Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer

Akana, a Native American-owned multi-discipline consulting firm with a diverse portfolio of clients and projects throughout the United States, is seeking to add a Senior Electrical Engineer to our firm.  This position is full time

Immediate availability.


As an Electrical Engineer you will apply the principles of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism to develop electrical products and systems.

The minimum required qualifications for this position are shown below

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in electrical engineering, or related field
  • Professional Licensure required
  • 10-15 years’ experience
  • Knowledgeable in best practices regarding QC
  • Demonstrated electrical design experience in facility and building power distribution systems, lighting and lighting controls, and other low voltage systems typical for buildings and commercial facilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and teams congruently

General Responsibilities are:

  • Independently applies knowledge of current principles and processes
  • Supervise and lead major projects and teams to ensure the execution of multiple tasks and project work is done accurately and timely
  • Review complete projects for conformity and quality assurance
  • Serve as a technical specialist or advisor on electrical engineering related issues
  • Assist in preparing proposals: Reviews and approves budgets, project schedules, scope of work
  • Use design software to plan and design different systems in line with codes and professional standards
  • Collaborate and interact with construction teams, architects and outside project developers and consultants
  • Mentor other engineers by providing guidance throughout project to completion
  • Routinely lead project meetings, conduct project presentations, and interact with clients, customers, contractors, and other officials
  • Initiates and maintains contacts with key personnel within the industry to assist in business development activities
  • Perform ASHRAE Level 1 and 2 Energy Audits
  • Experience in performing commissioning of electrical systems, including development of functional performance test and related reports.
  • Experience in performing circuit coordination studies preferred
  • Arc flash study certification is preferred
  • LEED certification is preferred
  • 25-30% travel time may be required




If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to talk with you about joining our team.


The salary for this position is competitive and based on experience. Akana offers full benefits including healthcare, 401k with match (after one year), short- and long-term disability insurance, and a generous PTO program!


Akana is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on any basis protected by law. Our EEO policy statement is available on our website at


This opportunity may be subject to the requirements of FAR Clauses 1452.226-70 and 1452.226-71 regarding preference in hiring of Native Americans. Native Americans are encouraged to apply.


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