Dynamic Power / Electrical Engineer, Mid-Level - FAA

Cobec Consulting
Burlington, Massachusetts
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Position: Dynamic Power / Electrical Engineer , Mid-Level (5-7 years)


Function: Electrical Engineer


Job Summary:

In this role you will support the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Eastern Service Area (ESA) NISC support team with the goal of providing outstanding customer service to the FAA.


Years of Relevant Experience:

A minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience in program analyst and administrative support. Specific experience with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is preferred.


Essential Job Functions:

• Plan and design electrical systems for a variety of FAA buildings and structures.

• Perform on-site surveys to develop to-scale designs and detailed reports,

• Generate sketches showing relation of proposed installation in existing or new facilities with exact specifications and dimensions.

• Test and analyze power systems and participate in construction inspections and final inspections inclusive of CAI and JAI.

• Generate and coordinate the Integrated Risk Management Checklists (IRMC), communication plans, project risk register, to meet Operational Risk Management (ORM) requirements.

• Coordinate and complete Work Permits required for potential impact to lead and asbestos that may be encountered during construction.

• Participate in meetings inclusive of the pre-construction meeting and on-site construction meetings with stakeholders to coordinate electrical systems with other ongoing construction and projects.

• Plan, schedule, and coordinate construction project activities to meet milestones and deadlines; working directly with stakeholders and contractors.

• Manage and participate in on-site cutovers, testing and restoration of facilities.

• Prepare, maintain, and provide periodic updates of project to team, management, and stakeholders.

•Confer with engineering staff and other personnel to identify and resolve problems with the design or implementation.

• Coordinate design components with a multi-disciplinary team and generate drawings, wiring diagrams, and wiring schematics as required for site-specific modifications and new construction.

• Prepare Microstation-generated construction drawings and prepare site-specific specifications and contract documents and independent cost estimates.

• Perform project management related tasks and communication (including safety plans, sequence of work, cutover plans).

• Track and reconcile and coordinate closure of JAI project exceptions.

• Review project deliverables and provide verbal and written communication to the findings.

• Provide and coordinate timely response for electrical RFIs (Requests for Information) and project related submittals.

• Monitor progress of projects and stakeholder needs and generate products and deliverables.

• Manage multiple projects towards successful on-time completion.

• Review contractor design and construction submittals.

• Perform internal design reviews of FAA designed power projects.



General Support

• Must have an Electrical Engineering or Power related degree from an accredited College/University

• At least 8 years of experience designing electrical distribution for commercial, industrial and/or government facilities, including standby engine generator and un-interruptible power systems (UPS)

• Must have experience with power system analysis software such as EDSA Power Analytics and SKM Systems Analysis Power Tools.

• Must be able to conduct and interpret power studies.

• Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Engineering Scheduling tools and applications, and be able to use the Internet as a gathering and communicating tool.

• Proficiency with AUTOCAD / MICROSTATION.

• Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal form.

• Ability to accomplish clear and concise general and technical writing and tactfully coordinate with a variety of project stake holders, peers and management levels.

• Ability to maintain an electronic project folder (as required) related to site preparation and equipment installation problems.

• Ability to provide technical assistance and recommendations regarding the closure of construction related punch-list items.

• Ability to conduct efficient, organized data gathering, and data analysis.

• Ability to develop project plans, establish project schedules, project estimates.

• Ability to provide organized documentation.

• Basic knowledge of multiple disciplines regarding their general requirements for typical standard types of projects.

• Ability to discuss project related items with stakeholders, contractors and code related Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

• Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.

• Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.


Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience)

Master’s degree is a plus and may count as additional years of experience


Skills Requirements

  • Attention to detail, strong time management skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to encourage the compliance of others
  • Skilled in situational and procedural analysis to advise process improvements
  • Aptitude for imaginative problem solving
  • Proactive, strong work ethic with ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
  • Strong MS Office skills with an emphasis on PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Familiarity with SharePoint is preferred
  • Fosters strong interpersonal relationships amongst the program managers to build trust and sense of shared accountability on the team to drive success through assisting in tracking program accomplishments and action items.


Security Requirements

  • Must be a US citizen or a legal resident for three of the past five years
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for a US Public Trust security clearance


  • Required as needed by client/s and/or company. This role may require up to 25% travel time on a monthly basis.


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Burlington, Massachusetts

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