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Designer III

Locations: Office TX Pflugerville
State/Territory: TX
Job Category: Engineering
Employment Type: Full Time


Whether you’re a recent grad or a seasoned professional, you can experience meaningful career growth at Rosendin. Enjoy a true sense of ownership as you work with a proven industry leader on some of the most exciting and high-profile projects in the nation. We offer a wide range of job opportunities, competitive compensation, full benefits, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan and more.

Why Rosendin?

Committed. Innovative. Engaged.

If you’re looking to take your career to the next level and work with some of the best and brightest in the industry, we want to hear from you. Since our founding over 100+ years ago, Rosendin has been driven to positively impact the communities where we live and work. We are an organization built on integrity and we have a culture that empowers people, embraces diversity, and inspires everyone to do their best.  As one of the largest EMPLOYEE-OWNED electrical contractors in the United States, you will have the unique benefit of being a shareholder at a company that is experiencing tremendous growth and success. When our people succeed and fuel our success, we reward them. We'd love to have you as a shareholder!  


Designer III is a senior designer position responsible for the development of the design to show equipment and device layouts and branch circuiting for power lighting and auxiliary drawings. Provide calculations and documentation for the design of lighting and power systems. Provide details as required to define and clarify the intent of the design on drawings. Work closely with project manager and project lead engineer and take design lead on projects. Coordinates with clients, architects, and other discipline engineers to complete drawings.


  • Mark up branch circuit lighting and power plans and fill in panel board schedules with moderate supervision.

  • Perform Energy Code calculations, documentation, and local jurisdiction energy requirements with little supervision.

  • Apply Rosendin standards for wire sizing, transformer feeders, and protection from published schedules.

  • Calculate illumination levels and layout fixtures with minimal supervision

  • Lead lighting design and controls effort using Owner requirements and RFP information to determine appropriate solutions. This includes the supervision of other designers to implement a complete lighting and control design.

  • Calculate power loads, size feeders, and determine a distribution system's estimated demand load summary.

  • Lead coordination with all other trades,such as architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, vertical transportation, kitchen equipment, and OFCI systems. Ability to direct and obtain information and requirements for electrical installation.

  • Create details as required to define installation for construction

  • Perform short circuit and thermal calculations as overseen by the Analytics group.

  • Apply the requirements of the National Electrical Code and Local jurisdictions for work, including ug distribution, gndg, over current protection, emergency & standby systems,

  • Attend project design team meetings. Interface with various team members, particularly the client, architect, and mechanical contractor/engineer.

  • Work closely with the Rosendin Operations Project Manager and Engineering Team Lead to coordinate the design criteria, budget, & schedule.

  • Back-check of own work as well as the work of other designers under their supervision for accuracy and completeness before passing on to others.

  • Comprehensive field work and surveying skills.

  • Independently layout Electrical Room, including clearances.

  • The duties and responsibilities describe this position's general nature and scope of work. This is a partial listing, and other responsibilities will be assigned based on the position’s role within the business unit.


  • Some college or technical training in engineering or related discipline

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Designer

  • Ability to obtain certification in energy, lighting, sustainability, commissioning, signal, grounding, etc.

  • Can be a combination of education, training, and relevant experience


  • Teamwork

  • Productivity

  • Strategic thinking


  • Advanced knowledge of NFPA and local building codes

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Teams, Chat, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) and Illuminance software

  • Manage multiple tasks and projects, changing priorities as necessary according to the supervisors' direction

  • Ability to calculate illumination levels and provide layouts based on the results of the calculations and to complete energy compliance docs for inclusion on drawings

  • Effective fieldwork and surveying skills

  • Ability to provide input on design hours for projects and activities.

  • Ability to provide direction to other designers on a project.

  • Knowledge of load summary and power calculations is required.

  • Ability to perform LEED calculations with minimum supervision.

  • Develop a complete set of design documents with minimal supervision.

  • Provide design modeling training to designers and engineers.

  • Fluency in 3D modeling and REVIT with a passing score on the Design/BIM assessment

  • Work under time pressure and adapt to changing requirements positively

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated, proactive, and an effective team player

  • Interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, both management and staff alike, vendors, clients and others.


  • Up to 20% (Does not include local field visits)


  • General work environment – sitting for long periods, standing, walking, typing, carrying, pushing, bending. Work is conducted primarily indoors with varying environmental conditions, such as fluorescent lighting and air conditioning

  • Noise level is usually low to medium

  • Occasional lifting of up to 40 lbs.

  • We fully comply with the ADA and applicable state law, including considering reasonable accommodation measures that may enable qualified disabled applicants and employees to perform essential functions.

Rosendin Electric is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are considered regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, age (over 40), or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

YOU Matter – Our Benefits

  • ESOP – Employee Stock Ownership

  • 401 K

  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement

  • 17 PTO days per year plus 10 paid holidays

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Disability Income Protection Insurance

  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)

  • Charitable Giving Match with our Rosendin Foundation


Pay Range

The pay range for this role is what we expect to pay for candidates that meet the specified qualifications and requirements listed on this job description. Candidate’s pay can vary based on location, job-related experience, skills, and education.

Our success is rooted in our people. We all come together around long-term vision and a sense of shared ownership. As a group, we do whatever it takes to ensure the success of our business…and your career.

Rosendin Electric is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are considered regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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