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Ghafari Electrical Design Engineer in Istanbul, Turkey


*Please apply with your resume in English

Ghafari Associates is looking for ELECTRICAL DESIGN ENGINEERS to join our ISTANBUL, TURKEY office. Candidates will work a HYBRID schedule, with at least 3 days in the Istanbul Office. Ideal candidates should be located on the European side .

The Electrical Design Engineer, with some supervision from senior staff, will provide design and analysis for lighting, power and control and automation systems, design and analysis for data-telecommunications, LAN, WAN, CCTV, access control, and wireless LAN, design and analysis for bms, security systems, and fire alarm and public address systems for new construction and/or renovation of industrial, commercial, governmental and healthcare structures in conformance to client requirements and applicable codes. The Electrical Design Engineer will provide engineering to develop construction documents for the installation, interconnection and control of, electrical components and telecommunications & security networks.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Possess / demonstrate the engineering knowledge and understanding to design and analyze electrical systems for the installation, interconnection, and control of architectural, electrical and mechanical components using applicable codes, e.g. lighting & power distribution systems and sizing of equipment.

  • Possess / demonstrate the engineering knowledge and understanding to design and analyze data-telecommunications, security systems, audio visual systems, bms, fire alarm and public address for the design and installation of data-telecommunications and security systems/networks using applicable BICSI, ANSI/TIA/EIA and NFPA and EN guidelines.

  • Possess basic engineering knowledge of the weak current systems (e.g. fire alarm, public address, telecommunications, audio visual, security, bms, and lighting control systems).

  • Review and/or establish project scope, budget, design approach, and applicable constraints with the Project Manager or client as appropriate.

  • Able to adhere to project quality, budget, and schedule given the design approach and constraints.

  • Prepare feasibility studies and schematic design packages of lighting, power systems, telecommunications, fire alarm and security systems.

  • Possess/demonstrate the graphic ability to produce construction documents per company standards.

  • Communicate and work with all other disciplines to produce coordinated construction documents.

  • Conduct field measuring and checking at the construction site in case needed.

  • Maintain organized project file containing project calculations, schedules, correspondence, appropriate reference materials, etc.

  • With assistance, edit and draft project specifications.

  • Review project submittals (shop drawings) for conformance with contract documents; specify action required for conformance.

  • Prepare project reports, material (including BOQ preparation) with cost estimates, with assistance.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Min 2 years related and progressively more experience in electrical engineering

  • Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD & Revit (Proficiency in Revit is a must) and BIM360

  • Engineering software for ICT Systems, power & lighting design, experience with short-circuit analysis and coordination preferred

  • Perform electrical engineering calculations

  • Good command of English and Turkish with written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail


Since 1982, Ghafari Associates has taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets including: aviation, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, hospitality, K-12 and higher education. As a global team of engineers, architects, process designers, and consultants we blend insight with technological innovation helping clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Continuously rated a Top Workplace to Work ( , Crain’s Cool Place to Work ( , and a Best and Brightest ( company to work for in the US, Ghafari has made a name for itself through our culture, employee benefits, and portfolio of projects ( .

Over a quarter of Ghafari employees have diverse identities that are championed by our growing approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We provide flexible work environments allowing team members a schedule that benefits them, whether it is fully remote, hybrid or an in-office experience.

Through career mapping, Ghafari employees are encouraged to seek licensure, coached for knowledge growth, and provided opportunities for management and mentorship roles if interested. Our robust internship program recognizes undergraduate and graduate students from across the world, having an over 90% success rate of hiring our interns after graduation.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects all around the world. Ghafari’s global reach creates an environment where individuals can build professional relationships while building sustainable and cutting-edge facilities. Are you ready to take that leap? Apply now! (

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

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Working Options

Hybrid, In Office

Job ID 2022-1995

Job Location TR-Istanbul

Category Engineering