Associate Electrical Engineer

Job Description

Associate Electrical Engineer  

Washington D.C.

Hybrid Position

As an Associate Electrical Engineer, you will have the opportunity to apply your technical knowledge of building services systems across a portfolio of ground-breaking projects in the US and globally. 

As a key part of the team, your responsibilities will be varied, but include:

  • Work closely with clients, architects and other Engineers and/or design team members as part of a dedicated and skilled team
  • Produce coordinated detailed design drawings, electronic models, specifications, written reports, site observation reports, schedules etc. on a variety of projects within the electrical discipline, as well as the coordination with utility companies and obtaining the necessary electrical permit approvals from Plan Check
  • Organize technical and financial proposals for new work
  • Manage workload of Project Discipline Engineers and Technicians 
  • Take responsibility for concept and preliminary engineering solutions for detail design
  • Monitor financial performance of jobs
  • Keep senior staff informed of important and relevant service/design decisions
  • Mentor junior Electrical Engineers
  • Continually ensure practices, policies, strategy and services represent the client’s best interests and that policy is in keeping with current legislation and the relevant building codes for the relevant state
  • Plan, organize and manage personal workload in order to meet deadlines in line with client commitments
  • Maintain an overview of the project team’s workload and commitments 
  • Actively contribute towards delivering profitable projects in the context of project finances
  • Monitor financial performance of jobs, with the setting up and managing of job/project administrative systems

What are we looking for?

  • 8+ years’ experience of electrical engineering design in the building services and construction industry
  • Experience working on projects in the following sectors is preferred: Higher Education, Museums, Commercial, Transportation Hubs and/or Stadiums
  • Relevant bachelor’s or master's degree
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) desirable
  • LEED AP accredited preferred
  • Experience using Revit
  • Familiarity using computational analysis tools such as electrical fault analysis and lighting design software
  • Ability to accept a high degree of responsibility
  • Excellent technical knowledge of electrical systems; ability to investigate, identify and provide solutions 
  • Required to present solutions directly to 'c-suite' level stakeholders
  • Experience in the preparation of technical reports for delivery direct to a client audience
  • Ability to problem solve and propose multiple solutions to Clients and objectively summarize the benefits and shortfalls of each

In return:

  • Solve some of the most interesting challenges on world-class projects 
  • Work within a truly multidisciplinary environment, extensive knowledge base in CFD, building physics, micro-climate analysis, climate change mitigation and energy master planning to inform truly environmentally responsive MEP designs
  • Advance your career within a forward-thinking, global community of engineering professionals

What we offer:

  • Generous benefits package
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Generous PTO 4 weeks in addition to 10 paid holidays
  • 401k with company match
  • Hybrid working & summer hours
  • Reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees
  • Global network of experts
  • Learning and development opportunities


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