Project Engineer

Position Overview: Applies electrical design knowledge, skill and ability to create
construction drawings for the project owner and provides continuous professional
support throughout the entire construction process.


  • Chicago, IL
  • South Barrington, IL
  • Orlando, FL

Reports To: Studio Chair / PIC

Level: Electrical Engineer II

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Produces construction electrical documents appropriate for permitting based on project specifics.
  • Accurately and timely produces electrical design elements consistent with project specifications.
  • Accurately and timely produces design elements in accordance with the project hours, scope & parameters.
  • Produces accurate and complete load calculations within project parameters.
  • Provides research design options consistent with project requirements.
  • Selects appropriate equipment for project type.
  • Actively participates in post design activities through to construction completion.
  • Assists in the preparation of other documents germane to a project with
    enthusiasm and professionalism.
  • Follows established work rules, policies and procedures.
  • Actively engages with other members of the company to continuously strive to improve processes, create efficiencies and reduce costs.
  • Cooperatively takes on other duties, roles or responsibilities as assigned

Non-essential Job Functions

  • Other general office processes and procedures and project activities.
  • Actively participate in a company committee or rock.

Candidate Requirements

  • 4 year degree in Engineering required, EIT preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience.
  • Demonstrable understanding of construction process and interpretation of
    construction drawings.
  • Knowledge of Electrical Engineering standards and other trades.
  • Knowledge of Engineering drafting standards.
  • Knowledge of building codes and standards.
  • Knowledge and utilization of company & design standards.
  • Basic knowledge of software tools; i.e. SKM, lighting calcs, etc.
  • Knowledge of AutoCad and/or Revit.
  • Good communication skills.

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Team oriented, professional, self-starter, with positive attitude and multi-tasking capability.