Electrical Engineer
Bellevue, WA  / Seattle, WA 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Electrical Engineer, we'll count on you to:

  • Coordinate work of the electrical design team on large institutional/industrial projects through the schematic design development and contract document phase of a project
  • Revit Electrical systems modeling, creation of REVIT families and parameters for BIM.
  • Establish meetings and participate in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance
  • Coordinate workload to complete the document on schedule
  • Conduct work sessions at the project site in conjunction with the Project Manager and other disciplines
  • Review electrical documents for areas of conflict with all disciplines
  • Write/edit electrical specifications and select equipment, electrical systems and devices
  • Coordinate with and assist affected disciplines with addenda, RFIs, CPRs and change orders, and take responsibility to incorporate agreed-upon changes into the project documents
  • Communicate regularly with all stakeholders (Electrical team, Project Manager, design team, and authorities having jurisdiction) to help achieve success for each project
  • Perform electrical building condition assessments, working within team to deliver comprehensive facility condition reports.
  • Prepare design drawings and perform relevant supporting calculations and/or modelling
  • Provide construction contract administration/support as needed including performance of field inspections and commissioning
  • Coordinate with and assist affected disciplines with addenda, review of submittals, RFIs, CPRs and change orders, and take responsibility to incorporate agreed-upon changes into the project documents
  • Conduct QA/QC on the work of other electrical engineers, technicians, drafters as needed
  • Supervise design team staff and junior engineers and be accountable for the work produced. Assign routine engineering tasks and provide instruction in application of standard techniques and procedures.
  • Work independently on small and medium projects and assists more senior engineers on larger projects.
  • Comply with all relevant legislation and corporate policies/procedures
  • Perform other duties as needed



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • PE
  • Strong computer skills, Revit, Power Systems Studies software SKM, Bluebeam Revu Software, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and electrical design software
  • Previous experience with an architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm desired
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This position requires onsite client visits. The client requires all contractors/consultants/vendors who work or visit the site be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in electrical design of buildings (lighting/power/systems)
  • Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED desired but not required


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee ownership, employee health, performance, and success, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off, parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, employee referral bonuses and tuition reimbursement. The expected compensation range for this position is $84,847.00 - $121,210.00 annually depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical location.

Primary Location: United States-Washington-Bellevue
Other Locations: United States-Washington-Seattle
Industry: Building Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Building Electrical
Job Posting: Dec 14, 2022

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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