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Electrical Engineer (EE8444)




Job Location
- United States -- New York -- New York

Job Type

08 April 2021

Electrical Engineer – Competitive – New York, NY

The Role

Do you have 1-3 years of experience as an electrical engineer at an engineering firm? If so, Avcon Engineering, a full service engineering firm specializing in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and fire alarm design, are looking for an Electrical Engineer.

The successful candidate will assist with design and preparation of electrical and fire alarm system drawings and specifications, alongside partaking in electrical systems engineering for commercial, residential, retail, hospitality and other various types of projects.

The key responsibilities of an Electrical Engineer include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of engineering design documents under direction and guidance of a Lead Electrical Engineer and Project Manager.
  • Coordination of projects with multiple MEP disciplines for scheduling, design, development and construction.
  • Communicate with owners, outside consultants, and contractors during design and construction phases.
  • Participate in concept design and development, perform basic electrical calculations, design of receptacle layouts, lighting, circuiting, preparation of panel schedules, set up distribution riser diagrams, selection of the appropriate equipment, wire sizing, etc.
  • Participate in concept design and development, layout of fire alarm device, preparation of plans, riser diagram, notes, etc.
  • Perform field surveys of electrical and fire alarm systems.

The Company

For over 30 years, Avcon Engineering has delivered creative and robust engineering designs.  Our team of professional engineers and project managers are experts in renovations and new construction, upgrades and repositioning.

We believe in vigorous coordination during the design phase by proactively addressing issues and anticipating needs to minimize conflicts and changes during construction. We also encourage creative thinking from within our firm to provide our clients with designs best suited for their specific application.

The Person

The key skills and qualities of an Electrical Engineer:

  • 1-3 years’ prior experience in a similar role at an engineering firm, with a bachelor’s degree in an Electrical Engineering.
  • Exceptional knowledge and hands-on experience with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, OneNote, COMCheck, etc.).
  • Electrical design skills with receptacle layouts, lighting and egress layouts, power distribution systems for mechanical equipment, etc. Basic understanding of mechanical, plumbing and fire protection systems is preferred.
  • Knowledge of NYC Electrical, Building and Energy Conservation Codes, NFPA, etc.
  • AutoCAD proficiency is a must (2019 or later versions).
  • Working Experience with Revit.
  • Ability to communicate well orally and strong writing skills.

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.

Contact information

Ed Barsky