Electrical Drafter

As a member of the technical production staff, the Electrical Drafter is responsible for assisting in the analysis, design, and review of electrical systems. This includes drawings, specifications, reports, cost estimates, and similar products and services. Electrical systems generally include power, lighting, communication, electronic security, and fire alarm systems. In addition, the Electrical Drafter is responsible for maintaining good client relationships on a firm wide basis.

Essential Functions:

(a)  Prepare electrical design solutions using a thorough knowledge of industry and constructability practices.

(b)  Incorporate a detailed understanding of the governing codes and standards affecting the work.

(c)   Utilize Microsoft Office products, CADD, BIM/Revit, and other industry software.

(d)  Conduct field surveys, energy audits, life cycle cost analyses, and cost estimating.

(e)  Execute construction phase review services consisting of submittal review, RFI responses, and changes.


(a)  Work well both in teams and independently.

(b)  Actively communicate, collaborate, and coordinate effectively with clients, co-workers, and others.

(c)  Effectively work on multiple assignments simultaneously.

(d)  Adhere to design and construction budgets and schedules.

(e) Commitment to maintaining a high standard of quality in the delivery of our technical solutions, customer service, and ethical standards.

Work Environment - Most work is performed in an office environment. Regular trips to a variety of locations for meetings and observations are also required.

Expected Hours - This is a full-time office position based on a 40-hour work week. Normal days are Monday through Friday. Normal core hours are 9AM to 4PM with up to a one-hour unpaid lunch beginning at 11:45AM. A regular starting time between 7AM and 9AM can be negotiated with your supervisor. Requires working overtime as necessary when required to satisfactorily meet project schedules.

Physical Demands - This position requires the ability to sit for long periods. It also requires the ability to walk, use hands, and talk and hear. It requires the ability to stand for extended periods, climb ladders, and lift/carry materials weighing up to 25 lbs. It requires close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Travel - This position requires occasional day trips throughout the mid-Atlantic area. It requires an occasional overnight trip and travel by plane. It requires a valid driver's license and appropriate vehicle.

Education and Experience:

(a) Required -

(i)    Not Applicable.

 (b) Preferred -

(i)    Associates Degree from an engineering related College or university program.

(ii)   Training Certificate from a CADD program.

(iii)  Hands-on field experience installing commercial electrical systems.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance - This position requires the ability to pass a background check and obtain clearance for client and government contracts. Must be approved for working in the United States.

Other Duties - Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

Reasonable Accommodation - reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

HENRY ADAMS is an EEO Employer

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES - HENRY ADAMS, LLC does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, staffing agencies, etc. In the event a resume is submitted without a previously signed agreement, HENRY ADAMS reserves the right to pursue and hire such candidate(s) without financial obligation to a third party. Unsolicited resumes will be deemed the property of HENRY ADAMS.

We are now accepting resumes for this position. Please email your resume to careers@henryadams.com for consideration.