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CMTA, Inc Senior Electrical Engineer - CMTA in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Electrical Engineer - CMTA

Boston, MA, USA ● CMTA, 161 Worcester Road, Framingham, Massachusetts, United States of AmericaReq #1453

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

CMTA, a Legence company

CMTA ( is one of the fastest growing engineering firms in the U.S. with nationally recognized expertise in sustainable, high performance building engineering. We are a collaborative, competitive, innovative, and energetic group of engineers and team leaders who incorporate a holistic approach towards consulting engineering, performance contracting, and zero energy projects. We focus on finding engineers whose personalities lead them to excellence, and we provide exceptional opportunities for our employees.

Job Description:

CMTA, a Legence company, is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer with eight or more years of experience in Consulting Engineering. This candidate must have a strong and innovative technical background in Electrical Engineering. This position will work with a team of engineers and other consultants/design team members to design the electrical aspects of energy efficient buildings for various clients as well as complex infrastructure projects. The ideal candidate is a leader and is self-motivated individual who thrives on helping our team and clients be successful.

In your role at CMTA, you will be an Electrical Engineer with design and production responsibilities producing high quality work on small and large projects, a Project Manager with internal and external team responsibilities, a Client Champion by providing excellent, responsive service for our clients and an Employee Advocate by collaborating, teaching, training, growing and mentoring with other staff members while promoting our Core Values.

The position is responsible for designing and overseeing the electrical systems, power distribution, lighting and lighting controls, emergency power, UPS, renewable energy systems, fire alarm system, low-voltage systems/coordination (IT, safety, security, access control), etc. all for the purpose of bidding and construction for various projects. This position will work with a team of engineers to design energy efficient buildings for various clients of CMTA. Our ideal candidate is typically a self-motivated individual who thrives on helping clients and has a strong technical background. We anticipate they will be involved in all phases of the project. We are seeking candidates who have proven experience with project management and business development as well.

Office Location:

The position has flexible location availability for the Framingham MA office and/or the downtown Boston MA office locations based on applicant’s preference. A hybrid work model is also currently in effect.

Desired Experience:

  • 8+ years of experience with MEP design

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Massachusetts PE registration is required

  • Experience with internal and external project management

  • Experience in MEP design and specifications

  • Experience with managing, maintaining and creating Owner and Architect relationships

  • Experience with Healthcare, Higher Education, K-12 and Commercial market sectors

  • Experience with Revit/AutoCAD


The position is responsible for designing the electrical systems, power distribution, lighting and lighting controls, emergency power, UPS, and renewable energy systems, for the purpose of bidding and construction for various projects. Additional duties of the position are as follows but not limited:

  • Lead and guide design and construction projects internally within the office and externally with clients and contractors.

  • Provide guidance, support, mentorship, and leadership to staff engineers.

  • Prepare, read, and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and technical specifications.

  • Professionally stamp drawings, prepare affidavits, etc.

  • Interacting with owners, clients, architects, and contractors as needed with verbal and written communication. Lead and guide meetings as needed.

  • Evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform assigned tasks.

  • Confer with other engineers and other personnel to complete project deadlines.

  • Apply knowledge of engineering principles and research, design, and evaluate products, equipment, systems, and processes to meet project requirements.

  • Design and specify system components to ensure conformance with project goals and requirements.

  • Research and analyze clients design requirements, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.

  • Review contractor submittals (shop drawings, etc.) to determine conformance with contract documents.

Desired Skills:

  • Project, Team and Client Management

  • Electrical Engineering Infrastructure Design

  • Construction Administration and Submittals

  • Power Distribution and Lighting Systems

  • Energy Systems

  • Renewable Energy Systems

  • AutoCAD & REVIT

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Health and Welfare Benefits

  • Health and Welfare

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Prescription drug

  • Employee assistance program

Personal Benefits

  • Paid vacation

  • Company-paid holidays

  • Sick leave

Financial Benefits

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan

  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance

  • AD&D insurance

  • Life insurance

About Legence

Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit .

Contingent Employment Statement

Offers of employment for this role may be contingent upon successfully passing a background check and/or drug screen. Execution of screens will vary based on role requirements and Company policy. All background checks and drug screens will be done in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Legence and its affiliate companies are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, other non-merit-based factors, and any other characteristic protected under applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations.

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To all recruitment agencies

Legence and its affiliate companies do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Do not forward resumes to our career’s alias or employees of Legence and/or its affiliate companies. Legence and/or its affiliate companies are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Any third-party recruiting agreements for Legence and its affiliate companies may only be executed by Legence Holdings LLC’s CHRO or Director of Talent Acquisition, without exception. All others are done without proper authorization and will not be honored. We will not be responsible for any fees under any third-party recruiting agreement not executed by said authority.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

Legence and its affiliate companies will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Other details

  • Pay TypeSalary

  • Required EducationBachelor’s Degree

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  • Boston, MA, USA

  • CMTA, 161 Worcester Road, Framingham, Massachusetts, United States of America