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Electrical Designer

Company: DPS Group Global
Location: Albany
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:


DPS Group is growing our design team and looking for experienced Electrical Designers, preferably with advanced technology project experience. In this role, you will be an integral part of the engineering design group, working alongside our engineering managers, architects, and project managers in performing technical design and specification. The Designer will work on the planning, production and implementation of electrical engineering and life safety systems design for our advanced technology clients. Experience in advanced technology/semiconductor manufacturing facilities is highly desirable.

We are currently looking for multiple production Designers and Lead Designers. Must be located in the US and willing to work onsite with an EST time zone schedule. Remote candidates will not be considered.

This position will work onsite at the client project or in office in Albany, NY. Relocation to Albany, NY will be considered for those with related experience in semiconductor facilities and tool install design. Qualified candidates will need to be able to successfully pass a drug screen and background check to have access to the project site.


  • Prepare construction documents for electrical power distribution and life safety systems used in large scale industrial facilities.
  • Develop constructible packages based on client and tool vendor provided information and templates.
  • Experience surveying and documenting existing conditions and identification of utility points of connection (POC).
  • Experience in developing and following space management/routing guidelines and rack details.
  • Produce short circuit current studies/calculations based on available facility data.
  • Produce engineering drawings in AutoCAD and/or Revit.
  • Perform construction administration and field work as required. Prior field and installation experience a plus.
  • Participate in team coordination activities with other disciplines, sub-contractors, and Clients.
  • Able and willing to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety shoes, hard hats, safety glasses, fire retardant clothing, cut-resistant gloves, and other PPE as required per the requirements of clients' safety policies when required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Skills And Qualifications
    • Minimum 2-5 years' experience creating construction documents for electrical power distribution and life safety systems used in industrial manufacturing facilities. Proven experience supporting advanced technology projects is preferred, but not required.
    • Proficiency of relevant CADD software programs to produce engineering drawings; Revit/AutoCAD/BIM, along with Microsoft Office suite. Skills assessment may be requested.
    • Background in electrical engineering drafting and design (Associates degree minimum preferred), preferably supporting high-tech facilities projects.
    • Knowledgeable with current NEC and IBC codes and standards.
    • Preferred knowledge of SKM/Easypower or other Fault Current monitoring software.
    • High level knowledge of short circuit current analysis, breaker coordination and voltage drop calculations.
    • Team player who can work with a variety of software, projects, and other individuals.
    • Knowledge of cleanroom protocols and relevant procedures preferred but not required.
    • Knowledge of Instrumentation, Controls, and Life Safety monitoring system requirements in hazardous production material environments.
    • Ability to multitask on multiple projects and work independently. Takes ownership of assignments, can work both independently and as part of the team.
    • Strongly motivated, well organized, and shows professional initiative.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills (English).
    • Local candidates preferred. Will entertain relocation for candidates with directly related experience.
    • Ability to provide valid work authorization for US employment required.

      The Company

      DPS Group is a global EPCMV firm offering full-service solutions within the Life Sciences (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical technology) and Advanced Technology (semiconductor, data center, and solar) industries. DPS is dedicated to delivering successful projects with a 'client-first' mentality and personal touch across a range of market sectors: Project and Program Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health and Safety Management, Commissioning, Qualification, and Start-up.

      DPS Engineering Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. DPS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

Keywords: DPS Group Global, Albany , Electrical Designer, Professions , Albany, New York

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