Senior Electrical Engineer

Dallas, Texas 75206
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,300 experts across 15 offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialists—from artists and engineers, to nurses, workplace strategists and beyond—develop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces.


The Dallas office of SmithGroup is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our team. 


Working with us, you will:

  • Independently provide the full range of electrical engineering services on projects and lead others in accomplishing project objectives given by a supervisor.
  • Lead and perform analysis, design and documentation of small to medium building electrical systems including power distribution, lighting design, fire alarm, security, audio/visual and telecommunications systems.
  • Serve as electrical systems specialist, conduct research in problem areas of considerable scope/complexity and devise solutions.
  • Create and develop planning and design concepts for more complex projects.
  • Oversee design work of others to ensure an integrated and cohesive design.
  • Present engineering design solutions to client representative and/or design review committees.
  • Meet with clients, project teams, code officials, contractors and others to address electrical discipline issues and to develop effective working relationships.
  • Mentor junior level staff and participate in performance coaching.
  • Participate in the recruitment and interviewing process as requested.


An ideal candidate has:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Architectural Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience working as an electrical engineer in the building design and construction industry, including the design of power distribution, lighting, and lighting controls
  • LEED AP preferred, Professional Engineer (PE) registration required.
  • Prior experience leading electrical teams.
  • Proficiency in current design software (CAD, Revit, etc.) as well as Microsoft Office.


SmithGroup offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 8 federal holidays. We also offer an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays) to help with work/life balance.


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