Senior Electrical Designer

Posted Date 2 months ago(7/26/2023 3:41 PM)
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Job Description

Dewberry is seeking a Senior Electrical Designer for our MEPS Group in our Nashville, TN office. This is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join and help lead an exciting team of professionals in working with a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm that succeeds through the individual and collaborative skills of its people. The position offers great potential for professional growth in a great working environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technology. Typical projects involve private and public clients in completing Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection projects in the Southeastern U.S. Duties will include but not be limited to the design, drawing production, specification writing, discipline coordination between the various trades, shop drawing and submittal reviews, construction site reviews, and code reviews.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.



  • Electrical design of lighting, power and communications systems for commercial, educational, municipal or healthcare facilities.
  • Supervising small to medium sized teams.
  • Modeling & Analysis of all electrical aspects of MEP systems.
  • Provide Technical Leadership to junior staff.
  • Review of MEP systems designed by others, interface with code officials and contractors, working with architects and clients, and working with others within the Dewberry Family of Companies.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Minimum two year technical degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years directly applicable Electrical design experience required.
  • Extensive lighting design including fixture selection and footcandle calculations.
  • Extensive knowledge of basic electrical load calculations, creating power riser diagrams, and power panel scheduling.
  • Fire Alarm system design experience.
  • Construction cost estimation experience including ability to recommend changes in cost estimates and scopes of work when necessary
  • Capable of editing electrical equipment specifications.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD/Revit.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including experience in dealing with other employees and external clients.
  • Some travel will be required.
  • Interpreting engineering specifications and investigating problems. 
  • Coordinating work schedules and preparing progress reports.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.




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