Mid Level Electrical Engineer
Irvine, CA 
Posted 3 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join our growing team of Electrical Engineers. Electrical equipment upgrades, low and medium voltage plant power distribution system design, switchgears, motor control centers, variable frequency drives, control schematic diagrams, power system and arc flash hazards analysis are services in high demand from our clients. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a mid- level engineer to begin or grow their engineering 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.

Detailed Description:

For the right candidate, this position offers the opportunity for significant professional growth and the potential to collaborate with local and national teams. In this role, your responsibilities will include electrical design, including one-line diagrams, layouts, controls schematic diagrams, lighting, grounding, schedules, equipment specification, development of contract drawings and bid packages using 2D and 3D design approaches, field investigations, and support services during construction both in the office and the field. We are looking for candidates who have a passion for building things, meeting new people, and desire to work with seasoned professionals who perform industrial, municipal, and other water/wastewater related work. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Execute electrical design assignments on time and on budget and of high-quality using company systems and tools.
  • Execute electrical power systems design and specification development, which include service entrance, feeder and branch circuits, lighting, grounding, power distribution and standby power equipment, and associated power distribution components.
  • Develop control schematic diagrams for motor control and process equipment based on P&IDs, control strategies, and equipment specification requirements.
  • Develop power and control layout drawings and cable & conduit schedules.
  • Perform field investigations for electrical data gathering to support engineering design and construction support activities.
  • Review contractor construction submittals and request for information documents and prepare design change packages.
  • Produce effective and accurate written documents, reports, and technical memoranda.
  • Collaborate with a local, regional, and national team of technical experts in the EPAS group.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 10-15 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer. PE certification required.
  • Experience in electrical power systems design and specification, which include service entrance, feeder and branch circuits, lighting, grounding, power distribution and standby power equipment, and associated electrical calculations required.
  • Experience in power system analysis and modeling software such as SKM and ETAP strongly desired.
  • Experience in CAD and Revit is strongly desired.
  • Experience in motor controls and process equipment control schematics based on P&IDs and process control strategies is required.
  • Knowledge in the application of the National Electrical Code is required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of electrical safety systems, NFPA 70E required.
  • Effective oral and written communication.
  • Comfortable and effective with clients and contractors as direct interface.
  • 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.

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS: Some of our clients are requiring vaccination and some positions may also require vaccination (please refer to desired skills and experience section to determine if applicable for this job). Fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after having a single dose of Johnson & Johnson or two doses of Pfizer or Moderna. If offered employment, employees must complete a vaccination survey and provide proof of vaccination, if applicable. Medical and religious exemption requests will be considered.

Benefits and Other Compensation: We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee health, performance, and success which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off and parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, performance-based bonus eligibility, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance and long-term care insurance. Click to see our full list of benefits.

About Brown and Caldwell

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction firm with 52 offices and 1,700 professionals across North America and the Pacific. For more than 70 years, we have created leading-edge environmental solutions for municipalities, private industry, and government agencies. We strive to be the 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. For more information, visit

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Notice to Third Party Agencies: Brown and Caldwell does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request with Brown and Caldwell, Brown and Caldwell reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. Brown and Caldwell ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 to 15 years
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