About Assembly OSM

Assembly is on a mission to make urban growth scalable, sustainable, and inclusive. Novel technology, enabling aerospace levels of precision, allows us to design and deliver high-rise buildings quickly, at less cost, and more efficiently than ever before. Assembly buildings are custom, imaginative, green, and peerless in quality—all while creating market-driven affordability, enabling diverse participation in building delivery, and bringing design excellence to more and more communities.  We’re currently a tight-knit group of 30 with plans to scale both our team and impact substantially this year. If our mission speaks to you, we encourage you to read more from our leadership team and to apply to join us.

About the Role

Assembly is seeking an innovative electrical engineer with residential building experience to contribute to both the product design engineering and overall electrical & fire alarm engineering of our prefabricated building systems.  This work will include collaborating with architects and manufacturing engineers in designing the systems and components that facilitate the assembly of our mid to high-rise residential buildings.  Successful candidates will demonstrate high levels of curiosity and eagerness to explore creative solutions to technical & logistical problems. 


You Will:

  • Lead the design and development of next generation electrical building systems, both for on-site installation and prefabricated building components. 
  • Manage and guide our consultants with regards to electrical systems design, including but not limited to single-line schematics, fixture layout, equipment layout, calculations, sizing, and code review.

  • Identify modular challenges and optimization opportunities, and synthesize innovative solutions.

  • Create details and specifications for electrical layouts.
  • Familiarize yourself with our 3D parametric modeling platform, and work with internal modeling specialists to integrate Revit models into this platform.

  • Present research and development on upcoming code changes, new systems, materials, & components.
  • Work closely with System Engineers/Designers, Supply Chain and Manufacturing, and external consultants, suppliers, & fabrication partners to design & deploy electrical systems that work with our prefabricated products & sub-assemblies.  
  • Collaborate with our Prototyping Team to build and test various subscale & product prototypes of prefabricated electrical assemblies.  
  • Execute electrical engineering vision and development in accordance with team goals. Develop a road map for the electrical scope’s growth, and eventually hire & manage a team of systems engineers/designers.


You Have:

  • Extensive, real-world experience in electrical engineering within the construction industry required. Additional experience in the Manufacturing industry is a plus. 
  • BSEE (or equivalent experience), Master’s and/or P.E. License is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Local and National Building Codes and Industry Standards.
  • Fabrication and installation knowledge of common electrical means & methods, including materials, fittings, hangers, etc.
  • 3D modeling capabilities. Experience with CATIA, Solidworks, or Revit is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to thoroughly record, document and deliver in a clear and organized manner.
  • Desire to work in a collaborative environment.


At Assembly, we aim for genuine inclusion and belonging, not just the absence of toxicity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and have zero tolerance for harassment or discrimination. We seek out employees of all races, colors, religions, ages, gender identities and presentations, LGBTQ+ identities and orientations, family and parental statuses, veteran and disability statuses, and ancestries and national origins. 


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • 20 PTO days per year, plus holidays
  • Free One Medical and virtual healthcare services, including Health Advocate and Teladoc 
  • Commuter Benefits
  • FSA and HSA
  • 401k
  • Summer Fridays

* Please note that being authorized to work in the United States is a precondition of employment for this role. We are not sponsoring work visas, such as H-1B visas, at this point in time.*

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