Electrical Engineer, PE - Power - Irvine, CA

POSTED ON 12/29/2022 CLOSED ON 12/29/2022

Job Posting for Electrical Engineer, PE - Power - Irvine, CA at Power - Irvine, CA - Tetra Tech Careers

Electrical Engineer - PE - Power

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science®.

We are currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our Digital Water Team. The successful candidate for the Electrical Engineering position will work under the supervision of a Senior Electrical Engineer and will perform electrical design for a variety of municipal projects. This position is reserved for individuals that can demonstrate an ability to work independently, successfully adhering to project standards while adhering to delivery schedules and budgets on multiple simultaneous projects.


Your Role

  • Electrical systems planning, design, and calculations
  • Develop detailed electrical and control schematics
  • Design medium and low-voltage power systems, lighting, grounding, and other low-voltage systems
  • Prepare project-specific technical specifications, using CSI Master format
  • Incorporate design changes using AutoCAD and/or Revit
  • Meet project schedules and perform work within budgetary constraints
  • Assist in the preparation of status reports, basis-of-design descriptions, project manuals, responses to client comments, memoranda of understanding, and other project-related documentation
  • Reasonably estimate the level of effort required to perform electrical design tasks
  • Review submittals and provide responses to Requests for Information
  • Mentor and train less experienced staff
  • Provide construction administration support including review of construction submittals for compliance with project documents, response to contractor requests for information (RFI’s), and inspection of completed work for compliance with construction documents
  • Accurately estimate electrical construction costs at various levels of project development
  • Strong focus on client satisfaction and repeat business, the ability to interface directly with the client



  • 5 - 10 years of experience in a consulting engineering role
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, from an ABET-accredited program
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license is a plus
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills
  • Understanding of the following codes and standards as they relate to water and wastewater:  NFPA, IEEE, and ISA
  • Experience with power systems analysis software (e.g., SKM Power*Tools, ETAP, Easypower):
  • Experience in both low and medium voltage electrical distribution systems
  • Experience in the design of both area and building lighting systems
  • Experience in the design of various water and wastewater projects
  • Proficiency with the use of AutoCAD and Revit
  • Experience in construction administration with multiple project delivery methods is desired
  • Valid unrestricted driver’s license

About Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on our employees' technical expertise and dedication—21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

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•    Facebook: @TetraTechCareers

Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized the equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Please no phone calls or agencies.

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