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Supervising Electrical Engineer (SDE)

Government and Military

Engineer, Electrical


Englewood, Colorado, United States

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Supervising Electrical Engineer (SDE)

Amentum is actively seeking a Supervising Discipline Electrical Engineer (SDE) in the Englewood, CO responsible for a variety of engineering tasks in the initial planning through final design phase for projects of advanced complexity. The SDE is responsible for managing the discipline engineering on projects to meet customer and project requirements regarding scope, scheduling and budgets. Provides a liaison between discipline engineers and Project Managers with respect to project scope, budget, scheduling and overall engineering and design requirements and employee administration and report to the Chief Discipline Engineer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the electrical discipline's engineering with that of other disciplines.
  • Maintain records, files and other documents pertaining to the electrical discipline.
  • Assume responsibility for ensuring that engineering documents comply with applicable state laws/regulations, including affixing registered engineer seal when required.
  • Assign preparers and checkers for electrical discipline specifications and coordinates review of external specifications.
  • Establish schedules and budgets to meet project requirements and obtains approval.
  • Maintain technical coordination with the Principal Engineer to ensure adherence to industry codes, regulatory requirements and sound engineering practices.
  • Direct the preparation and submits periodic reports and forecasts on the status of the electrical discipline.
  • Comply with state requirements for continuing education, maintains and obtains licenses as requested.
  • Continually upgrade technical knowledge and capabilities and pursues additional coursework and training.
  • Advises the Project Engineering Manager regarding status of assignment(s) with respect to schedule, budgets, delays and adverse problems.
  • Work closely with Chief Electrical Engineer and Project Engineering Managers on employee evaluations and promotions and the overall technical improvement of the group.
  • Lead the development of manpower, man-hour, and labor cost requirements for a project and can monitor the effect of these on the budget.
  • Able to lead all aspects of electrical estimating
  • Responsible for performance management and mentoring
  • Provide assistance to projects to address technical issues related to process improvement.
  • Assist in training and mentoring/coaching other team members.
  • Assist in the development of training programs within area of technical expertise and conducts training sessions as appropriate.
  • Create positive working relationships with peer leaders.
  • Create productive relationships with organizations both within and external to Engineering.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from a 4-year accredited college or university.
  • Must have minimum of 12+ years of experience in electrical engineering/design of DOE, DOD or power projects.
  • This must include 3+ years of experience in managing/supervising medium to large electrical design team.
  • Advanced experience must include physical design, control, protection, metering and communication requirements for facilities, including specifying and sizing electrical equipment, power system analysis, and utility interfaces.
  • Strong understanding of Process, Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Architectural and Instrumentation disciplines.
  • Good oral and written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.
  • Must have advanced knowledge with the National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Must have a Professional Engineer License (PE).
  • Position may require travel.
  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.
  • US Citizenship is required. Must not have dual citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications

  • AutoCAD MEP, MicroStation, and/or Revit design experience.
  • Government facility (DOE, DOD, Army Corps of Engineers) project experience

Compensation & Benefits

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $125k - $202k (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

This position includes a competitive benefits package. For more detailed information on our Benefits and what it is like to work for Amentum: please visit our careers site:

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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