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Electrical CAD Designer

Eden Prairie, MN


  • Our Engineering is a 100% employee-owned ESOP and one of the largest and most well-established (41+ years) engineering companies in the United States - we have an Electrical Designer position available in Eden Prairie, MN.
  • The Electrical Designer will prepare clear, complete, and accurate documentation with accuracy, attention to detail and within budget restraints.
  • This position will include creating routine layouts, detail drawings, assembly drawings, diagrams, & schematics from rough or detailed sketches, or notes for engineering according to defined CAD standards.


  • Follow general and specific industry guidelines and best practices.
  • Read, learn, and apply the general and client specific CAD Standards to all drawings.
  • Utilize knowledge of CAD software to complete drawings.
  • Draft finished designs from engineer’s sketches or from other engineering documentation.
  • Visually compare design of component, or other equipment with datasheet of component, matching electrical terminations, etc. for accurate drafting of component.
  • After preliminary drafting is completed, print out the drawing sets for quality assurance review following company procedures.
  • Review questions or concerns with engineer or project manager and redline drawing set accordingly.
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned.
  • Work as a member of a design team, cooperating with the team leader and with WME management in an effective manner to perform engineering work of a high quality, with no errors.
  • Be aware of budget and schedule constraints on all work executed by and for WME. Make every effort to complete assignment on time and on schedule.
  • Treat all WME and customer information in a confidential manner.
  • Understand and abide by office policies and procedures.
  • Inform supervisor of problems or issues which affect the companies’ ability to meet customer requirements.
  • Understand and efficiently use Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and AutoCAD.
  • Maintain and continually improve technical and professional abilities described above and required to perform assigned tasks.


  • Education – AAS degree in Computer Aided Drafting/ Design or equivalent degree is preferred.
  • Drafting/Design experience in Electrical concepts and terminology (i.e., Ladder, Loop and PID diagrams).
  • 5+ years’ experience with AutoCAD, AutoCAD Electrical.
  • 5+ years’ drafting experience in the electrical field.
  • Control Panel design experience required.
  • Strong written, verbal, mathematical, and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Electrical concepts. (UL508, NFPA, Etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge base of AutoCAD Electrical. (Lisp, Visual Basic experience is a plus)
  • General working knowledge of the Windows 10 operating system.
  • Effective knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, etc.
  • Able to effectively communicate with the engineering team and other designers via phone, email, etc.
  • Ability to work with multiple CAD Standards.
  • Attention to detail, and product pride.
  • Works independently, with very basic information or direction from project engineers.

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