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Entry-Level Electrical Engineer



Carollo Engineers is an internationally recognized environmental engineering firm that specializes in the planning, design, and construction of water and wastewater facilities. We are seeking a motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer with a specialization in power engineering. This position is ideal for a recent graduate or an engineer with up to four years of experience who possesses a strong academic background in Electrical Engineering and a keen interest in power systems. If you are enthusiastic about contributing to water and wastewater treatment facilities' electrical designs, this is an excellent opportunity to grow or start your career.


As an electrical engineer at Carollo, you would assist in field investigation, design, and construction support of the electrical and power systems of water and wastewater facilities. This would include assisting in calculations, review, and design tasks under the guidance of a senior engineer.


At Carollo you’ll make an impact at an organization that does meaningful work, fosters a collaborative team culture, and creates a diverse, inclusive environment where you feel like you belong. You’ll work alongside a collaborative and dynamic team of professionals that is truly passionate about our work. Carollo’s vision is to be the BEST water consulting firm and you’ll find that Carollo is also the best place for you to build your career.



  • Performs basic power engineering tasks and calculations for water and wastewater treatment facilities under the direction and supervision of a Staff Electrical Engineer
  • Receptacle designs, including panel schedule load and phase balancing
  • Lighting designs, including zonal cavity calculations, luminaire layout, and circuit switching
  • Conduit layout and fill calculations
  • Wire sizing
  • Performs basic CADD drafting
  • Submittal review
  • Performs specification research
  • Assists in development of technical memorandum
  • Reviews work for discrepancies or inconsistencies
  • Tracks details of work to discuss and resolve
  • Develops and improves technical knowledge and skills
  • Maintains professionalism in relationships with other office and team members
  • Plans what needs to be communicated and how to present the information effectively
  • Seeks out company and client technical standards and implements them on projects
  • Constructively builds and maintains relationships with others on the project design team
  • Travel required when requested
  • Makes site visits to observe during construction and operation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 0-4 years experience
  • Course work in power engineering
  • Engineer-in-Training Certification or FE license; or ability to obtain within 1 year
  • Basic and advanced course work in A.C. machinery, electrical measurements, symmetrical components, and control system logic design, design of computer LANs, industrial control system LANs and control system logic and design
  • Basic understanding of the National Electrical Code
  • Ability to read and understand One-Line Diagrams and Control Schematics
  • Working knowledge of symmetrical components, fault current calculations, and machine theory
  • Ability to work with supervisor to effectively complete routine tasks
  • Capable of breaking a task into one or more component parts and sequencing those parts effectively
  • General awareness of need for practicality and constructability of design solutions
  • General awareness of the scope, schedule and budget assigned for engineering tasks
  • Ability to work with more experienced electrical engineers to apply standard textbook electrical design and analysis approach
  • Follows selected design approach through completion of analysis and detailing
  • Logically organizes work
  • Ability to listen to others and ask clarifying questions at appropriate time
  • Willingness to accept suggestions and corrections on organization and planning issues
  • Seeks help to understand and productively work through conflict to keep tasks moving ahead
  • Understanding that personal performance and actions impact future work opportunities
  • General awareness of the "business" of electrical engineering as well as the technical design issues
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills that are well organized and persuasive
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering - Power Specialty
  • Public speaking experience
  • Experience with Microstation or Autocad
  • Field investigative and start-up experience

Other Compensation and Benefits 

Carollo is committed to providing employees with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care employees and their families need to lead healthy, productive lives. Carollo’s benefits package includes paid time off and holidays, comprehensive health insurance coverage, pre-tax savings account options for healthcare, dependent care and commuter expenses, disability insurance and life insurance options for you and your dependents. We also offer free Caregiver Support, Travel Assistance, counseling services and discount programs. Other compensation that may be available includes: 401(k) company contribution matching, tuition reimbursement, discretionary bonuses, career advancement bonuses, professional registration bonuses, employee referral bonuses, and compensatory time for exempt employees. Flexible work arrangements may also be available.