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Electrical Engineer

Company: HGA Architects & Engineers
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

HGA has an exciting opportunity for a talented new electrical engineer passionate about architectural design to work in our Washington, DC office on a variety of projects. At HGA we work to foster an environment where diversity of thought, background and experience creates new energy. Through your curiosity, tenacity, creativity and unique insights you can make an impact every day. That impact is felt by your colleagues, by our clients, and by those who inhabit the spaces we create. This position will work closely with the architectural group and other engineering disciplines to maintain our commitment to design and quality. HGA is both team-oriented and employee-friendly and social activities are integrated into our office culture. We offer challenge, recognition and personal visibility with an opportunity to be part of some great projects. In this role you will::

  • Make calculations, using engineering formulas and skills for electrical designs such as heating and cooling loads, power distribution calculations, equipment sizing, material selection or site conditions accommodations.
  • Conduct and coordinates electrical engineering design work within the engineering group and integrated project teams as appropriate.
  • Resolve a variety of complex problems, i.e., conflicting design requirements, code issues, varying design options, and difficult condition requirements using your curiosity and love of challenges.
  • Provide drawings for own designs using Revit.
  • Research design options and document findings for Project Engineer.
  • Provide information to Project Engineer for incorporation into specifications, reviews shop drawings, research code issues and ask general questions of code officials and organizes and maintain project files.
  • Assure that drawings and designs are in accordance with design standards.
  • Keep Project Manager informed of workload and any changes in project scope or services through ongoing communication to understand any project changes, design issues or time/budget constraints that may impact initial assignment.
  • Provide Project Engineer with project management and administration assistance.

    You will need to have::
  • Documented experience with an MEP engineering firm or A/E firm providing electrical design.
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, preferably with an architectural engineering focus.
  • EIT, Licensed Professional Engineer, PE registration is desired but not required.
  • 5-8 years of experience preferred in the design of lighting, power, fire-alarm, government, healthcare, commercial and/or educational project types.
  • Proficiency with Revit software, as well as excellent skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills Additional Qualifications (value-add, not required)
    • Familiarity with electrical analysis software (i.e. SKM, Easy Power) and knowledge of the current sustainable technologies applicable to the electrical design. Knowledge of Dynamo script software preferred.

      Salary Information::
      The pay range listed aligns to the geography of the office for which this position is posted. Actual compensation will be based upon work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer. Individuals in this role working more than 24 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in HGAs robust benefit programs which include an annual bonus and success sharing bonus program, 401(k) guaranteed contribution, paid parental leave, medical, dental and life insurance plans as well as PTO and short- and long-term disability programs. Salary Range: $76,400 to $106,800. Additional Information::

Keywords: HGA Architects & Engineers, Alexandria , Electrical Engineer, Professions , Alexandria, Virginia

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