Electrical Designer

Department: Electrical  |  Location: Victor, NY


APD is seeking an Electrical Designer  in our Victor, NY office. This entry-level position will be responsible for the engineering of electrical systems for retail, restaurant, public infrastructure and facilities, recreation, education and residential, with a heavy emphasis on retail design.

This position offers an excellent opportunity for growth and advancement.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop construction drawings suitable for the public bidding of electrical systems.
  • Perform load calculations to determine building service size, power distribution, voltage drops, wiring size, lighting, and emergency power systems.
  • Perform load calculations to determine building service size, power distribution, voltage drops, wiring size, lighting, and emergency power systems.
  • Populate panel schedules, generate risers and single line diagrams.
  • Ability to coordinate with Mechanical, Plumbing and Fire Protection systems for power requirements.
  • Ensure NEC, energy and NFPA codes and specifications are implemented.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and work in a fast paced consulting environment.
  • Perform field visits to document and verify existing equipment and systems.
  • Less than 10% travel.
Minimum Qualifications
  • AS or BS degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • 0-5+ years’ experience in electrical design with some knowledge of power distribution, fire alarm, data & communications, lighting and emergency power systems.
  • Ability to bring projects to completion with supervision and assist in the QA/QC process.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience/proficiency in PC use and application.
  • One or more years of AutoCAD education, training, or related experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT/FE)
  • BS in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • Previous design experience with an MEP engineering consultant.
  • Solid experience with latest version of AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Experience in applying requirements of applicable NEC, NFPA, building, and energy codes.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Eligible to obtain LEED BD+C credentials.

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