Feyen Zylstra Sr. Electrical Design Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Feyen Zylstra is looking for a Sr. Electrical Design Engineer for our Grand Rapids, MI location. This role will be responsible to provide electrical power distribution and system design supporting all Feyen Zylstra service offerings across all branch office locations. In addition to design, provide conceptual budgeting information and cost analysis assistance with existing projects as needed.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform electrical system modeling for short circuit analysis, arc-flash hazard analysis and protective device coordination.

  • Medium and low voltage power distribution design for industrial and commercial markets including coordination of design with Utility Companies.

  • Become a resource and consultant for long range and strategic planning as it relates to BIM, Revit, and other design and engineering software systems, as requested.

  • Review designs for constructability issues.

  • Ensure all design/project information is documented, organized and accessible.

  • Supervise/Mentor assigned design/engineering personnel.

  • Support the Estimating and Operational Groups.

  • Complete electrical design on multi-discipline construction projects.

  • Develop long term relationships with (OAEGS) and have the ability to obtain design build work.

  • Represent FZ and perform direct communication/coordination with customers.

  • Take ownership of your work and firmly adhere to the Engineers Code of Ethics.

  • Be an expert in the Electrical Construction field and become a market expert resource for FZ customer(s), both internal and external.

  • Be a problem solver, provide solutions and support FZ throughout project life-cycle.

Key qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Ten or more years of relevant design and/or electrical engineering experience.

  • Professionally licensed in the State of Michigan is preferred.

  • Ability or desire to obtain additional state licenses as the business needs.

  • Strong interpersonal and technical skills.

  • Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices relating to appropriate discipline, including both design and construction

  • Coordination of design to include all required technology, communication, building management and security and audio-visual systems:

  • Ability to professionally communicate project needs to assigned staff in a highly stressed environment.

  • Proven ability to multi-task in a high volume, fast-paced work environment.

We offer generous benefits, competitive compensation, paid time off, training and development, opportunity for growth, a safe work environment and the chance to work with a winning team in a great company culture.

Candidates are required to pass a drug screen, pre-employment physical, background check, motor vehicle report, and reference checking.

About Feyen Zylstra

Feyen Zylstra is different. Unlike a typical electrical contractor, we are a knowledge-based electrical services firm that specializes in complex industrial, commercial, and institutional projects with unique electrical demands. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan with offices in Detroit and Traverse City, Michigan, Nashville, Tennessee, and Charleston, South Carolina, Feyen Zylstra serves clients based throughout the country. For more information on Feyen Zylstra, please revisit our website.