Engineer ll (Electrical Engineer)
Job Opportunity at North Carolina Department of Public Safety

Posted on Aug 6


Location: Wake County, NC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4165244

Engineer ll (Electrical Engineer)


Wake County North Carolina

Salary: $51,895.00 - $88,221.00 Annually

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS) is the largest state agency with 26,000 employees and is responsible for safeguarding and preserving the lives and property of its citizens through prevention, protection, and preparation.  We have a mission that matters!

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety is seeking an energized and collaborative oriented Engineer II (Electrical Engineer) to be a part of the Central Engineering team and provide design services and successful delivery of challenging yet rewarding projects.  If you desire a financially rewarding career that includes great work / life balance and is coupled with strong state benefits including retirement, health insurance, vacation leave, sick leave, and paid holidays, please apply today!

This Engineer II (Electrical Engineer) will provide electrical design of Life-Safety (Fire Alarm), Telecommunications, and Primary and Secondary power distribution systems for capital projects and renovations of existing facilities.  The Electrical Engineer will provide services to the department in the form of plan development, specification writing, estimating, field investigations and project management. 



Bachelor's degree in an applicable field of engineering from an appropriately accredited institution and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary Special Qualification May require registration as a professional engineer by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.

  • Significant knowledge of general electrical engineering design.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience in at least ONE or MORE of the following areas: (Note: This experience MUST be represented on your application and the duties and responsibilities fully explained.)                   

                   - Design/evaluation of power distribution 600 volts and below
                   - Lighting design/evaluation
                   - Grounding design/evaluation
                   - Voltage drop design/evaluation
                   - Fire Alarm design/evaluation

  • Comprehensive knowledge of electrical, general and utility construction.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant codes relating to engineering planning, design, consulting, contract administration, construction, renovation, major maintenance and repair.
  • Skill in preparing electrical plans, specifications, technical computations and cost estimates.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, architects, engineers, contractors, unit heads in the institution, fellow workers and others in work operations.
  • Ability to coordinate electrical work with all other discipline branches in Central Engineering.

Management preferences:

  • Completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university. 
  • 2 - 4 years of electrical design experience
  • Registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer (PE) or ability to complete licensure in State of N.C. within 2 years of hire.    

For more information go to: www.nc.gov/jobs



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