St. Louis, MO

Electrical Engineer – Building Design


The CD Companies is a leading national engineering and architecture firm with five divisions working across a broad variety of sectors including early childhood education, hospitality, medical, assisted living, industrial, retail, office, mixed-use, and governmental. The CD Companies is seeking an Electrical Engineer for its Maplewood headquarters to be an integral part of its design teams on a wide variety of work. We are looking for someone eager for growth and opportunity, who will enjoy working with complete in-house project teams and directly with our leadership. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Architectural Engineering, professional registration, and four years of progressive experience.



  • Lighting and power distribution systems for a diverse flow of projects across numerous sectors;
  • Utility coordination and system design of low and medium voltage distribution systems;
  • Stand-by emergency generation systems;
  • Integration of photovoltaic solar systems;
  • UPS and power conditioning systems;
  • Building lightning protection;
  • Interior lighting design and exterior site lighting and photometric;
  • Kick-off meetings and drawing reviews;
  • Coordination of owner/vendor data and telephone cabling;
  • Preparation and editing of plans in AutoCAD, with Revit a plus;
  • Work with design staff for plan preparation;
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook;
  • Editing of MasterSpec project specifications;
  • Coordinate deliverables and attend client meetings; and
  • Occasional short-duration travel to project sites and client offices.



We offer competitive compensation packages with premium benefits. Your comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and vision insurance, 401K, education assistance, holiday leave, vacation leave, sick leave, long-term disability, short-term disability, professional development opportunities, and more.

Join Us

Our culture rewards talented, motivated, and dedicated individuals displaying the desire to learn and grow with the opportunity to lead and manage early in their careers, with aptitude valued over tenure. As an employee-owned company with nearly a third of its staff participating, we offer the potential for ownership to those that are willing to earn it.

Additional career opportunities are available through our ME1 division. You can find those positions on the ME1 website:


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