Inginaire - Engineering Staffing

Senior Electrical Engineer- Commercial

St. Paul, MN
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Mar 01, 2017
Mar 10, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Inginaire has a Senior Electrical Engineer position available with our client in St. Paul, MN. Our client is a recognized industry leader in process and facility infrastructure design and performance. They serve clients in the United States, Canada and Central America and have capabilities not commonly found in traditional engineering firms, including their commissioning work and ability to drive projects of all sizes.

The Senior Electrical Engineer plays a key role in the successful execution of projects. Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, Commercial, this individual will provide technical and engineering excellence, as well as successful delivery of work to our customers. The Senior Electrical Engineer is responsible for a high level of customer satisfaction by ensuring expectations are clearly communicated and managed – both externally and internally. The successful candidate will also contribute to a dynamic team environment by being proactive, communicating clearly to all stakeholders, and modeling a highly collaborative working environment. This person will also actively support the business development process, through the writing of proposals and meeting with prospective and current customers..

This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity for the right candidate!
Key Responsibilities :
  • Designs one or more of the following: power distribution systems (primary requirement), size motor feeders and starters
  • Prepares engineering documents and equipment specifications to meet contracted scope of work and to ensure application of Electrical Engineering Principles (e.g. Ohms? law, selective coordination, grounding, harmonics, etc.)
  • Possesses a basic understanding of Architectural, Electrical, Civil and Structural Engineering construction practices
  • Has strong knowledge of Codes (e.g. NEC, NFPA, IBC, Life Safety Code, etc.)
  • Designs lighting systems (interior, exterior, landscape, specialty)
  • Develops estimates for assigned scope of work, and is accountable for ensuring we stay within scope
  • Creates project plan and schedule for execution of work
  • May serve as project manager for complete projects, when assigned
  • Supports the business development process through input to proposals, meeting and interviewing with prospective customers
  • Provides work direction to other team members, including subcontractors, as assigned
  • Approves final equipment selections and drawing submittals
  • Provides technical and engineering support to other departments/disciplines

Professional Experience / Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have a pragmatic and applied approach, while at the same time bringing a creative examination of customer needs and solutions. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a strong proficiency in LEED design in their core discipline. Ideally, the person filling this position will have strong electrical design experience across a variety of commercial buildings (retail, office, schools). This person will have strong interpersonal skills to enable effective interaction with Designers, Engineers and Project Managers. This person will possess strong communication skills, and influencing skills, and has demonstrated the maturity and self-confidence to work with colleagues and customers. The level of seasoning we are looking for likely comes with a minimum of 8-10 years of experience following graduation.

Additional qualifications the successful candidate will possess include:
  • Effective meeting management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Adaptable and agile, responsive to quick changes in direction
  • Ability to establish rapport and credibility with customers and other stakeholders
Understanding the Business
  • Knows the business and the mission-critical technical and functional skills needed to do the job; understands the company culture – their Mission, Vision and processes Learns new methods and technologies easily
Getting Organized
  • Is well organized, resourceful, and has strong planning skills; effective and efficient at marshalling multiple resources to get things done; lays out tasks in sufficient detail to mark the trail; is able to get things done with less and in less time; can work on multiple tasks at once without losing track; foresees and plans around obstacles
Focusing on Action and Outcomes
  • Attacks everything with drive and energy with an eye on the bottom line; not afraid to initiate action before all the facts are known; drives to finish everything he/she starts
Focusing on the Customer
  • Identifies and anticipates customer requirements, expectations, and needs Creates systems and processes that make it easy for customers to do business with the company Ensures that customer issues are resolved
Communicating Effectively
  • Is clear and concise; adjusts to fit the audience and the message; strongly gets a message across
Influencing Others
  • Ensures that proposals or arguments consider the needs of all stakeholders Identifies the agendas, concerns, and motivations of others
Builds Relationships
  • Treats people with respect; relates well to people regardless of their organization level, personality, or background Encourages others to express their views, even contrary ones

  • Bachelors’ degree in Electrical Engineering and a Professional Engineering registration in Minnesota are required. P.E. registration in other states is desirable but not required.

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