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Designer 1 - Tysons, VA at M.C. Dean, Inc.

Designer 1 - Tysons, VA

M.C. Dean, Inc. McLean, VA (On Site) Full-Time
Designer I (Modeler) works as part of a team responsible for developing a comprehensive, functionally, and dimensionally accurate physical layout of electrical, communications, and other systems based on the engineering design, specifications, and materials and equipment submittals to meet the project needs and M.C. Dean's constructability objectives.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Work under general supervision as part of the project VDC team.
* Review construction documents, specifications, BIM execution plan, project-specific design plan, and other documents to identify modeling requirements.
* Perform basic capacity and voltage drop calculations to validate circuit and pathway sizing.
* Perform modeling and coordination of the electrical and low voltage raceways and equipment based on established project-level guidelines and company standards for typical spaces and moderately complex elements of the project.
* Participate in multi-trade coordination and resolve conflicts.
* Produce drawings and sketches as necessary, verify and perform quality review of the completed work.

Essential knowledge and skills:

* Knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and related concepts.
* Knowledge of the field installation best practices
* Knowledge of critical design software
* Autodesk Revit

* Autodesk Navisworks

* Autodesk AutoCAD

* BlueBeam

* MS Office


* High School Diploma
* Six to eight years of progressive work experience, including 3-5 years of commercial electrical field experience and 2+ years of modeling experience using Autodesk Revit

Education Requirements:

6-8 years of commercial electrical field experience or at least 5 years of commercial electrical field experience and 3 years of experience as a Designer using AutoCAD or Micro station with a high school diploma or GED

4-6 years of experience with an associate degree

0-2 years of experience with a bachelor's degree

General Requirements:

* Attention to details
* Strong problem-solving skills
* Ability to work as part of a multi-discipline team
* Commitment and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines


* Exposure to computer screens for an extended period.
* Sitting for extended periods of time.
* Reach by extending hands or arms in any direction.
* Have finger dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers rather than whole hands or arms, for example, using a keyboard.
* Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
* Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
* Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
* Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
* Identify and understand the speech of another person.

Certifications, licenses:

* Completed electrical apprenticeship and journeyman or master electrician status strongly desired

Recommended Skills

  • Architectural Drawing
  • Attention To Detail
  • Auto Cad
  • Autodesk Autocad
  • Autodesk Revit
  • Cad
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