1+ months

Electrical Commissioning Engineer

Ridgecrest, CA 93555


China Lake Earthquake Recovery (CLRP) program will provide construction management support services to the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWSCL) in Ridgecrest, California.

If youre a Commissioning Electrical Engineer looking for a challenge, then Parsons has a challenge for you.

The Commissioning Electrical Engineer will provide services and deliverables through the performance of Mechanical Equipment Acceptance Testing and Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)/Testing and Balancing (TABS) Inspection services support that will that will serve a critical role on the Parsons team supporting Navys Commanding Officers executive leadership team to assist in monitoring all aspects of construction to improve performance across cost, schedule, safety and quality.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in pre-construction conferences on selected projects with highly sophisticated technical requirements or critical completion dates.
  • Monitors and provides detailed surveillance of construction contract submittals and routinely provides on-site inspection of electrical equipment and systems.
  • Makes recommendations for corrective/preventative measures as appropriate, and prepares sketches or change order drawings, cost estimates and specifications as necessary related to systems testing and acceptance.
  • Develop recommendations, changing approach or methodology to meet or improve expected results or program objectives
  • Perform Quality Assurance reviews of drawings, specifications, calculations, cost estimates as related to electrical systems acceptance.
  • As the Subject Matter Expert and technical specialist in the area of electrical equipment/systems acceptance testing, performs technical administration of acceptance and commissioning programs, including coordination efforts with other engineers and architects involved in multidiscipline projects
  • Mastery of advanced concepts, principles and practices in electrical engineering that enables them to serve as a recognized subject matter expert
  • Knowledge of related architectural and engineering fields and their associated impacts as related to electrical engineering design.
  • Knowledge of complex electrical systems, emergency power systems (generators, UPS), medium-voltage equipment (switchgear, transformers, substations, etc.), and lighting systems.
  • Identifies areas or risks associated with design and construction and develops mitigation strategies or alternatives. Areas of concern include permitting, scheduling, sustainability, and life safety
  • Review submittals for completeness, functionality, sound engineering practice and compliance with DoD and NAVFAC criteria, and other applicable codes and standards.
  • Make site investigation field trips to project sites, as required, to collect all pertinent data as it related to assigned duties.
  • Monitors the status of construction projects for quality and timeliness of construction on contracts that involve technically complex electrical system aspects.
  • Will handle complex electrical projects, requiring oversight, coordination, guidance, engineering design and construction services as they relate to systems acceptance/commissioning.
  • Perform technical administration of acceptance and commissioning programs, including coordination efforts with other engineers and architects
  • Involved in multi-discipline projects
  • Provides technical responses to electrical systems testing and commissioning Requests for Information (RFIs). Ensures that requests for deviations or changes to any terms and conditions of the contract are coordinated and approved, as appropriate


  • A bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university (or certified equivalent), supplemented by a minimum of 10 years actual design experience, is required.
  • Registration as Professional Engineer (PE) in the discipline of electrical engineering is required.
  • Analyses and calculations in the preparation and review of final detailed working drawings, comparative cost analysis, Request for Proposals (RFPs), and project specifications for a wide variety of facility types for multi-discipline and/or electrical engineering projects.
  • Performance of Quality Control and Quality Assurance and reviews of drawings, specifications, calculations, cost estimates, and studies by other engineers.
  • Knowledge of DOD and Navy guide specifications, criteria and policy, industry codes and standards, and standard practices as related to electrical engineering design including the NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code), IEEE C2 (National Electrical Safety Code), and the International Building Code
  • Knowledge of local, state, federal, and foreign country laws, codes, and other statutory requirements affecting electrical engineering design throughout the area of responsibility.
  • Experience with the use of Autodesk software, Microsoft Office products, electrical engineering design and analysis software, including l analysis and energy modeling software, and other applicable DoD computer systems and software used by the Command.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of specialized experience of acceptance testing of electrical equipment and electrical distribution systems on commercial/industrial type facilities contracts with at least five (5) projects valued in excess of $10 million. Experience shall demonstrate:
  • Recognized as a Subject Matter Expert, consultant, engineering coordinator, and technical specialist in the area of electrical equipment an electrical distribution acceptance testing.
  • Specialized experience includes, but is not limited to, the area of acceptance testing of electrical equipment and electrical distribution systems including transformers, engine-generators, uninterruptible power supplies, medium-voltage equipment, and control systems and equipment.
  • Knowledge of instrumentation, testing equipment and techniques is required
  • Ability and willingness to traverse construction jobsites.


Ready for action? Were looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and dont hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-07-18

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