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Senior Electrical Engineer

A/Z Corporation

This is a Contract position in Detroit, MI posted September 25, 2022.


Electrical Engineer REPORTS TO: Director of Design & Engineering SUMMARY: The Sr.

Electrical Engineer will report directly to the Director of Design & Engineering.

The position encompasses a variety of responsibilities relating to engineering, design, research and interfacing with vendors as well as clients as outlined in detail below.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Design & Engineering Responsibilities  Perform electrical engineering duties which encompass the design and optimization of associated systems and components that are centered on power distribution, controls, automation, instrumentation and the like;  Development of Schematic Design, Conceptual Design, Detailed Design Documents and/or participate in peer reviews with any associated third party design consultants;  Research and analyze customer design requirements and associated performance data to evaluate the feasibility, design considerations, probable cost, operability and maintenance requirements of designs or applications;  Interface with outside vendors for best component or system selection as it pertains to the application requirements which ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications;  Implement and participate in Green Building Design & Construction practices as recognized by industry recognized associations such as USGBC and LEED Accreditation;  Support and perform building code analysis and detailed design development that is consistent with industry best practices, OEM requirements, and any specific technical standards;  Provide drawings for work performed on behalf of A/Z consistent with the Professional Engineers Code of Ethics.

In turn A/Z will indemnify and provide the associated professional insurance coverage;  Obtain operational proficiency of the latest in design software solutions with computer-assisted design/drafting (CAD 2D / 3D modeling within a BIM environment) and clash detection applications (i.e.

Revit, AutoCad, Navisworks, QuickPen, etc.) to support the design team and provide oversight;  Confer with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information;  Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems;  Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification;  Support commissioning, start-up and help develop procedures for testing, including IQ-OQ-PQ validation protocols;  Establish and coordinate the maintenance and safety procedures, service schedule, and supply of materials required to maintain specialty systems and equipment in the prescribed condition;  Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to physical plant operations and/or maintenance crew as requested;  Application and understanding of Company design formatting, indexing, reporting and document quality assurance procedures and policies;  Estimate costs and submit bids for engineering based opportunities;  Solicit new business and provide technical customer service; Construction and Administration Responsibilities:  Project Management support for various assignments as requested;  Assist in the business development efforts of the Corporation including preconstruction, tactical approaches with project delivery, ensuring a customer-centric focus, client interaction, and presentation assistance;  Participate in required peer reviews with project team members providing insight and confirmation regarding productivity factors, assembly breakdown structures, constructability evaluations, alternative means and methods, general condition build-up factors, and scope of service definition for associated qualifications, clarifications, and conditions in support of project proposals;  Adherence to Corporate Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies and Best-Practices in the deployment of all work related activities;  Provide a pro-active and positive Client interface throughout the delivery of services;  Quality control accountability to ensure field compliance with all associated project specifications and technical requirements;  Provide the necessary project information to accurately complete conceptual or work-in-process performance schedules in an organized and controlled project approach;  Coordinate and support all project close-out, start-up and training in accordance with facility management best practice standards and technical requirements that are outlined within the project performance specifications;  Initiate continuous improvement objectives and embrace technology enhancements;  Promote, foster and maintain open communication among all project team members, consultants, inspectors, applicable agencies, and the supporting subcontractors and trade participants;  Participation in lessons learned sessions, operational development initiatives, and best practice training to support a continuous improvement working philosophy.

Management:  Lead and mentor designers and design engineers;  Provide guidance on code provision, A/Z design standards and client expectations;  Review project designs for quality, code compliance and good engineering practices;  Assist A/Z in administrative responsibilities including project assignments and manpower forecasting.