Job type full-time
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Above group overview
We offer you the opportunity to put your passion and your god given talents and abilities to useOur goal is to attract and develop skilled, called, and passionate people to impact our devoted customers and our teamWe want to attract immensely creative employees with an ability to inspire, motivate, and challenge others.
For more information, see www.abovegroupinc.com.
Our people strategy
We believe in a people strategy to be the fundamental driver of our organizationWhile we can never reach a perfect organizational model, we can certainly strive towards it in our daily efforts and missionWith that vision comes a focus of key initiatives we are working on, listed here, with the indicators of what it should look like as we approach:
Shared direction: a collective understanding of what the organization stands for, where it is going, and how we will get thereIndicators: a clear inspiring vision, well-executed strategies, clear aligned goals.
Authentic values: deeply held principles guiding all decisions and relationships and reflected in the conduct of everyone at all timesIndicators: high levels of trust and communications, uncompromising integrity and ethics, socially responsible practices.
Productive relationships: open, collaborative relationships that recognize and honor the commitments that people make to themselves, each other, their work, and the organizationIndicators: respect for all individuals, effective problem solving and decision-making, clear accountability, effective teamwork at all levels.
Liberating processes: flexible structures, processes, and technologies that allow people to do their best work and to collaborate effectively across boundariesIndicators: clear organizational design, collective knowledge, the right tools and technologies, the right people for the right jobs.
Outcome learning: results-focused learning that strengthens individual and organizational capacity to cope with the present and define the futureIndicators: continuous teaching and learning, effective knowledge and skills development, leadership development at all levels.
Motivating metrics: fair, meaningful performance requirements, measure and rewards that reinforce high performance and manage poor performanceIndicators: clear and energizing performance requirements, relevant work measures, differentiated rewards.
Our vision – what we want to do
Empower excellent aec professionals to provide superior service.
Our mission – why we exist
Demonstrate the love of jesus christ to those we reach.
Our values – how we will accomplish this mission
Our core values are the tools we use and the behaviors we exhibit as employees of above groupThey describe how we work together to achieve this special place we’re developing and how they make us uniquely successful.
Christian values - we demonstrate humility, honesty, integrity, respect, kindness, and a sense of social responsibility.
Initiative – we are self-motivated, self-starting.
Ambassadorship – we represent our brand passionately and accurately.
Agency – we take on the attitude and responsibility of ‘owning it’.
Extreme team – beyond just teamwork: it’s how we work together.
Buffalo – we run toward challenges instead of away from them.
Uncompromising quality – we provide excellent results all the time, every time.
Electrical engineer (ee)
The electrical engineer (ee) for above group shall contribute and support the power, lighting, grounding, lightning protection, fire alarm, and systems or low voltage engineering efforts for the firmThe ee shall possess a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent, from an abet accredited institutionThis individual shall directly contribute to the firm and its success through the application of knowledge and technical experience to effectively produce a quality design and ultimate product to the customerThe ee is also responsible for contributing to the growth of the team by leading and mentoring subordinate staff in expanding their capabilities and contributionsThe ee shall execute design duties as required to ensure quality is always maintained.
The ee shall be an electrical engineer registered as a licensed professional engineer (pe), in the united states and/or its territories, at a minimumAdditional credentials are encouraged and desired.
The ee is an electrical engineer by education and experience, with the following characteristics:
Ability to combine personal judgment with information to establish and implement design criteria.
Has expertise in power, lighting, grounding, lightning protection, fire alarm, communications and electronic security systemsExperience with medium voltage and ground support equipment systems a plus.
Demonstrates proficiency of electrical concepts including load demand calculations, one-line distribution development, load flow, short-circuit analysis and arc flash hazard analysis.
Able to use computer software including skm, visual and other applicable tools.
Ability to work well in a team environment as well as an individualCommunicates effectively with individuals in the organization.
Capable of interpreting information set forth in a basis of design or a facilities requirements document, as well as additional information gathered from users, other consultants, field surveys and code research.
Applies engineering principles to resolve engineering problems and tasks assigned.
Develops and implements design criteria and system designs from concept through detailed design and construction.
Collaborates with and mentors subordinate staff of their responsibilities on a daily basis.
Continuously seeks to improve and is self-teachable.
The ee is an electrical designer:
Implements criteria for distribution systems, researches applicable codes, and investigates system routing options and equipment room layouts.
Understands using design tools such as the nec 70 code tables.
Coordinates and implements the layout of distribution systems and equipment locations with team members within the discipline, as well as project team members in other disciplines.
Proficient with design drawing software including revit and autocad.
Performs system calculationsSizes and selects system components.
Reviews shop drawing submittals, and travels to job sites to perform field verification.
Produces field reports and punch lists.
The ee develops organizational skills including technical writing and time management:
Uses excellent writing skills to author basis of design (bod) narratives, design criteria documents, feasibility studies, condition assessment reports, engineering studies and reports, and other high quality highly technical written documents as needed.
Uses excellent writing skills to edit design specifications; respond to requests for information (rfis) incorporating information from project documents, specifications,
Reviews shop drawings and submittals to evaluate compliance with applicable codes, project specifications, and design documents and criteria.
Prepares meeting notes.
Reads relevant project correspondence and maintains project design files.
Demonstrates willingness to work to meet deadlines as required by client demands.
Key characteristics of the ideal electrical engineer (ee)
Called – a strong sense of knowing who you are (i.e., gifts, talents, competencies) and how you are to spend your lifeWe fulfill our calling by being excellent at what god designed us to be and we diligently pursue it.
Practice servant leadership – leaders at above group are called to serveWe realize that effective leadership starts on the insideWe demonstrate that we are willing to do what others are unwilling to doWe will practice a servant leadership character that enriches the lives of others.
A commitment to above group – an understanding of and a commitment to the special purpose, mission, and beliefs of above group and will have a value system compatible with our values.
People abilities – deep interest and care for people with an understanding of their primary interests, aims, strengths, and motivations.
Working with customers – a demonstrated ability to accomplish results through collaboration with and development of strong relationships with our customers.
Organizational skills – an ability to organize his/her own thoughts and work, while continually growing a results-oriented teamAbility to win the confidence of colleagues and office staff that demonstrates a well-functioning department.
Insight and strategy – a focused sense of strategy, (i.e., possessing the knowledge and sixth sense for how to implement our mutual goals)The ability to set realistic objectives and achieve them.
A sense of timing – an intuitive sense of timing and appropriateness in relation to people and projects.
Work capacity – sufficient physical and emotional energy to deliver the results necessary to advance our mission.
Self-starter – creates ideas and follow through without prodding(balanced with judgment and knowing when and how to ask for assistance and counsel).
Enthusiasm – a heartfelt passion for the work we do, which displays optimism – but not overselling and overstating.
Character – a level of impeccable integrity that permeates others.
Passion – the above group vision will be irresistible to the right personPeople skills, organizational and communication abilities must be truly remarkable, this person will be excellent at vision-casting in a manner that inspires others to join with us and develop solid relationships.
The electrical engineer shall meet the following minimum requirements:
Bsee or bsae
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
This is a remote position
Process of candidacy
If after reading this opportunity profile, you sense the gifts and experiences you possess are a good initial match for above group, we invite you to begin the “expression of interest” processWe handle all candidate information and conversations confidentiallyYou may contact us at any stage of the process to get more information and to ask questions(contact information is below).
In the subject line of the email, please write “electrical engineer”
Talent strategy specialist
Above group, inc.
The search will be conducted in a very thoughtful, thorough, and consistent manner, with a conscious effort to preserve the confidentiality of all candidatesThe search committee is committed to offering each potential candidate the same consideration throughout the process.
Posted 30+ days ago