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BSI Engineering Electrical Design Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Our Electrical Engineering team has many years of experience designing dynamic systems and controllers for manufacturers in many different industries. Our Electrical Engineers work closely with our full-service team to ensure a fully integrated package of the highest quality is provided. They assess client needs and create electronic designs that can handle the burden. Because we are a design-build firm, we can help clients conceive of and implement their project. By retrofitting our client?s factories and manufacturing plants, they will improve the efficiency of their plant and save money.


  • With minimal supervision, develops and writes discipline scope, deliverables, assumptions, and estimates budget for proposals small and medium sized projects

  • Gathers field data

  • With minimal supervision, develops and supervises the use of design criteria document(s) to meet the project objectives

  • Ensures quality and technical accuracy of their own project deliverables

  • Ensures necessary calculations and design effort to prepare deliverables

  • Ensures discipline's design is accurate and coordinated within the 2D drawings and/or 3D model and/or site scans

  • Delegates/coordinates work with Designers on a project

  • Meets discipline?s engineering schedule and budget objectives on assigned projects

  • Provides clear direction to designers of project scope, schedule, budget and expectations of quality for small sized projects

  • Assists in capital cost estimating

  • Self performs design of low voltage (600 and below) power distribution systems

  • Assists in short circuit/arc flash/coordination and load studies

  • Self performs the design of MCCs, including single lines and layout of MCCs, the design of motor control

  • Self performs the design of cable tray and conduit systems and the specification of low voltage distribution equipment

  • Self performs the design of electrical heat tracing and lighting systems

  • Participates in construction support, startup and commissioning efforts

  • Interfaces with other design discipline counterparts and project management as needed

  • Interfaces with client, daily

  • Participates in multi-discipline squad checks of deliverables before issuance

  • Identifies and communicates scope change for discipline


  • Bachelor?s degree or higher in an engineering discipline preferred

  • 5+ years of electrical design experience

  • Consulting experience preferred

  • Exposed to EasyPower and or SKM software

  • Exposure to IECC design requirements is desired, but not required

  • Experience with load studies required

  • Understanding of the National Electrical Code

  • Industrial distribution experience required

  • Ability to specify equipment including MCCs

  • Field exposure to various manufacturing, industrial, commercial, or institutional environments

BSI Core Values

  • Ethical ? you operate in a professional manner and follow good moral standards

  • Honest ? you are trustworthy and truthful

  • Respectful ? you treat others with respect regardless of their position or your own

  • Service ? you have a serving mindset and look for ways to help (both clients and coworkers)

  • Positive Attitude ? you look for the best qualities in those with whom you work, that you take on challenges willingly, and approach issues and communications in a positive way

  • Accountable ? you can be counted on by others and you take ownership of your responsibilities

  • Continuous Learning ? you are willing to take the time to learn new skills

  • Takes Initiative ? you look for opportunities to do more

  • Cooperative ? you have the ability to get along with others and help them succeed

  • Stewardship ? you are good steward of company and client finances

  • Safety ? you are expected to protect yourself and others. Learn and follow appropriate safety practices

  • Resourceful ? you will proactively look for creative solutions

About BSI

By forming strategic alliances with others who share a similar vision, BSI Engineering is now capable of providing full service consulting and detailed design, design-build, or EPCM services catered to meet any budget or schedule. Our mantra is: ?Serve the client, satisfy the employee? and the rest will take care of itself.? More than anything, we believe if we attract the most service-oriented professionals in our industry, then we will truly be seen as best in class by all those who make use of the services we offer. For more details, check out our website at


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