The Senior Engineer works independently on various projects as assigned by a Project Manager or more senior leader. He/she may oversee the entire design process or assist as a technical expert on a specialized design. The Senior Engineer may work on several concurrent projects. The Senior Engineer has gained extensive experience in all areas of electrical or mechanical design and is a recognized expert in his/her discipline.
The essential functions of the Senior Engineer are as follows:
Assesses the requirements of a project, breaks a project into tasks, and works with a Project Manager or as the Project Manager to determine scope of work, budget and staffing.
Writes scope of work for electrical design based on preliminary review and meetings with the client.
Prepares engineering studies and schematic design for new systems and analyzes operation of existing systems.
Works with code officials and other design professionals when an interpretation or exception to building codes is required. Demonstrates knowledge of applicable building codes.
Assigns and reviews work of project design team. Checks progress of work and alerts Project Manager to change of scope or additional services.
Reviews contractor application for payments. Has a thorough understanding of construction process.
Coordinates all aspects of project document completion within ASE and externally with clients and other design professionals.
Prepares or reviews construction budgets based on experience and scope of project.
Promotes use of and participates in development of company design and production standards.
Assists in the education and development of design staff and acts as resource for design questions.
Maintains neat and organized work area which allows efficient access to project information required by other team members.
Bachelors degree in engineering with at least 10 years of experience or a vocational?technical degree with a least 15 years experience.
Must understand all appropriate codes and LEED requirements. LEED AP credential a plus.
Must have strong working knowledge and experience with the following software: AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software.
Must have demonstrated experience in making decisions, judgment and effective problem solving.
Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
Excellent planning, delegation and time management skills.
PE registration strongly preferred. RCDD certification a plus.