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Job: Electrical Engineer, GeoSearch, Inc., Chicago, IL


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General Information

(3569878)

Job title: Electrical Engineer
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Job location: Chicago, IL  60018 United States
Requisition code: BHJOB12989_417
Date posted: 04/13/2017
Compensation: Full-time exempt plus benefits
Job category:Electrical Engineer (EE)
Job type:Full-time
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Job Description


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Electrical Engineer for consulting engineering firm which primarily provides design and construction services for municipal water and wastewater treatment facilities, pumping stations, emergency power systems, roadway/site lighting systems, and other municipal facilities.
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Job Requirements


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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Perform electrical design and analysis for electrical systems using approved computer programs and manual computations in accordance with the accepted design practice.
- Work under supervision of Project Manager on design and production of electrical documents and construction specifications.
- Assist with design and prepare detailed plans and specifications for electrical system improvements.
- Prepare quantity take-offs and cost estimates.
- Review shop drawing submittals as needed.
- Perform their own CAD work.
- Visit construction sites to confirm progress of electrical work. Also, confirm that the work meets the requirements of the project plans and specifications.
- Other assignments as needed.

Key Qualifications:

- B.S. in Electrical Engineering and 1 – 5 years of design experience in the transportation, municipal or commercial industry.
- Licensed Professional Engineer or EI in the State of Illinois preferred.
- Electrical system design/consulting experience on low voltage power distribution on water treatment plant and wastewater treatment plant projects or manufacturing, industrial and/or commercial design projects.
- Low voltage electrical power system and communications infrastructure design skills required: Utility feed/service entrance, site power distribution, motor control center sizing and layout, facility power and lighting, municipal communications infrastructure.
- Knowledge of National Electric Code (N.E.C.) and other industry codes and standards.
- Good written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on communicating with non-electrical engineering disciplines including potable water, wastewater, and transportation to translate project needs and goals to the electrical staff.
- Computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel, AutoCAD, Revit MEP, MicroStation).
- Roadway/site lighting design (experience with IDOT, Tollway, CDOT and various counties and municipalities regulations a plus). Experience with AGI32 photometric software preferred.


Our staff of 195 is a full-service civil engineering consulting firm specializing in civil, municipal, transportation, water resource, mechanical, electrical, structural, environmental, traffic and construction engineering services. We provide high quality customer service, professionalism and a depth of expertise that promotes project success.
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