CDM Smith Electrical Engineer 4 in Los Angeles, California

Job Description:

• Performing limited AutoCAD tasks for electrical design drawings.

• Performing technical electrical calculations for electrical systems using electrical systems analysis software.

• Performing design tasks including lighting layouts, communications, fire alarm, and security systems.

• Developing the electrical plans and specifications for small to medium sized and complex projects with minimal supervision.

• Performing site investigations to confirm and/or identify existing conditions for use in developing electrical design.

• Coordinating with the client, utilities, fire marshal or code enforcement officers.

• Reviewing shop drawings and assist with general construction services.

• Performing short circuit, coordination and arc flash studies using power analysis software.

• Assisting in the development of project scope and budget as input for proposals.

• Ability to select and specify various electrical system components including motor control centers, switchgear, transformers, etc.

• Determine code require working clearances around electrical equipment.

• Assist senior staff in the development of the Engineer’s opinion of probable construction cost estimates

• Assist senior staff in the development of sales proposals.

• Attend client meetings for the purpose of defining the project scope during a proposal phase and review design development documents during project execution.

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point)

• Proficiency with SKM Power*Tools or other electrical system analysis software is preferred

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Electrical Engineer 4



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Minimum Qualifications:

• 5-7 years of experience since B.S.

• Certification as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) by successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination is required.

• Experience in the supervision and coordination of the work of CADD Operators, technicians and others assisting in specific assignments

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point)

• Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills.

• Knowledge of NEC and other NFPA codes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer by successful completion of the NCEES Electrical Engineering Practice Examination.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

California - Los Angeles

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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