Sr. Electrical Engineer

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Full-Time, Mid-Level

Location: Allen, TX

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CEC is a privately-held engineering firm, serving both public entities and private developers. We offer extensive services, which allow us to be involved with projects from conception to design, to construction. Our focus is to eliminate aging infrastructure and drive community growth through innovative and collaborative engineering design. CEC is a Top Workplace that offers excellent benefits, professional development and growth opportunities for employees.


  • Serves as senior project engineer with autonomy for project-related tasks and as a designated client contact.  May have project management responsibilities on multiple projects, particularly those with high complexity and/or risk.  Responsible for successful completion of projects, including schedule, budget, and profitability.
  • Develops electrical engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents and assessments for commercial facilities, including new construction and renovation, to meet project requirements.
  • Uses AutoCAD, Revit MEP, and other MEP-specific design and calculation software to create detailed designs for construction documents.
  • Selects electrical materials appropriate for facilities based on coordination with architects, plans, specifications, and code requirements.
  • Provides construction administration oversight, including submittal review, RFI responses and periodic site observations.
  • Responsible for work-in-progress, ensures accurate client billings, and monitors outstanding accounts receivable and collection efforts on assigned projects.
  • Reviews and redlines production plans for revisions.
  • Directs project team, providing training, technical support, and mentoring
  • Participates in and ensures QC/QA procedures are followed. Maintains accurate design standards and procedures in assigned work.
  • Develops, fosters, and maintains client relationships. Pursues repeat or follow-up work with current clients. Collaborates with Marketing and Business Development staff to respond to new business opportunities, including engaging in preparation of proposals, interviews, and presentations.
  • Develops pricing, scoping, and marketing strategies for proposed projects.
  • Participates in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Complies with all safety policies, practices, and procedures.


  • Servant-leadership
  • Technical capacity
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Communication proficiency
  • Project management
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Collaboration skills


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in electrical or architectural engineering from four-year college or university and ten (10) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license.  Texas and Oklahoma preferred.
  • English language skills:  ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, CEC team members, and the general public.
  • Mathematical skills:   ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning skills: ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.   AutoCAD and Revit MEP proficiency preferred. 
  • Organizational skills:   ability to prioritize, organize and delegate tasks; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.


  • Primarily sedentary physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a technical nature. 
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with the fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials.
  • Ability to sit up to eight hours per day.
  • Ability to manipulate computer mouse up to eight hours per day.
  • Ability to stand and walk over uneven surfaces of project site occasionally.
  • Ability to see clearly 20 inches or less and 20 feet or more; ability to identify and distinguish colors; ability to adjust focus.


  • Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation.
  • Moderate noise; occasionally loud (site visits).
  • Occasional exposure to dust, dirt, construction equipment (site visits).
  • Potential risk of electric shock (site visits).


  • Fixed schedule of 40 hours per week between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 
  • Occasional extended work hours as projects dictate.
  • Eligible to submit application for telecommuting and alternative schedule.

CEC is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.