Location: Knoxville, TN or Nashville, TN
Title: Senior Electrical Engineer
Schedule (FT/PT): Regular Full Time
Travel Required: Yes (0-25%)
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

At LBYD Federal, “Large Firm Expertise, Small Firm Responsive”, is our motto we live by and practice each day. With the capability to produce high quality designs in a fun, supportive and exciting atmosphere, we recognize our employees are our greatest asset. We offer an exciting variety of opportunities for employees to develop and grow their careers, working alongside diverse and supportive team members to achieve success. We maintain our responsiveness to clients and partners by allowing our employees the autonomy to achieve success.

Along with a competitive benefits package and 401(k) matching, we strive to maintain a 98% employee retention rate, by providing our employees endless growth opportunities. Unique opportunities such as a formalized mentorship program, professional development through North Wind University, a wellness program, celebrating our employees time with us through our employee service awards program, and many others meant to enhance the employee experience ultimately led to high employee satisfaction. Additionally, we strive to support the communities we live, work, and enjoy by taking part in community fundraisers, and volunteering through local and national organizations.

We give you the flexibility to achieve your best work by offering hybrid working options, while fostering a culture of inclusivity, equity and diversity, creating a workplace we feel everyone can achieve success. We take pride in the impact our employees make as leaders, no matter the level within the organization. You will be connected with like-minded, high achieving individuals upon joining our organization leading and participating in the most challenging designs across the world.


Electrical Design Engineers design and develop industrial, domestic, and commercial electrical systems. Striving for excellence, electrical design engineers are innovative, detail-oriented, and analytical. They interact with clients, vendors, contractors, architects, and fellow engineers every day to produce required coordinated designs. Electrical Design Engineers are responsible for writing specifications, schematics, and diagrams, coordinated with the client’s needs, codes and other disciplines. Performing feasibility studies for industrial, domestic, and commercial technical developments. Excellent understanding of customer expectations and deliverables and the desire to produce good quality products.


  • Review supplier submittals conforming with laid down specifications
  • Develop, prepare, check and coordinate designs, drawings per applicable standards and codes.
  • Review and coordinate vendor submittals to ensure compliance to design requirements.
  • Prepare and oversee electrical power system design having single line diagrams, wiring and elementary diagrams along with layout and circuitry design.
  • Prepare electrical specifications.
  • Prepare supporting documents along with wire list plus BOM’s.
  • Prepare Energy Calculations and Permit documentation.
  • Prepare Estimates and bids on projects.
  • Taking ideas from the initial design stage through to the construction process
  • Ensuring projects are completed on time with the specified budget
  • Maintaining and developing their personal engineering skills and knowledge
  • Perform Coordination Calculations, Arc Flash Hazard Studies
  • Perform Lighting and Photometric Studies
  • Perform Lightning Design Layouts and Calculations
  • Supervision and Mentoring of junior engineers and Interns


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree from an ABET institution
  • 10 -15 Years’ Experience
  • Experience in Commercial Facilities, Retail Facilities, Industrial Facilities, Educational Facilities, Municipal Facilities, Government Facilities, Healthcare Facilities, High Rise Facilities, Transportation Facilities, DATA Centers, Utilities Generation & Distribution

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented time managers with the ability to meet deadlines and focus on project schedules
  • Knowledge of electrical, lighting, energy, lightning, safety, communications, and building codes
  • Proficient in the use of Revit, AutoCAD and Electrical Design software. (SKM, EZPower COMCheck EZ, etc.)
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Read and interpret technical engineering drawings
  • Understand electrical theories and concepts
  • Understand Arc Flash Hazard Requirements

Special Requirements:

  • P.E. Registration
  • U. S. Citizenship Required


  • P.E. Multi State Registration Preferred
  • Energy Modeling
  • Fire Alarm Design
  • Security Access Design
  • Life Cycle Analysis
  • Energy Calculations
  • Troubleshooting
  • PLC Programing
  • Energy Recovery
  • Emergency Power & UPS Design
  • Commissioning
  • Value Engineering Analysis
  • Instrumentation
  • Photovoltaic Design
  • Construction Administration
  • LEED Certifications


Exerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body, involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Work generally conducted indoors in an office setting with occasional travel to project sites, but may serve as a Field Engineer during construction

    North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

    North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

    Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.