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Electrical Engineer

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Consulting
  • Arlington, +1

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  • You must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, 5-8 years of experience, strong communication skills, willingness to travel, and familiarity with codes and software.
  • You will support design engineering efforts on various infrastructure projects, produce design deliverables, perform engineering calculations, provide electrical support during construction, and ensure accurate project documentation.


  • To be considered for this position, we welcome applicants with the following credentials:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
  • Registered Professional Engineering License preferred; candidates who have passed the FE, are Engineers in Training (EIT) and are committed to pursuing licensure when eligible shall also be considered.
  • 5-8 years of experience in the field of Electrical Engineering and Design; preferably with a focus on transportation, water/wastewater, and other infrastructure type projects.
  • Field observation and data acquisition experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive approach/self-starter.
  • Ability and willingness to work in a team environment, delegating tasks, and supervising deliverables, including sub-consultant team members.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including technical memorandum, specification, and report writing.
  • Ability to effectively interact with and build strong relationships with clients, contractors, sub-consultants, and other stakeholders.
  • Ability and willingness to travel (some travel may be required for design or construction inspection purposes).
  • Familiarity with the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), NFPA 70E and NFPA 70B.
  • Preferred skills, (but not required);
  • Basic understanding of Supervisory, Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), instrumentation and control systems and concepts.
  • CADD Experience; AutoCAD, MicroStation, and/or REVIT
  • Power System Study modelling software experience; SKM or ETAP


  • Under direction and guidance, your responsibilities will include:
  • Support and/or lead design engineering efforts on an array of infrastructure projects including rail/vehicular tunnels, water/wastewater facilities, marine ports, airports, vertical facilities and more.
  • Produce conceptual, preliminary, and detailed design contract deliverables for said projects including, but not limited to: contract drawings, technical specifications, calculations, construction cost estimates, construction schedules, etc.
  • Perform all necessary calculations to support proposed engineering designs including load flow, short circuit, protective coordination and arc flash hazard studies.
  • Provide electrical support for projects under construction, including addressing RFIs, reviewing submittals, evaluating change orders, qualifying pay applications, etc.
  • Provide similar support for design build projects.
  • Perform field visits and inspections as needed during project design and construction.
  • Preparation of thorough and accurate project technical reports, correspondence, and documentation.
  • Effective planning, estimating, scheduling, coordination, and monitoring of work activities, including interdisciplinary coordination.
  • Continuous improvement of job-related technical expertise and professional knowledge.
  • Supporting Mott MacDonald’s goals and representing the company positively and professionally.


What is the main responsibility of an Electrical Engineer at Mott MacDonald?

The main responsibility of an Electrical Engineer at Mott MacDonald is to support our local, multi-disciplinary engineering team as well as other Mott MacDonald offices across the region.

What location will the Electrical Engineer be working in?

The Electrical Engineer will be working in Pittsburgh.

Does the Electrical Engineer need to work in collaboration with other departments?

Yes, the Electrical Engineer will be working closely with our multi-disciplinary engineering team and other Mott MacDonald offices in the region.

What qualifications are required for this position?

The ideal candidate should have a degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field, as well as relevant work experience in the industry.

Will the Electrical Engineer have opportunities to work on a variety of projects?

Yes, the Electrical Engineer will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects across different sectors.

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