NC Dept of Administration – Electrical Engineer

Location: Wake County, NC (State Construction Office)


The North Carolina Department of Administration is seeking applicants for an Electrical Engineer for our State Construction division. The State Construction office is responsible for the administration of planning, design and construction of all state facilities, including the university and community college systems. The division also provides the architectural and engineering services necessary to carry out the capital improvement program for all state institutions and agencies.
This position will provide written technical review and commentary on the construction documents submitted by licensed architects and engineers under contract with the state. A final submittal is later provided showing compliance with review comments and readiness to bid.
Review will include compliance with general statutes related to the design, bidding, and construction of state/ public buildings. The review will also include site utilities layout, power equipment and distribution systems, lighting systems and materials used, and methods of construction from the foundation to the roof. This review addresses compliance with NC state building codes, industry standards for best construction and engineering practices, NC statutes, the State Construction manual, policies, and guidelines. This process includes general assistance for owners and designers in the capital improvement process, providing for a successful project outcome.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/Competencies

  • Working knowledge of principles and practices of Building Systems Electrical Engineering
  • Working knowledge of NC State Building Codes and Industry Standards
  • Working knowledge of general Construction policies and guidelines
  • Working knowledge of North Carolina General Statutes on public construction
  • Working knowledge of building construction and operations
  • Knowledge of engineering developments and trends
  • Ability to readily discern discrepancies in technical documents or data
  • Ability to provide objective professional opinions and judgments when presented factual data
  • Ability to effectively utilize time, skills and knowledge
  • Experience in Program/ Project Management
  • Experience in engineering review, decision-making & analysis
  • Experience in communicating technical information to others
  • Experience in technical writing and written communication
  • Experience in constructive and appropriate negotiations
  • Experience in public speaking and giving oral presentations to small and large groups
  • Experience with computer software and computer drawing packages
  • Working knowledge of statutes governing the design, contracting, and construction of state and public buildings such as competitive plans and specifications, bidding procedures, licensing, bonds, insurance, building codes, environment, energy, life cycle cost analysis, flood plain verification, and HUB programs

Contact & More Information

More information/Apply online:

NC Department of Administration
Human Resources Management Office
Attn: Tessa Toomey, HR Recruitment Specialist
116 W. Jones Street
Raleigh, NC  27699-1322
Phone: 919-807-2487