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Electrical Engineer

Willdan Group Portland, OR
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Willdan is a full service building systems engineering and energy services company. We provide services in the design and implementation of building energy savings projects, energy management, mechanical HVAC systems design, energy and water savings measurement and verification, energy modeling, and building energy consulting. Our solutions are focused on the building energy performance for the higher education, K-12 education, healthcare, county government, city government, commercial and industrial facility markets.

The Electrical Project Engineer is responsible for leading the development of building energy conservation projects with a focus on Electrical, Lighting, and Lighting Control Systems. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in Architectural Engineering or Electrical Engineering with an interest in building electrical, lighting, lighting control, and mechanical systems. This position is for our Beaverton, OR office location. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate success in the following skills and abilities:

Skills and abilities:

Knowledge of building electrical systems, lighting and lighting controls, and building electrical codes.

Be fully capable of working in design teams to assist in meeting the project goals in a team-focused environment.

Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills. Demonstrates the ability to communicate ideas and concepts in both written and oral form.

Knowledge of local Oregon and Washington electrical codes.

Experience with facility electrical distribution systems is required.

Exposure to high-performance buildings and energy conservations is preferred.

Exposure to solar and battery storage is a plus.

Some travel is required.

Ability to meet fast-paced deadlines while maintaining quality designs.

Ability to apply innovative approaches to solve problems.

Be fully capable of working in multidisciplinary design teams to assist in meeting the project goals.

Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish project's goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with AutoCAD, eQUEST and Microsoft Excel Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) are preferred.

Job Responsibilities: Lead overall project development and engineering efforts on institutional and commercial building energy conservation or mechanical HVAC renovation projects. This includes individually performing and leading other engineers in completing the following:

Perform on-site commercial and industrial facility audits to identify energy, electrical, lighting, and mechanical improvement opportunities.

Perform design of building electrical, lighting, and lighting control systems upgrades, including the production of construction drawings and specifications.

Perform project cost estimates.

Perform building lighting simulations, lighting design, and equipment selection.

Perform engineering analysis of Available Short-Circuit Current, Arc Flash Potential, and Circuit Breaker Coordination in high performance buildings.

Ensure project development and design process progresses as scheduled.

Review and approve contractor submittals.

Write persuasive proposals detailing building improvement opportunities and solutions. Present findings clearly and professionally to peers and client.

EEO Non-Discrimination and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, religion, military service or veteran status, disability, medical condition, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic testing, reproductive status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws and ordinances. Willdan does not discriminate on the basis of physical or mental disability where the essential functions of the job can be reasonably accommodated. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us.

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Why Work Here?

Growing Company with room for advancement!

For over 50 years, Willdan has delivered industry-leading engineering and energy solutions that have transformed government and commerce – having implemented over 70 utility programs and served 130,000 small business, healthcare, hospitality, and education customers nationwide. Today, we are leading our clients into a future accelerated by change in resources, infrastructure, and technology.

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