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Electrical Engineer (Revit), Reston (217346)

  • Requisition ID:  217346
  • Position Title: Electrical Engineer (Revit), Reston (217346)
  • Project: Engineering Services
  • Location:  Reston, VA
  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  No  
  • US Citizenship Required, no dual citizenship: Yes
  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen, background check


Project Overview:

This position is for a Control Systems Engineer who will work on various projects as part of the NS&E Engineering services team.  The projects that will be assigned involve government work throughout various sectors, including DOD and DOE.  The successful candidate must have strong organizational and teamwork skills, proven problem-solving abilities, can-do attitude, and the desire to innovate designs.  This position is located in Reston, VA, but the successful candidate will be expected to travel up to 25-50% of the time.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures and criteria, using independent judgment with oversight from more senior engineers.
  • Develop, review and coordinate documents with suppliers, other disciplines and customers.
  • Proficient with basic engineering deliverables such as drawings, specifications and calculations.
  • Performs electrical engineering design, including the development of single line diagrams, panel schedules, schematics, connection diagrams, load lists, etc.
  • Develops material requisitions and specifications for non-standard equipment and bills of material for off-the-shelf equipment and components.
  • Properly interprets and applies codes & standards and customer design requirements, for the preparation of electrical design documents, specifications, material requisitions and system descriptions related to design tasks.
  • Conducts document and design checking as required. 
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement and team building, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Assists in preparation of forecasts, quantity take-offs and change orders.
  • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Electrical engineering with 1 years of relevant experience.
  • Must be a United States citizen, no dual citizenship accepted.
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Ability to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance upon hire.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft office programs, VISIO, and other common computer programs.
  • Knowledge and application of NEC code and ANSI/IEEE Standards.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems, schematics and electrical equipment layouts.
  • Understanding of engineering discipline drawings and calculations.
  • Familiar with industry wide electrical design tools, such as CAD 2D and electronic Cable Management System.
  • Experience with Revit design tools.
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills.


Preferred Qualifications

  • MS degree in Electrical engineering
  • EIT/FE registration.
  • Experience with ETAP and system calculations such as short circuit and load-flow.
  • Experience with developing CSI Masterformat specifications, or SpecsIntact.
  • Experience with SETROUTE program and be able to input and complete corrections to the data base.
  • Previous Bechtel and/or DOD or DOE project experience.
  • Possesses a DOD Secret Clearance.



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.