Project Designer Electrical (entry level)
Date Posted : 2012-05-02
Group : Architect Engineer Cad Jobs
Sparling, a "Best Place to Work" firm, is seeking an entry level Project Designer, Electrical Engineering. Our projects include major hospitals, data centers, university campuses, military projects, and high-rise commercial office buildings. This is a full-time position based in our Lynnwood, WA office.
Project Designer, Electrical Engineering
Applies basic technical design skills and design documentation processes to produce accurate and timely deliverables.
Handles design development and document preparation in written and computer-aided design formats.
Collaborates with project managers as part of a coordinated design team.
Effectively delegates work to production support staff.
Under the direction of the project manager, supports project requirements including opinions-of-probable-costs estimates, drawing documentation and systems design.
Develops efficient and accurate solutions to design problems.
Researches, prepares, and presents coordinated design options.
Reviews drawings and researches code issues to comply with city, state, and county regulations.
Communicates with manufacturers and contractors to address challenges and develop practical designs.
Provides contract documents that meet required codes and quality assurance standards.
Develops knowlege of technologies and trends, as they apply to the applicable project and market typos, and continually strengthens skills.
Ideal candidates will have:
Basic design knowlege in one or more practice areas, with a commitment to continually improving skills in the field.
Ability to prepare detailed drawings with supervision.
Ability to integrate design elements with architectural, civil, structural, and mechanical disciplines to deliver a coordinated design.
knowlege of discipline specific systems for the built enviroment.
Basic knowlege applicable codes and standards.
Ability to apply logic, reasoning, and organizational skills to structure concepts and ideas into deliverables.
Ability to demonstrate a credible and trustworthy presence through professionalism and demeanor.
Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare and present accurate, professionally written reports and recommendations.
familarity with recent versions of AutoCAD; in particular, AutoCAD MEP and Revit MEP.
Strong working knowlege of Microsoft Office.
Working knowlege of software programs applicable to design discipline.
Bachelors' degree in related field and related professional or internship experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated skills.
Other qualifications we seek:
Strong working knowlege of recent versions of AutoCAD; in particular, AutoCAD MEP and Revit MEP.
knowlege of specialty calculations applicable to design discipline.
familarity with and ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects.
Additional professional certifications, rejistrations, and credentials relevant to Sparling's practice areas and/or markets.
Investments we make in our people:
Full group insurance benefits & flexible spending plan
17 paid days off to start, plus paid holidays
401(k) with company contribution
On-site learning and career development through Sparling University
Paid professional association membership