Senior Electrical Engineer

PACE Collaborative is a multi-discipline consulting engineering firm that specializes in Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, building Special Systems and BIM Services.  PACE is a 100+ person firm that has been in business for over 30 years and has offices in Virginia Beach and Richmond.  We foster a comfortable and collaborative working environment. Benefits include paid medical and dental insurance, flex savings account, 401k retirement plan, company profit sharing, and generous paid holidays and leave time.

We are seeking qualified individuals that would fill full time Senior Electrical Engineering positions in our Virginia Beach or Richmond offices.  The applicant shall have a minimum of 8 years of experience, a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, and have a higher level of understanding of the consulting engineering industry.  The applicant will be involved in the design of electrical power and lighting systems for various types of federal, state, municipal, and private sector facilities.  Examples include but are not limited to; office buildings, retail buildings, restaurants, hospitals and other medical facilities, water and wastewater facilities, entertainment venues, museums, libraries, schools, higher education facilities, and multifamily buildings.  The applicant shall have knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit software, Microsoft Office, the National Electrical Code (NEC), and other related building codes and standards.  Knowledge of interior and exterior lighting systems, facility power systems, and standby power systems is also required.  Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.), or the ability to obtain registration.  Project management experience is a plus.

The applicant will ultimately supervise and manage other staff engineers and technicians.  This position allows for the potential opportunity to purchase an equity stake in the company.  Salary will be commensurate on experience and abilities.

* Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (or Engineering Technology)
* Knowledge of NEC and building codes and standards
* Understanding of power, lighting, and low voltage systems for buildings
* Experience in the consulting engineering industry
* Professional Engineer’s License (PE) or ability to readily obtain licensure
* Project management experience is a plus

***As a result of Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, PACE must comply with government requirements that all employees be vaccinated from COVID-19.  Effective Dec. 8, 2021, all employees, including employees working from home/remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless otherwise required by law.

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Equal-Opportunity Employer
PACE Collaborative is an equal-opportunity employer. All of our members are evaluated and compensated based on their ability to contribute to the well being of the firm and not on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability. PACE Collaborative ensures nondiscrimination in accordance with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Jessica Bedois at 757-499-7223. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact PACE Collaborative by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.