Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer

Job category: Electrical

Job Type: Full Time

San Francisco, California

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Job Description:

Position Summary
Under direction, perform varied professional and electrical engineering work at an advanced level of difficulty in the field and office. Perform assessments of and prepare written reports documenting the existing electrical systems and loads at existing facilities. Work with other engineers and technicians on design of new facilities and rehabilitation/retrofit of existing facilities. May supervise subordinate engineering personnel engaged in design and construction work. May act as resident engineer on major capital improvement projects and as oversight engineer on in-house maintenance and repair projects. Interpret, explain and carry out electrical engineering design, inspection and construction methods and procedures. Responsibilities include regular contact with other professional engineering personnel, as well as contractors and their representatives, and the general public, obtaining and providing technical electrical engineering data and information, preparing, checking and reviewing detailed and complex electrical engineering plans, specifications and related reports. Perform related duties as required.

Applicants must apply online and submit the following documents at the time of application:

1. GGBHTD Online Employment Application

2. Resume (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)

3. A copy of registration (P.E. License) as an Electrical Engineer in the state of California (Scan and attach as PDF copy to your online application).
Essential Responsibilities
Performs assessments of electrical systems and prepare written reports documenting the capacity and limitations of the systems
Performs detailed engineering calculations and analysis in connection with electrical design of utility systems for transportation facilities
Prepares and supervises the preparation of detailed electrical engineering designs, drawings, specifications, cost estimates and quantity estimates for a wide range of electrical construction and maintenance projects
Works with other in-house and consultant engineering professionals and technicians to develop, prepare and finalize complete sets of construction bid documents for capital improvement and other construction projects
Reviews consultants submittals and work products to ensure compliance with required scope of work and deliverables
Reviews contractors’ work to ensure compliance with plans and specifications
Plans, schedules and coordinates detailed phases of engineering work either as part of a major project or for an entire project of smaller scope
Makes investigations of contractual and construction problems that may arise on construction projects
Inspects and supervises a wide variety of ordinary and complex construction projects to ensure compliance with contract plans and specifications
Assists in the preparation of complex contract documents
Conducts correspondence and prepare technical engineering reports in connection with a wide variety of projects
Knows and follows the safety and health rules and safe working practices applicable to their job
Ensures that employees under their supervision follow established safe work practices and obey all safety rules
Meets and consults with department officials, engineers and contractors on technical engineering matters
Regular and reliable performance and attendance are required
Minimum Qualifications
Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
Five years position-related electrical engineering experience, including design, estimate and specification preparation and the inspection of construction work
One-year supervisory experience is desirable

Required Licenses:

Registration (P.E. license) as an Electrical Engineer in the state of California. Must have a PE license as an Electrical Engineer for at least 5 years.
Must possess and maintain a current, valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. No reckless driving and DUI infractions within the last 7 years. No more than 2 moving violations within the last 3 years. May operate District vehicles.

Physical Requirement:

Must inspect construction work on the Golden Gate Bridge, other structures and buildings, climb scaffolds, catwalks and ladders
Carry test, inspection and electrical equipment that may weigh up to 50 pounds
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of:

Theories, principles and practices of electrical engineering
Electrical designs for transportation systems and facilities
Modern construction methods and inspection procedures
Current practices and uses of electrical components and materials and the planning of their integration into construction projects

Skill in or Ability to:

Prepare electrical designs for transportation systems and facilities
Originate and check design details, estimates, engineering plans and specifications
Application of engineering theories and practices to practical engineering field and office problems
Demonstrate effective supervisory skills

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