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Senior Electrical Engineer

Hartford, Connecticut
6 Sep 2022

TITLE: Sr. Electrical Engineer

REPORTS TO: Director of Design & Engineering


The Sr. Electrical Engineer will report directly to the Director of Design & Engineering. The position encompasses a variety of responsibilities relating to engineering, design, research and interfacing with vendors as well as clients as outlined in detail below.


Design & Engineering Responsibilities

Perform electrical engineering duties which encompass the design and optimization of associated systems and components that are centered on power distribution, controls, automation, instrumentation and the like;

Development of Schematic Design, Conceptual Design, Detailed Design Documents and/or participate in peer reviews with any associated third party design consultants;

Research and analyze customer design requirements and associated performance data to evaluate the feasibility, design considerations, probable cost, operability and maintenance requirements of designs or applications;

Interface with outside vendors for best component or system selection as it pertains to the application requirements which ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications;

Implement and participate in Green Building Design & Construction practices as recognized by industry recognized associations such as USGBC and LEED Accreditation;

Support and perform building code analysis and detailed design development that is consistent with industry best practices, OEM requirements, and any specific technical standards;

Provide drawings for work performed on behalf of A/Z consistent with the Professional Engineers Code of Ethics. In turn A/Z will indemnify and provide the associated professional insurance coverage;

Obtain operational proficiency of the latest in design software solutions with computer-assisted design/drafting (CAD 2D / 3D modeling within a BIM environment) and clash detection applications (i.e. Revit, AutoCad, Navisworks, QuickPen, etc.) to support the design team and provide oversight;

Confer with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information;

Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems;

Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification;

Support commissioning, start-up and help develop procedures for testing, including IQ-OQ-PQ validation protocols;

Establish and coordinate the maintenance and safety procedures, service schedule, and supply of materials required to maintain specialty systems and equipment in the prescribed condition;

Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to physical plant operations and/or maintenance crew as requested;

Application and understanding of Company design formatting, indexing, reporting and document quality assurance procedures and policies;

Estimate costs and submit bids for engineering based opportunities;

Solicit new business and provide technical customer service;

Construction and Administration Responsibilities:

Project Management support for various assignments as requested;

Assist in the business development efforts of the Corporation including preconstruction, tactical approaches with project delivery, ensuring a customer-centric focus, client interaction, and presentation assistance;

Participate in required peer reviews with project team members providing insight and confirmation regarding productivity factors, assembly breakdown structures, constructability evaluations, alternative means and methods, general condition build-up factors, and scope of service definition for associated qualifications, clarifications, and conditions in support of project proposals;

Adherence to Corporate Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies and Best-Practices in the deployment of all work related activities;

Provide a pro-active and positive Client interface throughout the delivery of services;

Quality control accountability to ensure field compliance with all associated project specifications and technical requirements;

Provide the necessary project information to accurately complete conceptual or work-in-process performance schedules in an organized and controlled project approach;

Coordinate and support all project close-out, start-up and training in accordance with facility management best practice standards and technical requirements that are outlined within the project performance specifications;

Initiate continuous improvement objectives and embrace technology enhancements;

Promote, foster and maintain open communication among all project team members, consultants, inspectors, applicable agencies, and the supporting subcontractors and trade participants;

Participation in lessons learned sessions, operational development initiatives, and best practice training to support a continuous improvement working philosophy.


Lead and mentor designers and design engineers;

Provide guidance on code provision, A/Z design standards and client expectations;

Review project designs for quality, code compliance and good engineering practices;

Assist A/Z in administrative responsibilities including project assignments and manpower forecasting.

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  • Job Reference: 705659099-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: A/Z Corporation
  • Location: Hartford, Connecticut
  • Salary: On Application