Electrical Design Engineer

Herndon, VA 20170

Posted: 11/16/2018 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Construction General Job Number: real_street-1954 Pay Rate: 75000.00 - 120000.00 YEAR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects.  As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S. 

We currently have a great assignment for an Electrical Engineer with one of our top clients.  As an Electrical Engineer, you will support our client, an MEP Engineering firm specializing in renovation projects by providing mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering consulting services to government and private clients.  The Electrical Engineer will be part of a growing and exciting MEP firm located in Fairfax County.

Job Responsibilities

The Electrical Engineer will be supporting the design, implementation, testing and commissioning of a variety of electrical power, control & automation and critical systems. The Electrical Engineer must be a self-starter and willing to learn, able to work independently and as part of a team, and must be comfortable with a broad scope of cradle-to-grave design engineering tasks, to include:

  • Designing electrical power, lighting and grounding systems for new and existing tenant and base buildings
  • Analyzing existing building power systems and designing new building electrical systems
  • Surveying, evaluating and quantifying existing facilities systems
  • Developing project schedules and resolving technical issues
  • Serving as primary liaison and contact for clients
  • Ensuring efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects
  • Growing and maintaining new and existing client relationships
  • Technically executing building design projects including government building design 

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Electrical Engineer role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Building Electrical Systems
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in electrical engineering project design
  • PE License preferred, not required; minimum requirement is an EIT
  • Proficiency with REVIT (BIM) a must on project design and construction documents
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD required
  • Must have experience designing building electrical systems
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Extensive field experience
  • U.S. Citizenship


Our client offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • 401(k) plan with matching contribution
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid holiday and vacation time

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