Electrical Designer II - Facilities

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous


Electrical Designer II - Facility Design


We are seeking a full time Electrical Designer for our High Performance Facility design group. This position can be located at any of the following Merrick offices: Greenwood Village, CO, San Antonio, TX, Albuquerque, NM, Decatur, GA or Duluth, GA. This position specializes in the design of facilities and related power systems for Government clients. Work assignments include electrical design for power generation, facilities, renovations, research labs, multi-purpose buildings and electrical systems. 

Job Responsibilities

Work involves facility design, site power design, and power analysis/studies. This position requires excellent communication skills for facility electrical design. Project work involves a variety of activities including conceptual and detailed design of low voltage (1000V and lower) power distribution, medium voltage (up to 15kV) power distribution, power generation systems (backup power and prime power), grounding and lightning protection systems, and motor control systems. Experience with facility lighting systems and control, voice/data communication cabling systems, access control and security systems is desired. Work includes electrical system design and drafting work, electrical calculations, assisting field investigations and project construction support. Candidates should be capable of performing fundamental electrical design calculations, and electrical design / documentation assignments under the supervision and direction of licensed professional electrical engineer. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and technical writing skills. Knowledge of REVIT as a design tool is highly desired, a working knowledge of AutoCAD is required. Knowledge of electrical design software such as SKM Power Tools is desired, but will train for this position. Experience with NFPA Codes such as NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code) and NESC (National Electrical Safety Code) is desirable. Candidates are required to meet company expectations for attendance and punctuality.


  • Four (4) to eight (8) years of experience in electrical design
  • Facility design experience is desirable, preferably with U.S. Government such as DOD, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Air Force, etc.
  • Experience using AutoCAD based drawing generation
  • Experience using REVIT is required, or ability to train
  • Experience with electrical calculation tools is a plus, such as SKM Power Tools for or ETAP involving voltage drop, fault current, and load flow calculations
  • Experience with technical Codes and Standards: NFPA, NESC, ICC, DOD Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC), BICSI, etc.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Associates degree in Applied Science Degree in Computer Drafting and Design is preferred but will make exceptions for appropriate design experience
  • US Citizenship is required
  • Local candidates are preferred
  • Physical Requirements

  • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation
  • Ability to perform site and field visits to review existing electrical systems and observe construction
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Work Environment

    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to: computers, phones, copiers, and scanners.

    Additional information

    Apply online only. No e-mail, hard copy or third-party resumes accepted.

    Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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