Lead Electrical Engineer

Springfield, VA

Posted: 05/04/2021 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Construction, Mining and Trades Job Number: real_street-2154 Pay Rate: 69.71 USD HOUR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected construction management executives to owners and leading contractors, working on commercial and government projects. As one of the leading firms in the country specializing exclusively in this area, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading organizations enabling us access to the top engineering and construction programs throughout the country.

RealStreet has an assignment for a Lead Electrical Engineer. This individual will be working on an Operation & Maintenance (O&M) Program for a mission critical customer. In addition to a competitive salary, this position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid holidays, paid time off, an extensive insurance plan and a 401(k) Retirement Plan with a generous company match (additional benefit details listed below).

Job Responsibilities

The Lead Electrical Engineer position is based in Springfield, VA, and will be responsible for the facilities operation and maintenance services to include construction, power generation, warehousing, transportation systems, environmental health and safety, security, and all aspects of maintaining and repairing the site and its ancillary buildings. Additional responsibilities of the Lead Electrical Engineer include:

  • Responsibility for the management, oversight and planning for engineering design, procurement and construction or modifications to the installation that affect the performance of critical mission systems
  • Approving and managing red line drawings, Statement of Work (SOW) and Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) for proposed engineering solutions and modifications to the installation
  • Managing the successful operation and planning associated with program-related configuration management, project / construction management, recapitalization planning and engineering related functions
  • Working with trades personnel of all disciplines to troubleshoot and resolve systems and facility issues
  • Developing energy program, analyzing trends and researching solutions to present to client

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Lead Electrical Engineer role include:

  • B.S. Degree or higher in engineering or similar applicable discipline
  • Must have a Professional Engineer (PE) license in Virginia
  • 5 years minimum mechanical and electrical systems experience working with the government in a secure environment
  • 5 years minimum configuration management experience in data centers (power and cooling)
  • Experience working on multiple projects at a time ranging up to $300K per project
  • Experience executing ArcFlash studies is preferred
  • Experience with SKM software is preferred (Power systems analysis and design software for fault calculations, load flow, coordination and arc flash hazards)
  • Experience with Electrical Power Management System (EPMS)
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have an active TS government security clearance, with an active TS/SCI preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Energy Manager (CEM) or Certified Facility Manager (CFM) is preferred


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  • Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability

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It was my distinct pleasure working for RealStreet, aka KJMK, on separate FEMA disaster recovery assignments and long-term recovery planning assignments between October 2004 and May 2006 in the aftermath of Hurricanes Ivan, Katrina, Francis and Wilma. I found working with these professionals enjoyable as well as self-fulfilling and rewarding. After a 9-year stint as Read More…

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