Colby Co. is a midsize design firm specializing in electrical, mechanical, structural, fire protection and civil engineering and architecture specializing in Building Design. Forty-five employees strong, Colby Co. is noted for its commitment to technical and service excellence and a fun, flexible, rigorous work environment. Located in the vibrant small city of Portland, Maine, Colby Co. offers a balance of opportunities for working and living well. Colby Co. was named to the 2018 and the 2019 “Best Places to Work in Maine” lists, ranking #3 in the Small Business Category in 2019.

We currently have an opening for a Drafter who is eager to learn how to prepare plans and coordinate drawings for a broad range of engineering designs for building renovation and new building projects.   As a member of the Electrical and Fire Protection Department, you will have the opportunity to coordinate with, and learn from, the other disciplines including Mechanical, Civil and Architecture. In addition to preparing plans, you may join the design team for site visits during design and construction.  Colby Co.’s projects range in size from $50,000 to $90M in construction value for State, Federal, Industrial and Commercial clients.

Desired Traits:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Experience with Revit 
  • Associates Degree in Architectural Engineering
  • Required Years of Experience: 0 to 5 years
  • Desire to learn power distribution, control, communication, and lighting design including evaluation of existing power and control systems, communication systems, and lighting.
  • Desire to learn fire protection design including fire alarm, sprinkler systems, and mass notification systems.
  • Prior internship or work experience a plus

In addition to our insurance and retirement benefits package, Colby Co. offers two paid volunteer days a year, paid educational reimbursement, summer hours, paid time off (PTO), flex time, company outings (Red Sox, Bruins, Patriots, Bowling) and great co-workers.

Colby Co.’s office is located in the heart of downtown Portland, Maine. With a metro area of 500,000, Portland offers a wide variety of professional opportunities, cultural activities and outdoor events in an accessible and affordable setting. 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@colbycoengineering.com.

Colby Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.