Role description


  • Lead the electrical design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.
  • Prepare electrical equipment: packaged equipment specifications and data sheets, Request for Qualifications (RFQ), technical bid summaries, and purchase recommendations.
  • Review electrical equipment vendor drawings; data interface with suppliers, clients other engineering disciplines, detailers, designers.
  • Participate in the development of project schedule, scope, budget staffing planning, and construction planning. Responsible for effective management of change orders.
  • Applies expert knowledge of commonly used electrical concepts, practices, codes, and procedures within the electrical engineering services industry.
  • Applies knowledge and experience to complex projects, finds non-standard design solutions.
  • Quality review production drawings for a variety of projects and project-related data as required by the project managers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD-related software.
  • Quality review the construction administration including coordination with field personnel to resolve design-related installation issues, calculations, field inspections, and testing of electrical systems.
  • Leads field inspections, installation, measurements, or calculations for public and private clients.
  • Prepare and present technical reports for clients and industry publications.
  • Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers, and contractors and develop new business opportunities. Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction goals and expectations are met.
  • Participate in sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits.
  • Lead the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.
  • Prepare and present project budgets and cost estimates. Report project performance.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and instruction to the electrical engineering practice. Mentor and guide less experienced engineers.
  • Responsible for QA/QC process adherence.
  • Responsible for effective communication with other engineering disciplines.
  • Responsible for compliance with company and site safety policies.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Key Skills, Knowledge, & Capabilities:

  • Expert knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures, strong knowledge of electrical equipment design ANSI and IEEE standards. Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Experience with leading the discipline design for large projects and delegating work tasks to team members.
  • Ability to lead execution of work and resolve issues in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform quality reviews for detailed engineering documents and specifications.

Professional Experience:

  • 7 years of electrical engineering experience, EPC project experience preferred.
  • Professional Engineering License (PE) required


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree from an ABET-accredited program.
  • Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering a plus

Essential skills

Professional Engineer (P.E.)

Josh joined Thomas Thor in October 2021 as a Senior-Level Recruitment Consultant with more than 8+ years’ experience successfully placing hundreds of candidates. Josh has a strong desire to help people grow in their careers. Josh takes the time to personally connect with every candidate, getting to know what their career goals and aspirations are, and what we can do to help each candidate achieve these goals. Josh specializes in Contingent and Retained Searches within the Nuclear Industry.

Josh Futrel