CDM Smith Electrical Engineer 3 in Orlando, Florida

Job Description:

This mid-level electrical engineering position requires the successful candidate to perform activities of a limited scope, based on principles and techniques commonly employed in electrical engineering design. You will be introduced to project management techniques and to the CDM Smith management system to broaden your understanding of multi discipline design concepts in preparation of advancement to the next level.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Performing electrical calculations for electrical systems

Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code is desired.

Performing design tasks of building related electrical systems including lighting, communications, fire alarm, security systems and power distribution systems.

Developing of electrical plans and specifications for small projects with minimal supervision.

Perform site investigations to confirm and/or identify existing conditions for use in the development of electrical design documents.

Coordinating with the client, utilities and Fire Marshal.

Reviewing shop drawings and assist with general construction services.

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

Assist senior staff in the selection and specification of various electrical system components including motor control centers, switchgear, transformers, etc.

Determine code required 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.

May be required to supervise or coordinate the work of CADD Operators, technicians and others assisting in specific assignments.

Performing limited AutoCAD tasks for electrical design drawings.

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Electrical Engineer 3



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Minimum Qualifications:

3-5 years of experience since B.S. (Power Engineering Option Preferred)

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

Developing external client interaction and marketing skills

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

Experience in the design of water and wastewater treatment facilities or industrial facilities is preferred.

Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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:

Florida - Orlando

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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