IEA Corp., an EverWatch company is in search of an Electrical
Engineer to support the Department of State in Arlington, VA. There is
expected travel of about 40-50%. A secret clearance is preferred.
The two Electrical Engineers Level IV – will be supporting our
Utility Management Program, which provides:
• technical support, engineering and project management for the
maintenance, repair and replacement of chancery compound Power Systems
and Residential Generators.
• assistance related to the
operations, maintenance, repair and replacement of post’s power
generation and electrical distribution systems.
o Engineering assistance and project management
o Utility rate and metering service improvements
o Improvements and connection to incoming Utility
o Condition assessments, failure investigations
Project planning, development and funding
Provide expertise, advisement, coordination and
recommendations on all phases of mechanical project development and
implementation in direct support of Bureau of Overseas Buildings
Operations, Office of Facilities Management (OBO/FAC). Serve as
OBO/FAC Subject Matter Expert (SME), advice on Mechanical, Electrical,
Civil and/or Architectural engineering design reviews, project
planning, space planning, building code analysis and compliance, and
construction design reviews. Advise members of the OBO/FAC management
team and contractors to promote effective support of facilities
operations, as well as agency-specific operations.
a) Serves as the principal advisor to OBO/FAC;
advises on the development and implementation of comprehensive project
schedules; and the presentation, review and tracking of approved
project(s) changes and manages the production of updated
b) Develops and/or reviews planning documents; reviews
design concepts and detailed designs; conducts building code
c) Performs peer review of plans,
specification, and technical reports prepared by others.
Develops cost benefit analysis; design life cycle cost estimates;
drafts scopes of work; and conducts technical and feasibility
e) Works closely with OBO/FAC and post Facility Managers
to ensure contract stipulations and requirements are properly followed
by all contractors who perform maintenance and construction
activities/projects in support of OBO. Any identified concerns are
directly reported to the COR, not to another contractor. Reports to
OBO/FAC Division Chief or designated representative within OBO/FAC or
f) Identifies a variety of alternatives for
meeting current and anticipated project requirement and advises on how
to meet project needs from the availability of contractors and their
expertise to the employable use of local assets (i.e. USG or
contract). Recommends the most viable options and develops action
plans and strategies to implement approved options.
that all required project actions are understood and carried out in
accordance with the decisions and directions of senior leadership,
including following up on decisions and ensuring the completion of
required actions in a timely manner.
h) Advises appropriate DOS
personnel on the preparation of reports, papers, and other documents
for senior leadership, including sensitive documents for OBO-level
and/or Chief of Mission-level action.
i) Ensures that all
documents are well-written, in proper format, timely, complete, and
fully coordinates with other affected organizations. Oversees/leads
the production of technical information; the development and/or review
planning documents; and maintains agreed technical and design standards.
j) Develops detailed written assessments of the effectiveness of
OBO/FAC projects. Identifies areas of potential improvement in
efficiency and effectiveness and recommends specific actions to bring
about needed improvements.
k) Works closely with the key
stakeholders in planning complex, high priority special projects
involving OBO/FAC and post Facility Management; coordinates the
involvement of Mechanical, Electrical, Civil and/or Architectural and
specialty disciplines; and provides support in project planning,
review, bid, and construction phases.
l) Enlists the support of
other staff as necessary to accomplish project objectives within the
m) Ensures all project objectives are met
and that resulting recommendations for action are sound and practical
and include implementation plans. Follows up to ensure that approved
recommendations are successfully implemented.
technical guidance and advice to employees assigned to OBO/FAC.
Performs annual training as required for efficiency and
o) Develops and trains personnel on project functions.
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Coordinator shall meet the below qualifications.
a) Bachelor’s degree. However, a Masters License in the required
discipline will be considered if able to meet all other
b) Must have a working knowledge of MS
c) Must maintain a valid driver’s license to operate
d) Must have strong graphic and visualization
skills with proficiency in AutoCAD and other visualization
e) Experience with project management concepts,
methods, and best practices to provide expert guidance to OBO/FAC and
post Facility Management in meeting short and long term operational
requirements and experienced in developing plans and construction
f) Experience with the full range of principles,
concepts, methods, and practices in project management required to
oversee the planning and execution of mechanical projects and to
ensure coordination with other related activities.
of regulations governing the acquisition of equipment, personnel, and
supplies required to support Embassy operations. Ability to manage
critical, time sensitive projects that require extensive coordination
across program and organizational lines within the Mission, the
Department, and with other USG agencies and non-governmental and
private organizations and the efficient management of assigned
resources including government and contractor staff needed.
h) Ability to take decisive action and obtain consensus on
operational requirements on behalf of management.
i) Ability to
interact effectively with individuals in garnering cooperation and
support for key planning, operations, and management initiatives in
the assigned program area.
j) Ability to provide guidance and
work effectively, cooperatively, and harmoniously in a
multi-disciplinary team environment under considerable stress and
tight deadlines, and with minimal supervision in meeting demands
associated with a high profile, results-driven activity. Ability to
communicate effectively, both orally and in writing to plan, organize,
coordinate, and oversee operations, provide advice and guidance,
reconcile conflicting viewpoints, negotiate agreements with various
stakeholders, resolve complex and often controversial technical and
management issues, and represent Facilities in a variety of forums.