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Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Job Category: Environmental, Social & Governance

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Enterprises


  • 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Do you have a passion for the environment and desire to keep the planet beautiful? At Cox Enterprises, we have a team that is dedicated to sustainability, because the best way to keep the earth beautiful is to keep it green. That’s why we are in search of a Sr. Electrical Engineer - Measurement and Verification. This Engineer will manage the design, development, modification, and deployment projects that directly affect facilities electrical/mechanical infrastructure. They will also lead the Project Measurement & Verification M&V program for Cox’s sustainability projects. 

What You’ll Do 

Senior Electrical Engineer will spend 70% of time allocation managing the design and implementation of projects directly affecting facilities infrastructure or capacity by developing/managing, installation/construction, budgets, design, procurement, assist with contractor selection, and work with utilities to determine any infrastructure upgrade requirements. This will include but not be limited to the installation of Electric Vehicle (EV) chargers, emergency backup generators and UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) systems. 

The Senior Electrical Engineer will spend 30% time allocation towards managing the project Measurement & Verification program for Cox’s carbon and water reduction efforts with a forecast of $300MM in investments over the next decade. The program will provide feedback on operational performance of projects to ensure an accurate account of energy/water reductions, economic savings, and that the project is performing as designed. This will ensure credible auditability for achievement of the Cox Conserves. 

Key job duties for this position will include: 

  • Perform analysis and recommend solutions to maintain a reliable electrical infrastructure that meets present and future electrical needs. Perform Utility Rate Analysis to determine applicable rates. 

  • Conduct facilities mechanical and electrical infrastructure inspections. Evaluate infrastructure design for preventive maintenance opportunities and regulatory requirements. 

  • Perform on-site and field observations gathering energy data, water data and analyzing operations for use in driving new projects. 

  • Oversee vendor relationships and contract negotiations for procurement of electrical components and services. Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with suppliers, ensuring competitive pricing, quality assurance, and timely delivery of materials. 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize procurement processes, mitigate risks, and drive cost savings initiatives. 

  • Manage the design, development, modification and deployment of new and existing projects that directly affect facilities infrastructure or capacity, such as Generators, UPS systems, lightning protection systems and EV Chargers. 

  • Manage procedures to perform Measurement & Verification for projects. Work directly with utilities to ensure capacity is available for project implementation. 

Basic Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or related discipline and 4 years’ experience in electrical engineering. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and 2 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and up to 1 year of experience; or 8 years’ experience in related field. · Experience reading and understanding electrical single-line and three-line diagrams / schematics. 

  • Involvement in M&V projects, including the ability to plan, coordinate, and execute M&V activities effectively, manage resources, and meet project deadlines 

  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record 

  • Ability to travel up to 25% as needed 

Preferred qualifications 

  • Knowledge and understanding of measurement and verification principles, methodologies, and standards. 

  • Experience managing contractors  

  • Experience with EV Charger installations 

  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC) and standard practices 


Compensation includes a base salary of $85,500.00 - $128,300.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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