Electrical Engineer

Colby Co. is a midsize engineering firm specializing in electrical, mechanical, structural, fire protection and civil engineering and architecture. Forty 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.

We currently have an opening for an Electrical Engineer with 5+ years of building and industrial experience in a consulting engineering design firm setting. We are looking for an engineer who can perform a broad range of electrical engineering designs such as power distribution, control, communication, and lighting design including evaluation of existing power and control systems, electrical specifications, lighting and load calculations. The successful candidate will bring a deep, successful track record of design, quality control and construction administration. In addition to an outstanding technical skillset, s/he will be a quick, flexible thinker and problem-solver who is accustomed to working in fluid teams on tight deadlines.

This position is a part of the Electrical Engineering Department. Additionally, Colby Co. offers mechanical, fire protection, controls, structural, civil engineering and architecture with our in-house staff. You may have the opportunity to lead multidisciplinary design teams as many of our projects encompass more than one discipline. Projects range in size from $50,000 to $60M in construction value for State, Federal, Industrial and Commercial clients.

Desired traits:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology
  • PE License a plus
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Experience with Federal and Government projects

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, educational company outings 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. Portland has recently been recognized by a number of national publications for its unique character and quality of life:

  • #1 Most Livable City: Forbes 2009
  • #8 Best Restaurant Metro Area in the US: Huffington Post 2013
  • #10 Healthiest City for Women: Women’s Health Magazine 2013
  • #1 Best City in the US for Your Second Act: Kiplinger Personal Finance Magazine 2012
  • #3 Best City in the US for Families: Parenting Magazine 2012
  • #7 Greenest City: Travel and Leisure 2012
  • #6 Best City for Job Prospects: 2012

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@colbycoengineering.com.
Colby Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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