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Southern Company Electrical Designer in Durham, North Carolina

Electrical Designer

Durham, NC •Distributed Infrastructure-EPC Engineering



We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Electrical Designer (Intermediate Level) to join our team located in Durham, NC.

PowerSecure's Electrical Designer works with the project team to develop construction document sets, performs power system studies and supports our sales team with proposal drawings. Developing code-compliant construction documents with accuracy and speed is one of the main goals for this position. In addition, developing, reviewing, interpreting, and applying all applicable NEC, NFPA, IEEE and AHJ codes and standards.

Responsibilities: • Performs power systems studies to include coordination studies, short circuit studies, and arc flash studies.• Assembles and reviews O&M manuals for project close-outs and submittal packages for customer approval.• Assembles and reviews permitting packages including plotting construction drawings, drafting letters, transmittals and having the engineer sign and seal documents as required.• Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.• This position must be able to develop and design electrical construction documents and use CAD software to develop the drawings with speed and accuracy. Drawings include site plans, one-line diagrams, electrical risers and schematics, electrical details, specifications, and sequence of operations.


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred) or a combination of education and relevant electrical design experience will be considered.

  • Has a minimum of five (5) years’ experience with a CAD software package.

  • Has a minimum of three to seven (3-7) years’ experience working with switchgear, panelboards, transformers, electrical diagrams and other related electrical design concepts.

  • Proficiency with National Electric Code (NEC), IEEE design standards and guides.

  • Proficiency in recognizing design interference and potential layout problems.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products.

PowerSecure is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other basis prohibited by law.

Operating Company: PowerSecure

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