Sr. Electrical Designer
Company: Strom Minnesota
Location: South Saint Paul
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Leading engineering consulting firm specializing in
architecture, mechanical and electrical design engineering,
facilities management systems (FAPESS), field and engineering
services, construction, and project management. With a history
dating back to 1983, we have established a reputation for
delivering technical excellence and exceptional customer
Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced
Senior Electrical Designer to join our team in St. Paul. As a key
member of our organization, you will play a vital role in ensuring
the successful execution of projects. Reporting to the Senior
Engineer and Facilities Team Engineering Manager, you will provide
technical expertise, deliver projects to clients' satisfaction, and
contribute to a collaborative team environment. In addition, you
will actively support business development efforts, including
proposal writing and client meetings.
Types of Projects: Facilities Design, Offices, Labs, Data Centers
and Industrial Plants. Electricians with residential electrical
experience such as photovoltaic (PV) and Wind experience who know
how to do electrical design in AutoCAD.
* Work collaboratively with the design team to ensure compliance
with codes and regulations.
* Manage assigned projects, ensuring timely completion through
effective delegation, follow-up, and personal execution.
* Search for or develop CAD drawing files and update drawings based
on field site investigations.
* Develop electrical design drawings and markups for the Electrical
Designer and CAD Technician.
* Attend design meetings with clients, present project updates, and
address requests or concerns.
* Design power distribution systems, equipment power, lighting
systems, and other electrical components.
* Prepare engineering documents and equipment specifications in
accordance with project scope and electrical engineering
* Maintain a basic understanding of architectural, mechanical,
civil, and structural engineering practices.
* Adhere to client-specific codes and standards.
* Design lighting systems for various applications.
* Develop project estimates and ensure adherence to scope.
* Communicate project timelines, progress, and deviations to
project managers and stakeholders.
* Create project plans and schedules for efficient execution.
* Support business development through proposal input and client
* Provide work direction to team members and subcontractors as
* Adapt designs based on unexpected circumstances or client
* Mentor and guide the Electrical Designer on client standards,
codes, and practices.
* Review and approve drawings for compliance with regulations.
* Review and approve submittals to ensure compliance with project
* Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
* Collaborate with architects, clients, construction managers, and
other stakeholders to ensure integrated design solutions.
* Participate in project meetings and effectively communicate
* Plan, manage, and organize design reviews and final quality
* Manage construction administration activities, including site
visits and coordination with subcontractors.
* Oversee ARC Flash Studies and external engineering
* Minimum of 10 years of experience in electrical design for
commercial and industrial facility construction projects.
* Experience with 3M drawings preferred.
* Previous leadership experience preferred.
* Degree from an accredited technical school in Electrical
Construction/Design or Electrical Engineering.
* Strong knowledge of Autodesk products (Revit MEP, AutoCAD),
Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
* Ability to establish rapport and credibility with customers and
* Strong organizational, project management, and problem-solving
* Attention to detail is crucial.
* Strong knowledge of relevant codes and regulations, including
NEC, NFPA, IBC, IFC, Energy Code, and Life Safety Code.
Keywords: Strom Minnesota, Minneapolis , Sr. Electrical Designer, Professions , South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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