We are looking for a senior electrical engineer.

The senior electrical engineer is capable and experienced in all areas of Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on buildings and building site electrical systems. They have experience producing electrical design and construction documents in an A/E consulting firm, understanding/experience with design and office related computer software and operating systems, and a broad knowledge of building electrical engineering from conceptual development through final design including lighting and power systems (medium and low voltage), fire alarm, communications, security and lightning protection systems.

The responsibilities of the Senior Electrical Engineer include:

  • Help our clients achieve their goals
  • Work with the Director, Electrical Engineers and Designers, and Project Managers to meet KZF goals and objectives
  • Respond to estimated budget hour requests from Division Managers and Project Managers
  • Assist project managers with development of project schedules and budgets
  • Work directly with the Director and KZF project managers and assume the “day-to-day” responsibility of Electrical Engineering design/production for assigned projects
  • Work with Project Managers to establish design parameters consistent with the project scope, schedule and budget
  • Prepare Electrical design and construction documents in AutoCAD or REVIT
  • Coordinate with project managers regarding schedule and construction costs
  • Seek advice and counsel from Director of Electrical Engineering Services as needed
  • Interface with all disciplines assigned to the project to coordinate the Electrical work
  • Prepare Electrical Engineering design studies, written design narratives, calculations, and analysis, and direct Electrical Engineering support staff as required
  • Research building materials and systems and select appropriate items for incorporation into the building design
  • Maintain a working knowledge of architectural, mechanical, structural, civil, fire protection and telecom building systems; coordinate these systems with the electrical design
  • Perform conceptual planning and design and confirm the requirements of assigned projects are consistent with the project scope, schedule and budget
  • Prepare design documents as required for all phases of design (concept, schematic, design development and construction documents)
  • Prepare documents in conformance with KZF standards and quality control requirements
  • Prepare outline and final construction document specifications, and coordinate the work with other project specifications
  • Assist with and prepare construction cost estimates
  • Remain current with new products and tools to better meet our client’s needs
  • Conduct field investigations to understand project requirements
  • Assist with quality assurance reviews


  • Experience designing building Electrical systems to meet energy codes and standards
  • Experience working with architects, interior designers, civil, structural, and mechanical designers and engineers, and other technical personnel
  • Experience mentoring and supervising electrical personnel and other technical staff
  • Comfortable with a broad range of project types
  • Familiarity and experience working with the NEC and other pertinent building codes
  • Knowledgeable in related areas of building design
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD & REVIT
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience with PTW SKM or EasyPower software
  • Experience managing parallel assignments
  • Proactive and assertive in problem solving
  • Staff management and client relationship skills
  • Comfortable working in teams and making group presentations
  • Experience providing marketing and project interview support
  • Experience working with Federal Government Agencies such as the Department of Defense, the Department of Justice and the US Army Corps of Engineers, a plus
  • Good written and oral communications skills; fluent in speaking, reading and writing in English
  • Ability to obtain registrations in other states as required (NCEES preferred)

KZF Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No recruiter calls please.

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Do you meet these specifications?

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited US college (Master’s Degree a plus)
  • PE License as an Electrical Engineer in the United States
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the field of Electrical Engineering, working in an Engineering or Architectural/Engineering consulting firm, with an emphasis on Electrical design for buildings
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What sets KZF Design apart from other design firms?

Leadership says:

  • KZF Design helps our clients design a better future
  • Multidisciplinary: Architecture, MEP, Structural, Civil, Interior Design and Planning
  • Public markets served include Education, Transportation, and Federal/State/Local government
  • Private markets served include Commercial & Industrial and Workplace Design
  • Strong project portfolio across all six markets
  • Cincinnati’s 5th largest Architecture Firm (Business Courier May-2021)
  • Cincinnati’s 6th largest Engineering Firm (Business Courier Feb-2021)
  • For 33 years KZF has been ranked as an Interior Design Giant by Interior Design magazine
  • We have been in business for more than 60 years
  • Financially strong and stable – consistently profitable since 1992
  • Company consistently works on self-improvement to ensure long term success
  • Stable workforce with an average tenure of 15 years
  • Good Benefits including health care, life and disability insurance, and 401-k matching

The Team says:

  • A warm culture – people genuinely care and support one another
  • A sense of family with common goals and mutual respect throughout the workplace
  • Working together as a multidisciplinary team makes us stronger
  • Flexibility in setting hours allows balance between work and personal life
  • A firm that celebrates its history and heritage
  • Continuity of staff with valuable experience makes employees feel stable
  • Interacting as one team in one office makes collaboration easier and more enjoyable
  • A company where you can grow – changing for the better and you can be a part of it
  • Architectural teams are backed by strong in-house interior design, civil, MEP and structural engineers
  • A focus on technology and technical tools that make design and collaboration better
    High-profile projects and partnering with national/internationally recognized design firms
  • A great downtown location in a LEED® Gold and ENERGY STAR® office designed by us
  • Awesome, open office workspace that has been designed to foster collaboration