ELECTRICAL ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (EIT) Position
At Virginia A&E, our small office environment creates a welcoming atmosphere that encourages and supports professional growth while providing the highest quality services to our clients and community.
As a full service Architectural and Engineering firm specializing in designs for governmental, commercial, educational, industrial, and institutional clients throughout Virginia, we are seeking an energetic and motivated candidate to join our dynamic team and be involved in all aspects of design projects. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on every phase of a project, from initial client contact to contract administration.
When you join our team, you’ll have the opportunity to build on what you’ve learned, while making meaningful contributions in a real work environment. In this position, the team member is responsible for a variety of engineering duties involved with design, construction, report preparation, review and/or inspection of electrical work projects or other closely related work. Work is performed under the direction of an Electrical Engineer who makes assignments, provides guidance, and reviews work to ensure that it is completed according to instructions and in accordance with acceptable principles and practices of electrical engineering. Duties of a more technical nature may be assigned on a temporary basis as needed to meet the workload of a variety of sections.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Performs layout, drafting and design work on a variety of routine projects utilizing computer programs
- Designs and/or prepares contract plans
- Prepares and reviews engineering plans, reports, studies, and related documents
- Prepares scopes, cost estimates, specifications, special provisions and related documents
- Prepares portions of engineering plans, reports or studies; reviews calculations or routine work of others
- Assists with review of development projects for compliance with local, state, and federal statutes and regulations, adopted standards or policy and meets with project applicants to resolve questions or problems
- Reviews and investigates customer concerns and recommends remedial measures
- Under direction of a higher level engineer, inspects or performs evaluations of structures in compliance with established inspection programs and prepares appropriate reports
- Performs other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of higher level mathematics, including trigonometry, algebra, geometry, and calculus, and its application to surveying and engineering computations
- Knowledge of physics, statistics, dynamics, and other electrical engineering standards and practices
- Knowledge of the current literature, trends, and developments in the field of engineering, and the ability to stay current with new developments
- Ability to learn and apply state and federal laws, ordinances, and regulations
- Ability to adapt engineering information, codes, and standards to the planning, review, design, and construction of projects
- Ability to collect and analyze technical information and to develop logical solutions or alternatives to problems
- Ability to use a personal computer and computer-aided design systems, and to develop new applications of existing programs to complete job functions.
- Ability to prepare, interpret, and utilize plans, maps, specifications, special provisions, and reports
- Ability to perform engineering calculations and to prepare engineering reports
- Ability to use and maintain various engineering tools and equipment
- Ability to communicate effectively with others orally and in writing
- Ability to effectively coordinate, preform, and complete multiple duties and assignments concurrently and in a timely manner
Education & Experience:
A four-year degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in electrical engineering or closely related field OR registration as an Engineer-In-Training OR four years of progressively responsible, broad-based electrical engineering experience. May substitute any equivalent combination of education and experience that could provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- ABET Accredited Bachelor’s Degree
- Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering Exam
- Candidates shall be on track for registration as a Professional Engineer (PE)
- Applicants must possess strong technical skills and ability to work in a team environment
Benefits & Compensation:
Virginia A&E offers competitive compensation, as well as a generous benefits package including:
- Competitive Salary
- Health Insurance
- Dental Plan
- Retirement Savings Plan with company match
- Company paid Term Life Insurance, AD&D, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
- Tuition Assistance Program
- Professional Development Program
- Extensive Training / Mentoring
- Short Project Lifecycle
- Half-day workdays each Friday
- Paid Overtime Policy
- 10 – 12 paid holidays, including a Christmas Holiday break
- Generous accrued Personal Leave
- Team Members Valued!