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Lighting Engineer

at Schneider Electric

Posted: 8/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 005BLZ

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Schneider Electric™creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations.Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment:


Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.




TheSenior Lighting Engineer is responsible for the profitable delivery ofeffective lighting scope to client  satisfaction on projects.  The Sr. Lighting Engineer reports to theLighting Engineering Manager. S/he works closely with project development team,including subcontractors and vendors, to perform lighting assessments and to developlighting scope of work. The Sr. Lighting Engineer has significant knowledge inall aspects of lighting technology, including codes and standards.  They are an excellent collaborator with themultiple team members internal and external who enable delivery of a successfullighting project.  They are an excellentcommunicator, in training internal employees as well as making customerpresentations concerning lighting.




PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform thisjob successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary dutysatisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the primary duties.


  • Design comprehensive lighting retrofits to meet expectations of the client.
  • Calculate energy savings and estimate cost of lighting projects.
  • Develop bid packages for labor, material, or turnkey lighting installation projects.
  • Maintain relationships and identify appropriate subcontractors to contract with for the installation of the lighting scope of work.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and oversight of any third party auditors employed to perform lighting audits and designs on projects.
  • As workload permits and individual project needs dictate, audit customer facilities (from feasibility walkthrough to full investment grade audit) for lighting retrofits.
  • Thoroughly review project submittals (both material and shop drawings) for approval.
  • Collaborate with and advise installation project manager of potential project implementation challenges.
  • Assist installation project manager in resolving install issues and customer concerns.
  • Inspect installed scope as necessary to confirm delivered design value.
  • Stay abreast of all lighting technology developments, including pricing, applications appropriateness for our projects, and research.
  • Communicate knowledge periodically and on demand to fellow employees and customers through training events, tools, and in speedy response to questions.
  • Convey our technology concerns and needs externally to providers (and fellow professionals as at industry events).
  • Other duties as assigned



The requirements listed below arerepresentative of the education, experience, skills and/or abilities required.An individual must meet the minimum requirements as listed in each Qualificationssubsection. 



  • Four-year collegedegree or technical degree and/or relative work experience LC and/or CLEP is preferred

  • EIT, PE, Master's Electrician License, and/ or CEM would be considered aplus



  • Seven  years relevant work experience in the lightingindustry .

  • Photometriccalculation experience in either AGI32 or Visual 3D



  • Thoroughunderstanding of lighting technology and application

  • Knowledge oflighting codes, standards, and industry construction knowledge

  • Familiar withlighting audit and design simulation software

  • Strongcommunication (written and verbal) and project management / organization skills,but not limited to the ability to:

    • handle multiple demands and assignments

    • prioritize tasks effectively and efficiently

    • manage resource procurement and utilization.

    • influence and persuade internal and externalCustomers

    • listen effectively and solicit input from others

  • Excellent timemanagement and organization skills

  • Ability totravel greater than 25%.

  • Proficient inMicrosoft Office programs, including thorough knowledge of MS Excel

  • Passionateabout customer service and team success


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here arerepresentative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully performthe primary duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enableindividuals with disabilities to perform the primary duties. Movingover rough or uneven surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping,stretching, reaching, or similar activities; recurring lifting of moderatelyheavy to light items.  Transporting ofitems such as a laptop computer and luggage; driving an automobile, etc.



    WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environmentcharacteristics described here are representative of those employees encounterwhile performing the primary duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary duties. Whileperforming the primary functions of the job, the employee is regularly exposed toa general office environment.  Duringperiods of project site visits, the employee will be exposed to outside weatherconditions as well as mechanical equipment rooms, which could consist ofconfined spaces and loud noises. Employee may work in different environments while on various jobsites.  This job requires work to beperformed on project sites and thus will necessitate remote office capabilitiesto continue to perform needed tasks.


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Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.