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Supervising Electrical Engineer in Washington, DC at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Watch your work come to life in landmark projects around the world when you partner with Syska Hennessy Group! As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, we specialize in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We are seeking an Electrical Engineer Supervisor to join our growing team in Washington, DC

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.

Supervising Electrical Engineer

Job Responsibilities

As an Electrical Engineer Supervisor, you will represent the Firm in all interactions with clients, contractors, architects, and other project team members. You will be responsible for supervising, coordinating, and assigning various projects to be performed by the team (i.e., system design and project engineering ), and acting as the overall MEP Project Manager for the DC office. This dynamic role will also get involved in BD efforts such as representing the company at industry and networking events while establishing and maintaining client relationships.  

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Supervising and leading coordination meetings 
  • Acts as “Engineer of Record” on dedicated projects
  • Assist in the development of proposals and RFP responses
  • Leading and supervising staff members as they perform their tasks and participating in budgeting, scheduling, and staff management
  • Establishing design standards, specifications, and criteria for projects
  • Supervising preparation of reports and analysis of system options and building conditions
  • Maintaining interdisciplinary coordination with other trades/projects consultants
  • Monitoring all correspondence between staff, clients, contractors, owners, etc.
  • Preparing proposals and administering project contracts between SHG and the client, including add service agreements
  • Managing construction administrative duties such as field reports, responses to RFIs, processing bulletins and addenda, etc.
  • Coordinating with accounting to prepare monthly project invoices while monitoring project accounts receivable and contacting the client as needed to expedite payment

The successful candidate would not only have a strong leadership role for project coordination but will also be expected to have the necessary supervisory/staff development skills to perform:
  • Periodic objective and comprehensive employee evaluations
  • Participate in and contributes to business unit Technical Leadership Committee
  • Assists Technical Manager and Chief Engineer in business unit technical training and staff mentoring

Supervising Electrical Engineer

Job Requirements

Successful candidates must have a current PE registration. Someone with the history of working with projects such as Healthcare, Commercial, and Mission Critical projects would be a good fit for this dynamic role.

Additional requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering from an accredited institution
  • 10+ years’ experience working in a consulting firm, this is a Senior level role that requires a background in the MEP Engineering Industry
  • 3 or more years of supervisory and Project Management experience
  • LEED accreditation, a plus
  • Hands-on design and CAD/REVIT experience, required, as you will have a very strong technical role

Supervising Electrical Engineer


As an employee 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 in-house yoga, flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Professional development incentive bonuses
  • Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
  • A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Transit/parking program
  • Monthly business phone stipend
  • Flexible summer work schedules
  • Much More!

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