Terrestris is seeking an Electrical Engineer in the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area to assist in making improvements to medical facilities and surrounding property. This includes hospital healthcare renovations, building mechanical HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and other supporting infrastructure, and surrounding facility and utility systems such as parking lots, electrical distribution, water, sewer, and other similar systems. This individual will have passed the FE and be on a path towards, or already possess registration as a Professional Engineer. The Electrical Engineer will complete facility engineering projects including systems integration and distributed generation. The Electrical Engineer will utilize their building design, construction, and operations experience in complex electrical systems to develop engineering solutions, ensure compliance, recommend best practices, and increase operational efficiencies.

What does a typical day look like for the Electrical Engineer?

  • Perform power distribution, lighting and life safety surveys, evaluations, and condition assessments
  • Prepare feasibility studies for design and construction
  • Prepare engineering or repair/replacement estimates and schedules
  • Present reports and explain findings to clients
  • Conduct and analyze load flow, short‐circuit, protective device coordination, and arc‐flash studies
  • Prepare electrical design calculations; utilize electrical design software
  • Write technical specifications and develop drawings and visual aids
  • Review and provide comments on designs for configuration, reliability, redundancy
  • Review equipment and controls technology selections and strategies
  • Review and provide comments on equipment submittals, test reports, and manuals
  • Provide quality assurance to ensure compliance with client criteria, codes, standards, policies and procedures
  • Provide equipment factory and field acceptance testing support
  • Develop testing, maintenance, lockout tagout, and safety procedures
  • Work with senior leadership to grow our electrical practice
  • Be responsible for the application of company policies.

What qualifications do we look for?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field is required
  • PE license is required
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in the design, construction, and operation of power generators, uninterruptible power supplies, and life safety/emergency/mission-critical power distribution.
  • Must have a superior track record of client satisfaction in mission-critical facilities and a passion for analyzing, troubleshooting, optimizing, and upgrading integrated systems in aging facilities and campus environments.
  • Knowledge of codes and standards and regulatory requirements including experience with Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS) and Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) is required.
  • The successful candidate will be a self‐starter who initiates action and can work independently or with a team while providing multi‐discipline coordination.
  • Effective communication and reporting skills at all working and management levels are essential
  • Must be a creative, innovative, and solutions-oriented thinker with the ability to understand and achieve goals and anticipate client needs
  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or Micro Station to prepare design plans; SKM and ETAP to perform power distribution evaluation and design; and AGI32 to perform lighting evaluation and design is required
  • Must be proficient in the use of MS Office suite and scheduling software
  • Experience with database management systems for engineering, commissioning, and core business processes is necessary
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, as well as customer service skills due to daily interaction with various levels of authority.

We’re extra impressed by:

  • Certified Commissioning Authority (CxA)
  • LEED Accredited Professional certification
  • Experience working on healthcare facilities projects, maintenance, and operations.
  • Experience managing healthcare projects.
  • Experience with facilities planning and programming.