure-construct projects, the DCS Group serves clients who need specialized, fee-for-service design or consulting projects. These types of projects allow our team to form a strong rapport with client teams, marshaling them as they grow and helping them address industry and market challenges. The DCS Group serves four primary markets: Government, primarily Department of Defense, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Air and Army National Guard, and the U.S. Naval Facilities Command; Industrial, focusing on food and beverage, consumer products, and utilities; Healthcare and Civil Infrastructure.
Required Responsibilities/ Duties:
Understand and determine customer needs and define the services needed to provide an effective project.
Develop budgets and proposals.
Develop project concept plans and associated detailed documents.
Responsible for leading and providing engineering design in accordance with applicable industry codes and standards for all phases of the electrical engineering work.
Facility-related design of AC power distribution, grounding, lightning protection, lighting, generators for back-up power, UPS systems for uninterruptible power, surge protection.
Complete knowledge of the design of power distribution, medium voltage and below.
Fully coordinates the connections of power utilization component connections.
Grounding design, proper application.
Lightning protection design, system types
Lighting calculations such as spacing to mounting height ratio, point to point, impact of horizontal and vertical foot-candles, lighting for emergency egress, selection of color-temperature, and design for daylighting and associated controls. Use of lighting software.
Life safety requirements (egress and exit marking)
Application of process electrical and various types of control systems.
Working knowledge of the NFPA 70 National Electrical Code.
Clear and professional verbal and written communication skills.
Prepare scope of work, specifications, construction documents and other necessary project-required deliverables.
Experience with REVIT Preferred
Provide engineering managers with reports on project progress with respect to work completed and work still required, actual time requirements, versus estimates, and technical matters related to assigned projects.
Represent electrical team in both internal and external (Clients/Vendors) design reviews throughout the project.
Track cost and scheduling of engineering services.
Direct and coordinate all work related to assigned projects.
Lead Electrical personnel assigned to the project.
Maintain project communications through regular review meetings and day-to-day contact.
Assure that all contractual requirements are satisfied.
Drive coordination of electrical design discipline with other engineering disciplines.
Role requires a self-starter who can work well within groups and individually to further improve and contribute to the growth and effectiveness of the Department.
Mentor other Electrical and Controls team members on learned technical job skills.
Maintain positive client relationships and develop potential work opportunities.
Experience with Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC's) preferred but not required.
Experience with low voltage design (fire alarm, telecommunications, audio-visual, security) preferred but not required.
Education and Experience
ABET-accredited Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with minimum 8+ years discipline experience.
Licensed Professional Engineer. NCEES Record Number holder preferred.
Accountability: Accepting responsibility that results in anticipation/prevention of problem areas from actions, and problem solving inside and outside the department/organization.
Customer Focus: Makes service to internal and external customers a priority; focuses on exceeding customer expectations, not just meeting them; recognizes and values all key stakeholders; applies and develops service excellence skills.
Effective Communication: Listens for understanding and appreciation, encourages open feedback; presents clearly and effectively one on one, and in small and large group settings; considers the audience in preparing messages and in choosing the appropriate communication channels; creates and encourages open channels of communication.
Execution/Empowerment: Demonstrates the ability to get results; manages competing demands in fast paced environment with effective results; identifies and creates contingency solutions to ensure timely execution.
Learning & Development: Learning new skills and increasing capabilities a high priority; takes action to address development needs in self and others, if applicable; identifies gaps and learning opportunities to ensure complete technical job proficiency; takes responsibility for own development and skills improvement.
Team: Collaborate and demonstrate respect for team members, partners and everyone with whom we do business; open communication.
Excellence: Strive for quality and safety; executed best in class; creative and innovative; dedicated for continuous improvement.
Service: Passionate about customer service internal and external and to the community; and creates superior value.
Trust: High standards of ethics and personal accountability; transparency; credibility; fairness
Environmental Factors and/or Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, this position may require having ordinary ambulatory skills enough to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (life, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application/form information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.
Haskell will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities