SMMA is seeking an Electrical Engineer to join SMMA’s electrical team, a talented group of designers and problem-solvers. This position is for a mid to senior engineer that will lead the site design through all phases of a project. Given SMMA’s integrated and multidisciplinary composition, the role affords a chance to coordinate and work closely with staff across numerous areas of design expertise, and provides exposure to a variety of project and client types.
The candidate will lead and be active throughout projects’ full lifecycles, from concept design to final construction documents, and during construction administration. The position includes performing specific electrical engineering tasks and priorities associated with electrical building design.
We offer a fast-paced, team-oriented environment that promotes intellectual and creative growth. The candidate will be encouraged to provide new ideas and share knowledge that will advance the firm’s mission and his/her professional career.
Develop electrical construction documents (e.g. power distribution, lighting, and fire alarm systems) for commercial, residential, laboratories, and institutional projects.
Perform service, voltage drop, and short circuit calculations
Perform light level point-to-point calculations
Coordinate designs with all disciplines
Develop construction details
Create and modify specifications tailored for each project
Attend meetings with utility companies, contractors, building department officials
Participate in construction administration activities
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
8 years’ experience
Registration as an EIT or Professional Engineer is preferred
Experience with a variety of design software and programs such as AutoCAD, Revit, and MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).
Knowledge of applicable building and electrical codes (e.g. NFPA, NEC, IBC, IECC)
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
SMMA is an award-winning integrated practice with offices near Harvard Square Cambridge and at the Foundry in Providence, RI. We have been named a 2018 Emerging Professional Friendly Firm by AIA New England. Our integrated practice unites a dynamic mix of architects, interior and landscape designers, site and building systems engineers, design technologists, researchers, and planners - all driven to provide responsible, well-crafted, venturesome, and beautiful design solutions to clients in the Boston area and beyond. We strive to promote a fast-paced, team-oriented, and fun environment that fosters intellectual and creative growth.