Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • Architecture
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Full Time

We offer a competitive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, H S A, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), service awards, paid voluntary/community service leave and tuition reimbursement.

Summit Design and Engineering Services is seeking a senior level Building Design Electrical Engineer to assist our team in starting a MEP Department in our Raleigh. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have excellent leadership and project management abilities.  Must have PE to be considered for the positon.

Primary Responsibilities:   

  • Preparation of construction documents (drawings, specifications, and reports) for building electrical design including power, lighting, fire alarm and communications as well as special systems (A/V, PA, security, television, etc.)
  • Develop equipment and device layouts, circuiting, one-line diagrams and specifications
  • Designs must meet appropriate design standards, project & client requirements and all applicable codes (NEC, IBC, etc.)
  • Perform field investigations, product research and code analysis
  • Review electrical documents for areas of conflict with all building systems
  • Close coordination with the Client and the entire design team including owners, architects, contractors, members of other disciplines, and internal support staff to ensure the design is consistent with what the Client has envisioned, to ensure a fully coordinated inter-disciplinary design, and to ensure the design schedule is maintained
  • Work closely with equipment vendors and manufacturers' representatives for selection and specification of appropriate equipment
  • Conduct project meetings with clients and co-workers
  • Construction Administration
  • Assist in the development of proposals for new projects including definition of the project scope, budget estimates, and design schedules  
  • Assist in marketing our MEP services to new clients


  • BS in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program
  • PE licensure
  • LEED certification is a plus
  • 7+ years of experience in the design of electrical systems for various types of facilities, including experience with designing systems in accordance with NEC and IECC
  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office suite
  • Overall understanding of MEP Systems with thorough knowledge of Electrical Systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to travel to project sites as needed

Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with other offices in Raleigh, Durham, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Indian Trail and South Boston, Virginia. For the past 4 years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area.

Since 1997, Summit's success, tradition of service and expansion into new fields of practice have been based on our commitment to help our clients successfully complete projects of all types.

Our expertise includes: Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI), Structural Engineering, Land Development, Geotechnical Engineering, Architecture, Transportation and Infrastructure Design, Traffic Engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Construction Materials Testing, Special Inspections and Surveying.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action


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