Electrical Designer/Drafter

Irvine, CA

Since 1960, Gouvis Engineering has established a legacy devoted to producing the highest quality of engineering design services to the commercial and home building industry. We feel privileged to provide services that collectively create the communities we live in. Our shared interests and team building activities help us develop relationships that strengthen our bonds and create a space where trust and teamwork are at the pulse of our office culture. We are currently seeking a qualified Electrical Design Engineer. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 4-5 years of experience working as an Electrical Designer with strong oral and written communication.

Job Description:

  • Design electrical systems for residential and commercial spaces including load calculations, single line diagrams and electrical layouts.
  • Provide internal and field RFI support during construction phases.
  • Proficiency in compliance verification with the California Energy Code, National Electric Code, California Electric Code and Green Building Code.
  • Communicate with architects, civil engineers, structural engineers and utility engineers to produce coordinated sets of drawings.
  • Report to department manager on project status.

Basic Electrical and Drafting Design Duties:

  • Load Calculations and Demand Calcs
  • Device layouts per code and client requests
  • Branch wiring and circuiting
  • Panel Schedules
  • System load summaries
  • Single Line Diagrams
  • Feeder Schedules including voltage drop calculations and conduit sizing
  • Specification and submittal review
  • Project production planning and coordination

Job Requirements:

  • 4-5 years of experience as an Electrical Designer/Drafter
  • Software usage: MS Word, Excel, Auto CAD 13 or greater and Blue Beam. (Visual: a plus)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain client relationships


  • Competitive pay and benefits packages
  • Paid sick time and vacation time
  • New state of the art office with indoor basketball court, employee gym and employee lounge; located blocks away from the Irvine Spectrum
  • Monthly and biweekly team building activities

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