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Electrical Designer

EAD, Inc. Omaha, NE

Job Description


A Great Opportunity for Growth within a Successful Company!


Join one of the United States' most progressive and innovative construction, automation and engineering firms. EAD supports clients' projects on hundreds of systems in industrial manufacturing facilities specializing in food, pharmaceutical and parcel.  This opportunity will enable you to enjoy a fast-paced environment working on projects of all sizes and complexities.

 EAD Engineering is looking for an Electrical Designer for industrial projects primarily in the food and alternative fuels production industries.



  • Prepare and provide industrial electrical CAD drawings for a multi-disciplinary project teams

  • Confer with engineers and experts to interpret design concepts and determine type of detailed working drawings required for successful project execution

  • Develop detailed designs and specifications for construction according to engineering sketches and design proposals

  • Develop power plans, electrical one-line diagrams, loop diagrams, panel layouts, lighting design/layouts, receptacle layouts and panel schedules

  • Effectively review and analyze specifications, sketches, engineering drawings, concepts and other related design data to determine factors affecting designs

  • Modify and revise designs to correct operating deficiencies or to reduce and/or eliminate project problems and physical interferences

  • Review and delegate project workflow to project team ensuring all timelines and goals are achieved

  • Coordinate work with other project team members

  • Interface with clients, utility companies, construction administrators, contractors and vendors

  • Develop and cultivate professional relationships for business opportunities

  • Responsible for adhering to EADs safety standards and practices

  • Perform other related duties as assigned



  • Associates of Science Degree in Drafting related field or combination of education and related experience required

  • Proven proficiency with AutoCAD Software (Release 2013 or newer)

  • 5 years electrical industrial drafting experience required, including proven experience with cable tray/conduit layouts, one-lines, lighting design/layout, receptacles layouts and fixture schedules

  • Demonstrated advanced electrical design skills

  • Knowledge applicable codes and standards (NEC, IBC, ISA, etc.)

  • Proven experience with instrument device location plans, controls schematic diagrams, loop diagrams, panel layouts and panel schedules highly preferred

  • Experience with conduit/cable sizing, voltage drop calculations and P&IDs highly preferred

  • Familiarity with multidisciplinary drawing packages, including civil, mechanical, process and structural drawings highly preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to independently set priorities and organize work to meet project deadlines with minimal direction

  • Ability to multi-task while working on numerous projects simultaneously

  • Excellent written and verbal skills with clients and in-house staff

  • Self-starter with strong attention to detail

  • Possess and able to maintain a valid driver's license

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


Working Conditions:

  • Office, plant, or client site environment*

  • Ability to sit and work at computer for an extended period of time

  • Ability to walk up numerous flights of stairs/ladders multiple times a day and/or work in tight spaces in extreme conditions

  • May work near moving mechanical parts and equipment*

  • Office, Commercial and/or Industrial setting with the potential of exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals*

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.*

  • Periodic weekend, holiday or evening work as needed

  • Travel required


*EAD will provide training, administrative/engineering controls, and personal protective equipment as necessary.

Job Details

Date Posted December 8, 2018
Date Closes January 7, 2019
Requisition 158
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At EAD Corporate Office
SOC Category 00-0000.00