Our Transmission & Distribution global practice is looking for an Assistant Electrical Engineer in our Atlanta office. The Assistant Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the design and coordination of the successful construction and turn up of telecommunications network equipment and associated sub systems and/or for engineering design and technical oversight of multiple SCADA deployment projects. Major responsibilities for the Assistant Electrical Engineer will include designing and coordinating construction of telecommunications infrastructure utilizing client standards and/or developing new standards and/or engineering design and technical oversight of multiple SCADA deployment projects.

Project deliverables may include a mixture of the following:

  • Bill of materials
  • Specifications
  • Equipment plans, sections and details
  • Wiring diagrams
  • Cable lists
  • Device configuration files
  • Network architecture diagrams
  • Channel plans
  • RF path studies
  • Points lists
  • Device configuration files
  • Equipment migration plans
  • Identify and troubleshoot device communications using several different protocols
  • Implement SCADA systems using various transports and protocols
  • Scope of work documents
  • Provide support to customers in field of expertise
  • Work with the project manager to establish project schedule and lead the engineering team to meet deadlines
  • Coordinate engineering, contracting and project execution with the Burns & McDonnell construction management team and field staff
  • Identify, communicate, and resolve issues on projects as needed
  • Execute complex assignments requiring the use of advanced tools and techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and instruction to less experienced staff members
  • Work closely with the project team to ensure deliverables and services are being provided to client’s satisfaction and that projects are following internal QA/QC guidelines
  • Perform design quality reviews
  • Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnel to develop relationships with key client points of contact
  • Prepare proposals and assist in presentations
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
  • Or Bachelor of Science in Electrical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
  • Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience.
  • Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
  • Involvement on campus or in the community.
  • Basic knowledge in standard electrical engineering techniques, principles and procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
  • Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Basic computer skills include electrical analysis programs (e.g., RISA), AutoCAD and BIM (e.g., Revit and Tekla).
  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e. without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.


Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location US-GA-Atlanta

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 202157

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