Electrical BIM Designer
Denver, CO 
Posted 10 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.

The Job:
We are seeking an Electrical BIM Designer to work as an integral part of the industrial and commercial facilities team in our Denver, Colorado office. You may be a good fit for this job if you have an interest in electrical systems and equipment and appreciate the interaction of electrical systems with other systems in modern buildings.

The Electrical BIM Designer produces electrical / instrumentation & controls (I&C) design drawings and documents in Revit as part of the overall electrical and I&C engineering team. Typical tasks include creation and drafting of high-quality electrical layouts in Revit; population of panelboard schedules; creation of one-line and control diagrams; sizing of feeders and electrical equipment; creation of lighting designs including selection of light fixtures and associated switching/circuiting; process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs); network diagrams, panel layouts; and control schematics. The Electrical Designer will coordinate with other engineering disciplines (Mechanical, Plumbing, Civil, etc.) to produce coordinated designs, including creation of coordinated mechanical/mechanical equipment schedules.

The Electrical BIM Designer will work under the guidance and mentorship of senior electrical BIM team members and electrical and I&C engineers. The role provides opportunities for professional growth and stimulation through projects in multiple markets including water/wastewater, federal/National Park Service, mining, data center/mission-critical, commercial buildings, health care, and higher education.

Project assignments are expected to be primarily in the Colorado/Rocky Mountain area, although assignment to projects located in other geographies is possible. Travel is not a routine element of this position.

The Team:

You will join a rapidly growing Electrical and Instrumentation & Control team in Colorado. We work as an integrated team fluidly supporting complex engineering projects across a wide range of industries. We come from many backgrounds and believe that our combined experiences and expertise make us a stronger and more valuable team. The majority of our team is based in our Denver office, and we offer flexible work schedules and locations



Required Qualifications:

  • Associate or technical school degree. Electrical engineering or architectural engineering degree will also be considered.
  • Formal Revit training and working knowledge of the Revit platform.
  • Experience using Revit for electrical design preferred
  • Command of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Interpersonal skills and professional demeanor appropriate for interacting with other design professionals.
  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Interest in electrical equipment and electrical systems.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Preferred Qualifications (in addition to Required Qualifications):

  • 1 years of experience in designing electrical lighting, power and systems for building projects.
  • Experience in healthcare, commercial facilities, and/or industrial facilities.
  • Experience with an architectural/engineering firm is highly desirable.
  • Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED is desired.


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.

Benefits and Compensation

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 $47,355.00 - $67,650.00 annually depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical location. (Stated benefits are for full-time regular positions. Temporary and part-time roles eligible for limited benefits.)

Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Denver
Industry: Building Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Building Electrical
Job Posting: Feb 3, 2023

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 Experience
1+ years
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