Now Hiring – Electrical Designer

Schaeffer Electric Company is looking to hire a new Electrical Designer. This position requires a self-motivated individual who brings a strong work ethic and is results driven.

This role will be unique within the company. The person for this position will grow to be the intermediary between estimating, operations, prefab, and the field.  

Day to day tasks include:

  • Assist estimators with design/build estimates & projects by helping to define a project from a given set of criteria.  Examples would be lighting layouts, lighting control designs, sizing services, designing distribution, fire alarm layout, etc.
  • Work with estimators and project managers to take a job from bid stage to working drawings.  This could be on design/build projects or plan and spec projects where more information is required to be shown for an efficient installation.
  • Review all large projects and drawings for prefab opportunities.  This would require you to work with the foreman in the field and our prefab foreman to push the limits on what we currently create in our warehouse. It will also require significant Revit layout so that the work can be implemented as designed.
  • Work with our AutoCAD Points program and our total station to create job efficiencies.  This will require significant coordination with our field and operations personnel.
  • Visit job sites on a regular basis to gain practical knowledge of installation and apply it to our design and prefab.


  • CAD and Revit knowledge
  • Electrical and building code knowledge
  • 5 plus years’ experience in the electrical industry.
  • College degree or experience in industry
  • Ability to layout branch circuiting; to read and understand contract documents, drawings and specifications a plus.
  • Have an understanding of general electrical design and engineering concepts and have an overall general knowledge of electrical material costs a plus.


  • Competitive Salary
  • 401K
  • Health
  • Holidays

Please send your prepared resume to Justin Kohlman at