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Project Engineer / Electrical Designer

Location: KNoxville, Tennessee

Project Engineer/Electrical designer will report directly to the Engineering Manager and lead and/or assist with design and development of project execution and pre-fabrication plans.


  • Assisting in the development of project execution plans with project team.
  • Take lead on VDC projects as the electrical designer/detailer while working with project team to determine construction plan for electrical such as electrical room layout, conduit paths, and optimizing circuitry.
  • Assisting with pre-fabrication.
  • Create detailed 3D electrical models based on specifications and construction documents using Revit/AutoCAD.
  • Develop construction, install, and pre-fabrication drawings for field and prefab shop use.
  • Communicate with project manager and job superintendent on job specific plans based on the model.
  • Coordinate with other trades to ensure that all components are up to date in the model.
  • Manage, develop, and modify families, blocks, and drafting standards.


  • Strong electrical system installation layout experience.
  • Applicants need to have a willingness to want to learn how to utilize CAD electrical systems in 2D and 3D models.
  • Previous computer drafting skills are preferred.
  • 8+ years of construction experience within commercial/industrial electrical buildings.
  • 5+ years of project planning and project layout.
  • 2+ years working knowledge of Navisworks, Bluebeam, Revit, and AutoCAD software.
  • Complete understanding of what pieces and parts are needed for installation.
  • Willingness to learn and utilize new technology.
  • Strong communication skills to lead collaboration with project team to help facilitate project execution plans.
  • Complete understanding of electrical systems.
  • Competent in reading and understand all construction documents. (Submittals, RFIs, Specifications, All Construction Drawings)
  • Strong understanding of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and how to apply the code to projects.

Additional Information

  • Full benefits available
  • Job Type: Full-time

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Due to the high volume of job applicants, we are unable to respond to all candidates, but we will keep your resume on file for up to 12 months in the event a position becomes available that aligns with your skills and experience.