Principal Engineer- Idaho - R1660

at Faith Technologies, Inc.

Job Description

A position at FTI can be the answer to your future career. In this role, you'll be part of a progressive national leader in electrical planning, engineering, technology and energy services. FTI enables employee growth and success through industry-leading training and development, utilization of the latest industry technologies, and an uncompromised focus on safety. We recognize and reward top performers, offering competitive, merit-based compensation, career path development and a flexible and robust benefits package that boasts everything from paid training and tuition reimbursement to an award-winning wellness program.

The Principal Engineer, Geographies will be looked upon as a subject matter expert (SME) in electrical construction. He/she will serve as the technical linkage between internal and external clients in the areas of power distribution, short-circuit coordination & Arc Flash studies, low voltage system integration within project development, carrying out assignments associated with the modeling and technical reviews to ensure efficient end-to-end project execution. This position is expected to provide leadership/mentorship to cross-functional teams and less experienced engineers/technicians.


Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Experience: 5-10 years' experience working in design, prototype, and testing is desired

Travel: 10-15%

Work Schedule: This position works between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM, Monday- Friday. However, work may be performed at any time on any day of the week to meet business needs.


  • Directly manages complex projects involving a team of technical staff; project types include, but are not limited to, Industrial , Healthcare, High-Rise, General Build, Renewables .

  • Responsible for electrical project development, design and procurement for various projects with a strong focus on power distribution and low voltage systems.

  • Interpret and apply NEC, NFPA and OSHA requirements pertaining to electrical safe work practices.

  • Provide engineering guidance and critique to ensure proper risk assessment, communication and traceability to design outputs.

  • Establish engineering standard drawing and assembly specification documents for all phases of preconstruction (conceptual through issue for construction)

  • Act as a technical liaison for all preconstruction activities: engineering, VDC and estimating.

  • Assist in development of final project proposals, scope definition, and pricing.

  • Responsible for project budget management.

  • Responsible for project quality management and incorporating lessons learned.

  • Assist in training and coaching of cross-functional personnel within preconstruction.

  • Maintain Faith's competitive position and profitability by helping to create a strategic vision for the Preconstruction group.

  • Focus on emerging technology, supplier integration and resources to bring innovative products to market through construction projects, resulting in accelerated revenue (i.e.-renewable/distributed energy systems).

  • Work collaboratively with regional business partners to identify incremental target prospects and research needed, as well as key outreach strategies and tactics to secure new account meetings while nurturing existing relationships with clients.

  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned with a high level of professionalism.

The job description and responsibilities described are intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

SURGE your career forward!
Employees at FTI grow faster because they are a part of a nationally leading team of electrical planners, engineers, designers, electricians, and business professionals.

  • Your Personal Growth : Build your career path by taking advantage of our industry leading training and leadership development programs.

  • Leverage Technology : Our virtual design and build programs that offer the latest in robotic total stations, 3D scanning, virtual and augmented reality and drone surveillance and assessment.

  • Uncompromised Safety : When we see others in our space averaging 2.7 safety rating and ours average .42, you know that we value you and your safety above all else.

We offer competitive, merit-based wages; career path development and flexible and a robust benefits package that boasts everything from paid training, tuition reimbursement and a top-notch wellness program.

We pride ourselves on a "Ground up Growth" mentality that puts you in the spotlight. Becoming a member of the FTI team means you've officially put yourself in the driver's seat of your career. Through our career development and continued education programs, you'll have options to position yourself for success.

FTI is a "Merit to the Core" organization, and we pride ourselves on our ability to reward and recognize top performers.

FTI enriches the lives of its employees through industry-leading total rewards. Our compensation, benefits, time off, and wellness programs are designed to reward individual results that create team success, improve financial security for our employees and their families, and encourage healthy lifestyles. As an eligible employee*, your programs include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance

  • Company-Paid Life and Disability Insurance

  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

  • Award-Winning Wellness Program and Incentives

  • 401(k) Retirement & 401(a) Profit Sharing Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Performance Incentives/Bonuses

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • And so much more!

*Regular/Full-Time Employees are eligible for FTI benefit programs.

We stand strong in our values as we work to Create World-Class Opportunities to Succeed through:

  • Uncompromised focus on keeping people SAFE.

  • Building TRUST in everything we do.

  • REDEFINING what's possible.

  • Rewarding individual results that create TEAM SUCCESS.

If you're ready to learn more about growing your career with us, apply today!

FTI is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.
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Job Posting: 1626353

Posted On: Jan 15, 2022

Updated On: Jan 16, 2022