Electrical Designer

at Bernhard, LLC in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Bernhard’s core mission is delivering innovative engineering, construction, and energy solutions that empower our clients and promote a sustainable future. Bernhard is comprised of four divisions: Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering and Development, each with a distinct identity and service offerings. The intersection of our capabilities enables Bernhard to provide turnkey Energy-as-a-Service (“EaaS”) solutions to our clients. At the same time, our divisions continue working in the market sectors and communities that the Company has traditionally served. Bernhard’s vision is to be the leading EaaS provider in North America through delivery of excellent, high value service and innovative solutions for our clients.

Purpose and Essential Duties

The Electrical Designer performs technical activities on assigned projects under supervision of a licensed professional engineer, including participation in technical studies, investigations and designs on assigned projects. The Electrical Designer assists the project team in the production of projects that are on-time, within budget and of the utmost quality. Specific responsibilities include:

+ Designs and prepares drawings for electrical systems for building projects including conducting code review, lighting calculations, lighting and receptacle layout, one-line diagrams, branch circuit, feeder, and service calculations, etc., under the supervision of a licensed professional electrical engineer.

+ Attends meetings with owners, clients, and/or architects as needed; Prepares and distributes meeting notes.

+ Conducts site surveys to determine existing facility conditions or proposed conditions.

+ Assists the design team in the coordination with other discipline including architectural, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, structural, civil, etc.

+ Accompanies senior level staff/project manager in performing project site visits during construction to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications, owner expectations, and building codes. Assists in preparing punch lists and project observations reports to note findings.

+ Actively attends in-house and external training sessions to obtain knowledge in necessary technical areas.

+ Participates in industry organizations and attends events, meetings, and activities.

+ Upholds TME’s owner advocacy philosophy and organizational core values.

This position is Full Time Non-Exempt, and reports to the Director, Engineering.

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications

+ 2-year Technical Degree or Associates Degree in Electrical-Related Field, OR

+ 2 – 3 years of experience as an electrical designer for an engineering or architectural/engineering design firm, OR

+ Electrical Program / Course / Classes at a Community College, plus 1-3 years’ experience as an electrician working for an Electrical Contractor, OR

+ Journeyman Electrician License.

+ Must have experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Revit, and AutoCAD.

Preferred Education, Experience and Qualifications

+ Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.

+ Experience with larger commercial projects including healthcare, higher education, laboratory, and central energy plant projects.

Travel Requirements

+ Infrequent travel to Company or client locations. Approximately 10% of time will be spent traveling.

Physical/Work Environment Requirements

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

+ Sit for extended periods of time.

+ Frequently required to stand and walk.

+ Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

+ The work environment, conditions, and requirements for project site visits, surveys, etc., are highly variable. Safety equipment is often required to perform these duties, especially on a construction site.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that diverse candidates are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Bernhard, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role. Still, your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Bernhard is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and participate in the e-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

To staffing/placement agencies: We are not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and placement agencies (whether submitted through this website or sent directly to an employee of Bernhard LLC or its operating companies) unless a written agreement is in place between the agency and Bernhard, LLC (“Company”) and an authorized Company representative makes a written request to the agency to assist with a requisition. Similarly, no fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of the Company, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC223125239

Posted On: Sep 08, 2022

Updated On: Nov 08, 2022