Senior Design Engineer
Company: Sachs Electric
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Recognized as an industry leader, Sachs Electric is a national
electrical contracting, communications, instrumentation, and
engineering company serving the United States, Canada, and Puerto
Rico. Founded in 1925, Sachs Electric has grown from a one-room
office into one of the largest Electrical Contractors in the U.S.
We work on some of the most exciting projects in the industry and
tackle the most complex problems. Sachs teams don't just meet the
industry standard, we define them.
PRIMARY FUNCTION : To lead a team of engineers and designers to
develop fully constructible 3D models and prepare detailed
construction documents as necessary to support field electricians
with challenging electrical installations. Project work ranges from
large-scale BIM coordination and design projects to engineered
permit documents for design/build efforts. The ideal candidate will
have field experience with working knowledge of all applicable
electrical and building codes.
Manage day to day operations of 1 to 8 engineers, designers, and
CAD/BIM technicians on large scale projects.
Act as the primary constructability and QA/QC source for the team
to ensure deliverables are of high quality and meet company
Teach and mentor design team members and peers in the installation
of electrical systems, the National Electrical Code and other
Capable of independently developing 3D models and detailed
electrical construction installation documents with Revit.
Coordinates closely with field personnel to develop agreed upon
means and methods to implement in the design.
Represents Sachs at multi-discipline coordination meetings.
Gathers and requests specific information from other design
disciplines necessary to move forward and complete the electrical
design on schedule.
Prepares calculations, specifications, cable pull schedules,
Consults with vendors and reviews project shop drawings for design
accuracy and contract requirements.
Works with project managers as needed to develop engineered
construction installation drawings from contract documents
developed by outside firms.
Provides technical support to project managers, field personnel,
estimators, and customers.
Develop conceptual designs, sketches or Value Engineering ideas to
assist project managers or estimators in the preparation of an
Coordinates with prefabrication department to produce
manufacturable electrical assemblies.
Able to estimate BIM efforts and assist with proposal
Field or extensive electrical design experience with 8+ years in
power distribution, lighting, and low voltage systems for a variety
Proficiency in Revit and Navisworks.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Products including Excel, Word,
Outlook and PowerPoint.
Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communications
Proven ability to work independently or as a team leader with a
high degree of organization.
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced
Strong working knowledge of electrical installations and electrical
Thorough knowledge of National Electrical Code and other Building
Codes as they relate to design.
Healthcare, heavy industrial, high-rise commercial, and/or data
center design experience is a plus.
Experience working with a prefab teams and spooling software
(Evolve, Sysque, Stratus, etc.) is a plus.
Sachs Electric Company is proud to be an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer regardless of race, color, gender, age,
sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs, marital
status, genetic information, national origin, disability or
protected veteran status.
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