Electrical Engineer
Chicago, IL 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description


Primary responsibilities include providing for the design and technical systems for small to medium sized projects from schematics through construction administration.


  • Responsible for building and system concepts and documentation process from schematics through construction administration phases within the discipline.
  • The Engineer shall have a working knowledge of primary sectors of design including:
  • Power Distribution
  • Lighting and Controls
  • Fire Alarm
  • Specification writing and editing.
  • Energy conservation and sustainability/report technical writing.
  • It is expected that the Level 3 engineer and supervising staff understand where the level 3 engineer's abilities are strong, and work toward improving skill level towards Level 4.
  • Function as Project Discipline Team Leader on small to medium sized projects when assigned by Supervisor.
  • Knowledge or expertise in SKM or similar software.
  • Responsible for overseeing project team members within their own discipline.
  • Prepare and monitor project status reports.
  • Conduct material and product research as required for project development.
  • Prepare and document required code research for project.
  • Attend project meetings as necessary.
  • Interface with other Project Discipline Team Leaders.
  • Document interpretation and submittal reviews during bidding and construction administration.
  • Monitor staff to produce quality architectural and engineering services within a project team concept.
  • Perform survey work at CA at job sites.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor's degree and licensure preferred.
  • Specification format and content writing experience required.
  • Experience with short circuit and coordination analysis studies.
  • 7-10 years' experience in A/E industry preferred.
  • Good written/ verbal communication and strong organizational skills.
  • Possess the ability to motivate and mentor staff in commensurate engineering skills, computer drafting and document preparation.
  • Delegate work assignments to Junior Staff.
  • Computer and CADD (BIM/ Revit) literate.
  • Very detail-oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible.
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations.


  • Capable of traveling to and from project sites for attending client and project meetings.
  • Ability to access project sites for observation, investigation and evaluation purposes.
  • Ability to use equipment for communication and documentation purposes.
  • Visual acuity to perform responsibilities.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
7 to 10 years
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