JLA Engineering is actively seeking a local and experienced Electrical Engineer with a background in buildings and facilities related projects for contract work based on individual project needs. For our new Electrical Engineer, there will be opportunities to collaborate and grow based on your individual experience and our clients’ needs. Transitioning to a full-time position is the goal.
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JLA Engineering is a small business serving other small businesses in Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia. We support the vision of our clients’ by providing mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design through conceptual design, scope development, permit and construction documents, and construction administration. Most projects are small scale commercial and residential buildings located in the Maryland and Washington, DC areas.
The Electrical Engineer must be able to analyze existing systems for renovations and/or additions to existing facilities.
Planning, organizing, and performing detailed electrical calculations and design for power, lighting power, and fire alarm drawings for buildings and facilities related projects.
Red line/markup electrical design for drafter and/or experience with CAD for the preparation of construction drawings.
Capable of managing engineering activities.
Develop engineering specifications.
Coordinate project design with other engineering disciplines.
Communicate progress of work and change of scope or additional services to project manager and/or client.
Coordinate project document completion.
Conduct design reviews of preliminary and detailed engineering designs.
Research applicable industry standards and interpret applicable codes.
Independently work with code officials and other design professionals when an interpretation or exception to codes is required.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university; Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering. Master’s Degree is a plus.
Professional Engineer licensure is strongly preferred; EIT with PE as goal is minimum.
Seven (7) years of engineering and design experience.
Expertise in specifying and designing systems in at least two of the building types served by JLA Engineering: Office, Restaurants, Retail, Light Assembly Industrial, Multifamily, Mixed Use, Medical Treatment/Office, Special Purpose.
Extensive experience designing, reviewing, and approving Electrical Construction drawing sets including but not limited to single lines, power plans, lighting plans, and fire alarm plans.
Interact with clients to gather critical information.
Ability to work in a team environment and independently/remotely.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Working knowledge of NEC (NFPA 70).
Valid U.S. Citizenship.
Preferably knowledge of LEED, ASHRAE, IECC, and IGCC energy codes.
Candidates should have experience with the following software: Microsoft Office applications - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; AutoCAD (ability to open drawings, navigate, edit text, and print)
Candidates should live in the Baltimore or DC area and be able to visit project sites in the area.