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Career Opportunities

As an established and growing electrical engineering firm, Elcon Associates offers the opportunity to build a successful career working on interesting projects located throughout the Pacific Northwest. When you join our firm, you become a part of a team of engineers and designers known for responsiveness, quality, and project execution.

To apply for a position, please send your resume and a cover letter to our human resources department at hr@elcon.com or via mail to:

Elcon Associates, Inc. (Oregon positions)
15220 NW Greenbrier Pkwy. Suite #380
Beaverton, OR 97006

Elcon Associates Inc. (Washington positions)
16300 Christensen Rd. Suite #330
Tukwila, WA 98188

Your qualifications will be reviewed against our current openings and if a suitable position is available, we will contact you. Elcon Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our compensation packages include full medical, dental, and vision insurances, annual bonuses, and 401(K) contribution.

Job Openings

Elcon Associates, Inc. (Elcon) is looking for a construction inspector to join our team in a field office for one of our major clients. Elcon is an electrical engineering and lighting design firm founded in 1975. We have North (Lynnwood) and South (Tukwila) Seattle offices with headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. We provide electrical and lighting design services for medium and low voltage power distribution, interior and exterior facility lighting, street lighting, and communications systems for municipal, transportation, aviation, marine, water/wastewater, facility, and transit projects. Elcon is a place where professionals are empowered and trusted to complete their work and grow their skills.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide assistance to construction manager and resident engineers in office engineering functions.
  • Coordinate, review and assess contractor submittals including equipment manuals, training manuals, asset data collection, and others.
  • Review and process as-built documents and contractor’s as-built shop drawings submittals for conformance to Sound Transit Design and Construction standards.
  • Assist construction manager, resident engineer with reviewing contractor’s quality compliance with approved contract documents.
  • Assist in safety certification process including preparation of Safety Certification checklists and coordination with the Contractor.
  • Prepare and assist in handover to Sound Transit project records including field punchlists, equipment manuals, as-built documents, test reports, etc.
  • Inspect contractor’s Daily Inspection Reports, Materials Receiving Reports, and work sites Play of Day documents to monitor contractor quality process.
  • Assist in preparation of weekly and monthly construction progress reports.
  • Understand and comply with both client-specific and Elcon standards and preferences.
  • Communicate effectively with the client representatives.
  • Understand national, Washington state, and local energy codes.

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Associate degree (BS preferred) in construction management.
  • Must demonstrate strong ethical behavior while striving to produce quality work within project budgets and schedules.
  • Minimum 3 years (5 years preferred) in CM services.
  • Basic knowledge of lighting.
  • Basic knowledge of data cabling, fire alarms, CCTV, access control.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Word
  • Must be a self-starter, be a highly motivated team player, and able to work under time constraints.
  • Ability to work with designers, drafters, and administration personnel to meet projects’ deadlines.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Must understand the value of client satisfaction.

Attractive Benefits Package

Elcon encourages individual achievement and recognizes the strength of a diverse workforce. Elcon offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term coverage, bonuses, 401(k) plan, vacation, and sick leave as well as a creative and friendly office. Elcon is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Type
Full-time, flexible work schedule

Primary Location
Seattle, Washington

Recruiter Contact Prohibited

Contact to anyone at firm other than Chelsea Risner, crisner@elcon.com, or Trista Eckland, teckland@elcon.com, regarding this ad is also prohibited.

We request no calls at this time.

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Elcon Associates, Inc. is seeking an electrical engineer to work out of our Tukwila, WA office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Graduate of university Electrical Engineering program (EIT or PE preferred).
  • 3 years of experience as an electrical engineer in a design environment.
  • Basic knowledge of lighting.
  • Basic knowledge of data cabling, fire alarms, CCTV, access control.
  • Must demonstrate strong ethical behavior while striving to produce quality work within project budgets and schedules.
  • Must understand the value of client satisfaction.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter, be a highly motivated team player, and able to work under time constraints.
  • Ability to work with designers, drafters, and administration personnel to meet projects’ deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task on several design projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • EIT or PE registration.
  • AutoCAD drafting skills to self-perform drawing updates.
  • Flexible schedule.

Attractive Benefits Package

Elcon encourages individual achievement and recognizes the strength of a diverse workforce. Elcon offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term coverage, bonuses, 401(k) plan, vacation, and sick leave as well as a creative and friendly office. Elcon is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Type
Full-time, flexible work schedule

Primary Location
Tukwila, Washington

Recruiter Contact Prohibited
Please do not contact anyone at firm other than Chelsea Risner, crisner@elcon.com.

Apply Now

Elcon Associates, Inc. is seeking an electrical designer to work out of our Tukwila, WA office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design of electrical systems including main service and distribution, standby power, general power, and circuiting etc.
  • Design and produce drawings suitable for construction with sufficient detail based on engineer input including verbal and written instructions, and drawing upon previous work and a library of electronic and hard-copy reference material.
  • Understand and comply with both client-specific and Elcon CAD standards and preferences.
  • Implement file management procedures to organize and maintain electronic drawing files.
  • Communicate effectively with the other drafting and design staff and client representatives.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience as an electrical designer or equivalent.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD with working knowledge in the other CAD applications (Microstation, Revit) preferred.
  • Must demonstrate strong ethical behavior while striving to produce quality work within project budgets and schedules.
  • Must understand the value of client satisfaction.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter, be a highly motivated team player, and able to work under time constraints.
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task on several design projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of lighting.
  • Basic knowledge of data cabling, fire alarms, CCTV, access control.
  • Ability to provide quality control of others’ work.
  • Ability to modify technical specifications as needed.
  • Understanding of national, Washington state, and local electrical codes.
  • Flexible schedule.

Attractive Benefits Package
Elcon encourages individual achievement and recognizes the strength of a diverse workforce. Elcon offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term coverage, bonuses, 401(k) plan, vacation, and sick leave as well as a creative and friendly office. Elcon is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Type
Full-time, flexible schedule

Primary Location
Tukwila, Washington

Recruiter Contact Prohibited

Contact to anyone at firm other than Chelsea Risner, crisner@elcon.com, or Trista Eckland, teckland@elcon.com, regarding this ad is also prohibited.

We request no calls at this time.

Apply Now

Elcon Associates, Inc. is seeking a senior electrical engineer to work out of our Beaverton, OR office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and prepare design and provide guidance in developing of the following substation outdoor drawings: General Arrangement, Electrical Equipment Plans, Section Views (Elevations), Detailed Bills of Material, Lightning Stroke Shielding Plans, Grounding Plans, Conduits, Electrical Connection and Grounding Details, Underground Conduit/Raceway Plans, and Control Building Equipment & Cable Tray Layout.
  • Supervise and provide design or assist in preparing and developing the engineering deliverables including one & three-line diagrams; relaying and metering; AC/DC schematics; control and relaying panel layouts and equipment wiring diagrams; auxiliary system design including batteries and chargers, AC & DC load centers, conduit, and cable sizing.
  • Lead technical discussion with customers or peers explaining the issue/problem as well as the decision process behind the solution.
  • Provide oversight/guidance to junior engineers.
  • Possess social and communication skills necessary to integrate into a team, as well as effectively communicate with peers and customers.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • PE licensure preferred

Attractive Benefits Package

Elcon encourages individual achievement and recognizes the strength of a diverse workforce. Elcon offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term coverage, bonuses, 401(k) plan, vacation, and sick leave as well as a creative and friendly office. Elcon is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Type
Full-time

Primary Location
Beaverton, Oregon

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Elcon Associates, Inc. is seeking a senior electrical engineer to work out of our Beaverton, OR office or remotely from the San Francisco Bay Area, CA.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical, managerial, and supervisory direction for projects in various market segments.
  •  Perform technical activities including, power systems studies, low and medium voltage distribution design for rail transit and water & wastewater treatment facilities. Experience with high voltage substation design is a plus.
  • Provide supervision and direction for the preparation of construction documents including drawings, calculations, reports, specifications, and construction cost estimates.
  • Work with marketing and business managers and other technical discipline leads in developing technical proposals and have a proactive role in marketing.
  • This senior position provides the opportunity to manage, mentor and grow a strong team of dynamic engineering and design staff working on large and complex projects.

Required Qualifications:

  • Licensed Oregon or California PE with 10 – 15 years of experience in heavy industrial and/ or rail transit. California rail transit experience is strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience with consulting engineering firms is a must.
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal communication, and management skills.
  • Must demonstrate strong ethical behavior while striving to produce quality work within project budgets and schedules.
  • Must understand the value of client satisfaction.
  • Able to meet challenging deadlines.
  • Self-starter with sound judgment and decisiveness.

Attractive Benefits Package

Elcon encourages individual achievement and recognizes the strength of a diverse workforce. Elcon offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term coverage, bonuses, 401(k) plan, vacation, and sick leave as well as a creative and friendly office. Elcon is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Type
Full-time

Primary Location
Beaverton, Oregon or remotely from the San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Apply Now