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Mid-Level Electrical Designer or Junior Electrical Engineer

Mid-Level Electrical Designer or Junior Electrical Engineer

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Electrical
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking an experienced Mid-Level Electrical Designer or a Junior Electrical Engineer to join our Kennesaw, GA office. Will be responsible for assisting electrical engineering designs for new facility construction and repairs, upgrades, and recommissioning of existing facilities, independently or as a member of a design team, including drawings, plans, specifications and studies. Individual will perform site energy assessments; power distribution design, analysis and lighting layouts and significant CAD work.


Key Responsibilities

  • Works under the supervision of a Senior Engineer
  • Design requirements will include simple calculations, specifications, quantity takeoffs, schedules, material submittal reviews, etc.
  • Types of projects may include primary and secondary electrical distribution, data retrieval, arc flash studies, transformers, wiring, interior electrical systems, communications, lighting, industrial controls and control systems, instrumentation and energy conservation
  • Executes facility electrical engineering designs in accordance with applicable codes and standards
  • Performs field assessments, site investigations, inspections, facility condition assessment and sustainable infrastructure assessments
  • Generates workload plans, design analyses, drawing plans, specifications, cost estimates and estimated construction schedule
  • Supports proposals generation
  • Significant AutoCAD, Revit and MicroStation work

Skills / Qualifications


  • For Designer:
    • Associates degree in related technical or engineering field
    • 5+ years
  • For Engineer:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
    • 1-5 years
  • Must be experienced in performing electrical calculations and analyses for electrical system dynamics
  • Experience in performing construction designs for electrical distribution systems, data retrieval, arc flash studies, interior electrical, transformers, communications, lighting, industrial controls and control systems, instrumentation and energy conservation
  • Proven ability to manage and execute multiple project activities
  • Design experience with AutoCAD and Revit
  • Ability and willingness to travel with the team to project sites in the US and internationally; approximately 25%-50% overnight travel at times to support ongoing projects
  • Ability to obtain US Passport
  • Must pass drug test, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


  • EIT or FE if Engineer
  • Pertinent engineering design production experience
  • AutoCAD and REVIT experience developing drawings for electrical systems
  • Field/construction/contractor experience
  • Expertise through past experience in developing construction plans, specifications, cost estimates and schedules
  • Commercial lighting and energy audit background preferred
  • Industrial/Manufacturing experience

Physical Requirements

  • Able to do physically demanding field work such as climbing ladders, and carrying back packs with notes and data collecting equipment, etc.
  • Must be able to travel without limitations and perform unimpeded standing and walking in industrial and field environments for up to 12 hours per workday
  • Must be physically capable of performing work in H&S personal protective equipment

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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