Electrical Design Engineer

Jul 08
Direct Hire
Reston, Virginia

Electrical Design Engineer - (Building Design/Renovation Projects)                  

Reston, VA



USPRO is looking for a proven Electrical Design Engineer to work with an engineering client of ours in the Reston, VA area. This individual will support the design, development and implementation of low-voltage electrical systems for design/build projects (includes new construction and renovation of existing buildings).


Employment type: Direct Hire

Openings: 2

Shifts: Days





  • Prepare engineering design drawings, specifications and bid document development in support of construction, operations, and maintenance of customer site programs and projects in accordance with design/build requirements.
  • Analyze and prepare conceptual and detailed engineering design and bid documents, cost estimates, drawings, and specifications for energy-efficient building technology and renewable power systems.
  • Coordinate with vendors and installation contractors for feasibility and pricing verification of proposed project modifications.
  • Provide engineering guidance throughout construction, project commissioning, and operations.
  • Cultivate and maintain effective business relationships at all levels and project phases.
  • Manage project expenditures and job cost accounting: including documentation, approvals, tracking, and reporting.
  • Compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes.
  • Ensure successful project implementation that meets or exceeds company objectives, financial parameters, and technical needs required to deliver customer energy cost savings.
  • Perform other duties as required.




Minimum Qualifications:

  • BSEE or equivalent four year technical engineering degree.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration required.
  • Minimum 10 years’ electrical system analysis and design engineering experience, with exposure to facility operations and electrical installation projects involving co-generation, engine-generators, heating, cooling, lighting, motors, building controls, and automation technologies.
  • Experience with cogeneration systems.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Power plant and interconnection experience a plus.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and electrical engineering software such as ETAP desired.
  • Proven ability to manage and complete complex projects in a timely, cost-effective manner.
  • Strong verbal, written, computer communication and technical presentation skills.
  • Valid Drivers’ License in good standing, issued by resident state required.
  • Travel required.






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