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Electrical Engineer

MPR Associates

Alexandria, VA
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Job Title:Electrical Engineer


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General Job Description

MPR is actively seeking an Electrical Power Engineer for a full-time position at our Alexandria, Virginia office. The successful candidate will work in MPR's Power Services group and will engage in a variety of challenging engineering projects involving aspects of design, analysis, specification, test, modification, and failure investigation of industrial power systems and equipment. Projects are associated with different types of industrial facilities, including commercial nuclear, coal, and gas fired power plants, renewable generation facilities, transmission and distribution facilities, petrochemical and steel facilities, and transmission system substations.

MPR Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, who participates in EVerify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other classification as required by applicable law.



+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ In-depth understanding of electricity, magnetism, and three-phase power system fundamentals

+ Strong analytical skills

+ Desire and capacity to simultaneously work multiple dimensions of multiple projects

+ Ability to multi-task across teams of engineers and managers on various projects

+ Ability to engage with clients in a professional manner

Proficiency with the following considered a plus:

+ MathworksMATLAB-Simulink® modeling

+ OTI ETAP, EDSA, or SKM Power Tools and experience performing short circuit, load flow, voltage drop, motor starting, and transient stability analyses




+ Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or Master of Science, Electrical Engineering (MSEE) degree from an ABET-accredited university


+ Up to five years of relevant internships, co-operative education work assignments, or industry work experience

+ Working knowledge of the design and analysis of electric power equipment including power transformers, motors, and generators

+ EIT and/or Professional Engineer's license (or desire to obtain a PE in the near term)

+ Familiarity with industry design standards, codes, and regulations


+ Thisposition must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.


+ As required by project assignments. Estimated is 10% - 20%.

Job ID 2016-1020

Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria

Category Engineer

Jobid: mpr-1020

Company:MPR Associates

Location:Alexandria, VA, 22303, USA

MPR Associates is a world leading specialty engineering and management services organization providing highly diversified and innovative turnkey solutions to domestic and international clients in the Energy, Defense and National Security, and Health and Life Sciences industries.

MPR was founded in 1964 by the three principal civilian assistants to Admiral Rickover who led the creation and first fifteen years of the U.S. Navy’s Naval Reactors Program.  MPR is currently headquarted in Alexandria, VA with additional offices in East Lyme, CT, Clifton Park, NY, and Houston, TX.  

MPR consists of approximately 200 engineers, designers, and support staff from disciplines including nuclear, chemical, mechanical, electrical, controls, civil, computer engineering, metallurgy, physics, aerospace, biomedical, environmental, material science, bioengineering, electric power, industrial design, and information systems.

We are a client-oriented, responsive organization providing engineering and management services to domestic and international clients through four business sectors: MPR Nuclear Services, MPR Energy Services, MPR Federal Services, and MPR Product Development Services.

MPR has over 35 patents, 100 proprietary technologies, and have helped our clients achieve over 200 patents.    


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