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Chief Electrical Engineer

Company: NV5
Location: Hadley
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.

As engineers, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on -Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.

NV5 specializes in providing high-quality mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, telecommunications, audio visual, electronic security, commissioning, and energy and sustainability engineering services. NV5 delivers total building solutions to leading businesses and institutions nationwide and has registered professional engineers in offices throughout the country (https://www.nv5.com/offices/). - Our innovative designs incorporate the use of a wide variety of cutting edge, environmentally conscious technologies. Nearly 20% of our staff members are LEED Accredited Professionals and have completed over 140+ LEED certified, platinum, gold, and silver projects.

We are recruiting a Chief Electrical Engineer for NV5's MEP Planning and Design Group to plan, set standards for the department, mentor and train staff members, develop processes that improve quality and reduce time on projects, and conduct QA/QC reviews and professional stamping on selected projects. - They will also assist in identifying individuals to conduct QA/QC under their direct supervision. Responsibilities are as follows:

  • The role will include the overall integration and standardization of Electrical standards and processes across all BT (Building Technology) -Planning and Design offices. To date, all offices have maintained separate and various methods for design processes, documentation, CAD standards, QAQC tracking, training, and mentoring. -
  • Mentoring/training technical staff members and arranging for outside training of staff as well as assisting them in technical career pathing to best utilize their education and work experience. Assist Group Leaders as requested to identify methods for ensuring optimal utilization of staff. -Participate in the technical staff performance review process as needed to assist the Group Leaders in assessing staff technical skill development in their respective discipline. -
  • Responsible for overseeing the quality control review process of engineers'/designers' drawings, specifications, and cost estimates to ensure compliance with technical requirements and code standards. Will be responsible for utilizing professional engineering stamp on selected projects.
  • Responsible for defining and setting engineering standards for the department in order to make the department run as effectively and efficiently as possible. Will interface with other Chief Engineers to ensure the smooth coordination of efforts.
  • Actively works on complex projects assisting groups that may lack experienced staff to handle the project as time permits.
  • Responsible for conceptualizing the design on complex projects and assisting in conceptualizing the design on a multitude of projects.
  • Be available to assist junior staff with questions, problems, and advice.
  • Position requires travel to other NV5 offices, as needed to familiarize yourself with staff and travel to client sites, as needed for more technically challenging projects.
  • Other duties as assigned: As the Chief Electrical Engineer, you may be required to temporarily fill in several roles when junior staff need additional support.


    • Must have a bachelor's degree in engineering and a minimum of twenty years experience designing and managing projects independently or equivalent education and experience.
    • Experience in commercial, higher education, and/or housing projects preferred.
    • Must have a thorough and strong understanding of the principles of the discipline he/she is heading.
    • Must keep current through continuing education/seminars, etc.
    • Must have Professional Engineering Registration. The Chief Electrical Engineer is expected to apply for many state licenses and maintain these licenses. It is expected that the Chief may be one of few who hold licenses in states where projects are less frequent, but they will be expected to be the Engineer of Record (stamping engineer) for projects in these states as they arise.
    • Must have strong leadership, problem-solving, communication, interpersonal and client relationship skills.
    • Must have previous people management experience.
    • Must be able to work with engineers at all levels in order to advance their technical skill set. Must be accessible and approachable.
    • Must be organized, attentive to detail and able to effectively multi-task.
    • Must have the knowledge on how to delegate workload.

      Office policies: -

      • Communicates effectively with all staff, clients, and vendors.
      • Follows and accepts work rules and procedures.
      • We expect this position to be a predominantly remote position, with at least two days per week in the office, and more days when necessary for staff mentoring, implementation of staff performance improvement plans, annual staff reviews, on boarding of new hires (new hire on boarding deems additional days per week), etc.

Keywords: NV5, Springfield , Chief Electrical Engineer, Professions , Hadley, Massachusetts

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