SmithGroupJJR is an international idea-oriented design firm that is committed to creating inspiring places that enrich the human spirit. We believe that extraordinary projects are created when the design process is based on the principles of exploration, experimentation, innovation, sustainability, research, and collaboration. Our expertise in providing thoughtful and innovative solutions keeps SmithGroupJJR at the forefront of architectural, engineering and planning firms around the world. According to the 2016 Building Design + Construction magazine “Giants” ranking, SmithGroupJJR is the 6th largest architecture/engineering firm in the U.S.
The Detroit, Michigan office of SmithGroupJJR, named one of Southeast Michigan’s Top 100 Workplaces by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our team. Our practices offer local, national and international projects of all sizes including opportunities with our other offices. We are seeking a talented individual who is committed to design excellence, who thrives in an environment of collaboration and who demonstrates a high degree of creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.
Working with us, you will:
Independently provide the full range of electrical engineering services on a small to medium-sized project and lead others in accomplishing project objectives given by a supervisor.
Lead and perform analysis, design and documentation of small to medium building electrical systems including power distribution, lighting design, fire alarm, security, audio/visual and telecommunications systems.
Revise, review, and coordinate construction documents.
Prepare, develop, and edit specifications.
Visit construction sites as required for observation, answer contractor questions, or representing the owner in preparing punch lists.
Prepare CA field observation reports.
Refine and further develop design concepts given by others.
Create and develop planning and design concepts for more complex projects.
Oversee design work of others to ensure an integrated and cohesive design
Supervise the development of materials for client presentations.
Manage the engineering discipline in one or more small to medium-sized projects (including negotiating project scope and fees, job production and quality, fee management, collection, and work plan) in coordination with the project manager.
Manage the engineering discipline in a portion of a large-sized project in coordination with the project manager.
Establish and maintain project staffing requirements consistent with contractual obligations.
Provide oversight and monitoring of the work performed by junior staff.
Follow and enforce quality control procedures.
Coordinate with consultants and develop trusted relationships with clients.
Mentor and train junior and intermediate level staff.
Review RFP’s and determine submission requirements.
May assist in developing proposal materials and business development activities.
Take an active role in a local professional association.
An ideal candidate has:
5+ years related experience in Architectural Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
PE license required.
LEED AP preferred.
Ability to produce and coordinate the electrical engineering portion of construction documents for permitting and bidding and small projects.
Demonstrated history of effectiveness in working in a team setting, communicating with others, customer satisfaction and technical competence.
Proficient in current design software (CAD, Revit, etc.) as well as Microsoft Office.
SmithGroupJJR offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 7 or 8 federal holidays. We also offer an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays) to help with work/life balance.
Interested in joining us? Get started today by clicking the link below. Be sure to fill in the required information, and submit your cover letter and resume as attachments. Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.
SmithGroupJJR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
SmithGroupJJR is an international idea-oriented design firm that is committed to creating inspiring places that enrich the human spirit. We believe extraordinary environments are created when the design process is based on the principles of exploration, experimentation, innovation, research, and collaboration. Our expertise in integrating the architecture, engineering and planning disciplines lead...s to thoughtful and innovative solutions for our clients. According to the 2016 Building Design + Construction magazine “Giants” ranking, SmithGroupJJR is the 6th largest architecture/engineering firm in the U.S.