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Shive-Hattery Group Inc. Electrical Engineer 1 in West Des Moines, Iowa

Job ID 1543 Location West Des Moines, IA Job Type Full-Time Apply Now

Shive-Hattery's Des Moines office has an immediate opening for an Electrical Engineer. This opportunity is a full-time position for a motivated individual with the ability to work and learn with an interest in acquiring a professional engineering license.


  • Electrical design for building systems which includes power distribution, LED and custom lighting design, Life Safety Systems, as well as IP networks for data/communications.

  • Would be working in a diverse market including Industrial, Institutional, Commercial, Education and Healthcare facilities.

  • Will work under the direction of a senior engineer towards the design and document production efforts of building systems using 3D Revit modeling software.

  • Will be visiting project construction sites to assist with measuring, data collection and construction observation duties.

  • Must be able to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing with attention to detail.

Required experience:

  • Graduated from an accredited engineering school in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering with electrical emphasis.

  • Experience in 3D modeling and a desire to learn Autodesk Revit is required.

  • Good communication skills and ability to work with other team members are necessary.


Our learning and teaching culture is founded on collaboration. You will learn from and teach other employees while working across disciplines. You will grow your skills and continue your professional growth at Shive-Hattery.


Greater Des Moines region, home to more than half a million people. While being the fastest growing metro in the Midwest (according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 2016) it remains #2 as the “Most Affordable Place to Live” (U.S. News & World Report, 2016). The Des Moines metro regularly tops lists as one of the best cities to live in the country!

  • Arts and Culture
  • Des Moines Events
  • Historic East Village Shopping
  • Historic Valley Junction
  • Pappajohn Sculpture Park

Learn more about the this welcoming, vibrant and affordable place to live.

Shive-Hattery offers outstanding benefits and a sound compensation package.

Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. For certain clients, we are required to conduct drug and/or alcohol testing on employees who perform work at the client site or on the client project. Consequently, employees and/or applicants will be required to satisfactorily pass a drug and/or alcohol test prior to any such work assignment.

Future Consideration: Yes

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