Electrical Engineer Graduate or EIT

Company: Clark Nexsen ( Learn More )

General Information
US-VA-Virginia Beach
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Job Description

Position Open:  October 13, 2017
Position Close:  Until filled

Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen, Inc.

Must apply online through corporate website at www.clarknexsen.com.

Firm Description

Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals.

Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work.

Generous benefits: Health, Dental, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Vacation/Sick leave, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available.

Job Description

We seek to hire an Electrical Engineer Graduate or EIT in our Virginia Beach, VA office who will perform electrical engineering services on multi-discipline building design projects of small to large scope for commercial and government facilities, as well as single discipline electrical engineering projects of small to large scope.

General responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Preparation of programming documents, schematic documents, design development documents, and construction documents as directed
  • Performing various aspects of electrical engineering on projects, or portions of projects, as directed by a Engineer or Senior  Engineer and in conformance with the applicable zoning ordinances, standards and specifications. 
  • Working closely with the Engineer or Senior Engineer to develop a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of electrical engineering
  • Preparation of marketing and presentation materials as directed
  • Performing various duties associated with the bidding process, including preparing addenda and amendments, open and tabulate bids as directed
  • Performing various duties associated with the construction phase, including field visits, answering RFIs, reviewing shop drawings, and preparing record drawings as directed
  • Complying with quality control policies and procedures
  • Learn and implement department and company standards
  • Participating in team meetings and coordinating efforts with other team members
  • Actively participate in education, mentoring and IDP programs
  • Working with, responding to, and taking direction from design managers, senior architects and project managers
  • Project responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform Engineer or Senior Engineer tasks as directed
  • Completing sections and details produced to a schematic-level of completion by the Electrical Engineer
  • Creating schematic-level systems design of low to moderate complexity
  • Assisting in the development of an accurate, three-dimensional model of the structure with the necessary level of detail using the required Building Information Modeling (BIM) software package, when BIM is a project requirement
  • Develop design options for resolution of system conflicts
  • Assist with building systems calculations and LEED templates
  • Participate in building system selections
  • Participate in building code analysis process
  • Assist with discipline drawing coordination
  • Coordinate work product with other disciplines
  • Adhere to project budget and schedule
  • Education

    Graduate of an ABET-accredited 4 or 5-year engineering program in one of the following disciplines:
  • Electrical Engineering  (Building design or power distribution focus)
  • Electrical Engineering Technology (Building design or power distribution focus)
  • Architectural Engineering (Electrical Engineering focus)
  • Architectural Engineering Technology (Electrical Engineering focus)
  • *Candidates  who expect to graduate by January 1, 2018 are eligible  to apply for this position. 

    Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations

  • Completed or be in a position to complete the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and all other state requirements for certification as an EIT is preferred.
  • Ability to complete all requirements for PE licensure within 60 months after being hired is preferred
  • Understanding of sustainable design principles and design practices with LEED AP accreditation preferred
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Registered Communication Distribution Designer (RCDD), or Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional (CLEP), certifications are desirable
  • Additional certifications such as CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process
  • Active participation in IEEE, IES or other related professional organizations is desirable
  • Software Skills

    An Electrical Engineer Graduate or EIT should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, accounting, and information management.

    Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to understand the capabilities and limitations of the programs and interact with the support staff in their use of the software is highly desirable. 

    Career Experience

  • Successful completion of at least one student internship is desirable.
  • Prior experience in an Engineering or multi-discipline Architectural & Engineering firm is desirable.
  • Familiarity with applicable building codes and standards is desirable.
  • Other Criteria

  • Ability to prepare effective and concise documents
  • Possess technical precision and creative design skills
  • Ability to make effective presentations to a variety of groups
  • Have acan-do attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional services
  • Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole
  • Job Requirements