SSOE Group

Electrical Designer – Santa Clara, CA

Job Title: Electrical Designer
Job Location: Santa Clara, CA
Department: HIL3340 - AdvTech Engineering Electrical - Hillsboro

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work independently (with limited technical guidance), performs electrical design functions and calculations in branch circuit design, motor feeder design, sizing of overcurrent protection, raceway fill, separation of Class 1, 2, and 3 circuits, as well as other aspects of compliant electrical code designs.
  • Perform on-site field verification of existing systems.
  • Interface with CAD lead to prepare complete construction drawings.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines throughout design phase of projects.
  • Lighting design including calculations, layouts, and energy compliance.
  • Design of feeders / branch circuits, telecom, security, and / or life safety systems.

Position Type: Contract / Staff Augmentation
Minimum Education and Experience: Associate's Degree / DIRECT / 3-5  
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Electrical Technology or Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience as an Electrical Designer.
  • Knowledge of new and / or existing commercial, light industrial, and high-tech manufacturing facilities.
  • Semiconductor tool install experience highly desired.
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code® (NEC) requirements.
  • Computer skills with Microsoft® Windows XP, Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Proficient use of AutoCAD® required, 3D a plus.
  • Effective communication and impromptu problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a cost-effective and timely basis.
  • Understanding and skill in assessing a client’s requirements / needs in the field.
  • Revit electrical experience required.

Position Summary The Electrical Designer will be responsible for performing routine tasks using a computer for drafting and design applications.

About SSOE Group

As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 3 years and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (Building Design + Construction), SSOE Group focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of EPCM services.

With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 65-plus year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to chemical, semiconductor, aerospace and defense, solar / photovoltaic, power, automotive, glass, healthcare, food and consumer products, and science and technology industries.

  • SSOE was founded in 1948 and currently has more than 20 locations worldwide.
  • We are a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm with projects in 40 countries.
  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
  • SSOE's focus is using the appropriate project delivery method for your goals, included Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), which brings our clients better and faster results through more integrated teams and advanced technologies. Even when a more traditional delivery model is used, you'll see significant benefits from the collaboration strategies and technological capabilities our leadership in VDC necessitates.
  • 93% of clients surveyed would recommend us to a colleague
  • 111% of our fee has been returned to our clients in project savings over the last 3 years
  • 150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years

SSOE is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified individuals in its employment practices. SSOE strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination against employees and applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, qualified veterans, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to for assistance. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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