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Engineer III

Locations: Office CA REI Headquarters
State/Territory: CA
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!  


The Engineer III is a senior engineering position responsible for providing technical engineering information and assistance to ensure compliance with the project requirements and all engineering standards, applicable codes, and specifications. This is a senior engineering role with developed subject matter expertise and the capability to mentor and train other staff.


  • Oversee a team of engineers, designers, and staff on a project basis or individual initiative.

  • May be the Engineer of Record for projects as assigned.

  • Supervise, review, comment, and process equipment and system submittals.

  • Supervise process coordination between architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, and all electrical trades.

  • Oversee the preparation of designs, including power, lighting, and auxiliary systems.

  • Oversee preparation of power system single-line diagrams, including feeder, over current protection sizing, and equipment elevations.

  • Supervise or conduct short circuit and over-current protection device coordination studies and Arc Flash Studies.

  • Supervise or conduct distribution analysis, including voltage drop, voltage droop, and underground heat effect (Neher-McGrath) calculations.

  • Oversee the project specifications or equipment buy-out.

  • Visit job sites to field survey existing electrical conditions.

  • Supervise or Utilize engineering analysis programs and professional judgment to analyze loads, lighting levels, and short circuit currents.

  • Conduct value engineering exercises to evaluate the cost of construction.

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

  • Work closely with the Rosendin Project Manager to coordinate the design criteria with budgetary issues and deliverables schedule on the projects they are assigned.

  • Research and resolve drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interferences, and errors during project installation.

  • Generate project specifications appropriate for the project.

  • Develop a complete and accurate sequence of operations for all designed systems.

  • Working knowledge of equipment and system testing and commissioning.

  • Perform work involving the application of conventional aspects of electrical engineering related to the design of high-tech, mission-critical health industry, commercial, industrial, high-rise residential, and other facilities.

  • Review plans and technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.

  • Supervise the design and ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination of the project with the city, state, county officials, and other outside agencies.

  • Oversee plans and specifications, establish schedules, and coordinate electrical engineering work.

  • Prepare documentation for the commissioning of a building.

  • Resolve various complex problems (i.e., conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult coordination requirements, technical issue resolution).


  • Advanced knowledge of electrical engineering subjects, including power distribution, lighting, grounding, energy conservation, value engineering, applicable codes, standards, etc., is required to design state-of-the-art constructible projects.

  • Proficient in Autodesk, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.), Illumination software, and Oracle software pertaining to Engineering Productivity and CAC generation.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, changing priorities as necessary

  • Ability to work under time pressure and adapt to changing requirements with a positive attitude

  • Effective oral and written communication skills as required for the position

  • Ability to be self-motivated, proactive, and an effective team player

  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, both management and staff alike, vendors, clients, and others


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architectural engineering, or construction sciences

  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of Engineering Experience

  • One-year on-site field experience strongly encouraged

  • Licensure as a US-based Professional Engineer is required

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


  • Up to 50% (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; it can be loud on the jobsite.

  • 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.

  • Occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs.

Rosendin 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

  • 401K

  • 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

$108,400.00-$142,300.00 Annual

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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