Electrical Engineer - Full Time


With a large portfolio of active projects across 9 major market sectors throughout Illinois and the surrounding states, Connelly Electric, Co. is one of the leading design build electrical contractors in the Chicagoland area. Connelly Electric is seeking an up-and-coming Electrical Engineering professional who is confident, self-motivated, and passionate about what they do. Initial Electrical Engineer tasks will include designing electrical systems and supporting other departments per description below.

 Essential Duties

  • Design electrical systems for commercial and industrial buildings including power, lighting, distribution, fire alarm and low voltage systems
  • Learn and implement alternative energy and green building technologies
  • Perform lighting photometric calculations
  • Assist coordination, design, and schedule with other disciplines such as architectural, structural, mechanical, and technology
  • Understand and apply the National Electrical Code
  • Coordinate incoming power with local utility companies


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • AutoCAD experience preferred
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, including Professional Engineers, Electrical Engineers, and Project Managers
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to be self-motivated, proactive, and an effective team player
  • Willing to educate themselves above and beyond training to gain expertise for a long-term position in the construction industry

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