Lighting Designer L-1
All PAE Offices - CA, OR,, WA
Full Time

Provide entry level lighting design support to lighting team in a fully engaged role, promoting the development of fundamental lighting design skills and proficiency including design creativity, production and analysis.

Who We Are:

PAE is a pioneering mechanical and electrical engineering firm that continually sets the bar for sustainability in the built environment. From our offices in Portland, Eugene, Seattle, and San Francisco, we employ an integrated and responsive approach to project design that balances the environmental, economic, and social goals of every client we work with. PAE promotes a work environment that encourages creative problem-solving and the sharing of ideas through an open office environment and a culture of continuing education. Our portfolio includes more than 130 LEED rated or registered projects as well as dozens of projects that have either achieved or are pursuing the Living Building Challenge, Architecture 2030, Carbon Neutral, and Net Zero Energy / Net Zero Water status. A Triple Bottom Line firm, PAE’s success is measured not only by profit, but by our commitment to the environment, our employees, and our communities.

Our Culture:

The success of PAE and Luma Lighting Design is based on providing great products and services to our clients, every day. As team members, we are held accountable to putting our Culture Statement and Core Values at the forefront of our daily interactions with our Community members, business partners, and each other. Through deliberate execution we will foster a culture that empowers each team member to constantly improve and deliver the best results.

At PAE and Luma:

  • We treat other with dignity and respect.
  • We take individual responsibility and pride in our work.
  • We are responsible for the success of the company.
  • We value and recognize contributions.
  • We promote creativity and growth.

We are a firm that values and respects our staff, fosters an environment that encourages learning and growth, and is committed to the success of our clients.

The Job:

Provide entry level lighting design support to the lighting team in a fully engaged role, promoting the development of fundamental lighting design skills and proficiency including design creativity, production and analysis.

The following job description is a general summary of duties typically performed in this position. It is not all-inclusive and is not an employment contract. PAE and Luma employees are expected to perform duties as assigned by management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • ​Develop design and techincal skills to improve skill sets required for this position
  • Develop AutoCAD/Revit system design and documentation that may include but not be limited to project required deliverables including AutoCAD/Revit plans, photo realistic renderings utilizing Photoshop, calculations utilizing AGI or other similar programs
  • ​Interact and promote the core values of PAE and Luma with project team members both internal and external. Attends meetings with team members as a representative of PAE and Luma
  • ​​​Complete assigned work on time with instruction from the project lead
  • Prepare project deliverables with attention to detail
  • Utilize tools within the project quality management plan (QMP)

Key Competencies & Skills:

  • Organization
  • Clear communication
  • ​Attention to detail
  • Drawing production techniques
  • Clear communication
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Extensive AutoCad/Revit
  • Photoshop
  • AGI
  • Sketchup


  • College degree required preferably in Architecture, Interior Design, Lighting Design or other related field​

Working Conditions:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally life and/or move up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Direct Reports:

This position has no supervision responsibilities.


Commensurate with demonstrated skills and experience and to include a generous benefits package. Additional information about our highly-competitive benefits and additional company perks can be found at:

PAE Consulting Engineers, Inc. is proud to be an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information or sexual orientation.