Brown and Caldwell Electrical Design Junior Technician in Honolulu, Hawaii

Electrical Design Junior Technician

Work Location:Honolulu, Hawaii, Portland, Oregon, Seattle, Washington


Job Type:Full Time


For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance.


We have an exciting opportunity for an entry level drafter to join our growing team. This position does not require previous electrical or Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) experience, but development of the necessary design skills will be expected to eventually become a designer. The successful candidate will work on various projects for municipal, industrial, and federal clients and will work directly with engineers on 2D and 3D electrical designs for facilities primarily serving the water and wastewater industries. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an entry level drafter to continue to build upon their CAD training to develop into a full designer, do challenging and meaningful work, and protect the earth’s resources at the same time. If you are looking for an opportunity to work on in the potable water, wastewater, infrastructure and environmental arena on both the public and private side, with the potential to gain new knowledge, skills, and relationships in a collaborative, innovative and supportive environment, let’s talk.

Job Expectations:

For the right candidate, this position offers the opportunity for significant professional growth and the potential to collaborate with local and national teams. In this role, your responsibilities will include electrical and I&C conceptual through detailed design development, equipment layout, Process and Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs), development of contract drawings using 2D and 3D design approaches, BIM design, bid package preparation, field investigations, and support during construction. We are looking for candidates who have a passion for building things, meeting new people, mentoring staff, and collaborate with seasoned professionals who perform industrial and municipal electrical, and other water/wastewater work. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Use Revit to design 3D electrical systems on projects for municipal clients

  • Prepare 3D/BIM equipment and instruments layouts from conceptual information to final construction documents

  • Use AutoCAD for diagrams, and tables.

  • Coordinate design efforts with other electrical and I&C drafters and designers

  • Coordination of multidiscipline models with the ability to develop plans and sections across disciplines

  • Coordinate design and model changes with other disciplines

  • Ability to export to various formats for collaboration internally and externally

  • Be self-motivated with an outgoing personality and excellent planning and communication skills

  • Travel to client and other BC office locations as needed (travel estimated to be 25%)

Position Requirements

  • High school graduate required.

  • Completion of a 2 year vocational training with an emphases on AutoCAD and REVIT visualization tools is a plus

  • Minimum of 1 year production experience in 3D/BIM design with experience in 3D modeling workflows is a plus

  • Knowledge in 3D modeling and drawing production and associated workflows

  • Knowledge in using Revit, Navisworks and AutoCAD.

  • Good technical skills with the ability to articulate ideas and concepts both visually and verbally

  • High level of verbal communication and strong writing skills

  • Demonstrated ability to use standard computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required

  • Candidate should be a self-starter, results-oriented and be able to work under tight and pressured deadlines

Join, Grow, Have Fun

We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally.We have a strong focus on employee development and offer defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentations as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider). Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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