Electrical Engineer/Designer (PSD)
Springfield, VA 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description

Requisition Number: 2051

Electrical Engineer/Designer

Regular Full-TimeProfessional

Location is in Springfield, VA.

The Electrical Engineer/Designer is responsible for designing electrical and control systems for electrical power generation and distribution systems and equipment. The candidate will work closely with Mechanical Designers and Engineers in integrating controls into the electrical systems. The candidate should be familiar with electrical power generation, distribution, and various control systems to include PLCs, generator digital controls, and human machine interfaces. Experience with 2D CAD is required, experience with 3D CAD is desirable. The position requires close teamwork with other employees in engineering as well as support, both within the company and with subcontractors.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem solving abilities.

  • Experience with electrical power from low voltage AC (120/208V) through medium voltage (15kV).

  • Understanding electrical design techniques, circuit protections, and principals involved in development of electrical drawings for Technical Data Packages (TDP).

  • Previous experience using Solidworks and 2D computer aided design (CAD) software to create schematics, wiring diagrams, and routing layouts engineering drawings.

    Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    Prepare electrical schematics and wiring drawings using CAD software.

  • Be able to source components based upon customer requirements and specifications.

  • Confer with engineering team and suppliers/vendors to develop the product.

Technical Skills:

  • Experience designing electrical control systems and power generation and distribution systems.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), problem solving, technical documentation/communication.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Education: 4-year Electrical Engineering degree with 2-5 years of hands on experience. OR

  • Education: 2-year technical college degree/military experience with 5-10 years of electrical and controls design/drawing experience.

Solidworks and 2D CAD and electrical design experience are mandatory for this position. Everything else is negotiable.

PD Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

PD Systems is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

Employment decisions at PD Systems are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
4+ years
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