Available Positions

Electrical Designer  |  Houston, Austin and Dallas Offices

Shah Smith & Associates, Inc. (SSA) is seeking an Electrical Designer. This position will be responsible for creating and problem-solving complex electrical system design, including fire alarm, lighting and power systems that incorporate some of the latest design techniques while adhering to project specifications.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare construction documents appropriate for the project and in accordance with company standards.
  • Documenting and incorporating red lines provided by the engineering staff into project models
  • Coordination with other in-house disciplines
  • Collaborate with architects and other design consultants
  • Monitor project status and development to meet project deadlines
  • Review design budget hours and coordinate any recommended adjustments with the Project Manager
  • Support discipline construction administration activities including preparing responses to request for information and review of equipment submittals.
  • Perform file management functions such as posting models, downloading model updates, managing links, and historic versioning.


  • Candidates must have experience in the electrical design of building systems such as hospitals, research laboratories, higher education and similar complex facilities.
  • Training with Autodesk Revit and Autodesk AutoCAD is REQUIRED
  • Experience in lighting design and lighting calculations and design of electrical systems is a plus, but not required.

About SSA

Established in 1994, SSA is a 100+ person, Texas-based consulting engineering firm, with offices in Houston, Austin and Dallas. We specialize in design and construction management of mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) systems for healthcare, research, science & technology, higher education, corporate, government, public works, and aviation facilities. Clients appreciate our focus on performance standards and cost objectives. Architects value our willingness to look beyond the expected in designing systems to meet aesthetic and sustainability requirements. Our business is about striking a balance, increasing reliability, reducing life-cycle costs, maximizing energy efficiency, minimizing environmental impact, complex integration of systems, simplified maintenance protocols, and anticipating future technological needs.


SSA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This includes medical, dental and life insurance, 9 paid holidays, 3 weeks of PTO, parental leave, 401K Savings plan and much more. For a full look at our benefits, email employment@shahsmith.com to request our careers brochure.


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Resumes may be submitted by email to employment@shahsmith.com. Please reference the position title and office location in the subject line.