Electrical Engineer

  • location: Rockford, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $75,000 - $115,000 per year

job description

Electrical Engineer (Power/Lighting/Building Systems) needed on a direct hire basis for a well-established and growing Architectural & Engineering firm northwest of Chicago, IL. This position will report to the Director of MEP Engineering. Salary range is $75k-$115k/yr depending on experience and credentials. Certified EIT or PE status is highly preferred. Relocation assistance is available.

Responsibilities for the Electrical Engineer

  • Design and production of electrical power, power distribution, lighting, fire alarm, CCTV, and miscellaneous electrical systems in commercial facilities.
  • Prepare load calculations, select equipment, layout electrical systems using AutoCad and/or Revit.
  • Communicate directly with owners, architects, contractors, power companies, other design professionals and building officials.
  • Collaborate in multi-discipline project teams to develop drawing and specification documents for issuance to architects, contractors and building owners.
  • Interact and work with clients and subcontractors.
  • Perform other duties as needed and directed by managers.

Requirements for the Electrical Engineer

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 10+ years of electrical design experience.
  • Strongly prefer an EIT or PE, but must be willing to pursue.
  • Strong working knowledge of building electrical systems, NFPA & NEC codes.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD.
  • Revit experience is a plus.
  • Background from a similar MEP or A/E firm preferred.
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft office products such as Word and Excel.
  • Good oral and written communications skills.
  • Experience working in commercial projects.


  • Company Sponsored Benefits.

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