Apply now »

Electrical Chief Engineer, MHG


Virginia Beach, Virginia (VA), US, 23462 Lexington, Kentucky (KY), US, 40507 Glen Allen, Virginia (VA), US, 23060

Category:  Architecture & Engineering
Work Area:  Onsite
Requisition ID:  802



About Mason & Hanger, A Day & Zimmermann Company 


At Mason & Hanger, you could call us a pioneer in the production of next generation, high-performance facilities! We provide architectural and engineering (A/E) services specializing in the worldwide design of secure, mission-driven facilities. Our staff is dedicated to finding innovative ways to create dynamic spaces. Think that’s cool? We’ve worked on thousands of projects in over 165 countries as a trusted partner of the U.S. federal government for more than two centuries. We’re building a more secure world. ® Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world!

As the Chief Electrical Engineer here’s the work you’ll do:

  • Lead projects and support and assist engineers with complex technical issues on other projects
  •  Develop and update department standards; lead the overall technical development of the department's employees
  •  Develop and oversee training within the department
  •  Help to win new work, assist business development, create positive client relationships; Write technical articles for journals or other technical publications
  • Assist Director / Deputy Director with proposals, departmental issues, and operations; develop and update processes for design and delivery of services  Perform ITRs and other tasks as required Complying with data protection principles while handling personal, protected and / or Covered Defense Information on behalf of Day & Zimmermann. Data Handlers should be trained to follow documented policies, standard operating procedures and secure practices associated with protecting trusted employee and customer data

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of electrical and telecommunications principles, building codes, industry standards, and client specific requirements and how they apply to electrical designs. Knowledge of business and management principles and processes for providing client services; Innovative and able to come up with new ideas and better ways of doing things. Skilled in developing and coordinating training within the department.
  • Skilled in critical thinking, solving complex problems, and using good judgment in decision making
  • Interpersonal savvy and willingness/ability to communicate effectively (oral and writing) with M&H team members as well as clients; able to take direction and guidance from leadership within the company, and able to provide direction and guidance to less senior staff within department
  • Expected to proactively and independently develop and implement solutions to technical and process problems throughout department. Partners with others to identify problems, generate solutions and implement improvements. Accountable for maintaining and improving technical quality and production efficiency of the department. Expected to increase department capability through technical growth and/or development of new skills that can command additional revenue for the company. Significant investment into staff development to ensure active progression and succession of department staff on current and future project assignments. Responsibility includes all disciplines within department (electrical and telecommunications).
  • Must build trusted relationships with department through maintaining ownership for assigned work and delivering efficient and high quality results. Expected to be a proactive learner, responsible to seek out support when needed, identify expectations, check own work output against quality expectations, and pursue opportunities to grow technical capabilities. Maintains professional humility and respect in partnership with all team members in pursuit of overall project success. Is expected to know their own technical limitations and proactively seek out support where needed. Other duties as assigned. Data privacy, information security and policy compliance

And if you have these qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology; Degree must be ABET accredited, or acceptable to the State Board of Engineers for licensure as a professional engineer
  • 15+ years of experience
  • Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) preferred; LEED AP certification preferred
  •  Professional License in Electrical Engineering required
  • US citizenship; ability to obtain a TS security clearance
  • Great attitude and team player.
  • Successful completion of drug and background screening process.



In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $124,080 - $186,120.This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).

We care about our employees and it shows.

Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!
To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:
•    Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
•    Balancing (e.g. maintaining equilibrium when walking, climbing, crouching, etc.)
•    Stooping (e.g. bending the spine at the waist)
•    Reaching (e.g. reaching the arms or legs in any direction)
•    Lifting motion or lifting objects more than 15 pounds
•    Walking
•    Repetitive motion of any part of the body
•    Kneeling, crouching or crawling
•    Pushing or pulling (e.g. using a part of your body to press against something in a downward or outward direction or in a dragging or hauling motion)
•    Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)
•    Grasping (e.g. use of hand to apply pressure)
•    Feeling (e.g. perceiving an object’s size, shape, texture, etc.)
•    Climbing (e.g. ascending/descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, pole, etc. using feet and legs and hands/arms to climb)
•    Hearing
•    Talking
•    Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
•    Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
•    Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
•    Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
•    Capacity to express thoughts orally.
•    Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or worksite.
•    Ability to withstand environmental conditions (e.g. extreme heat or cold, grass, wind, sand, fumes, odors, gases, extreme noise, etc.)

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?  APPLY NOW!  Talent Acquisition Partner: Jazmin Arteaga-Ibanez

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Mason & Hanger, A Day & Zimmermann Company is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Mason & Hanger is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

  Connect with us: twitter Linkedin facebook youTube  

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach

Apply now »