Electrical Designer II - Tampa - 1518457

Engineer Your Future With Us

Our client is an award-winning consulting engineering firm with a passion (some call it an obsession) for quality engineering. Our friendly and relaxed culture allows you to dig into incredible projects alongside talented colleagues while making career-building impacts in your local and national communities. We attract and reward skilled individuals who share a passion for engineering design or design-build electrical contracting. Our modern, spacious headquarters are in sunny Tampa Bay, with seven additional offices around the country.

Position Overview

The Electrical Designer II will apply their professional and technical expertise to designing electrical engineering concepts and options that align with the vision for each project. This individual should have a solid understanding of the consulting engineering process and the contractual documents which are involved.


·      Determine the scope of assigned projects and utilize software programs to create the electrical system designs, including lighting, power distribution, emergency generation systems, fire alarm, security or other electrical systems

·      Determine cost-effective system layouts, quantities/sizes, and specifications, and verify code compliance of the system designs

·      Preparation and layout of BIM drawings and coordination with all other disciplines at all phases of project production, including schematic design phase, design development phase, permitting phase and construction documents phase

·      Perform construction administration tasks including, but not limited to, site observations, shop drawing review and preparation of punch lists

·      Define appropriate project scope and ensure it is accurately reflected in the contract documents. Proactively manage any possible scope of work variances to ensure client satisfaction and that projects stay on track

·      Maintain excellent business relationships and communication with clients, partners, architects, owners, other design and construction professionals, and various code officials regarding the overall engineering project, associated assignments, and action items

·      Support with mentoring more inexperienced electrical designers

·      Miscellaneous duties, as assigned


·      Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States and based in Tampa, Florida.

·      High school diploma or GED; college degree in related field preferred

·      Revit MEP proficiency required, and familiarity with other engineering software programs

·      At least 5 years of experience in electrical engineering design of commercial buildings preferably in aviation, higher education, health care, hospitality, entertainment, or governmental facilities

·      Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) or Engineer in Training (EIT), preferred

·      At least 2 years of experience coordinating with multi-discipline engineering teams

·      Experience with a variety of project deliverable methods including design-build, design-bid- construct, fast-track and other construction delivery methods

·      Knowledge of local, state, and national codes, including other aspects of laws, regulations, and potential liabilities affecting the practice of engineering

·      Highly proficient technical/computer skills, including Microsoft O365 and web applications

·      Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills; ability to clearly convey information, ideas, and concepts verbally, written or in graphic form

·      Must have the technical knowledge and hands-on experience to effectively evaluate various electrical engineering options for configuration of equipment and components

·      Experience with cost containment and reduction approaches

Skills and Competencies

·      Uses resources efficiently, strives to reduce cost

·      Strong conflict-management abilities — a good listener, committed to finding solutions to problems, works to address difficulties

·      Comfortable maintaining professional relationships with clients, vendors, code officials, etc.

·      Works well with internal and external teams, promotes a positive image of the company, strives to solve issues raised by customers

·      Meets deadlines, works independently or as part of a team, accountable, maintains focus on set objectives and goals

·      Excellent attention to detail and thoroughness in deliverables and communications, maintains high-quality standards, and good follow-up skills

·      Ethical, honest, and accountable; maintains confidentiality, handles sensitive information with discretion and professionalism

·      Has a bias for action and seeks new opportunities for continual improvement

·      Keeps information organized and accessible, maintains efficient workspace, manages time well

·      Monitors status of projects, thoroughly deals with project details, holds project owners accountable, delivers clear, accurate depiction of status

·      Looks for opportunities to increase knowledge, works to increase responsibility, strives to achieve personal goals

·      Ability to work effectively in an individual or team environment; values input and opinions of others

Physical Requirements

Must have the ability to perform the necessary job-related functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

·      Travel up to 20% for site investigations and assessments, or client meetings

·      Remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting, for prolonged periods

·      Work extended hours, evenings and weekends when necessary to meet business deadlines

·      Regular use of office equipment such as a computer/laptop and computer screens

·      Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and other computer components

·      Ability to see differences between colors, shades and brightness

·      Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

·      May occasionally be exposed to the following work conditions: work near/with moving mechanical parts; work near/with electrical currents; work in high places or underground; be exposed to fumes/airborne particles or caustic chemicals; withstand outdoor weather conditions; withstand moderate to very loud noises

Benefits & Perks

·      Competitive compensation and benefits package

·      Flexible hybrid work options

·      Unlimited PTO

·      Generous paid holiday schedule

·      Parental leave

·      401k plan with company match

·      Paid company events and extracurricular activities

·      Employee perks and discounts

·      Education assistance & professional development

·      Opportunity to work on impactful, headline-making projects that positively impact local and national communities

Who We Are

Our client, is an engineering firm that provides Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, and Information Technology design and commissioning services. Our projects span aviation, office, restaurant, retail, higher education, parking, K-12, multi-family, healthcare, labs, recreational facilities and central energy plants. We are a certified minority-owned corporation and employ nearly 50 professionals. We are headquartered in Tampa, Florida, with additional locations in Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Houston, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Austin, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee; and Atlanta, Georgia.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Our client does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment policies on the basis of any protected characteristics. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race or color, religion, sex or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, physical or mental disability status, pregnancy status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic as protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. In addition, we make reasonable accommodations to the needs of disabled applicants and employees, so long as this does not create an undue hardship on the business or threaten the health or safety of others at work.


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Tampa, FL
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Full Time
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