Electrical - Control Systems, Electrical - Power Engineering, Electrical - Quality, Electrical Engineering
4 Year Degree
SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,300 experts across 13 offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialists—from artists and engineers, to nurses, workplace strategists and beyond—develop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces.
Smithgroup’s San Francisco office is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our growing engineering team. Our engineering team supports all of our industry leading design studios including: Higher Education, Workplace, Science & Tech, Healthcare, and Senior Living. The ideal candidate will have experience in California designing electrical systems for complex lab projects and be driven to expand that work within the following frameworks, Net Zero Energy, Living Building Challenge, LEED V4 and WELL Building Standard, including a range of high-efficiency electrical systems designed to reduce energy use and align developers with statewide carbon neutrality goals. Experience with grid-interconnected PV and Battery Storage systems is ideal. The candidate should have experience partnering with other sub-consultants and trade partners to identify cost-transfer and efficiency opportunities that maximize owner value while minimizing environmental impact. Smithgroup values engineers with non-traditional backgrounds and a diverse workforce with each individual bringing their unique voice and experiences to support our global promise to Design a Better Future.
Working with us, you will:
Independently provide the full range of electrical engineering services on projects and lead others in accomplishing project objectives given by a supervisor.
Lead and perform analysis, design and documentation of small to medium building electrical systems including power distribution, lighting design, fire alarm, security, audio/visual and telecommunications systems.
Serve as electrical systems specialist, conduct research in problem areas of considerable scope/complexity and devise solutions.
Create and develop planning and design concepts for more complex projects.
Oversee design work of others to ensure an integrated and cohesive design.
Meet with clients, project teams, code officials, contractors and others to address electrical discipline issues and to develop effective working relationships.
Mentor junior level staff and participate in performance coaching.
Participate in the recruitment and interviewing process as requested.
An ideal candidate has:
A bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Architectural Engineering or equivalent.
Minimum 10 years of experience working as an electrical engineer in the building design and construction industry, including the design of power distribution, lighting, and lighting controls, specifically experience working with complex labs.
LEED AP preferred.
Experience designing Grd-Interconnected PV and Battery Storage Systems for Net Zero and Net Positive Energy Buildings.
Experience in assisting clients with detailed Plug-load studies and load reduction strategies.
Professional Engineer (PE) registration required.
Prior experience leading electrical teams.
Proficiency in current design software (CAD, Revit, etc.) as well as Microsoft Office.
SmithGroup offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 8 federal holidays. We also offer an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays) to help with work/life balance.
Interested in joining us? Get started today by clicking the link:
SmithGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or arrest/conviction records.
When you wake each day, what stirs your soul? Is it a desire to heal patients? Inspire learning? Advance research and discovery? Build business? Are you passionate about protecting our resources? Or creating spaces for respite and recreation?
At SmithGroup, we embrace opportunities to work alongside clients, partners, and colleagues who dare to push boundaries and pursue bold “what if” dreams. And we’ve discovered how to bottle passion and deliver success. The secret? People like you. Creating partnerships with others who share our goals, values, and visions for creating a better future has yielded outstanding results. Our trophy shelf is packed with proof.
SNAPSHOT OF OUR FIRM
+ We are spread across 13 offices but we truly operate as one firm
+ We understand what makes each region unique and have people who “get it”, but we also have the ability to pull experienced resources from across our network of 1,300 people to leverage the right expertise for a specific project
+ Our clients are global leaders in a wide range of industries such as in healthcare, higher education and science and technology