Parsons Corporation Sr. Electrical Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

Sr. Electrical Designer


Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Position Overview

Parsons is seeking an Electrical Designer with electrical power system design experience on industrial facility projects for our Boston, MA office. Design experience on mission critical/data center projects is considered a significant plus.

Specific Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have the following specific responsibilities:

  • Utilize a CAD workstation to prepare difficult and complex 3D and 2D layout and design drawings which meet company and industry standards and codes. Contributes electrical design input to project 3D design models.

  • Prepares CAD electrical design drawings of medium and low voltage facility power distribution systems from the electric utility interface point.

  • Prepares CAD electrical design drawings of emergency and uninterruptable power generation and distribution systems.

  • Prepares CAD electrical design drawings of miscellaneous Electrical systems such as lighting, grounding, electrical heat tracing, fire alarm, public address, security, card access, etc.

  • Prepares typical CAD electrical design drawings such as: single line diagrams; power, lighting, grounding, and other systems plans; electrical area classification plans; electrical equipment arrangement plans; cable tray layout plans and sections; conduit and cable schedules; motor control schematics.

  • Prepares typical electrical databases/spreadsheets such as:motor and electrical load lists; panel schedules.

  • Prepares lighting calculations.

  • Assists the Lead Electrical Engineer in maintaining the project design schedule and budget.

  • Confers and coordinates with the Lead Electrical Engineer regarding any missing information required for completion of the design.

  • Confers and coordinates with other disciplines to assure compliance with project requirements, company standards and procedures, industry codes and standards, utility company requirements, and client criteria.

  • Assures that company and client CAD standards and procedures are followed.

  • As a lead designer may direct, guide, and check the work of a team of CAD designers and CAD drafters on a project.

Qualifications :

  • 2-year technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited designer/drafter course (or equivalent) is preferred

  • Requirements include PC literacy, proficiency in utilizing CAD and other computer software used to complete design assignments/

  • US citizenship is required.

  • 5+ years of Electrical power system design experience for industrial facilities. Mission critical/data center design experience is a significant plus.

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD CAD design software experience is required. Proficiency with Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD MEP, and/or Microstation design software experience is a significant plus.

  • 2 year technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited electrical designer course is preferred. Electrical systems / basic electricity coursework included.

  • Knowledge of Electrical design practices including drawings, specifications, codes, building materials, and construction techniques.

  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team of engineers and designers on multiple, concurrently executed projects.

  • Good organizational and communication skills. Expresses ideas concisely and clearly, both orally and in writing.

  • Accepts responsibility for own actions and honors commitments.

  • Proficient in the use of office personal computers, office networks, and the Microsoft Office suite of software (Word, Excel).

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Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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