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Sr. Electrical Design Engineer

Company: Carrier Corporation
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID 30035700 City Fairfax State Virginia Country United States

Date Posted:



United States of America


CAV17: NOR Fairfax 2750 Prosperity Avenue, Fairfax, VA, 22031 USA

Exciting Things are Happening at NORESCO!

As one of the largest energy services companies in the U.S., NORESCO utilizes design-build and performance-based contracting vehicles to deliver energy and maintenance savings and significant infrastructure upgrades to existing facilities. NORESCO also provides build, own, operate and maintain (BOOM) services for central heating, cooling and power-generation systems. NORESCO's Sustainability Services group offers a full suite of sustainable design consulting services, including energy auditing, commissioning and retro-commissioning, energy & daylighting analysis, LEED certification consulting, and sustainability master planning.

What makes NORESCO unique is our ability to engineer and implement turnkey energy solutions that meet each customer's individual needs. At NORESCO, we pride ourselves on the excellent relationships we maintain with our customers. We earn their trust and respect through listening and timely response to their needs and concerns. These relationships, along with pursuing and hiring the best people, are truly why NORESCO is a leader in the energy industry.

NORESCO is a Carrier company. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

This position is for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer responsible for developing scopes of work and overseeing design functions at one or more project sites for electrical distribution, renewable energy, power generation and resiliency microgrid systems. Position involves electrical system site investigation, preparation of preliminary electrical design documents (i.e. scopes of work, specifications, calculations, budgets and drawings), supporting subcontractor bid-walks, reviewing and coordinating with third party electrical construction documents (i.e. equipment submittals, electrical studies, specifications and construction drawings) and interacting with subcontractors, customers and stakeholders for firm fixed-price design/build proposals.|

Education / Certifications

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (minimum)
  • Professional Engineer's registration|
  • Technical Abilities include:
  • Low and medium voltage electrical distribution design
  • Electrical equipment sizing and load calculations
  • Integration of diesel and gas power generation engines
  • Renewable energy system design and integration
  • Energy storage integration (i.e. battery, fuel cell, fly-wheel)
  • Understanding of protection relaying schemes and SCADA controls
  • Integration of microprocessor control and industrial control systems
  • Knowledge of short circuit analysis, coordination studies and arc-flash analysis
  • Familiarity with power quality, power factor and harmonic analysis
  • Integration of distributed power generation, electrical distribution, smart grid controls, metering and communications systems
  • Power quality improvement, variable speed drives, energy efficient motors,
  • Electrical system cost estimating
  • Technical proposal, subcontract and specification writing
  • Participation in sales and customer presentations
  • Existing electrical system site surveys and documentation review
  • Review of equipment submittals, design drawings and specifications
  • Documentation quality control

Experience / Qualifications

  • 8 years (minimum) experience in low and medium voltage distribution electrical power systems design
  • Understanding of electrical studies (short-circuit, coordination, arc-flash, harmonics, grounding)
  • Experience developing detailed scopes of work for electrical distribution systems
  • Familiar with National Electrical Code, NFPA and International Council Codes
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skill
  • Eligible to obtain federal security clearance


  • Energy Savings Performance Contract experience
  • Minimum two years in a design-build experience
  • Microgrid and energy storage experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, E-TAP/SKM (or similar), Excel and Word
  • Administered consulting contracts and supported construction (e.g., submittal review or commissioning)

Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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