Senior Electrical Design Engineer


Salas O’Brien is an employee-owned facility planning, design, construction management, and commissioning firm with offices across the United States. Our nationwide team includes high-energy, creative professionals who listen to our clients’ unique circumstances and tailor-make each design to fit each situation.

Our offices in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, LA are seeking a team-oriented Mid/Senior level Electrical Design Engineer with proven MEP experience. The primary focus of this role is to design electrical systems for retail, hospitality, commercial, education, and healthcare facilities. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of electrical design, as well as an understanding of mechanical design.  


  • 5+ years of experience collaborating with all disciplines to design and complete all aspects of projects from start to finish
  • Must have experience working directly with clients and/or architects
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD. Experience in Revit is a plus, but not essential
  • Layout and design of electrical distribution, lighting design and lighting controls
  • Knowledge of power/HVAC systems 
  • Experience designing systems in accordance with the NEC and IECC
  • Proven experience designing retail, hospitality, commercial, education, or healthcare facilities
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while meeting critical deadlines 
  • Understanding of Mechanical and Plumbing Systems 
  • EIT, PE, LEED Certification is a plus but not required
  • Must have strong verbal and written communications skills in design and specifications

U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident Work Authorization Required.

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