Being part of the solution. Lifelong learning. Contributing to complex projects that address some of the most significant challenges facing society. This is where we thrive. Now it’s your turn. Affiliated Engineers, Inc. is a leading US-based multi-disciplinary consulting engineering firm that plans, designs, and delivers high performance engineered systems for technically complex buildings and utility infrastructure projects. Nationally and internationally, AEI specializes in the healthcare, research, energy production and distribution, higher education, industrial, mission critical, and high-performance design markets. Building Design+Construction magazine ranks AEI in the top ten of US engineering firms overall, and in the top ten of healthcare, university, science and technology, and Federal government engineers. AEI has received 13 R&D Magazine Lab of the Year awards.Being a part of a collaborative team, working in innovative environments, encouraging exceptional performance, and exploring outside interests and professional development; AEI recognizes our employees are the most valued part of our firm. They are the core of what has made AEI a great firm to work for and why our culture promotes a remarkable work/life balance. AEI offers:•Health, dental, and vision insurance•401(k) with immediate vesting•Life and disability insurance•Flexible spending plan•Employee assistance plan•Educational and professional development opportunities•Reimbursement for membership in professional associations•Paid time off and holidaysPivotal lighting, the award winning architectural lighting design group of Affiliated Engineers, Inc., is actively seeking a Senior Lighting Designer in our Chicago, IL studio. You will work on projects in Chicago as well as other locations nationally and internationally. Our lighting group creates high-level architectural lighting design independently, as well as in concert with our MEP consultants, working on a wide variety of creative projects.You will use your skills to establish design criteria, lighting concepts, and work with a team of skilled designers and support staff from the concept stage through construction on cutting-edge facilities.Key Responsibilities:•Delivery of reflected ceiling plans, luminaire schedules, energy code compliance forms, lighting calculations for daylight and electric lighting, written reports, specifications and mock-ups•Maintaining a high level of knowledge on current technology•Being visible in the lighting community by participating in organizations and presenting at conferences and seminars•Designing systems within fee and construction budget•Coordinating work with clients and checking work for conformance to scope/contract obligations•Providing input on company design standards and specifications to improve quality•Observing and analyzing existing systems and providing evaluation•Reviewing equipment submittals for conformance to contract documents•Answering requests for information (RFIs) from contractors•Analyzing new product data and equipment for incorporation into design specifications•Performing and reviewing calculations
Minimum Qualifications;•8+ years of experience in lighting design•Degree in architecture, interiors, theater lighting, architectural engineering or equivalent experience•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills•Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, AGI32, Adobe Photoshop and Indesign•Ability to work on multiple projects and manage workload to meet project deadlines•Ability to work independently as well as interact effectively with others (including architects, mechanical, plumbing and electrical engineers)Other Requirements;•Strong spoken and written communications skills.•Excellent organization and time management skills.•Quick technical comprehension and motivation focused on client outcomes.•Able to effectively prioritize multiple tasks.•Effective working individually and within team environments.AEI provides the tools and support system, along with exceptional benefits, for you to establish your career path and thrive. If this environment suits you and a career here aligns with your goals, we encourage you to apply. To be considered, apply online at www.aeieng.com.AEI is proud to be an EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled
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PIVOTAL® Lighting Design is the award-winning internal architectural lighting design studio of Affiliated Engineers. With our independent branding we are able to work not only on AEI projects, but also on independent projects.