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Power Engineers Project Engineer - Government Services Projects in Boise, Idaho

Project Engineer - Government Services Projects



Department:Federal Services Continental US Group


Project Engineer – Government Services Projects

Job Summary and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a project engineer in our Boise, ID office to work with our Government Services Continental US (CONUS) Department on engineering projects for our Government Services Business Unit. The position prefers candidates who are licensed professional engineers in the electrical, mechanical or controls disciplines.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to be part of a team engaged in engineering design projects in the Government market including mission critical infrastructure design to include power delivery, power generation, backup power, UPS, system studies, renewable energy, critical HVAC design, MEP design, and related projects.

Responsibilities include leading design teams and working with Project Managers on energy projects and the client relationships and marketing all POWER’s energy services to existing and new government clients. The Project Engineer will be challenged with managing smaller projects as the project manager. The successful candidate must have a deep technical engineering skill set and experience leading design teams and related projects with demonstrated skills related to electrical and or mechanical engineering including:

  • Leading and managing technical project teams

  • Engineering problem solving

  • Proposal writing and presentation

  • Understanding of Government Clients and Department of Defense Projects

  • Understanding of the Federal Contracting, including the Federal Acquisition Regulation

  • CPM scheduling

  • Budget and cost analysis

Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills, be willing to travel domestically and internationally, and must work successfully in a customer-focused, project-oriented environment.

Required Education/Experience

  • BS degree in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Preferred)

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in engineering design development

  • Three (3) or more years’ experience managing engineering projects

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 30% of the time

Desired Education/Experience

  • Three (3) or more years’ experience with government projects (preferred)

  • Experience managing government projects

  • Registered Professional Engineer

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Ability and willingness to obtain a security clearance

  • Field experience working on a construction site or site related engineering O&M role

  • Experience with mission critical infrastructure projects including system studies, Industrial Controls and SCADA related projects

  • Experience with project management tools including but not limited, MS Project, Excel, Word, Power-Point, Deltek, and CRM software

  • Experience with using CAD software such as AutoCAD, Revit, MicroStation

  • Experience with marketing, technical writing and business planning

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Additionally, in Government CONUS, you will have the unique opportunity to work with projects vital to our national security. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.



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