Burns & McDonnell Assistant Electrical Engineer - Water (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois
The Assistant Electrical Engineer will assist project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including in the water waste/water industry. The Assistant Electrical Engineer will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting electrical plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs.
Assists in the electrical design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion.
Assists with modifying and reviewing production drawings for a variety of projects including, but not limited to: pump stations, water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants.
Assists in designing electrical components for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.
Applies basic knowledge of commonly used electrical concepts, practices, codes, and procedures within the electrical engineering services industry.
Assists with research and complies project related data as required by the project managers.
Assists with correcting and updating drawings provided by senior engineers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software.
Assists with client presentations, shop drawing review, and contract administration for the design of pump stations, water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants.
Assists in performing field inspections, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.
All other duties as assigned.
1-3 years of experience preferred.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Electrical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience.
Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) strongly preferred.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
Involvement on campus or in the community.
Basic knowledge in standard electrical engineering techniques, principles and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
Basic computer skills include electrical analysis programs (e.g., RISA), AutoCAD and BIM (e.g., Revit and Tekla).
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e. without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.
Job Electrical Engineering
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Req ID: 201422