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 an Electrician to join our consulting team.

The Electrician will apply the principles of electricity, power generation, electrical distribution, lighting, and sustainable power generation to assess and design systems working directly with other team members of Akana to meet our client’s project requirements. Our focus on good client service requires excellent communication, attention to detail and cooperative teamwork.



  • Provides hand-on physical assessments of building electrical systems and equipment.
  • Conduct ASHRAE Level I and 2 Energy Audits and provides recommended energy conservation measure for electrical equipment and systems.
  • Review both electrical and mechanical drawings and specifications for constructability and energy efficiency.
  • Perform commissioning site visits on all types of buildings and power distribution systems, including, substations, switchgear, switchboards, and power generating equipment: Witness third party start-ups and testing of system components.
  • Facilitate functional performance testing of electrical and mechanical equipment and systems.
  • Assist in performing electrical engineering, schematic through final designs.


Required Qualifications:

  • Low and medium voltage experience required. Controls experience desired.
  • Knowledge of motors and power generation.
  • Lighting design experience is a plus.
  • Experience with sustainable power generation systems and controls desired.
  • Minimum 5+ years experience
  • Competent in the use of electrical calculation software preferred
  • Able to problem solve and troubleshoot as the need arises
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


With offices located in Oregon, Washington, and Nevada, we offer a wide variety of services including civil and structural engineering, architecture and planning, electrical and mechanical engineering facilities commissioning, construction services, environmental studies, and more. Akana’s current client and project base include interesting and challenging projects covering a wide range of project types including dams, bridges, multi-story buildings, airports, rail, and industrial and tribal facilities.


We offer a stimulating work environment and excellent benefits in a culture that promotes growth and innovation with a focus on team building and collaboration. Akana is consistently rated as having pay and benefits packages that exceed the industry averages. Our repeat clients bear testimony to our professional ethic. You can learn more about our firm at www.akana.us.

To apply please visit: http://akana.us/akana/career-opportunities/ Then go to “Apply Here” to submit a resume


All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. 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. For our full EEO policy visit our website.

These opportunities 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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