Senior Electrical Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Golden Gate Transportation District (

$151,403 - $184,017 /yr

  full-time   employee

San Francisco
United States

Under direction, perform varied professional and electrical engineering work at an advanced level of difficulty in the field and office. Perform assessments of and prepare written reports documenting the existing electrical systems and loads at existing facilities. Work with other engineers and technicians on design of new facilities and rehabilitation/retrofit of existing facilities. May supervise subordinate engineering personnel engaged in design and construction work. May act as resident engineer on major capital improvement projects and as oversight engineer on in-house maintenance and repair projects. Interpret, explain and carry out electrical engineering design, inspection and construction methods and procedures. Responsibilities include regular contact with other professional engineering personnel, as well as contractors and their representatives, and the general public, obtaining and providing technical electrical engineering data and information, preparing, checking and reviewing detailed and complex electrical engineering plans, specifications and related reports. Perform related duties as required.

Performs assessments of electrical systems and prepare written reports documenting the capacity and limitations of the systems

Performs detailed engineering calculations and analysis in connection with electrical design of utility systems for transportation facilities

Prepares and supervises the preparation of detailed electrical engineering designs, drawings, specifications, cost estimates and quantity estimates for a wide range of electrical construction and maintenance projects

Works with other in-house and consultant engineering professionals and technicians to develop, prepare and finalize complete sets of construction bid documents for capital improvement and other construction projects

Reviews consultants submittals and work products to ensure compliance with required scope of work and deliverables

Reviews contractors' work to ensure compliance with plans and specifications

Plans, schedules and coordinates detailed phases of engineering work either as part of a major project or for an entire project of smaller scope

Makes investigations of contractual and construction problems that may arise on construction projects

Inspects and supervises a wide variety of ordinary and complex construction projects to ensure compliance with contract plans and specifications

Assists in the preparation of complex contract documents

Conducts correspondence and prepare technical engineering reports in connection with a wide variety of projects

Knows and follows the safety and health rules and safe working practices applicable to their job

Ensures that employees under their supervision follow established safe work practices and obey all safety rules

Meets and consults with department officials, engineers and contractors on technical engineering matters

Regular and reliable performance and attendance are required

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering

Five years position-related electrical engineering experience, including design, estimate and specification preparation and the inspection of construction work One-year supervisory experience is desirable

Required Licenses:
Registration (P.E. license) as an Electrical Engineer in the state of California. Must have a PE license as an Electrical Engineer for at least 5 years.

Must possess and maintain a current, valid California driver's license and satisfactory driving record. No reckless driving and DUI infractions within the last 7 years. No more than 2 moving violations within the last 3 years. May operate District vehicles.

Physical Requirement:
Must inspect construction work on the Golden Gate Bridge, other structures and buildings, climb scaffolds, catwalks and ladders

Carry test, inspection and electrical equipment that may weigh up to 50 pounds

Knowledge of:
Theories, principles and practices of electrical engineering

Electrical designs for transportation systems and facilities

Modern construction methods and inspection procedures

Current practices and uses of electrical components and materials and the planning of their integration into construction projects

Skill in or Ability to:
Prepare electrical designs for transportation systems and facilities

Originate and check design details, estimates, engineering plans and specifications Application of engineering theories and practices to practical engineering field and office problems

Demonstrate effective supervisory skills