LOCATION: Houston, TX
EXPERIENCE: 05 years
Electrical Engineer (7741)
SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,300 experts across 19 offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialists develop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces. We are deeply committed to our promise to Design a Better Future – for our clients, communities and employees. Are you ready to help us get there?
The Houston office of SmithGroup is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our team.
Working with us, you will:
Perform analysis, design and documentation of building electrical systems including power distribution, lighting design, fire alarm, security, audio/visual and telecommunications systems.
Independently provide the full range of electrical engineering services on small to medium-sized projects.
Revise, review, and coordinate construction documents.
Mentored and trained junior-level staff.
Develop solutions to challenging electrical power distribution and lighting systems with integrated architecture and engineering project design teams.
Contribute to SmithGroup’s sustainable design initiatives by using a variety of software to perform electrical loads, short circuit analysis, generator loads and lighting calculations.
An ideal candidate has:
A bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Architectural Engineering or equivalent.
Minimum 5 years of experience working as an electrical engineer designing electrical power distribution and lighting systems for new and renovated healthcare, research lab, higher ed, and other critical building types.
Engineering-in-Training certification preferred, and in progress of obtaining PE license.
Familiarity with SKM, AGI32 or other electrical systems evaluation programs
Proficiency in Revit and/or AutoCAD and Microsoft Office required.
SmithGroup offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 8 federal holidays. We also promote a healthy work/life balance for our staff which includes an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays), as well as hybrid work options that give our team the flexibility to work within our vibrant office culture or remotely, as needed.