PAE, Inc Electrical Engineer in Richmond, Virginia

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Electrical Engineer


Serve as the on-site Electrical Engineer supporting an enterprise Base Operations Support contract in the Central Virginia Area. This individual will be responsible for developing, leading and overseeing complex facilities projects or program that may involve significant acquisitions. They must demonstrate and apply highly developed interpersonal, analytical and communication (written and verbal) skills the ability to manage complex programs in a diverse and dynamic environment with short-notice tasking’s under high pressure situations.


  • Responsible for multiple facilities project management activities throughout the life of a project. Lead a team of contractor personnel to achieve the project objectives and meet customer requirements

  • Responsible for the start-up, testing, troubleshooting and design of analog and digital control systems and facilities systems

  • Responsible for electrical, HVAC, fire alarm and electronic control systems

  • Assist in developing capital project programs for new equipment and major repairs; direct and coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation and testing activities to ensure compliance with specification, codes and customer requirements

  • Design, implement, maintain and improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products and systems

  • Inspect completed installations and observe operations to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational safety standards

  • Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction and installation standards and specifications

  • Oversee and coordinate operations, maintenance, repair and inspections of all equipment and mechanical rooms

  • Coordinate maintenance, repair, and engineering for the vertical transportation systems; oversee and coordinate activities with trade shops, including prioritization of work, review of ongoing project and inspections of installed equipment; oversee and coordinate electrical Work Request, service orders and projects

  • Serve as a SME in the event of an emergency

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience

  • (10) years of relevant work experience applying substantive expertise in facilities project management with emphasis on planning, scheduling, cost control and timeline management

  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) License in the Commonwealth of Virginia

  • Must possess a current TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge in and programming experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) for process control and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisitions Systems (SCADA)

  • Familiar with Honeywell and Carrier Control Systems and other similar control systems

  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of AC/DC electronic theory, solid state electronics, control systems, computer operations and data transfer protocols and project management practices

  • Certification in Facilities Management of PMP is desired.

  • Ability to work in a fast-pace environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Expert computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office Suite

  • Working knowledge of CMMS and MAXIMO

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.

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