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Electrical Designer (Entry-Level) - Pittsburgh

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1mo ago

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  • You need a basic understanding of electrical engineering concepts, ability to collaborate in a team, interpret sketches, follow direction, and have a degree in Electrical/Architectural Engineering. Experience with Revit, AutoCAD, and lighting software is a plus.
  • You will create electrical design documentation, conduct interpretations of drawings, and assist with engineering duties on projects while collaborating with other disciplines.

Graduate Job



  • Our Buildings team is looking for an Electrical Designer. You will work with close guidance and supervision on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer/Designer. You will assist in evaluating, selecting, specifying, and engineering electrical power, lighting, fire alarm and other low voltage systems and products for projects verifying compliance with applicable codes and internal engineering standards / practices. You will perform a variety of tasks which may include Revit and AutoCAD design, engineering calculations, and field work.


  • Basic understanding of electrical engineering concepts and the ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.
  • Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
  • Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material.
  • Ability to take direction, follow process and accept feedback and suggestions from senior engineers/designers.
  • Basic understanding of Revit and AutoCAD, and the use of it as a drafting/design tool, is preferred but not required.
  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Prefer experience with AGI 32, Visual Lighting Software, SKM, Newforma (but not required).
  • Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical or Architectural Engineering with a lighting/electrical emphasis. Minimum of 0-2 years of experience. Internship experience preferred. Candidate should be working towards or has successfully passed the EIT exam. EIT credentials preferred but not required.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Conducts basic interpretations of drawings, codes, and other similar materials.
  • Creates electrical design documentation for the electrical discipline using knowledge of relevant software programs such as Revit and AutoCAD.
  • Performs engineering calculations to analyze and design individual building electrical system components using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.
  • Works with architectural, interior designers, and other engineering disciplines in the coordination of the project under the direction of a senior engineer/ designer.
  • Performs field work as directed by a senior engineer/ designer.
  • Assists with engineering duties on projects of various complexity.
  • Assists with collecting data and gathering information to support design decisions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the senior engineering staff.


Work type

Full time

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