Senior Electrical Engineer

Merritt Island, Florida

Direct Hire

Post Date


Job Id: 59871

Senior Electrical Engineer
You dream about electrical systems. You’re passionate about making commercial buildings more efficient. You love to collaborate with a technically proficient team. And you never stop growing.

Our client seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer II to join their dynamic multi-disciplinary project teams performing work for federal clients across U.S. and abroad plus commercial aerospace clients. Fast paced collaborative environment with flexible scheduling. Strong upward mobility. Opportunities to work on a wide range of design challenges and develop into a well-rounded engineer. Don’t get stuck behind a desk doing the same thing over and over. Instead, join an established and growing company where you can do important work.

Essential Functions
Work tasks will be extremely varied and requires flexibility and versatility in the engineering field. Examples of type of work to be performed includes:
Design of commercial and industrial power, lighting, communications, fire alarm and security systems (plans, specs and cost estimates.)
Arc Flash Hazard Analysis.
Facility condition assessments and capital asset management planning.
Detailed cost analyses and material take-offs of a variety of building types throughout the US and other countries.
Construction management for ongoing construction efforts.
Competencies Desired
Confident and ambitious problem solver.
Creative and Innovative.
Understands the culture of business.
Detail oriented.
Effective interpersonal skills and strong communication (written and verbal.)

Your Background
To succeed in this role, you need to meet the following basic requirements:
BS Electrical Engineering degree required from an ABET accredited program.
Minimum EIT License obtained. Active Professional Engineer License or ability to obtain within one year of employment desired.
5-10 years Electrical Engineering experience specializing in in design, maintenance, and/or operation of AC power systems, fire alarm systems, communications, or other related facilities electrical engineering field.
Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and e-mail applications.
Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code.
Experience with CAD, Revit, SKM Power Tools for Windows, Easy Power, or other electrical system modeling/drafting software highly preferred.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Current US Passport
Valid/Unrestricted LA driver’s license.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance
Must be a US Citizen for Security Clearance requirements.
Active/Interim or ability to obtain Secret Security Clearance.

Work Environment

Most work is performed in an office environment. Field investigations and construction support require regular trips to operating facilities and active construction sites.


Some travel to US sites outside of Florida and/or international project sites may be required occasionally.

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and can include coverage for medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, 401k with employer match, and wellness programs.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies’ staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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