Sr. Electrical Engineer

Posted 12 May 2022
LocationOklahoma City
Job type Full Time
DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing

Job Description

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Location:  Oklahoma City, OK

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of experience as an Electrical Engineer building and construction industry. Our Sr. Electrical Engineer is expected to execute a project from beginning to end and lead a team of electrical engineers and designers in all aspects of a project. The candidate must have a P.E. license in Electrical Engineering to be considered.

Required Responsibilities/ Duties:

Conceptual Design:

  • Understand and determine customer needs and define the services needed to provide an effective project

  • Develop budgets and proposals

  • Develop project concept plans and associated detailed documents

  • Responsible for leading and providing engineering design in accordance with applicable industry codes and standards for all phases of the electrical engineering work

Electrical Design:

  • Facility-related design of AC power distribution, grounding, lightning protection, lighting, generators for back-up power, UPS systems for uninterruptible power, surge protection

  • Complete knowledge of the design of power distribution, medium voltage, and below

  • Fully coordinates the connections of power utilization component connections

  • Grounding design, proper application

  • Lightning protection design, system types

  • Lighting calculations such as spacing to mounting height ratio, point to point, impact of horizontal and vertical foot-candles, lighting for emergency egress, selection of color-temperature, and design for daylighting and associated controls. Use of lighting software

  • Life safety requirements (egress and exit marking)

  • Application of process electrical and various types of control systems


  • Working knowledge of the NFPA 70 National Electrical Code

  • Clear and professional verbal and written communication skills

  • Prepare scope of work, specifications, construction documents, and other necessary project-required deliverables

  • Experience with REVIT Preferred

Project Leadership:

  • Provide engineering managers with reports on project progress with respect to work completed and work still required, actual time requirements, versus estimates, and technical matters related to assigned projects.

  • Represent electrical team in both internal and external (Clients/Vendors) design reviews throughout the project.

  • Track cost and scheduling of engineering services.

  • Direct and coordinate all work related to assigned projects.

  • Lead Electrical personnel assigned to the project.

  • Maintain project communications through regular review meetings and day-to-day contact.

  • Assure that all contractual requirements are satisfied.

  • Drive coordination of electrical design discipline with other engineering disciplines.

  • Role requires a self-starter who can work well within groups and individually to further improve and contribute to the growth and effectiveness of the Department.

 Group Leadership:

  • Mentor other Electrical and Controls team members on learned technical job skills.

  • Maintain positive client relationships and develop potential work opportunities.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC’s) preferred but not required.

  • Experience with low voltage design (fire alarm, telecommunications, audio-visual, security) preferred but not required.

Education and Experience

  • ABET-accredited bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • P.E. license in Electrical Engineering required 

  • Minimum of 10 years discipline experience

  • Licensed Professional Engineer. NCEES Record Number holder preferred

Core Competencies

  • Accountability: Accepting responsibility that results in anticipation/prevention of problem areas from actions, and problem-solving inside and outside the department/organization.

  • Customer Focus: Makes service to internal and external customers a priority; focuses on exceeding customer expectations, not just meeting them; recognizes and values all key stakeholders; applies and develops service excellence skills.

  • Effective Communication: Listens for understanding and appreciation, encourages open feedback; presents clearly and effectively one on one, and in small and large group settings; considers the audience in preparing messages and in choosing the appropriate communication channels; creates and encourages open channels of communication.

  • Execution/Empowerment: Demonstrates the ability to get results; manages competing demands in fast-paced environment with effective results; identifies and creates contingency solutions to ensure timely execution.

  • Learning & Development: Learning new skills and increasing capabilities a high priority; takes action to address development needs in self and others, if applicable; identifies gaps and learning opportunities to ensure complete technical job proficiency; takes responsibility for own development and skills improvement.