Sr. Electrical Engineer - McLean, VA
at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

Job Description

Job ID: #16451

RCS has an immediate need for a Senior Electrical Engineer local to the McLean, VA area. This opportunity is a direct hire position with a large company on a full-time basis. 

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise specializing in the recruitment of professionals throughout the United States.  With two corporate offices, over 20 years of experience, and a presence in 30+ states, we are well-positioned to service employers, employees, and candidates across every discipline.  Our emphasis is on excellent work ethic, accountability, transparency, effective communication and safety.

Job Summary

Our Client is seeking an Electrical Engineer responsible for overseeing the operations and maintenance of electrical systems within a large facility and in leased buildings. Interface with the Operations and Maintenance Personnel to assess electrical infrastructure conditions and mitigate risks. Support the development of maintenance programs and long term recapitalization plans. Coordinate the work of O&M technicians to assure the quality and reliable of all electrical operations including optimizing equipment maintenance plans and schedules.

The Electrical Engineer must have knowledge of:

  • Electrical Distribution Systems up to 13.8kv (i.e. 15kv Switchgear and Distribution; 5kv Switchgear and Distribution; Transformers; Motor Control Centers)

  • Uninterruptable Power Systems (UPS) (i.e. Static Switches and Maintenance Bypass Configuration, Operation and Maintenance)

  • Emergency Power Generation (i.e. Gas/ Diesel Generators)

  • Monitor and Control Systems (i.e. Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC); Building Automation (BAS); Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in electrical engineering required

  • 5-7 years of industrial experience in the operation and maintenance of large facilities.

  • Experience in design and/or operation of commercial buildings systems. Such as: high, medium and low voltage electrical power distribution systems; electrical generators; uninterruptible power systems; and monitor and control systems.

  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a diverse team in a very high quality and reliability technical environment.

  • Familiarity with facility safety and fire protection systems, and with quality control programs.

  • Top Secret Security Clearance preferred 

  • Must be a U.S. citizen able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

Opportunities with RCS change daily.  For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at

RCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. RCS provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, veteran or marital status.

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RCS Corporation specializes in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our recruiting specialties consist of Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

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Why RCS?

Since 1994, RCS has expanded its reach into 40+ states and is well-positioned to service employers, employees and candidates across a variety of disciplines in the Energy / Engineering / Utility Industry. We are a team of passionate people who strive to exceed expectations. Our emphasis is on excellent work ethic, accountability, transparency, effective communication and safety.

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