Electrical Engineer
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Electrical Engineer

  • By robex_6mzh55 

O’Connell Electric Company is a full-service electrical contractor serving New York State and surrounding regions of the northeast. We maintain fully staffed offices in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and the Albany metro area along with our corporate headquarters in Victor, NY.
Founded in 1911, the company has steadily grown into one of the largest electrical contractors in the United States. We provide comprehensive design build, construction, service, maintenance, and emergency response services to customers across the Northeast. Our dedicated service divisions cover all key areas of the industry from electrical construction, power generation, substations, and transmission/distribution to transportation, technical services, renewable energy, and communications.

Job Title: Electrical Engineer
Job Classification: Full Time Position with Benefit
Location: Syracuse Office – Reports to Technical Services Division Manager

The Technical Services Division is responsible for commissioning new substations, performing maintenance and testing of existing substation equipment as well as servicing a wide range of power electric distribution equipment for both industrial and public partners.

This position will include performing various functions including, but are not limited to, the following:
Under the direction of a lead electrical engineer:

  • Prepare electrical studies including coordination studies, short-circuit studies, ARC flash studies
  • Evaluate power quality data and prepare reports for same

Support of Testing and Commissioning:

  • Review construction drawings to develop commissioning and test plans
  • Prepare construction sequencing plans
  • Prepare construction and testing schedules
  • Participate in field testing and trouble shooting
  • Review field testing
  • Prepare energization plans
  • Update construction drawings to as-built conditions

Professional Development:
Attend professional development training and training courses as necessary for performing job tasks.


Primary work location will be in the Syracuse NY office, however some customer sites will require travel
outside the Syracuse region


BSEE or BSET from an ABET accredited school

Directions for Applying
Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to

O’Connell Electric Company is an equal opportunity employer. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.