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Electrical Engineer (Entry Level)

CPL (Clark Patterson Lee) Greenville, SC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Electrical Engineer will assist the electrical engineering team in the design of commercial AC power, lighting, fire alarm, and other systems for institutional, municipal, healthcare and academic building/facility projects. The Electrical Engineer will work as a integral part of a project team, ensuring the transition of design intent into construction documentation. This position will work under the direction of a licensed professional electrical engineer, giving the training and experience they will need to become licensed. This entry level Electrical Engineer will learn to coordinate with architects, mechanical (HVAC and plumbing) engineers, civil engineers and other disciplines.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Degree from a four year ABET/EAC accredited program
  • State Certification as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) or able to become certified within 12 months
  • Building electrical systems experience is a plus
  • Revit MEP and/or AutoCAD experience is a plus
  • Experience or internship with an electrical consulting engineering firm in the construction industry or with an electrical contractor is a plus
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Proficient at using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other general office software
  • Skillful in organizing time, resources and tasks
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Able to take direction and execute assignments efficiently and correctly
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and looking for expanding responsibility
  • Skillful in organizing time, resources and tasks
  • Capable of learning software quickly and efficiently; this position will require considerable use of drafting software (Revit, MEP and AutoCAD), as well as lighting, fault current, energy code compliance, and other software.
  • Possess an understanding of electrical system theory and apply it to design tasks, such as using basic electrical formulas to calculate three-phase power, current, and other required quantities

CPL (Clark Patterson Lee)

Why Work Here?

One of our core values is Family! We trust our employees to be responsible when it comes to work-life balance!

CPL offers a comprehensive benefits program including: competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a general paid time off program and a 401K program. In addition, we offer educational support and/or professional development opportunities for continues growth and advancement. CPL is not only proud to be an equal opportunity employer, but a diverse, inspiring and enjoyable place to work. Visit our home page at to learn more about our firm’s services and collaborative culture. CPL (Clark Patterson Lee) is a dynamic, team based, Architectural/Engineering firm with offices in Georgia, New York, North Carolina and South Carolina. We are the leader in creating spaces that make a difference in people’s lives and in the communities, we serve. CPL has built a reputation for providing exceptional comprehensive design and construction services, while offering quality and value. We are extremely proud of our intentional culture, engaged within the communities we serve, and thrive on challenging, transformative projects that have a real impact on regions and residents. When you join CPL’s team, you’ll be invited to take part in volunteer service, company events and challenging projects. Since our founding in 1975, we have grown into a respected ENR Top 300 firm with 13 offices and nearly 400 employees who collaborate every day with a common goal of serving clients while having fun.


Greenville, SC