Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. Senior Electrical Designer in Denver, Colorado
Senior Electrical Designer
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Looking for a Senior Electrical Designer for Denver.
The Senior Electrical Designerprovides designs, project layouts, and contract documents in accordance with company design standards and client requirements. Assists in the development and supervision of drawings and plans required to complete a project design in a particular discipline. Communicates design issues and problems with the project engineer as needed.
Processes drawings received from the architect into models that can be used by the design team
Coordinates initial project set up and continuously ensures the team has the current model through communication with the architect
Prepares electronic drawings with accuracy, neatness, and efficiency using industry software
Develops design approaches and concepts on assigned projects in coordination with the project engineer
Implements design requirements as related by design team
Performs system design layout and sizing for assigned projects
Assists in the studies, load calculation, and selection of equipment to fit the project design
Anticipates problems and potential conflicts and provides recommended solutions to team members
Reviews shop drawings, records changes, and keeps all disciplines informed of details and schedules
Attends project update meetings with both clients and team members
Assists the design team in the coordination with external and internal contacts such as owners, architects, and other disciplines
Communicates design requirements and answers questions from contractors and suppliers during the bid or construction phases
Maintains detailed records of communications with clients, contractors, vendors, and team members
Coordinates the contract documents with the construction administrators and may perform on-site inspections during construction as required; may serve as Construction Administrator as needed
Performs collision changes in Navisworks as collisions are identified by the design team
Visually reviews plans for defects in design work
Assists in the development of man-hour budgets and performs tasks in accordance with the budget by accurately quantifying the amount of effort needed to complete tasks
Communicates with team members, project manager, other disciplines, and outside vendors to obtain necessary information on drawings
Assists the design team in the process of putting a set of drawings into an organized package
Maintains a continued focus on the latest code requirements, design software, and other industry trends
Assists in the training and mentoring of designers and EITs
May assist or supervise in data collection and/or field verification
May hold project manager responsibilities on some projects; tasks include establishing project scope with the client, scheduling work, maintaining communication with the client, attending meetings, overseeing profitability, implementing a QA/QC plan, and performing job close out processes
May collaborate with a team of designers and engineers on the standardization of design practices and procedures, QA/QC, and current issues facing the design group
An ideal candidate will possess the following requirements:
Two-year technical degree in an applicable discipline plus six years applicable experience OR eight years applicable experience
Three years of experience with large scope projects
Experience in performing system or project designs with only general technical supervision from engineering staff.
Capable of reading and interpreting plans from other disciplines (i.e., architectural, structural, civil, plumbing, electrical, mechanical)
Revit experience a plus
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Must have time-management skills
Must have organization skills
General knowledge of engineering theories and methodologies
SSR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
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