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he Electrical Project Engineer is responsible for leading the development of building energy conservation projects with a focus on Electrical, Lighting, and Lighting Control Systems. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering or Electrical Engineering with an interest in building electrical, lighting, lighting control, and mechanical systems. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate success in the following skills and abilities:

Skills and abilities:

  • Be fully capable of working in design teams to assist in meeting the project goals in a team-focused environment.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills.  Demonstrates the ability to communicate ideas and concepts in both written and oral form.
  • Experience with facility electrical distribution systems is required.
  • Professional Engineering license is required (2019 test takers are welcome to apply).
  • Some travel is required.
  • Exposure to high-performance buildings and energy conservation is preferred.
  • Project experience in Colorado, California, Oregon, or Washington is a plus.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform on-site facility audits to identify energy, electrical, lighting, and mechanical improvement opportunities.
  • Perform energy modeling and building simulations using energy modeling software packages, i.e., eQUEST.
  • Calculate projected energy savings.
  • Perform project cost estimates.
  • Perform building lighting simulations, lighting design, and equipment selection.
  • Design electrical, lighting, and lighting control systems upgrades, including the production of construction drawings and specifications.
  • Perform engineering analysis of Available Short-Circuit Current, Arc Flash Potential, and Circuit Breaker Coordination in high performance buildings.
  • Write persuasive reports detailing building improvement opportunities and solutions.  Present findings clearly and professionally to peers and clients.
  • Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with AutoCAD, eQUEST and Microsoft Excel Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) are preferred.


Send email with subject line "Electrical Engineering Position" to npedersen@willdan.com with resume and contact info.


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