Electrical Engineer

Fairfax, Virginia
Sep 23, 2019
Sep 28, 2019
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Dewberry is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer for our Fairfax, VA Headquarters. This position could be based in Fairfax, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia or Tampa, Florida and, for the fully qualified candidate, opportunities to work remote may exist.

This individual will work in a multi-discipline, team environment with primary responsibility for the design and production of Electrical construction documents for commercial and institutional projects as well as the design of building systems.

If you would like to work on some of the region's most prestigious projects, value long term relationships with clients, and appreciate the culture and stability of family owned business with annual revenue of over $400 million and a 55 year history; Dewberry MEP is a great place to work. Dewberry MEP Projects Include: Dulles Discovery 1.7 million sf, Marriott Headquarters, 2100 Penn, 7359 Wisconsin Ave, Hoffman Town Center, Extension of Dulles Rail Silver line, Central Place Mixed-use 1.5 million sf, 601 Mass Avenue, 88/44 M Street, 300 M Street, 501 K Street, 655 NY Ave, 900 16th Street, Founders Square Northwest, and un-named secured Federal Government Agency projects. Existing Projects in our Portfolio Include: City Center DC 2.5 million sf, USA Today Gannett Headquarters 825,000 sf, NPR Headquarters 330,000 sf, Waterview Mixed-use 1.5 million sf, Patriots Park 650,000 sf, and National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Headquarters 1.25 million sf. We encourage you to visit the MEP Engineering section of the Dewberry website for additional information.

Pursuit of registrations, accreditations, and continuing education related to other areas of practice will be encouraged including USGBC LEED Accreditation, Professional Engineering license, and continuing education. Educational and exam costs will be reimbursed in accordance with Dewberry Employee Handbook and Company Policies.


  • Duties will include design, drawing production, building information modeling (BIM), specification writing, discipline coordination between the various trades, shop drawing and submittal reviews, construction site reviews, and code reviews for MEP systems for Dewberry projects.
  • Focus will be on the electrical systems for buildings, however, this position may also include assisting with other building systems and the construction process in the various engineering disciplines practiced: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and construction services.
  • The work may include base building and tenant interior systems on commercial, retail, mixed-use, residential, hotel, transportation, education, and various other types of projects. Successful candidates may be requested to participate in opportunities in other Dewberry offices.
  • Duties may also include the review of MEP systems designed by others, interface with code officials and contractors, working with architects and other clients, and working with others within the Dewberry organization.
  • The Electrical Engineer will also assist with the design and specification of power and control systems, system layouts, load calculations, equipment sizing and selection.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BSEE or Arch Engineering degree.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in electrical power, lighting and fire alarm system design.
  • EIT or PE in the Commonwealth of Virginia preferred.
  • LEED accreditation preferred or must be able to obtain LEED accreditation within first year at Dewberry.
  • Federal Government Security Clearance preferred.
  • Must have experience designing electrical systems and producing design documents for listed project types in Revit MEP and AutoCAD. Experience with Navisworks would be a plus
  • Must be a self-starter with initiative, drive and determination.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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