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Engineering Manager/Supervisor (Electrical Engineer) in Washington, DC at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Demonstrate your leadership skills and engineering experience as you coordinate landmark projects with global impact in this exciting role! As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, Syska Hennessy specializes in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We are seeking an experienced Supervising Electrical Engineer to lead a team of engineers in our Washington, DC office.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Engineering Manager / Supervisor (Electrical Engineer)

Job Responsibilities

As an Engineering Manager, you will coordinate and assign various projects to be performed by the Engineering team. The ideal candidate will have the flexibility and desire to roll up their sleeves, as needed, to assure client deadlines are met. You will be responsible for establishing design standards, specifications and criteria for projects and supervising/leading coordination meetings. 

Engineering Manager Responsibilities:
  • Designing large projects, preparing reports and specifications, and providing a high level of technical leadership 
  • Performing calculations, equipment selection, equipment specification, system design, system layout, field investigation, and construction administration
  • Providing consulting services, including preparation of due diligence reports, gap analyses, and feasibility reports
  • Producing drawings consistent with client requirements and standards
  • Conducting due diligence reports that comply with group and company standards and procedures
  • Maintaining interdisciplinary coordination with other trades/projects consultants
  • Participating in budgeting, scheduling, and staff management
  • Monitoring all correspondence between staff, clients, contractors, owners, etc.
  • Assisting in the preparation of proposals and scope of work documents, and attending industry events and conferences
  • Managing construction administrative duties such as field reports, responses to RFIs, processing bulletins and addenda, etc.

Engineering Manager / Supervisor (Electrical Engineer)

Job Requirements

This management role requires a highly skilled Electrical Engineer with in-depth knowledge of electrical systems, including all applicable building codes and industry standards. In addition to strong engineering skills, you will need a high degree of interpersonal and relationship building skills to be successful in this position.

Engineering Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • 10+ years of industry experience, with a minimum of 5 years working in a consulting engineering firm
  • Current P.E. registration as an Electrical Engineer, is a must
  • History working with projects such as federal projects, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and institutional work; Federal Government experience, a huge plus
  • Ability to fully prepare a construction bid document and all the various phases of the project through documentation and construction
  • High-level of proficiency in design and calculation software
  • Working knowledge of Mechanical, Plumbing, and Fire Protection systems to ensure proper design coordination
  • Knowledge of ROM (Rough Order of Magnitude) construction costs and ability to estimate and evaluate construction costs
  • Ability to conduct in-house and external seminars and/or publish articles and papers
  • Detailed legal understanding of documents and the processes involved during a construction project
  • Detailed knowledge of Life Cycle Costing analysis
  • LEED accreditation, highly preferred
  • Latest version of AutoCAD experience is required; REVIT experience, a plus
  • Secret clearance, a plus

Engineering Manager / Supervisor (Electrical Engineer)


As an Engineering Manager with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy Group includes:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) Option
  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Wellness Programs, including flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Professional development incentive bonuses
  • Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
  • Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Transit/parking program
  • Monthly business phone stipend
  • Flexible summer work schedules
  • Much More!

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