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Associate Electrical Engineer - New York

  • Job
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Engineering
  • $104K - $150K
  • New York City

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  • You must have 8+ years' exp. in electrical engineering design, incl. projects in Higher Ed, Museums, Commercial, Transportation, & Stadiums. P.E. & LEED AP preferred, strong Revit & computational analysis skills, ability to work independently & communicate with clients at a high level.
  • You will work closely with clients and team members to produce detailed electrical design drawings, reports, and specifications. You'll manage workload, mentor junior engineers, and ensure projects meet deadlines and financial goals.


  • 8+ years’ experience of electrical engineering design in the building services and construction industry
  • Experience working on projects in the following sectors is preferred: Higher Education, Museums, Commercial, Transportation Hubs and/or Stadiums
  • Relevant bachelor or master’s degree
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) desirable
  • LEED AP accredited preferred
  • Experience using Revit
  • Familiarity using computational analysis tools such as electrical fault analysis and lighting design software
  • Ability to accept a high degree of responsibility in a team-based organization, combined with ability to work independently
  • Excellent technical knowledge of electrical systems; ability to investigate, identify and provide solutions to technical problems
  • Excellent client-facing and communication skills (verbal and written), with experience presenting (you will often be required to present solutions directly to 'c-suite' level stakeholders)
  • Experience in the preparation of technical reports for delivery direct to a client audience
  • Ability to problem solve and propose multiple solutions to Clients and objectively summarize the benefits and shortfalls of each


  • As a key part of the team, your responsibilities will be varied, but likely to include:
  • Work closely with clients, architects and other Buro Happold Engineers and/or design team members as part of a dedicated and skilled team
  • Produce coordinated detailed design drawings, electronic models, specifications, written reports, site observation reports, schedules etc. on a variety of projects within the electrical discipline, as well as the coordination with utility companies and obtaining the necessary electrical permit approvals from Plan Check
  • Organize technical and financial proposals for new work
  • Manage workload of Project Discipline Engineers and Technicians (including verification of quality).
  • Take responsibility for concept and preliminary engineering solutions for detail design
  • Prepare Technical Specifications
  • Monitor financial performance of jobs
  • Keep senior staff informed of important and relevant service/design decisions and the objectives of the client are achieved
  • Mentor junior Electrical Engineers
  • Continually ensure practices, policies, strategy and services represent the client’s best interests and that Buro Happold policy is in keeping with current legislation and the relevant building codes for the relevant state etc
  • Plan, organize and manage personal workload in order to meet deadlines in line with client commitments
  • Proactively raise concerns regarding workload and ability to meet deadlines
  • Maintain an overview of the project team’s workload and commitments in order to successfully meet deadlines and balance resource utilization
  • Actively contribute towards delivering profitable projects in the context of project finances
  • Monitor financial performance of jobs, with the setting up and managing of job/project administrative systems, including planning and monitoring job resourcing/expenditure (adjusting these as necessary).


What qualifications are required for the Associate Electrical Engineer position in New York?

The qualifications required for the position include 8+ years of experience in electrical engineering design within the building services and construction industry, a relevant bachelor or master's degree, and preferably being a Professional Engineer (P.E.) and LEED AP accredited. Experience working on projects in sectors such as Higher Education, Museums, Commercial, Transportation Hubs, and/or Stadiums is preferred. Familiarity with Revit, computational analysis tools, and excellent technical knowledge of electrical systems are also crucial.

What responsibilities will the Associate Electrical Engineer have in this role?

The responsibilities of the Associate Electrical Engineer will include working closely with clients, architects, and other team members, producing detailed design drawings and specifications, preparing proposals for new work, managing project workload, mentoring junior engineers, ensuring regulatory compliance, and contributing towards project profitability. They will also be involved in concept and preliminary engineering solutions, preparing technical specifications, and maintaining client relationships.

What benefits are offered to the Associate Electrical Engineer in this position?

The benefits offered to the Associate Electrical Engineer include a salary range of $104,000 to $150,000, generous benefits package, annual discretionary bonus, 4 weeks of PTO plus 10 paid holidays, 401k with company match, hybrid working options, reimbursement for professional licenses and exams, access to a global network of experts, learning and development opportunities, and participation in various employee resource groups within the company.

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We are an international, integrated consultancy of engineers, designers and advisers. For over 45 years, we have built an unrivalled reputation by delivering creative, value-led solutions for the benefit of people, places and planet. Described by our clients as 'passionate', 'innovative' and 'collaborative', Buro Happold is synonymous with the delivery of exceptionally complex projects on every continent, working with the world's leading architectural practices and organisations, such as the United Nations, UNESCO and C40 Cities. Through our global community of driven, world-leading engineering, advisory and design professionals, we are acting to address major challenges in an ever-evolving world.

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  • We value human wellbeing, and are discontented with limitations. We commit to taking this as seriously for our people as our projects.

  • We are a diverse, one-firm culture. When we get it right, it sings. Internal barriers are always to be overcome through inclusivity and equity above all else.

  • We embrace mutual responsibility. It is easy to default to individual success. Teams need to share success and failure in the same way.

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