Senior Electrical Designer - Industrial Market at Gresham Smith in Nashville, Tennessee

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Job Title

Senior Electrical Designer - Industrial Market


Charlotte, NC US
Nashville, TN US (Primary)

Job Type


Job Function



High School/GED

Job Description

Our agile industrial team specializes in designing efficient facilities that optimize our clients bottom line.

We are looking for a Senior Electrical Designer to join our Charlotte or Nashville office!


  • Design electrical components or systems.

  • Assist in the development of electrical design scope, schedule, budget, phasing, and explore site issues and design review issues.

  • Provide leadership and assign electrical design job functions to designated designers and supervise their efforts.

  • Produce contract documents including drawings and specifications, review designs, proposals, shop drawings and contractor comments for sound electrical engineering practice and conformance with established safety and design criteria.

  • Perform calculations and complete layouts and arrangements.

  • Devise work plans.

  • Assist in starting up and commissioning of communication, security, instrumentation and controls projects.

  • Research codes, equipment and construction methods.

  • Write commissioning procedures.

  • Prepare project cost and schedule estimates.

  • Assist in determining, analyzing and interpreting clients' needs and requirements.

  • Visit construction sites to observe existing conditions to obtain design information and identify solutions to problems that may arise during construction.

  • Conduct inspections for quality control and assurance programs and report findings and recommendations.

  • Provide technical assistance when problems are encountered before, during, and after construction.

  • Collaborate with others to identify, define, and solve design issues.

  • Estimate discipline man-hours required to complete the design requirements of a project.

  • Provide leadership and assign electrical design job functions to designated designers and supervise their efforts in completing the project on time and within budget.

  • Implement electrical system types and provide complete construction documents that match the client and project team's requirements.

  • Review preliminary and final electrical design with other disciplines for function, clearances, coordination and final design selection.

  • Perform a final review of the electrical drawings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma but prefer an Associate's degree in Applied Science/ Electronics, Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent

  • Minimum of 12 years' experience in the design of electrical systems primarily for industrial and manufacturing facilities

  • Previous design and detailing experience using REVIT, AutoCADD, Microstation

  • Experience with AGI, ElumTools and/or Visual Lighting Software

  • Experience with ETAP

  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong team player

Gresham Smith is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Gresham Smith provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability or any other classification protected by law.

Gresham Smith will not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, headhunters, contract recruiters, search firms or employment agencies. An executed GRESHAM PLACEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT (PSA) is required prior to any payment obligation for either a referral or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously executed PSA, GRESHAM SMITH explicitly reserves the right to recruit and hire those candidate(s) at its discretion, and without any financial obligation whatsoever to the recruiter or agency. Any such unsolicited resume or candidate contact information, including those submitted directly to GRESHAM SMITH'S hiring managers or any other employee, shall become the property of GRESHAM SMITH upon receipt.