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Electrical Engineer - Building Systems

Electrical Engineer - Building Systems

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US-IN-South Bend
Electrical Engineering

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About DLZ


DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest.  In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one (ENR)'s Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm,  Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.


Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

Job Description

DLZ currently has a rewarding Electrical Engineer - Building Systems opening in our Indianapolis and South Bend, IN offices.


Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Design power distribution, lighting, fire alarm, control and IT/Data systems for new build and retro fit.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines and work in a team environment.
  • Review installation of designed equipment/systems for compliance with construction documents.
  • Perform duties with multiple projects within the established schedules.
  • Work on a wide variety of project types, scales and complexity.
  • Work on concurrent projects.
  • Prepare construction cost estimates, both in a broad and detailed scope
  • Assist in the development of contract specifications and research the application of new procedures and/or products.
  • Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan.
  • Possess aptitude to act as a positive representative of the company and its core values.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements: 

  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Degree
  • 2 or more years relevant work experience
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) required, pursuing Professional Engineer (PE) License preferred.
  • Strong Revit and AutoCAD skills required
  • Experience in the design, layout and analysis for power distribution, lighting, fire alarm, and low-voltage systems.
  • Knowledge of LEED principles.
  • Good understanding of National Electrical Code and electrical power engineering principles, and will utilize electrical engineering knowledge related to voltage, current, power, voltage drop, cable sizes, and conduit size requirements per NEC.
  • Experience working on publicly-funded and municipal projects is a plus.
  • Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites and complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements.


At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.