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Electrical Engineer IV


Greenville, South Carolina (SC), US, 29615 North Carolina (NC), US Charlotte, North Carolina (NC), US, 28208 South Carolina (SC), US

Category:  Engineering
Work Area:  Hybrid
Requisition ID:  1583



About Day and Zimmermann

When you’ve been around for more than a century, you know a thing or two! At Day & Zimmermann, we take our lifetime of experience and make things better! Our 51,000+ employees help bring big ideas to life every day. We’re pushing the boundaries of innovation in construction & engineering, operations & maintenance, staffing, and security & defense. And that’s not all. Did we mention that we have 150+ worldwide locations with $2.7 billion USD in annual revenue? Come join our in on purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world. We do what we say.®

We’re looking for a full-time, staff Electrical Engineer 4

to join our Day & Zimmermann team located hybrid in either Greenville, SC or Charlotte, NC or fully Remote.

As the Electrical Engineer, here’s the work you’ll do:

General Description includes electrical design and analysis of an assigned scope of work in a project including specific complex deliverables such as power generation systems, substation & power distribution systems and lighting & grounding/lightning systems. Work includes, among other things, estimating, conceptual studies, cost and planning studies, layouts, system sizing calculations, specification development and electrical one-line diagrams. Is able to effectively communicate technical solutions and concepts to other engineers and non-engineers. Mentors junior Electrical Engineers and depending on size and complexity of scope of work may be assigned as the Electrical Engineering Lead for a project. Maintains and promotes a focus on end-product whether engineering, fabrication or construction. Ensures effective communications among other engineering disciplines. Ensures effective management of change. Assumes responsibility for cost, schedule, quantity and budget control.


  • Provide technical guidance for the pertinent portions of the assigned projects. Provide necessary calculations and project overview of other Engineers and Designers.
  • Develop and monitor project scopes and schedules for applicable discipline and team of Engineers and Designers. Identify changes in scope / schedule and their impact, as they occur.
  • Provide coordination of design efforts with other disciplines and client personnel.
  • Monitor and ensure design work and documents are correct, consistent with applicable codes, logically presented and constructible.
  • When responsible for work, stamps required project documents as a PE.

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • Well versed in design practices for medium and low voltage electrical distribution including, but not limited to, lighting, grounding, lightning protection, power distribution, heat tracing, protective relaying, fire detection, and electrical area classification. Experience applying industry codes and standards (NEC, IEEE, NEMA, NFPA). Knowledgeable of electrical design practices for Class I and II areas (classified for gas and dust).
  • Ability to work in Revit, AutoCAD, and Bluebeam. Proficient in the use of electrical system modeling software such as SKM and/or ETAP to perform power system studies (short circuit, coordination, arc flash, load flow, etc.) including DC analysis.
  • Strong organizational skills and effective verbal/written communication skills for execution of multiple projects. Experience in effective project execution and project procedures.
  • Ability to supervise and lead the completion of projects (ability to effectively manage project discipline schedule and budget).
  • Experience in the development of the design basis for Capital Project Cost Estimates.

And if you have these qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering required; Degree must be ABET accredited.
  • 12+ years of relevant experience.
  • Professional Engineer registration required, with ability to obtain PE registration in other states via exam or comity.
  • US Citizenship
  • Great attitude and team player.
  • Successful completion of background screening process.

In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $114,880 - $172,320. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).

We care about our employees, and it shows.

Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? APPLY NOW! Talent Acquisition Partner: Jay Howle

To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job

you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:
Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
Balancing (e.g. maintaining equilibrium when walking, climbing, crouching, etc.)
Stooping (e.g. bending the spine at the waist)
Reaching (e.g. reaching the arms or legs in any direction)
Lifting motion or lifting objects more than 15 pounds
Repetitive motion of any part of the body
Kneeling, crouching or crawling
Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)
Climbing (e.g. ascending/descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, pole, etc. using feet and legs and hands/arms to climb)
Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
Capacity to express thoughts orally.
Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or worksite.
Ability to withstand environmental conditions (e.g. extreme heat or cold, grass, wind, sand, fumes, odors, gases, extreme noise, etc.)

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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