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Electrical Engineer

CPL Architects Engineers Landscape Arch & Sur
Charlotte, NC
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Job Description

Job Summary

The Licensed Electrical Engineer is responsible for the design of power distribution systems, lighting, and low-voltage systems for our building design projects as well as the production of all plans and specifications associated with that design. This position is also responsible for construction phase services.

Core Job Duties

Design electrical systems for building design projects

Make site visits to document existing systems and gather existing owner documentation

Develop conceptual designs, selects equipment, performs calculations, and prepares design drawings and specifications

Complete construction phase services such as submittal reviews, periodic site visits, and punch lists

Interact closely with architects, interior designers, mechanical engineers, and plumbing engineers

Work with a design team to create design sketches, layouts, and plans

Use computer-assisted design software to create preliminary and detailed drawings

Perform building condition evaluations and prepares reports

Electric utility and code enforcement official coordination

Perform energy code compliance analysis using ComCheck software

Mentor less experienced staff

Work with junior staff for document production support

Assist with preparation of proposals

Perform other related duties as assigned


Required Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

Proficient with using lighting design software such as Lithonia Visual or similar

Demonstrates knowledge of applicable Codes and Standards (NEC, NFPA 101, NFPA 72, etc.)

Proficient with ComCheck software

Must be proficient with Revit and/or AutoCAD

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Excellent technical skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills including public speaking

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail


Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, with 5+ years of experience designing electrical systems for commercial, institutional, and/or industrial buildings

Licensed Professional Engineer in the state in which the applicant applies, or the applicant will immediately apply for a P.E. license in that state

Experience designing power distribution systems, including panelboards, switchboards, overcurrent protection, transformers, generators, etc.

Experience with interior and exterior lighting design

Experience with fire alarm, access control, public address, phone/data, and other low-voltage systems design


CPL Architects Engineers Landscape Arch & Sur


Charlotte, NC
28210 USA



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