• Senior Project Engineer - Electrical

    Job Location US-DC-Washington
    Job ID 1018-19732
    HNTB Job Title
    Sr Project Engineer
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Engineering-Electrical
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.

    Overview

    The time is right to join HNTB! We are seeking a Senior Project Engineer - Electrical in our Washington, D.C. office.

    Job Summary

    Provides coordination of project execution and control, in a given discipline area, to achieve continuity of purpose within scope, budget, and time schedules from initial start-up through project closeout. Also accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to discipline field. Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts. Responsible for gross revenue of $1-$2M.

    Essential Responsibility

    • Responsible for the delivery of project discipline scope elements within budget and schedule.
    • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work. Supervises and guides team to overall project objectives.
    • Provides senior-level technical expertise to client on project aspects within the discipline.
    • Assists with project management duties.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Additional Responsibilities

    This position is an excellent opportunity to join our multi-disciplined team co-located with a major transit agency in Washington, DC. The overall objective of this position is to contribute to the agency’s success through quality improvement initiatives and action plans to ensure safety, reliability, and customer satisfaction. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
    - Provide quality assurance, internal compliance, and oversight of operations, engineering, maintenance, and assets.
    - Write technical documents such as: standard operating procedures, manuals, work instructions, reports, and other technical guidance documents.
    - Prepare power system studies, reports, inspections, investigations, observations, and audits for AC and DC electrified railway systems.
    - Perform site investigations in substations and along railroad tracks.
    - Utilize sound electrical engineering practices to develop designs and reports during the planning, design, construction, and post-completion phases of projects; and implement quality inspection, auditing, investigation, analysis and continuous quality improvement.
    - Review and interpret complex documents, e.g., engineering documents, contracts, policies, standard operating procedures, processes, work instructions, etc.
    - Interpret engineering drawings, schematics, and associated documents, including operations and maintenance documents.
    - Draft root cause analysis reports, findings, corrective action plans, business process diagrams, policies, standard operating procedures, processes, work instructions, etc.
    - Use knowledge from quality activities to develop solutions to optimize systematic organizational processes.
    - Analyze data and information to promote process improvements, develop standards, and evaluate systems and processes.
    - Perform independent and objective appraisals for a service, process, product, or system to ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures, laws, and regulations.
    - Will travel to various agency locations within the Washington DC metropolitan area.
    The ideal candidate is someone who:
    - Has the ability to proactively assess quality, safety, and reliability issues.
    - Works well in a balanced work environment with a mix of team-based assignments with internal departments and external agencies, as well as can work independently.
    - Listens to understand and asks clarifying questions.
    - Takes personal accountability for results by scheduling work assignments, assessing the level of effort required, then delivering on time.
    - Manages multiple priorities, and deliverables simultaneously through planning and preparation.
    - Facilitates the continuous improvement of work processes.
    - Can convey technical information clearly and concisely to various audiences.

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in Engineering
    10 years relevant experience
     

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    Master's degree in Engineering
    PE

    General Work Conditions

    Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.


    HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

    The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

     

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