SSOE Group

Electrical Engineer

Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
Full Time


SSOE provides unparalleled opportunities for professional growth, offering the advantages typical of a large firm combined with the collaborative and supportive culture commonly associated with smaller organizations. We prioritize an employee-centric atmosphere that fosters a healthy work-life balance, exceptional benefits, and a commitment to continuous learning.


We are seeking a skilled Electrical Engineer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will engage in the designing, developing, and implementing of cutting-edge electrical building systems for state-of-the-art industrial and high-tech manufacturing facilities serving global leaders in technology. As an Electrical Engineer at SSOE, you will have a foundation in electrical engineering, focusing on low to medium voltage environments. The ideal candidate possesses experience with distribution panel loading, short circuit analysis, voltage drop calculations, conduit and conductor sizing, and cable tray fills. Join us in shaping innovative design-build projects with a relentless commitment to quality, efficiency, and collaborative excellence. This position will require you to be onsite when required and be located in the Columbus, OH area. Remote work arrangements for this role are not available.


  • Generate comprehensive technical project plans, specifications, drawings, and models aligned with both industry standards and client requirements.
  • Designing the system with items such as switchgears, transformers, and distribution panels to control and distribute power to various sections of the facility.
  • Perform short circuit calculations to ascertain fault currents and specify suitable protective devices.
  • Perform precise voltage drop calculations to ensure electrical system stability and compliance with industry standards.
  • Determine conduit and conductor sizing, meticulously accounting for current loads and environmental variables.
  • Assess cable tray fills methodically to guarantee proper cable management, organization, and future scalability.
  • Implementing redundancy and backup systems to ensure uninterrupted power supply and minimize downtime in case of power failures.
  • Integrate UPS systems to provide short-term power backup in case of power fluctuations or outages, ensuring continuous operation of critical equipment.
  • Ensure all electrical designs strictly adhere to pertinent local, state, and national electrical codes and regulations.
  • Apply established design techniques and exercises discernment in adapting and modifying design concepts as needed. Uphold quality control by adhering to company and team design and CAD standards.
  • Foster collaboration, communication, strategy, and support within your team, multidisciplinary groups (Electrical, Structural, Process/Chemical, Architectural, etc.), and inter-company teams to optimize efficiency, quality, and resource allocation.
  • Conduct field verifications and site walks to identify, validate, resolve, and integrate solutions into design packages. Resolve design issues on-site during construction if necessary.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, which qualifies for licensure in the state of practice, is required.
  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE/EIT) is highly desired.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit is required. Experience with other tools such as ETAP, SKM PowerTools, and/or EasyPower is a plus.
  • Knowledge of electrical codes and standards (e.g., National Electric Code, NFPA, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience performing field verifications and site walks to identify, validate, resolve, and integrate solutions into design packages. Ability to troubleshoot design problems on-site during construction.
  • Salary Range: $68,000 - $98,000/year depending on location, education, experience, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.
  • Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, 401K retirement savings plan (with company matching), opportunities for professional development and training, PTO, & paid holidays.



Why Choose SSOE?

With a history of stability spanning more than 70 years, we’ve continued to succeed in an industry of constant change and disruption. Our clients have consistently reported to us that our people are one of our greatest strengths and differentiators. At SSOE, we work to create a clear path to building your career with us. Throughout your career, you’ll be given the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects and be given training so you can deepen and extend your skills.


We look forward to having you join our team.



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