Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles, CA at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Watch your work come to life in landmark projects around the world when you partner with Syska Hennessy Group. As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, we specialize in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We are seeking an Electrical Engineer or Designer to join our team in the Los Angeles, CA office. Your experience working in a consulting design firm on commercial building projects will ensure your success in this role. Working in our Los Angeles office, you will contribute to the design of major projects from various markets and from around the world.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Job Responsibilities

As an Electrical Engineer/Designer, you will interact with clients, contractors, architects, and other project team members. You will be responsible for providing trade-specific system design: layout (utilizing CAD/BIM); calculations (utilizing appropriate software); and other related design services including coordination with the designs of other trades (architectural and engineering / internal and external) under the guidance of more senior technical staff.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Creating designs under the direction of the senior engineer and/or senior designer
  • Establishing basic system application, design and operational parameters/sequences under the direction of the senior engineer and/or senior designer
  • Participating in the QA/QC process for your work and the work of others as assigned
  • Assisting senior engineers and/or senior designers in the on-going determination of project scheduling requirements, manpower requirements, and project budgets
  • Performing construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned projects including field inspections and subsequent detailed inspection reports
  • Supporting engineering senior staff in processing RFI’s, Change Orders, Bulletins, and Addenda

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the ability to use Revit for system layouts, spatial coordination, and production of detailed drawings.  Someone who possesses strong communication and organizational skills with the desire and ability to grow to a senior level designer role would be a good fit for this dynamic role.

Additional requirements of the Electrical Designer include:

  • Bachelor\u0026#39;s Degree in Electrical Engineering, highly preferred
  • Knowledge to read, review and evaluate floor plans, sections and elevations and visualize three-dimensional space in building construction
  • REVIT and the latest version of AutoCAD MEP experience is a must
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience working in a consulting firm and assisting with the design of electrical power systems
  • Experience in assisting with the design of electrical power systems for a combination of markets such as federal, healthcare, commercial, and mission critical projects
  • Understanding of proper system selection and applicable building codes
  • Understanding of the practical application of LEED principles to building designs


As an employee with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy Group includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Wellness Programs including flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Professional development incentive bonuses
  • Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
  • A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Transit/parking program
  • Monthly business phone stipend
  • Flexible summer work schedules

At Syska, we have cultivated a community that supports learning and provides guidance for professional development and further our culture of excellence. We promote an environment that is committed to embedding diversity and equality into the core of our business and culture. We empower our employees so they can take ownership for their work and development and strive to continually improve themselves and our firm. We rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here for our success! Syska is a place where you can build an exceptional career and have a lasting impact on the world.

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