This position will work closely with our full service, multi-discipline design team of Architects, Engineers, and Project Managers, with a focus on Veterans Administration Healthcare Facilities. The primary functions of this position include taking ownership of electrical designs as the Engineer of Record, mentoring designers and junior engineers, coordinating deliverables, and performing QC reviews for the electrical department. Work location is flexible (North Central Florida).
This position will provide the opportunity to:
Employ independent judgment to develop and prepare system designs from concept and project scope criteria, user's meetings, design team members, field surveys, and code research. Assist in developing and hiring a team of engineers for department growth. Develop Electrical Project Management experience - prepare electrical construction documents, design solutions, and details for all phases of a project. Perform load calculations, distribution equipment selection, sizing, layout and scheduling, and prepare riser diagrams. Work closely with team members to complete design and construction documents while monitoring electrical schedule and budget. Prepare electrical construction specifications. Participate in client presentations and review meetings. Address revisions and corrections from review comments and red-lined drawings. Conduct on-site observations and prepare reports for on-going project construction.
Bachelor's or Master's of Engineering degree from an accredited university. Current P.E. license in good standing - Florida registration desirable. Three years or more of design experience as a registered P.E. Experience with AutoCAD, REVIT, Microsoft Office Suite, and BIM concepts. Knowledge of SKM and lighting design software desirable. Familiarity with NEC, other NFPA codes, and dealing with regulatory agencies. Proficiency in facility power distribution and lighting design. Excellent communication and organizational skills Availability to travel and possession of a valid driver's license. LEED AP desirable.
Preferred Qualifications - design knowledge in the following areas:
Telecommunications Nurse Call Paging CATV Video and Security Fire Alarm and Detection Lightning Protection
Note: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required eligibility verification document form upon hire.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
About AKEA Design, Inc.
AKEA Design, Inc. is a minority-owned, verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business. We provide architectural and engineering, construction, design-build, and construction management services to federal, public, institutional, and commercial clients.
AKEA began as a one-man Environmental Services and Architectural and Engineering company in 2002, by Air Force Veteran and Professional Engineer Anthony J. Kwan. The company was formed to provide engineering services to government and private companies in Florida and the Southeastern United States.
AKEA’s mission is to provide comprehensive solutions for our clients while maintaining the highest quality standards in our work. We strive to provide our customers with the best service, products, and experience possible. We employ collaborative, experienced, localized teamwork to maintain the utmost professionalism and ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. We believe in honoring our commitments and in open, honest, and respectful communication during all phases of a project. We utilize innovative technologies and proven management systems to deliver quality products and services to ...our customers.
Our long-term vision is to be recognized as a highly competitive architectural, engineering, and design-build firm in the Southeastern United States.
OUR CORE VALUES
• Commitment to Quality
• Commitment to Professionalism
• Commitment to Collaboration
• Commitment to Open, Honest, Respectful Communication