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Senior Electrical Project Engineer in Alexandria, VA at Synerfac

Date Posted: 3/27/2019

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Job Description

Senior Electrical Project Engineer
Alexandria, VA

Daily Responsibilities:

•Assess the requirements of a project, break a project into tasks and work with the design team to determine scope, budget, and staffing.

•Write scopes of work for electrical design based on preliminary review and meetings with the client.

•Prepare engineering studies and schematic design for new systems and analyze operation of existing systems.

•Present complex engineering analysis clearly and effectively to owner and design teams.

•Document existing conditions and perform complex and detailed troubleshooting. Resolve a variety of complex problems, i.e. conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult condition requirements.

•Research non-routine code issues and obtain interpretations from code officials.

•Produce sketches and system schematics for complicated design tasks such as layout of electrical rooms.

•Prepare engineering opinion of probable cost for electrical systems and review contractor cost estimates.

•Makes calculations using engineering formulas and skills for Electrical designs such as whole building electrical loads, lighting calculations, power distribution calculations, equipment sizing, editing specification sections, and creating punch lists.

•Prepare addendum and change orders. Initiate additional service requests for submittal to client.

•Review drawings and documents to assure compliance with company design and production standards. Assure that drawings and designs are in accordance with design standards.

•Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of construction processes and delivery methods.

•Assist in the education and development of design staff and act as a resource for questions.

  Job Requirements  


•Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering

•Must be a U.S. Citizen

•10+ years of experience in the design of lighting, power and communications systems for commercial, medical, and educational projects.


•Knowledge of current technology applicable to IES, LEED and ASHRAE requirements and all applicable codes (city, state, federal) PREFERRED

•Knowledge of National Fire Protection Association/National Electrical Code (NFPA/NEC) standards are REQUIRED

•Proficient experience in Revit and AutoCAD REQUIRED