Senior Electrical Engineer-Voltage Power Systems in Watauga, TX at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

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Job Description

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons as the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA’s nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare detailed calculations, drawings, technical specifications, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, detailed analyses, and other materials suitable for procurement and constrtion purposes.
  • Prepare material quality takeoffs and engineering estimates.
  • Provide direction to and collaborate with project engineers,  project management and installation staff
  •  Determine requirements using FAA guidelines
  • Develop and write construction scopes of work
  • Write survey reports and make recommendations based upon information gathered during the site survey and professional judgment.
  • Prepare engineering and installation man-hour estimates for all project phases
  • Develop and review schedules for assigned projects.
  • May be required to provide Professional Engineer’s seal and signature, as appropriate, after assessment of documentation for adherence to all applicable codes, standards, specifications regulatory standards and guidelines for electrical systems and equipment.
  • Travel to supplier, client, or construction site locations to inspect various facets of work.
  • Research and prepare detailed back up information for construction cost estimates.
  • Provide input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and Engineers working on the same project.
  • Review supplier drawing submittals, respond to field requests for information and perform technical bid analysesImplement TSSC Safety and Quality programs into design work.
  • The engineer will be responsible for the design of low to medium voltage power systems (120V to 5KV) supporting facility lighting, general purpose power, HAVC equipment, Navigational Aids, and other ancillary equipment.


  • Degreed Electrical engineer from an ABET accredited program with 5 to 7 years of experience after graduation.  NCEES or other third party validation of ABET equivalancy may be acceptable. 
  • 7 plus years of electrical design and supervision related experience.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer is referred in the discipline of Electrical or EIT with the goal of obtaining professional licensing within 1 year of hire.
  • Working knowledge of National Codes is required.
  • Working knowledge of FAA standards and specifications is preferred.
  • Familiar with construction practices and safe work procedures.
  • Previous experience managing multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Previous experience in engineering consulting with federal agencies is preferred.
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and construction specifications, be totally familiar with construction-related processes related to area of assignment, and have the potential to perform in a lead capacity.
  • Prefer background with knowledge of the facilities and equipment in the National Airspace Systems (NAS).
  •  Ability to solve problems with persons inside and outside an organization to find mutually beneficial solutions.
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple simultaneous projects and work activities in accordance with cost, schedule and technical baselines.
  • Must be able to meet customer security requirements.  A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.


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