Electrical Engineer

Job ID 1978 Location Quad Cities Job Type Full-Time Apply Now

Are you a graduate electrical engineer on the path to a professional engineering license? Whether this is your first full-time position, or you have a couple years’ experience, Shive-Hattery welcomes you to the Quad Cities design team. This diverse team includes architects and many engineering disciplines working together: Electrical, Mechanical, Structural and Civil.

You will experience a variety of electrical projects with government, healthcare, industrial, commercial and education clients. With access to the latest technology, you will produce construction drawings using Revit 3D modeling software. Assist with electrical design for building systems including HVAC, plumbing, piping and fire protection.

Visit project sites to assist with measuring, data collection and construction observation duties. Have the freedom to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing and prioritizing with attention to detail. Be close to electrical engineering mentors and designers to guide your progress on projects and your path to licensure. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or architectural engineering with an electrical engineering emphasis.
  • Experienced in 3D modeling, Revit preferred. 
  • Electrical design for building systems which includes power distribution, LED and custom lighting design, Life Safety Systems, as well as data/communications.
  • Will work under the direction of a senior engineer towards the design and document production efforts of building systems using 3D Revit modeling software.
  • Must be able to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing with attention to detail.

About the Quad Cities 

Our location in the Quad Cities is in the Mississippi Valley and benefits from the amenities that one of the world’s great rivers provides. Shive-Hattery’s location in Bettendorf is an example of the design quality that we are striving for in every project we do. Recently opened, our Bettendorf location and the site of the new building is designed to provide us with the ability to continue to grow and to make our work easier in these changing times. 

Conference rooms are equipped with virtual conference technology, our building is designed to accommodate different work styles with individual, collaborative, and quiet focus areas. All of our workstations are designed with sit-stand capabilities and our dedicated VR space allows us to coordinate between disciplines and put our clients into their projects before anything is done in the field. Our building site includes a walking path and pond, and our patio includes seating and firepit so that breaks can be enjoyable and refreshing.


Within the Quad Cities you will find several John Deere offices including their World Headquarters and multiple production facilities. Some other Fortune 500 corporations in our area include 3M, Exelon, and Arconic. There are also many smaller businesses throughout the Quad Cities area, which encompasses six counties in northwestern Illinois and southeastern Iowa. With an overall population of nearly 450,000, there are over 30,000 businesses, locally owned and beyond. The variety and success creates a robust and continually growing economy. 

There are many exciting amenities that thrive here including the Figge Art MuseumPutnam MuseumQuad City Symphony OrchestraTaxSlayer CenterBix 7 Road RacePGA John Deere ClassicQuad Cities Marathon, and Modern Woodmen Park (recognized as one of the "Best Minor League Ballparks" by USA Today readers). The list goes on with many outdoor recreational features, including the Great River Trail for biking, hiking, and walking (over 100 miles of trails); numerous local, county, and state parks; boating and fishing opportunities in the Mississippi and Rock Rivers; and access to exceptional golf courses, just to name a few.

Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Future Consideration: Yes

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