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Parsons Corporation Senior Supervising Electrical Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Senior Supervising Electrical Engineer


Arlington, Virginia, United States

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Ready to lead a team that tacklesinfrastructure challenges?Want to take yourEngineeringexpertise to the next level to work on complex electrical engineering problems that will make a huge impact on the community? Parsons is now hiring an experienced Senior Supervising Electrical Engineer who can apply advanced engineering techniques and supervise a team of Engineers and Designers.

In this role you willsupervise a group of ten or more Engineers and design personnel, in one discipline or multi-disciplines, by directing technical engineering assignments and coordinating project staffing assignments. Education and experience over several years must be sufficient in order for the incumbent to serve as a Supervising Engineer on a large project or several smaller projects. Willingness to travel or relocate to supplier client or constructions site locations is expected.


  • Reviews work produced to ensure that applicable codes, standards, and procedures are followed and quality is acceptable. Monitors productivity and technical proficiency of assigned personnel. Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as project needs arise.

  • Conducts performance evaluations, takes corrective action as necessary, recommends promotions and salary actions, and recommends training and development for assigned personnel.

  • Helps to define discipline design organization and participation on a project, including scope of work, design criteria, schedules, standards, and procedures.

  • Determines budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.

  • Supervises the production of project drawings and design calculations.

  • Promotes technical excellence on the project, including furthering the Quality Improvement Process.

  • Ensures that discipline design work is coordinated with project staff and Engineers from other disciplines by maintaining clear and frequent communications.

  • Advises engineering and project management regarding any problem areas, staffing requirements, delays in production, scope changes, or other events which could effect project completion and/or profitability.

  • Initiates and/or reviews change order requests for additions, deletions, or changes to the original scope of work.

  • Ensures that adequate checking is performed in accordance with discipline checking policy and procedures.

  • Recommends design methods, equipment use, etc., for discipline standards.

  • Maintains affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.

  • Recommends and prepares technical papers.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

  • Prior design and specification experience with the following: medium-voltage power distribution equipment, protective relaying, HVAC, lighting systems, large UPS and battery systems, grounding / lightning protection systems, utilization-voltage substations, medium-voltage and low-voltage switchgear, clean room systems, electromagnetic shielding, TEMPEST,Microgrids and distributed generation resources.


  • 4-year degree in Engineering (or related field)

  • 15+ years of related work experience

  • Professional Engineer registration required

  • Proven ability to perform in a supervisory capacity

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required

  • Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project

  • Must have managerial capability in collaborative distributed-resource Computer Aided Design ( AutoCAD, Revit, Microstation, or other related software packages , as well as those associated with electrical engineering work, such as ETAP, SKM PowerTools, EasyPower or Power Analytics (Paladin).

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.