Brown and Caldwell Senior Electrical Engineer in New York, New York
We have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join our growing team. Electrical equipment upgrades, low and medium voltage plant power distribution system design, switchgears, motor control centers, variable frequency drives, control schematic diagrams, power system and arc flash hazards analysis are services in high demand from our clients. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a mid- level engineer to begin or grow their engineering career, do challenging and meaningful work, and protect the earth's resources at the same time, if you are looking for an opportunity to work in the potable water, wastewater, infrastructure and environmental arena.
For the right candidate, this position offers the opportunity for significant professional growth and the potential to collaborate with local and national teams. The candidate will have a broad range of responsibilities, which includes interacting with clients, manage electrical projects, and participate in new business development. In this role, your design delivery responsibilities will include conceptual design development, layout and selection of equipment, development of contract drawings using 2D and 3D design approaches, bid package preparation, field investigations, electrical and I&C design, and support during construction both in the office and in the field. We are looking for candidates who have a passion for building things, meeting new people, and desire to work with seasoned professionals who perform industrial, municipal, and other water/wastewater related work. Primary responsibilities include:
Serve as a project task manager, or perform as lead discipline (electrical and I&C) person on projects as appropriate
Scope and budget projects, identify method of project execution and coordinate staff assignments
Successfully manage and execute electrical design and be on time and on budget using company systems and tools.
Support business opportunities and assist in sales and marketing efforts (proposal preparation, interviewing, scope, fee, etc.)
Mentor other electrical and I&C engineers and designers
Perform contractor construction submittal reviews and request for information documents and general electrical design activities for plant and pump station power systems
Desired Skills and Experience:
BS in Electrical Engineering
Professional registration or the ability to obtain within 6 months
Minimum of 8 years' experience as an Electrical Engineer working for government, municipal, and/or industrial water and wastewater industries preferred
Experience in industrial power systems design, service entrance, feeder and branch circuits, lighting, emergency power and power distribution equipment
Solid knowledge in the application of the National Electrical Code
Solid knowledge and understanding of electrical safety systems, NFPA 70E
Effective oral and written communication
Able to multi-task, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and work independently with a willingness to learn
Candidate should be a self-starter, results-oriented and be able to work under tight and pressured deadlines
Benefits and Other Compensation: We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee health, performance, and success which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off and parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, performance-based bonus eligibility, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance and long-term care insurance. Click to see our full list of benefits.
COVID-19 Considerations: Currently, all employees, contractors, clients, visitors, etc. entering a Brown and Caldwell office must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Additionally, an increasing number of clients are requiring vaccination and some BC positions may also require vaccination based on the need to be in the office or for other business reasons (please refer to desired skills and experience section to determine if applicable for this job). Brown and Caldwell will continue to comply with all applicable state and federal laws and rules related to vaccination of employees, including the pending federal OSHA vaccination mandate rules if/when it becomes applicable. Fully vaccinated is currently defined as two weeks after having a single dose of Johnson & Johnson or two doses of Pfizer or Moderna. If offered employment, employees must complete a vaccination survey and provide proof of vaccination, if applicable. Medical and religious exemption requests will be considered.
About Brown and Caldwell
Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction firm with 52 offices and 1,700 professionals across North America and the Pacific. For more than 70 years, we have created leading-edge environmental solutions for municipalities, private industry, and government agencies. We strive to be the company of choice-to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration, and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise, and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. For more information, visit
This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.
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Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.