• Electrical Engineer- 8+ Years Exp.

    Job ID 2018-1307
    Job Locations
    US-TX-San Antonio
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Electrical Engineer  – Electrical Utility and Facility Design



    Merrick & Company is seeking a full time Electrical Engineer for our growing San Antonio, TX office. This office specializes in Federal, State and Local Government electrical design projects including medium voltage power, gas distribution, and facility electrical systems. Local candidates are preferred.


    Job Description

    Work involves a variety of activities including conceptual and detailed design / documentation of medium voltage power distribution including 15kV and 35kV of overhead and underground lines, service transformers, and electrical service to industrial, commercial and residential properties. Work requires knowledge of the NESC, CPS Energy or other utility’s standards, experience with 15kV and 35kV design for overhead and or underground systems, NEC as applicable for over 1000V design, field investigations and construction support. Candidate shall be capable of performing electrical calculation, design/documentation, and non-routine assignments with little or no direction. Knowledge of GIS is a must. Knowledge of BIM (especially REVIT) and AutoCAD is highly desired. Construction administration will include As-Built drawing review, site inspection, and site investigation report production.


    Required Experience

      • Eight (8) years minimum of overhead electrical, underground electrical or combination of experience is required
      • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in Electrical Engineering is required. A Texas PE is required, or you must have the ability for immediate PE reciprocity between the current state PE and Texas.
      • Experience with CPS Energy or other electric utility design projects is required
      • Experience with DOD government work is highly desired
      • Minimum two (4) years of experience using ArcGIS/REVIT/AutoCAD or other design software- based drawing generation
      • Experience using electrical calculation tools is desired, including lighting and power software such as AGi32 and Power Tools SKM
      • Proficient using Microsoft Office Excel & Word
      • Experience using technical codes: NESC, NEC, ISA, IEEE Regulatory Codes Experience in document generation for power distribution and instrumentation & controls
      • Client projects for this position require U.S. Citizenship
      • Local candidates strongly preferred
      • Candidate must pass a background check given the criteria set by the client


    Physical Requirements

      • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
      • 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, filing cabinets and fax machines.


    This job requires site visits on developed and non-developed land. This role routinely uses field supplies such as, but not limited to: stakes, hammers, machete, marking paint and distance measurement devices.


    Additional information

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


    Merrick & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes; health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), unique work-life benefits, continuing education and training through the Merrick Learning Institute.


    We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through excellent benefits and competitive salaries.


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


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




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