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Electrical Designer in Irvine, CA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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Job Description

Junior Electrical Designer
Orange County, CA
Contract to Hire or Direct Hire
Pay up to: $37.50, DOE

The successful candidate will be involved with the electrical design of commercial, educational, hospitality and governmental facilities.


  • Development of electrical building construction drawings for permit and construction.
  • Applying the CEC, NEC and other codes as they pertain to buildings.
  • Performs entry level professional engineering tasks in own discipline under the supervision of more senior staff members in order to develop design documents.
  • May obtain field data by conducting field visits to project sites both in state and out of state. Documents existing conditions.
  • Solves standard engineering problems.
  • May communicate with clients or architects to resolve issues with engineering designs.
  • Obtains knowledge of building codes and stays current with building code changes.
  • Performs equipment takeoffs for cost estimating purposes.
  • Within his or her technical engineering specialty, is able to design and layout routine lighting, power, fire alarm, and telecommunications portions of a project using AutoCAD MEP, Revit, or other means.
  • Works with more senior engineers to determine the most appropriate concept for the engineering system being design or re-designed.
  • May take other engineers' rough plan mark-ups and creates final design documents.
  • Perform engineering calculations as well as operate various software packages related to various portions of the design package as directed by more senior staff members.
  • Using knowledge of the kinds of projects the firm designs, is able to specify portions of the engineering system from catalogs or other resources. This typically involves the application of special knowledge to design effective engineering solutions.
  • Performs CAD functions proficiently in discipline and will use AutoCAD MEP or Revit software to transfer design concepts to a format acceptable to the client, architect, and/or construction company.
  • Follows and accepts work rules and procedures.
  • Accepts direction and supervision.


  • Must have a four-year college degree in engineering with some cooperative educational experience.
  • Atleast 1 year of experience in the consulting engineering field including design and development of electrical engineering plans and specifications.
  • Must have an understanding of the engineering principles in the discipline he/she is designing.
  • Must be proficient in the operation of a computer and AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • BSEE & EIT

Employees enjoy 1/2 day Fridays year round along with other perks and benefits.
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