Posted time January 10, 2023 Location Houston, TX Job type Full-time


Johnston is a collaboration of experienced engineers, architects, planners, and managers working together to create thoughtful and functional design throughout the great state of Texas.  We work on projects that make a difference in people’s lives and make our world a safer place.

Mission: Our people are the heart of our business. We build highly engaged and collaborative teams dedicated to executing thoughtful, creative design solutions. We are passionate, optimistic, dedicated, efficient, and driven by our entrepreneurial roots.

Vision: To provide the best client service in design and construction. Our Vision is reflected in our designs, our team members, and our culture. It has resulted in the strong, trusting relationships we have with our clients today and the standard we aspire to maintain in the years to come.

People: At Johnston, we seek people who are creative and enjoy solving problems, while having fun along the way. Individuals who embrace a team approach, committed to growing and developing their talents, enjoy mentoring and coaching others, and contribute to a fantastic company culture are who we are as a team and a firm. We aspire to build the best team with the best people to deliver the best projects.



In partnership with the Electrical Team Leader, the Electrical Engineer has a responsibility for a project’s electrical system design and implementation. The Engineer is responsible for the successful delivery of medium to large building projects, developing project concepts and budgets, completing site assessments, and writing reports to create solutions for our clients. This position is also responsible for managing and mentoring a team of Engineers and Designers.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Licensed PE
  • 10+ years’ project engineering experience in all phases of project.
  • Experience working in integrated teams.
  • Leadership ability working in a consultancy environment.
  • Experience with healthcare, government, and education projects.
  • Ability to demonstrate advanced technical knowledge in Engineering and a broad knowledge of engineering systems, calculations, and construction methods.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, BIM.
  • ARCH FLASH experience a plus
  • Experience with complex analysis tools for electrical design.


  • Performs and supervises preparation of technical drawings and assessment reports.
  • Development of typical details, specifications, and drawing standards, including development of Revit standards in coordination with the team.
  • Keeps abreast of industry and technology changes and trends, and recommends changes in approach and services, as appropriate.
  • Provide design inputs and reviews of other engineer’s projects to verify it conforms to quality assurance, quality control, and best practice standards.
  • Performs site visit surveys to determine engineering strategies, and to document and evaluate existing systems.
  • Visits project sites during construction for reviews of quality, progress, and compliance with specifications and standards.
  • Reviews and provides input on “Request for Information” and “submittals” during the construction administration phase.
  • Attend and participate in Owner-Architect-Contractor meetings as required.
  • Mentors engineering staff.
  • Responsible for communication with other disciplines, vendors, and contractors to ensure incorporation of all information into project requirements and provides support, as necessary.
  • Works on developing a positive relationship of trust with the team.
  • Provides technical support and project communications to team, as required.
  • Participates in team meetings to help resolve project issues, coordination with other disciplines, schedule adherence, technical issues.
  • As needed, provides support to Business Development, including write-ups of key aspects of projects and presentation of work at industry events.
  • Works with Marketing in preparing submittals and qualifications.


  • Committed to exceptional external and internal client service.
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple disciplines across the project team at all levels.
  • Result driven by proper planning, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to independently prioritize tasks.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Fast learner with ability to adapt and work independently or in a team environment.


  • Demonstrates strong communication and relationship management skills.
  • Team focused with ability to collaborate well with internal and external team members.
  • Effective listener and clear communicator.
  • Respects the time of others; schedules and attends meetings timely and comes
  • Acts with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Maintains a high degree of confidentiality and adherence to practice of business ethics.
  • Promotes and upholds the Johnston values. Trust. Respect. Integrity.
  • Embodies the attributes of an “Ideal Team Player” (Humble, Hungry, People Smart).

Johnston provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. In addition to all Presidential Executive Orders and federal law requirements, Johnston complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.