Morrison Hershfield Senior Electrical Engineer (Design and Commissioning) in Atlanta, Georgia

​The Senior Electrical Engineer is an integral member of the project team, responsible for delivering mission critical design and commissioning projects of varying size and complexity. The Senior Electrical Engineer works on some of the most sophisticated and coveted projects in the industry, providing integrated solutions for technically complex issues. They should have a strong orientation to clients, an ability to effectively manage with kindness and compassion and strong business acumen with a solutions orientation. They play a lead role in assisting our clients in all phases of the design and commissioning process, from functional planning and conceptual layout through to detailed design and construction support and facility commissioning levels 1 through 5.

Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

  • Oversee design process from feasibility through completion and liaise directly with clients on major projects

  • Prepare written reports based on building electrical assessments and audits

  • Prepare written bid documents and technical specifications. Evaluated products and contractor proposals in order to make award recommendations to owner

  • Work closely with project design teams and clients to define scope and involvement including:

  • Programming

  • System conceptualization

  • Documentation

  • Design & engineering

  • Developing system alternatives and supporting equipment selection

  • Prepare engineering economic analysis in determining costs such as total cost of ownership, payback period

  • Field observations and documentation of observations

  • Commissioning Support

  • Quality Assurance/Control

  • Preparing risk assessment studies (single point of failure analysis)Performing electrical systems calculations with software tools

  • Preparing reliability studies of building systems

  • Designing and specifying both low and medium voltage distribution systems

  • Preparing property condition assessments (due diligence reports)

  • Ensuring the design meets client needs as well as all applicable codes and specifications

  • Commissioning

  • Conduct project delivery activities related to Mission Critical Facilities Commissioning, including; whole building commissioning, best practices Commissioning, retro-commissioning, and re-commissioning projects

  • Be available for extensive site visits associated with the delivery of Commissioning services throughout North America. Site visits could be for extended periods of time

  • Attend meetings and coordinate work as related to Commissioning services with other disciplines and team members, the design team, construction team and the owners team

  • Assist with proposal delivery activities related to Mission Critical Commissioning

  • Work with management to develop business strategies related to new clients and potential growth areas in electrical engineering.

  • Assist with proposal preparation and contacting new clients to grow business

  • ​BSEE and PE Required

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in the Consulting Engineering Industry

  • Experience in mission critical facilities, data centers or telecommunication switch centers.

  • Interest in buildings, commissioning, energy management, sustainability and construction

  • Desire to divide time between on-site activities and office administrative duties

  • Ability to work independently with little or no daily supervision

  • Ability to work on low-rise rooftops, outdoors throughout the year

  • Strong understanding of low and medium voltage electrical distribution and generator and switchgear controls.

  • Strong demonstrated written and oral communication skills in English

  • Intimate knowledge of all building codes related to electrical engineering,

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD with the ability to effectively communicate mechanical design intent to CAD staff.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

  • Ability to handle multiple projects with the ability to effectively prioritize.

  • Strong relationship and interpersonal skills required.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with a strong customer service commitment.

Requisition #: 2017 - 3574

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