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Senior Electrical Engineer

Brown and Caldwell
Sacramento, California 95670
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our growing team in Northern California.

Electrical equipment upgrades, arc flash hazards analysis, low and medium voltage plant power distribution system design, motor control centers, drives, wiring diagrams, and related equipment for plant power are services in high demand from our clients. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a senior engineer to continue to build upon their engineering career, do challenging and meaningful work, and protect the earth’s resources at the same time.


Detailed Description:


For the right candidate, this position offers the opportunity for significant professional growth and the potential to collaborate with local and national teams. The candidate will have a broad range of responsibilities, which include mentoring junior and midlevel electrical and Instrumentation and Control (I&C) staff, interact with clients, manage electrical and I&C related projects, and participate in new business development.  In this role, your design delivery responsibilities will include power system coordination modeling, conceptual design development, layout and selection of equipment, development of contract drawings using 2D and 3D design approaches, bid package preparation, field investigations, electrical and I&C design, and support during construction both in the office and the field. We are looking for candidates who have a passion for building things, meeting new people, and desire to work with professionals who perform industrial and municipal electrical, and other water/wastewater work. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a project task manager, or perform as lead discipline (electrical and I&C) engineer on projects as appropriate
  • Scope and budget projects, identify method of project execution
  • Successfully manage and execute electrical designs to be on time and on budget using company systems and tools
  • Support business opportunities and assist in sales and marketing efforts (proposal preparation, interviewing, scope, fee, etc.)
  • Mentor other electrical and I&C engineers and designers
  • Perform contractor construction submittal reviews and request for information documents and general electrical design activities for plant and pump station power systems
  • Producing effective and accurate written documents, reports, and technical memorandums
  • Collaborate with a national team of technical experts in the Electrical and I&C group


Position Requirements

  • BS in Electrical Engineering
  • Professional registration or the ability to obtain within 1 year
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as an Electrical Engineer working for government, municipal, and/or industrial water and wastewater industries
  • Ability to work with Designers in Revit/BIM environment along with AutoCAD P&ID
  • Experience in Design Build project delivery a plus
  • Experience in industrial power systems design, service entrance, feeder and branch circuits, lighting, emergency power and power distribution equipment
  • Solid knowledge in the application of the National Electrical Code
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of electrical safety systems, NFPA 70E
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Able to multi-task, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and work independently with a willingness to learn
  • Candidate should be a self-starter, results-oriented and be able to work under tight and pressured deadlines


About Brown and Caldwell


Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction firm with 52 offices and 1,600+ professionals across North America and the Pacific. For more than 70 years, we have created leading-edge environmental solutions for municipalities, private industry, and government agencies. We strive to be the company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration, and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise, and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. For more information, visit www.brownandcaldwell.com


This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.


Notice to Third Party Agencies: Brown and Caldwell does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request with Brown and Caldwell, Brown and Caldwell reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer.  Minorities/Women/Disabled and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.  Brown and Caldwell ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


Posted: 2020-09-14 Expires: 2020-10-14

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