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Lori Boren has been with HBK since 2012 when the Iowa City office opened its original location. She has over 11 years of experience utilizing ESRI ArcMap, AutoCAD, and Civil 3D products. She has worked for municipalities and private companies on projects including concept drawings, site development, fiber optic design, sanitary sewer design and a multitude of other projects.

Engineer – Electrical (MEP): Cedar Rapids, IA

HBK Engineering is searching for a licensed professional Electrical Engineer, with building design, construction, operations, and maintenance knowledge and experience. Our firm offers a professional work environment, excellent benefits, competitive salary, and growth potential.


  • Design and execute commercial and industrial building projects, from the conceptual phase through commissioning.
  • Coordinate with a design team in the preparation of CAD/REVIT drawings of building/architectural plans, sections, and details.
  • Perform electrical power distribution design including coordination with local utilities.
  • Complete design calculations and load letters for local utilities.
  • Device and fixture selection and specifications.
  • Lighting plans (exterior and interior) including Photometric Design.
  • Power feed design to required equipment (including dedicated circuit design.)
  • Research, evaluate, and design building electrical systems and processes to meet client requirements.
  • Assist with project planning, scheduling, and preparation of construction cost estimates including material, equipment, and labor costs.
  • Prepare Bill of Material, specifications, and bid documents for material, equipment, and construction.
  • Consult with construction personnel concerning design constructability as related to field conditions, sequencing and scheduling of construction activities.
  • Carry out client interaction and business development of Electrical services.
  • Coordinate and interact with HBK building services team and partnered Architects.
  • Interface with the client’s technical personnel on specific project design items or tasks.
  • Perform and check design calculations.
  • Review contractor technical submittals.
  • Review vendor drawings and bids to determine compliance with specifications and standards.
  • Provide technical oversight of field installation and construction support.
  • Provide technical input on change management topics.


  • Bachelor of Science in engineering from ABET accredited institution.
  • Distinct experience and strong background in building design and construction (commercial preferred).
  • 3 – 7 years of industry experience.
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in the State of Iowa.
  • Knowledge of industry-specific design (i.e. NEC, IFC, IRC, IBC), construction, and safety regulations.

Essential Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (meetings, reporting, and presentations).
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Valued but not required skills and experience:
  • Capable of delegating work tasks to individuals and teams and overseeing project teams.
  • Experience working in a consulting environment.
  • Visual 3D lighting design software.

Travel:  Travel will be dependent on client needs but is expected to be minimal.

HBK Engineering, LLC has a longstanding commitment to provide a safe and productive work environment. Employment at HBK is contingent upon background check and drug screen.

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