Lead Electrical Engineer Mission Critical

Location: Arlington, Virginia  Job Category: Building Services   Job Type: Permanent   Job Salary: £164342.59 - £165164.30 per annum   Posted Date: 31-05-2024

Job ID: PR/033817   Posted: 31-05-2024

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Lead Electrical Engineer



Are you looking for an opportunity to grow a long and meaningful career?

I am currently partnered with an outstanding consultancy, that is currently looking to hire a Lead Electrical Design Engineer to their Data Center department.

They will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

My client will give freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Plenty of encouragement to grow and develop your career through there technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities.

When you join, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts - planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers - leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future.


Electrical Desgin Engineer specializing in Hyper-scale Data Centers to act as Data Center Electrical Engineer Lead. The job incumbent will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining electrical systems in large scale data centers.

The Electrical Engineer will play a critical role in ensuring the reliability, efficiency, and safety of their data center infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in electrical engineering and experience working with high-density data centers.


  • Design and implement electrical systems for hyper-scale data centers, including medium and low-voltage power distribution, backup power systems, and emergency systems.
  • Develop and maintain electrical schematics, bills of materials, and installation drawings.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards, codes, and regulations, including National Electric Code (NEC) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards.
  • Collaborate with other engineers and stakeholders to develop specifications, design criteria, and project budgets.
  • Analyze electrical systems to identify and resolve issues, including load balancing, capacity planning, and power consumption optimization.
  • Monitor and maintain the electrical systems, including performing preventative maintenance, testing, and repairs.
  • Develop and implement electrical safety procedures and training programs for technicians and other staff.
  • Stay up to date with advancements in electrical engineering and data center technologies and recommend new technologies to improve the reliability and efficiency of our data center infrastructure.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related field plus eight (8) years of relevant experience in electrical design and/or electrical engineering, with a focus on data center infrastructure
  • Registered Professional Engineer

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to those who have Data Center Design and Construction experience.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical design, power distribution systems, and backup power systems
  • Experience with high-density data centers and hyper-scale environments.
  • Knowledge of industry standards, codes, and regulations, including NEC and IEC standards
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with a cross-functional team.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.


  • Relocation is not available for this position.
  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a team that has a brilliant company culture, one vision and a team that works are one. If you come from a consultancy background and looking for a new challenge, please get in contact today.

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