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Electrical Engineer, PE (power / lighting)

Electrical Engineer, PE (power / lighting)

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Job Description

A full-service A&E firm providing cohesive architecture, engineering, planning and interior design for clients in a variety of markets, is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer in New Orleans, LA - Direct hire / full time position


  • As a fully competent Engineer, performs work involving the application of all conventional aspects of electrical engineering to the functional area of the assignment. 
  • May work as a Project Manager or Project Engineer.
  • Exercises judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Conceptualizes the initial electrical design approach for major phases of large facilities type projects, or has overall responsibility for the electrical engineering work on a project of limited scope.
  • Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates electrical engineering work.
  • Also, supervises the design and ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination of the project with City, State, and County officials, and other outside agencies.
  • Resolves a variety of complex problems, (i.e. conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult coordination requirements).
  • Serves as a liaison between clients and agencies, subcontractors, and design teams.
  • Reviews plans and prepares or reviews technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.
  • Participates in contract bidding and administration; observes project action on site.
  • Supervises the work of less experienced engineers and/or technical support personnel assigned to the project (not an on-going substantial job component).
  • Performs other duties assigned by Department Manager.
  • Participates in the selection of design teams and subconsultants and in the negotiations of fees and subcontractors.
  • May assist the Department Manager in the preparation of the department/division budget and policy implementation.

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer is required (reciprocity is OK)
  • 6+ yrs progressive work in a consulting environment required
  • Good organizational and computer skills
  • Capable of handling multiple projects
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong client relations

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $85,000.00 - $95,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Design, Construction, Engineering
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 6 to 12 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Architecture - Building, Construction, Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric
Required Travel Not Specified
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Electrical Engineer, PE (power / lighting)

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