Electrical Design Technician (III)

Portland, OR 97201

Posted: 01/10/2019 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 168975 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Tech will gain familiarity with the client’s expectations, scope, budget and schedule for assigned tasks

Recognize and communicate scope and design changes promptly

Utilize BIM software to provide layouts, general arraignments, profile views, and details

Provide on-site assistance during startup

Draft installation details, single lines, electric room layouts, motor control elementaries, connection diagrams, control panel layouts and grounding, lighting, power plans

Actively cooperate with members of your project task force, client personnel and members of your department, as appropriate

Establish a professional and, if possible, a personal relationship with key client personnel with whom you interact

Understand client expectations, as determined by the team, and constantly strive to achieve or better these

Meet commitments that are made to the client, individually or as a team, to complete work by certain dates or within agreed effort hour or cost budgets

Produce flawless work with minimum rework

Look for ways to reduce project cost and schedule and for ways to improve our work processes


High School Diploma or GED required

Two Year Technical Degree or Four Year Non-Technical Degree required

A minimum 5 years of relevant experience in design utilizing 3-D modeling / drafting with 10 years being more common required.

Knowledge and application of the National Electrical Code

Knowledge and application of relevant codes and standards such as the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), etc.

Knowledge of electrical construction materials, components, and practices

Familiarity with and application of Jacobs engineering design and CADD drafting standards

Able to perform zonal cavity and point-to-point lighting level calculations

Able to size wire, conduit and overcurrent protection for both lighting and power applications

Able to perform voltage drop calculations

Able to route conduit and cable tray

Able to calculate tray fill

Able to determine distribution, branch panel, and motor control center loading

Familiarity with specification and installation details of construction bulk materials and equipment

Ability to create accurate electrical installation documents from the information found on vendor equipment drawings

Knowledge and understanding of work flow/information flow between disciplines

Knowledge and understanding of schedule constraints and information requirements for the production of all electrical deliverables

Proficient in Revit and 2D AutoCAD or Microstation

Proficient in Microsoft Mail, Word, Excel, OneNote, and Access

Familiarity with a third party lighting design software package

Good listening, writing and communication skills

Good presentation skills

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Ian Jackson

Ian Jackson is a technical recruiter at HKA Enterprises. His favorite part of the job is "hearing how excited a candidate is when he/she receives and accepts an offer."

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