Environmental Water Electrical Designer

PACE is a dynamic and fast-paced advanced water engineering firm seeking an Electrical Designer to support various electrical engineering design and drafting needs. Applicants shall possess at least 3 years of experience in the Electrical design field. Candidates should be proficient in AutoCAD with a good understanding of electrical codes and standards. A bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field is a plus and/or experience with mechanical systems related to water and wastewater is a plus. Applicants should be organized and be able to keep track of numerous project files through the various phases of design.

Electrical Designer will be supporting the electrical, controls and instrumentation design of the following:

  • Water treatment
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Pumping and water conveyance facilities
  • Water Amusement and Recreational Aquatic Facilities
  • Solar, Wind, Co-Generation and Hydroelectric Green Energy Systems

Electrical Designer functions will include:

  1. Perform basic sizing and power requirement calculations.
  2. Design single-line diagrams and electrical schematics.
  3. Create electrical site plans including conduit routing and layouts.
  4. Develop panel and electrical gear layouts.
  5. Develop electrical details.
  6. Make revisions to project drawings marked up by in-house licensed engineers and/or client.
  7. Create and manage electronic document file structure, naming convention in accordance with company standards.
  8. Work closely with Project Managers and Engineers to set-up and manage contract and construction drawings.
  9. Communicate with outside agencies, clients and vendors in exchanging data and manage that data in accordance with guidelines set.
  10. Create and/or modify base drawings, which may be used in a variety of presentation documents.
  11. Can be relied on as productive team member and AutoCAD user to work a typical set of project documents from beginning to end with professional quality output that conforms to company standards.
  12. Must be able to work on multiple projects at the same time.
  13. Follow CAD standards.

Candidate resumes will be evaluated relative to experience and knowledge of electrical system design related to water resources / water infrastructure.  Compensation will be commensurate with experience and capabilities.


  • Should be certified in advanced areas of AutoCAD use or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience predominantly in electrical design.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to be receptive and adaptive to change.
  • AutoCAD 2019 required, AutoCAD MEP a plus.

Physical Demand

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands, handle or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; color vision is very helpful. Occasional field work may be required and includes walking through uneven, rugged terrain, requiring good balance, ability to walk moderate to long distances, and good general vision and depth of field vision.

Work Environment

The noise level in the office work environment is moderate.  May be required to work in external environment in all weather conditions.


Compensation will be commensurate with experience and capabilities.

PACE is an equal opportunity employer.
At this time, PACE will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
Local candidates are preferred. No relocation package is offered.

If interested, please respond to this posting by submitting your resume with salary requirement to: hr@pacewater.com.