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Electrical Designer/Engineer

With a motto of “expect a difference,” a compelling, ownership-driven culture, and offices around the country, Salas O’Brien draws the best engineering, architecture, and construction professionals in the country.

The Job

Our office in Houston, TX is looking for an Electrical Designer/Engineer to join our growing team.  This office focuses primarily on building related projects, including schools, grocery stores, and retail/commercial buildings.  Our Electrical Designers/Engineers use AutoCAD and REVIT to design electrical systems, lighting layouts, and power systems for commercial spaces.

Your Background

To succeed in this role, you need to meet the following basic requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience in the design of electrical systems for various types of facilities 
  • Ability to perform basic electrical engineering calculations
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and REVIT is essential
  • Layout and design of electrical distribution
  • Lighting design and lighting controls
  • Experience in designing systems in accordance with the NEC and IECC
  • Experience designing projects from conceptual design to completion
  • Understanding of Mechanical and Plumbing Systems design is a plus

Attributes of Top Performers

If you have some of the following characteristics and experience, you’d be an especially good fit:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership ability and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Self-starter that requires little direction to get moving on a project
  • Desire to grow an office and company

Why Work for Salas O’Brien?

As a 100% employee-owned firm, Salas O’Brien is a company of owners. That is what gets us up every morning, and what keeps us working with excellence until the job is done. We believe this attitude of ownership has profound impacts on how we treat each other and serve our clients.

We challenge you to find a firm with more opportunities for personal and professional growth than Salas O’Brien. Our many offices offer our team of employee-owners:

  • Variety of projects and clients
  • Collaboration with experts in your field
  • Growth opportunities within a local office or other Salas O’Brien offices
  • Awesome culture defined by our Ownership Values
  • Growth with the firm through ESOP participation

Of course, we also offer awesome benefits—everything you would expect for insurance and vacation time, plus incentives for sustainable living, professional education & licensure reimbursement, and flexible work scheduling at arrangement of your manager.

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