Brown and Caldwell Electrical Technician in Atlanta, Georgia

Electrical Technician

Work Location:Atlanta, Georgia, Nashville, Tennessee, Raleigh, North Carolina


Job Type:Full Time


For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance.


We have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Technician with an engineering, industrial designer, or journeyman’s electrician background to join our growing team. Electrical and control system equipment new installations, upgrades, arc flash hazards analysis, low and medium voltage plant power distribution system design, motor control centers, drives, wiring diagrams, and related equipment for plant power are services in high demand from our clients. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a technical resource to continue to build upon their career, do challenging and meaningful work, and protect the earth’s resources at the same time. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in the potable water, wastewater, infrastructure and environmental arena on both the public and private side, with the potential to gain new knowledge, skills, and relationships in a collaborative, innovative and supportive environment, let’s talk.

Job Expectations:

For the right candidate, this position offers the opportunity for significant professional growth and the potential to collaborate with local and national teams. The candidate will work directly with engineers and lead inspectors at BC, other consulting firms, and clients, for construction installations of facilities serving the private sector and municipal water and wastewater industries. Construction will include low and medium voltage plant power distribution systems, motor control centers, drives, motors, PLC’s, and other related equipment for plant power and control systems. Project work will include working with design engineers and contractors for layout and selection of equipment based on specifications, field investigations, field engineering support during construction, inspections for compliance to National Electrical Code (NEC) and specifications, equipment testing and commissioning, and develop project redline as-built conditions. We are looking for candidates who have a passion for building things, meeting new people, and desire to learn from seasoned professionals who perform industrial and municipal electrical, and other water/wastewater work. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Perform field data collection and protective device setting changes work to support NFPA 70E arc flash hazards analysis and potentially power system study modeling using SKM.

  • Aid with electrical calculations including arc flash, short circuit, system coordination, voltage drop, equipment sizing, research and design to the current National Electrical Code.

  • Perform electrical and instrumentation and controls (E&I/C) construction inspection duties of water supply, wastewater collection and treatment facilities including municipal water and wastewater treatment plants, storage facilities, and pump stations for municipal and federal clients.

  • Perform E/I&C construction phase reviews which may include daily site inspections to ensure compliance with approved plans, specifications, standards and codes

  • Coordinate in the field with clients/owners, consultants, contractors, designers and regulatory agencies

  • Review and track contractor's schedule

  • Document work not performed in accordance with the plans/specifications and advise the Contractor’s Superintendent and note in daily report

  • Review and provide input on potential E/I&C change order issues

  • Maintain E&I/C project records at the job site

  • Collaborate with a national team of technical experts in the Electrical and I&C group

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED along with a minimum of 6 years of prior experience with a background that includes electrical construction inspection

  • Journeyman electrician desired if not a degreed engineer

  • Solid knowledge in the application of the National Electrical Code

  • Inspection certifications preferred - ICC, APWA, NICCET, CRSI, ACI, AWS a plus

  • Good technical skills with the ability to articulate ideas and concepts both visually and written

  • Effective oral and written communication

  • Able to multi-task, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and work independently with a willingness to learn

  • Candidate should be a self-starter, results-oriented and be able to work under tight and pressured deadlines

Join, Grow, Have Fun

We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally.We have a strong focus on employee development and offer defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentations as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider). Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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