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Senior Electrical Facilities Engineer

Company: Freese and Nichols, Inc.
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Freese and Nichols, Inc. is a professional consulting firm serving clients across the Southwest and Southeast United States. With sustainability in mind, Freese and Nichols plans, designs, and manages infrastructure projects. It is the first engineering/architecture firm to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and was recently Certified as a Great Place to Work. For more information about Freese and Nichols, visit

Freese and Nichols, Inc. is seeking a Senior Registered Professional Electrical Engineer to meet the demands of our growing and dynamic electrical practice in Texas. Our electrical group provides a wide variety of services to the water and wastewater industry, municipal, government, federal, educational facilities, commercial, and private practice clients. To be successful as a Senior Electrical Engineer, you should demonstrate strong leadership abilities, interpersonal, negotiation, communication skills, teamwork, and organizational skills.

Outstanding Senior Electrical Engineers are passionate about engineering developments and able to efficiently troubleshoot systems.

Availability to travel is essential.


  • Analyzing existing electrical systems and making cost-effective improvements.
  • Ability to design full electrical systems, including power, lighting, and fire alarm for buildings.
  • Completing quality control reviews, inspecting equipment and testing on site, as well as training new hires.
  • Ensure that projects assigned to him/her are completed on time and within budget.
  • Lead junior engineers in engineering design development and professional growth.
  • Lead junior engineers and provide quality control for design documents.

Ensure conformance with standards, established design practices, applicable codes, and technical adequacy of design and construction.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum Experience - Eight (8) years
  • Minimum Education - Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering
  • Certifications - Texas Professional Engineer (PE) license
  • Experience in all phases of design from pre-proposal involvement to initial report, design, production, and into construction.

Experience interacting and working with a diverse set of clients and subcontractors.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Preferred Experience - Twelve (12+) years
  • Proficiency in electrical power, lighting, controls and SCADA design for water and wastewater treatments plants and pump stations will be highly considered.
  • Certifications - Ability to be licensed as a PE in other states within US
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and knowledge of construction documents
  • Proficiency in REVIT

Freese and Nichols is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

Keywords: Freese and Nichols, Inc., Austin , Senior Electrical Facilities Engineer, Other , Austin, Texas

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