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EMCOR Group Assistant Electrical Designer in Norwood, Massachusetts

Description

About Us

Since 1934, Gaston Electrical has provided expert electrical and low voltage contracting services to the commercial, institutional, life-sciences, hospitality, and retail markets in New England. Our company leadership and skilled electricians build trust through best-in-class services, quality workmanship, safety practices, and reliability.

Position Overview

The Assistant Electrical Designer will participate in the electrical design efforts for our construction projects. They will work closely with the design team and help prepare the field installation drawings and create build books for the prefab team. They will be responsible for printing all drawings and labels for the project. Through executing, shadowing and mentoring, this role will get the required experience to develop into an Electrical Designer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties will likely be assigned.

  • Assist in the review process with submittals, specs, and drawings.

  • Work closely with a designer and help create field drawings.

  • Print and prepare drawings for field or prefab shop.

  • Work in excel to create labels and print and package.

  • Communicate with team and manage workload.

  • Review install drawings for the field with GF/Foreman and Design team

  • Visit jobsites and ensure the field understands the intent of prefab and how to install it

  • Attend project weekly meetings.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Requirements/Preferred Skills, Education and Experience

  • High School degree required; college degree is helpful!

  • Previous electrical experience is preferred but not required.

  • Experience and/or interest in designing/drawing on the computer

  • Must be computer proficient and comfortable with different software

  • Able to work as part of a team in a collaborative environment but has a desire to lead.

  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written – that promote “working together”.

  • Able to handle and prioritize multiple projects

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow a process

  • Demonstrate responsiveness to external and internal customers and ownership of your job and responsibilities is critical.

  • Desire to be part of a team and understand how your role fits into the bigger picture.

Software Skills

  • Demonstrated experience using various software such as Microsoft 365

  • Will train on Construction related software such as Bluebeam, Revit

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Must have the demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in English, cooperate, and collaborate with multiple levels of customer, employees, unions, government agencies, vendors and suppliers, and other contractor organizations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, see, talk, and hear. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is regularly required to walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to commute to field locations. The employee must have the ability to navigate around job site locations.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee should expect to sit for long periods in front of a computer and also travel to field locations as needed.

While visiting field locations, the employee may be required to work outdoors, be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical and electrical parts; high, precarious places; dust, fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions, extended exposure to sunlight; cold and heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

No agencies please.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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