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Electrical Engineer (Design Engineering) in Los Angeles, CA at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

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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 to join our team in the Los Angeles, CA office. Your experience working in a consulting design firm on federal, healthcare, commercial, and mission critical 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.

Electrical Engineer (Design Engineering)

Job Responsibilities

As an Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for representing the firm in all interactions 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 basic designs under the direction of the senior engineer and/or senior designer
  • Developing specifications, system narratives and system layouts for a variety of projects and project sizes
  • Participating in / Ensuring / Overseeing QA/QC process for your work and the work of others as assigned
  • Assisting senior engineer and/or senior designer 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 conducting field inspections and subsequent detailed inspection reports
  • Assisting the senior engineer / senior designer in processing RFI’s, Change Orders, Bulletins, and Addenda
  • Conducting field inspections to determine existing conditions and to coordinate new work
  • Assisting Senior Engineer in preparation of due diligence, feasibility, gap analysis and other technical reports and drawings

Electrical Engineer (Design Engineering)

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate would have a current E.I.T, or PE registration as an Electrical Engineer or the ability and desire to obtain credential. Someone who possesses strong communication and organizational skills with the desire an ability to grow to a Project Management role would be a good fit for this dynamic role.

Additional requirements of the Electrical Engineer include:
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years to 6 years’ experience working in a consulting firm
  • Experience with designing electrical power systems for a combination of markets such as federal, healthcare, commercial, and mission critical projects
  • Basic understanding of proper system selection and applicable code
  • Project management experience, a huge plus
  • LEED accreditation, preferred
  • REVIT and the latest version of AutoCAD MEP experience

Electrical Engineer (Design Engineering)


As an employee with Syska Hennessy, 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 includes:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) Option
  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Wellness Programs including  in-house Yoga, 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
  • Much More!

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