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1537 Main Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01103 USA
49 West Michigan Ave
Battle Creek, Michigan 49017 USA
1537 Main Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01103 USA

Senior Electrical Engineer - Building Systems

Dennis Group is looking for experienced Senior Electrical Engineer - Building Systems candidates in multiple U.S. locations. 

What You'll Do:

We are seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer with strong technical and management capabilities to support and advance our Building Electrical engineering practice. The Building Electrical team is responsible for all building electrical systems including lighting, fire protection and low voltage.


You will have technical responsibility for scoping, performing, and delivering multiple concurrent project assignments. Your specific responsibilities may include:

  • Designing electrical systems for building power; i.e. normal, emergency, and standby power distribution systems for 208v, 480v, and medium voltage for industrial facilities.
  • Documenting all necessary calculations for the design such as short circuit, selective coordination, arc flash, generator sizing, steady state and transient voltage drops, load calculations, conductor sizing, raceway fills, etc.
  • Designing lighting for food processing spaces, including lighting calculations for emergency and inspection lighting level needs. Coordinating fixture placement/mounting with other trades.
  • Designing fire alarm systems per NFPA 72, 101, and local building code.
  • Designing low voltage systems such as LAN, phones, PA, Wi-Fi, access control, cameras, etc.
  • Producing bid documents consisting of layout drawings, one-line, riser, schedules, details, and specifications.
  • Procuring long lead light fixtures and power distribution equipment such as switchgear, switchboards, panelboards, transformers, MCC’s, generators, variable speed drives, and UPS’s.
  • Managing electrical bid process for clients, observing construction, and assisting with startup.
  • Project planning and feasibility studies.
  • Actively participating in and supporting department-wide standard development, updates and maintenance. 

You will also be responsible for selecting, developing, managing, and overseeing the work product of an electrical staff with all levels of experience.

About You:

You are passionate about your profession, organized, a self-starter, and an effective communicator.  You also have 8+ years of relevant work experience and a Bachelor's Degree.  PEs and those on a PE track are desirable, but this is not a requirement.  Spanish or Portuguese language skills are also a plus, but not required

The ability and willingness to perform fieldwork and travel are required. Candidates should expect overnight travel not less than 20-25% of the year depending on project schedules and locations.

About Us


We plan, design, engineer, and build food plants for major brands across the country and the world. For the past three decades, we’ve focused exclusively on the food and beverage industry, helping your favorite brands put your favorite foods in the grocery store. Simply put, food isn’t one thing we do, it’s all we do.


Dennis Group offers competitive compensation packages commensurate with experience. We provide comprehensive employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off including an open vacation policy, as well as bonus, profit-sharing, and 401(k) plans.


Dennis Group is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.