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  • Electrical Design Manager

    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/23/2018 10:58 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Electrical Engineer
    ARCO/Murray National Construction Company, Inc.
    Job Location
    US-IL-Downers Grove
  • Overview

    ARCO/Murray is a premier, full service design/build general contractor with more than 25 years of experience providing clients with complete project delivery throughout the United States. We are currently searching for a highly motivated electrical design manager to join our team.  The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of related experience and strong computer skills. Candidates must be extremely organized, self-reliant, proactive, and detail oriented.


    The ARCO family of companies completed $1.7B in revenue in 2017 and is on pace to continue exceptional growth in 2018.  ARCO has been named as one of the Fastest Fifty growing private companies in Chicago for the past 6 years and was recently awarded Best Places to Work in Chicago by Crain’s.  ARCO is currently #27 on the ENR top 100 design/build firms list.  ARCO’s leadership attributes the companies’ success to its exceptional associates and the award-winning culture they create.


    • Assist in preliminary electrical designs in pursuit of design/build projects
    • Responsible for design and specifications of power and control systems, system layouts, load calculations, equipment sizing and selection, performing calculations of lighting systems, and associated controls for assigned projects
    • Work with project team in purchasing building electrical systems and components directly (light fixtures, electrical gears, electrical equipment, fire alarm systems)
    • Review MEP systems designed by others and work with code officials and contractors
    • Interface with client, contractors, and vendors on technical issues
    • Assist in development of electrical pre-fabrication efforts
    • Review shop drawings and other vendor documentation for conformity with specifications
    • Participate in budgeting, scheduling, and staff management
    • Provide electrical design direction and resource management on multi-discipline projects


    • Preferred experience working for a design/build electrical contrator
    • BS in Electrical Engineering; with minimum of 3.2 GPA
    • Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred; ARCO/Murray will support the pursuit of licensure
    • 5-10 years of experience
    • BIM experience preferred
    • Able to make decisions under tight deadlines
    • Able to organize, plan and manage multiple activities to accomplish desired results
    • Act in a manner of integrity that shows support for the company, its values, and the employees, while maintaining constant focus on meeting/exceeding customer requirements and expectations.

    We Offer a Competitive Benefit Package that Includes:

    • Generous bonus program based on merit
    • ARCO Funded Profit Sharing Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement for Associates
    • 401k
    • 1 Month Paid Sabbatical after every 5 years of employment
    • Scholarship reimbursement for associates’ children
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance coverage


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