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Principal Electrical Engineer - Transport

Parsons Corporation

Washington, DC
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Job Title:Principal Electrical Engineer - Transport


Principal Electrical Engineer - Transport


Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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**Principal Electrical Engineer**


Parsons is currently seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to be based in our Washington D.C. Office with experience in medium and low voltage power distribution, lighting, grounding, and/or facility systems, and in the preparation of contract documents. The Senior Electrical Engineer will perform a variety of engineering tasks by applying standard engineering techniques and analyses within their discipline. Electrical engineers at this level have experience and an increasing proficiency in the utilization of engineering theories and practices, and Company procedures and quality standards. Typical project assignments are larger in scope and involve engineering calculations, specification development, report generation, BIM (building information modeling), CAE (computer aided engineering), and/or CAD (computer aided design) applications. Work will involve engineering and design of both new facilities and rehabilitating existing facilities. Willingness to travel to supplier, client, and construction site locations is expected.


+ Completes a variety of assignments such as power and lighting drawing, specifications, reports, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes.

+ Prepares standard engineering calculations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, and other associated design documentation.

+ Performs site surveys of existing facilities for as-build generation, rehabilitation designs, and for construction support of new facilities. Adherence to a Zero-Incident safety goal is expected.

+ Ensures compliance of design with all applicable codes and regulations, providing the seal and signature of the professional engineer when required by statute or contract.

+ Prepares material/equipment specifications and purchase requisitions; reviews supplier data; witnesses shop tests, assists with assessing supplier manufacturing capabilities.

+ Reviews small and portions of larger supplier drawing submittals and assists in performing technical bid analyses.

+ Prepares and issues specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.

+ Provides input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project.

+ Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

+ **REQUIREMENTS:** Must have a 4-year degree in Electrical Engineering and 10 -12 years of related work experience. In addition, a **PE license** **is required** with the ability to obtain reciprocity and/or comity in Washington D.C. and surrounding states **.** In addition to the above credentials, experience with industrial, transit, or commercial facilities is essential. Experience in the use of off-the-shelf software for calculations and design is required; experience with BIM, CAD, scheduling software, or file management software is a plus.Experience in the design and specification of a wide variety of electrical systems is preferred. Electrical systems should include one or more of the following: power distribution, panel load calculations, lighting design, emergency power systems, switchgear, transformer selection, and other related systems such as grounding and lightning protection.Candidate shall be capable of working in a self-directed manner with minimal oversight. Candidate should have experience supervising a design group of CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers in the production of multiple projects or sub-tasks simultaneously.Further experience in any of the following specialty areas is beneficial but not required: communications systems, Fire Alarm, Traction Power, utility relocation and distribution, building management systems, and/or supervisory control and data acquisition. **SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:** Knowledge of AC and DC electrical power distribution design principles and associated calculations, specification development, and report development is required. Ability to utilize standard office automation software is expected. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with management, client, and other stakeholders. Working knowledge of REVIT, AutoCAD, MicroStation, MathCAD, lighting design, and/or other software packages typically associated with engineering is beneficial.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit at .

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

Jobid: 21388-41903

Company:Parsons Corporation

Location:Washington, DC, 20044, USA

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