Electrical Designer

Norfolk, VA

Posted: 08/14/2023 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: real_street-2402 Pay Rate: 70000.00 USD YEAR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As a leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have a great opportunity for an Electrical Designer. This individual will support our client, an engineering firm based out of Norfolk, Virginia, with projects throughout the coastal Virginia area. In addition to a competitive salary, this position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid holidays, paid time off, an extensive insurance plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match.

Job Responsibilities

The Electrical Designer will become a part of our client’s engineering design services group in Norfolk, Virginia. This individual will independently perform detailed phases of design engineering work for construction projects of moderate size and complexity.

Responsibilities of the Electrical Designer include:

  • Assisting with the planning, organization and completion of electrical design criteria for projects
  • Traveling to project sites to investigate site conditions, utilities and construction progress to ensure requirements are met
  • Providing design calculations, design drawings and project specifications for electrical work on projects
  • Coordinating the preparation and delivery of project deliverables, including design documents and bid packages
  • Reviewing product designs for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Electrical Designer include: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited school
  • Three (3) years electrical design experience
  • Two (2) years experience in latest version of AutoCAD
  • Valid driver’s license with the ability to travel up to twenty percent (20%) of the time
  • Authorized to work in the US


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes: 

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  • Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & long term disability insurance

Build a better construction career with RealStreet!

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RealStreet is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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We have had an eight-year relationship with RealStreet on a number of federal construction management contracts. They have been extremely responsive to our needs, helping us fill a variety of construction services positions, often with short notice. They have been a reliable and responsive partner, and we can always count on them to quickly deliver Read More…

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