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Design/Senior Design Engineer

Company: Sachs Electric Company
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Recognized as an industry leader, Sachs Electric is a national electrical contracting, communications, instrumentation, and engineering company serving the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Founded in 1925, Sachs Electric has grown from a one-room office into one of the largest Electrical Contractors in the U.S. We work on some of the most exciting projects in the industry and tackle the most complex problems. Sachs teams don't just meet the industry standard, we define them.PRIMARY FUNCTION: To lead a team of engineers and designers to develop fully constructible 3D models and prepare detailed construction documents as necessary to support field electricians with challenging electrical installations. Project work ranges from large-scale BIM coordination and design projects to engineered permit documents for design/build efforts. The ideal candidate will have field experience with working knowledge of all applicable electrical and building codes.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Manage day to day operations of 1 to 8 engineers, designers, and CAD/BIM technicians on large scale projects.
  • Act as the primary constructability and QA/QC source for the team to ensure deliverables are of high quality and meet company standards.
  • Teach and mentor design team members and peers in the installation of electrical systems, the National Electrical Code and other building codes.
  • Capable of independently developing 3D models and detailed electrical construction installation documents with Revit.
  • Coordinates closely with field personnel to develop agreed upon means and methods to implement in the design.
  • Represents Sachs at multi-discipline coordination meetings.
  • Gathers and requests specific information from other design disciplines necessary to move forward and complete the electrical design on schedule.
  • Prepares calculations, specifications, cable pull schedules, reports, etc.
  • Consults with vendors and reviews project shop drawings for design accuracy and contract requirements.
  • Works with project managers as needed to develop engineered construction installation drawings from contract documents developed by outside firms.
  • Provides technical support to project managers, field personnel, estimators, and customers.
  • Develop conceptual designs, sketches or Value Engineering ideas to assist project managers or estimators in the preparation of an estimate.
  • Coordinates with prefabrication department to produce manufacturable electrical assemblies.
  • Able to estimate BIM efforts and assist with proposal development.Locations
    • Positions available in St. Louis, Missouri and Dallas, TexasPosition Requirements:
      • Field or extensive electrical design experience with 8+ years in power distribution, lighting, and low voltage systems for a variety of industries.
      • Proficiency in Revit and Navisworks.
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft Products including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
      • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communications skills.
      • Proven ability to work independently or as a team leader with a high degree of organization.
      • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
      • Strong working knowledge of electrical installations and electrical systems.
      • Thorough knowledge of National Electrical Code and other Building Codes as they relate to design.
      • Healthcare, heavy industrial, high-rise commercial, and/or data center design experience is a plus.
      • Experience working with a prefab teams and spooling software (Evolve, Sysque, Stratus, etc.) is a plus.Sachs Electric Company is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Sachs Electric Company, St. Louis , Design/Senior Design Engineer, Engineering , Saint Louis, Missouri

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