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CBRE Electrical Engineer - Staff Designer in New York City, New York

Electrical Engineer - Staff Designer

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GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Construction, Design, Engineering/Maintenance


Atlanta - Georgia - United States of America, New York City - New York - United States of America

About the role

CBRE’s Engineering Design practice has an opportunity for an Electrical Engineering Staff Designer with proven capabilities in delivering exceptional design solutions and electrical building systems for large commercial, public, and industrial projects. The ideal candidate will join an engineering design team who will provide client solutions in market sectors such as Aviation, Civic, Higher Education, Healthcare, Judicial, and Sports.

What you’ll do

  • Prepares mechanical designs and performs calculations in support of large commercial real estate projects – both renovation and new construction.

  • Support a team of senior engineers with planning the layout of a project and integrating engineering elements into a unified design for client review and approval

  • Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.

  • Prepares scaled drawings and contract documents for building contractors.

  • Provide support for the team with construction administration duties and conducts periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with plans.

  • Leads integration of technical activities and products including the preparation of operating and maintenance manuals, studies, and reports.

What you’ll need

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from a four-year university, a master’s degree is preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an electrical engineering design role.

  • Experience with Revit is strongly preferred

  • EIT Certification is desirable but not required

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.


  • CBRE has a culture of respect, integrity, service, and excellence that shapes our approach to every opportunity.

  • We lead by example, guided by the needs of the cities we inhabit, the communities we build and the world we live in.

CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Electrical Engineer – Staff Designer position is $95,000 annually and the maximum salary is $110,000. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE’s applicable benefit program.

CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)