GRW Engineers, Inc.
  • M/E/S
  • Lexington, KY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

GRW offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

Are you a motivated and creative Electrical Engineer with a passion for innovation, sustainable design and environmental responsibility?  Join a leading design firm!  GRW Engineers, Inc. is an expanding, national, multi-disciplined firm listed in the ENR Top 500 for the 44th consecutive year!  GRW has a career opportunity available for an Electrical Engineer at our Lexington, KY headquarters. 

GRW is a full-service engineering, architectural, and geospatial consulting firm. The company was founded in 1964 by Mr. G. Reynolds Watkins to provide engineering services to federal, state, municipal, and private industry clients. Since that time, GRW has grown to become a national design firm with offices in Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee and West Virginia. Watkins' insistence on technical excellence and personal service lives on as the guiding principle at GRW. This dedication to service has resulted in repeat clients providing 90 percent of GRW's current workload!  Principals and associates representing many disciplines work one-on-one with clients. Close, personal service is the hallmark of GRW's business philosophy.

As an electrical design engineer, you will work closely with architectural, mechanical and structural department colleagues on a variety of projects.  GRW offers a wide variety of engineering services for our clients' infrastructure and building design projects. Our multidiscipline personnel function as a cohesive design team to create local and regional utility systems, energy-efficient building components, environmentally-sensitive site developments, and safe, modern transportation facilities.  GRW provides comprehensive technical resources for all types of infrastructure designs.  GRW's assignments range in scope from planning studies to projects with construction costs in excess of $180 million.  GRW's teams have designed projects ranging from a few thousand square feet to campuses with gross building area over 600,000 SF.  Our building designs encompass the latest power and lighting systems for LED, telecommunications, audio/visual, electrical power distribution and other systems.  These high-performance projects frequently pursue Net Zero Energy and LEED certification.  Because of our in-house team, GRW has capability to successfully plan, design and deliver large, complex projects, as easily as smaller projects.

While our revenues have earned us an Engineering News-Record Top 500 ranking since 1972, what keeps us on top is our quality of service. Our approach is simple. Our corporate culture is one of close collaboration among our multidisciplinary project teams, combined with strong management leadership. Regardless of size or complexity, we use our diverse insights and perspectives to move projects forward in a timely and cost-effective manner, while using clear and open lines of communication. We are also proud of GRW's large amount of repeat business. For example, since 1964 GRW has provided services to one of our very first clients, Keeneland, a combination Thoroughbred race course and sales company located in the heart of Kentucky's famed Bluegrass Region. The quality of our work is demonstrated in the numerous awards our projects have won, both on national and state levels.

GRW offers a challenging work environment combining the latest in engineering concepts with career development to keep personnel up to date with the latest technologies and advancements.  Under the direction and guidance of experienced professional engineers, you will learn to design power distribution and controls projects, including field investigation, troubleshooting and testing.  Your personal capabilities, interest, aptitude, and motivation will determine your professional growth.

GRW is seeking the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification
  • 1-2 years electrical design experience in a consulting environment
  • Basic knowledge of building, electrical, fire codes and standards to determine engineering calculations, equipment sizing and selection for different voltage systems
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Revit
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • High level of organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to plan project resources, maintain schedules and stay within budget
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Desire, motivation and ability to exceed the firm's and clients' expectations
  • Dedication and willingness to continue professional growth

We are looking for individuals eager to develop their technical skills and work on teams with other dedicated employees to complete the projects our clients need. Hiring the most qualified employees is important to us and the success of our company.

When you join GRW you'll be working for an award-winning, full-service design consulting firm with a history of more than 50 years serving our regional, national, and occasionally international clients. Our objective is simple. We value our employees and take pride in providing them with the proper resources and tools to help them achieve professional excellence.

This type of opportunity does not become available often!  We invite you to apply to join our team!

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