Senior Electrical Engineer

Sarasota, FL 34236

Post Date: 10/10/2017 Job ID: 65257 Industry: Technical

Loyal Source is looking for an Senior Electrical Engineer in Sarasota, FL. 




- Leading comprehensive engineering design and consulting firm, the company provides innovative solutions for clients with facility and infrastructure challenges.  

- Over 400 employees working in multiple locations across the US
50 years in business

- Environment that encourages individuals to pursue their hobbies and personal interests by promoting a healthy balance between life and work.

- Benefit options including: Medical, dental, and vision coverage, a generous contribution to employee-owned Health Savings Account, 401(k) with matching up to the full IRS maximum, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other employee incentives and wellness programs.




The Sr. Electrical Designer provides designs, project layouts, and contract documents in accordance with company design standards and client requirements. Assists in the development and supervision of drawings and plans required to complete a project design in a particular discipline. Communicates design issues and problems with the project engineer as needed.


For more information and to apply, please contact Lindsey Wolf at 407-868-8974 or send your resume to


Key Responsibilities:


-  Processes drawings received from the architect into models that can be used by the design team

- Coordinates initial project set up and continuously ensures the team has the current model through communication with the architect
Prepares electronic drawings with accuracy, neatness, and efficiency using industry software

- Develops design approaches and concepts on assigned projects in coordination with the project engineer 

- Implements design requirements as related by design team

- Performs system design layout and sizing for assigned projects
Assists in the studies, load calculation, and selection of equipment to fit the project design

- Anticipates problems and potential conflicts and provides recommended solutions to team members

- Reviews shop drawings, records changes, and keeps all disciplines informed of details and schedules

- Attends project update meetings with both clients and team members
Assists the design team in the coordination with external and internal contacts such as owners, architects, and other disciplines

- Communicates design requirements and answers questions from contractors and suppliers during the bid or construction phases
Maintains detailed records of communications with clients, contractors, vendors, and team members

-  Coordinates the contract documents with the construction administrators and may perform on-site inspections during construction as required

-  Performs collision changes in Navisworks as collisions are identified by the design team

-  Visually reviews plans for defects in design work

- Assists in the development of man-hour budgets and performs tasks in accordance with the budget by accurately quantifying the amount of effort needed to complete tasks

- Communicates with team members, project manager, other disciplines, and outside vendors to obtain necessary information on drawings

-  Assists the design team in the process of putting a set of drawings into an organized package

-  Maintains a continued focus on the latest code requirements, design software, and other industry trends

-  Assists in the training, mentoring, and/or developmental guidance of designers and EITs

- May assist or supervise in data collection and/or field verification

- May serve as an on-site Construction Administrator as needed

- May hold project manager responsibilities on some projects; tasks include establishing project scope with the client, scheduling work, maintaining communication with the client, attending meetings, overseeing profitability, implementing a QA/QC plan, and performing job closeout processes

-  May collaborate with a team of designers and engineers on the standardization of design practices and procedures, QA/QC, and current issues facing the design group




- Two-year technical degree in an applicable discipline plus six years applicable experience OR eight years applicable experience

- Three years of experience with large scope projects

- Experience in performing system or project designs with only general technical supervision from engineering staff

-  Capable of reading and interpreting plans from other disciplines (i.e., architectural, structural, civil, plumbing, electrical, mechanical)

- Must have Revit experience

- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

- Knowledge of construction terminology

- Must have time-management skills

- Must have organization skills

- General knowledge of engineering theories and methodologies

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