Senior Electrical Engineer or Senior Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Engineer

Posted Date 6 months ago(1/31/2024 10:13 AM)
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Job Description

Dewberry is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer or Senior Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Engineer to serve as our National Water Electrical, Instrumentation & Control (E&IC) Leader within our Water Market Segment to support growth of Dewberry’s water practice nationally.


The role will primarily focus on leading the successful execution of EI&C design work on water and wastewater projects nationally.  Dewberry’s MEPS Infrastructure team has several E&IC engineers that focus on the water/wastewater space and the purpose of this role entails the following:

  • Client engagement, representing EI&C for water clients working along side our water/wastewater client managers
  • Workload coordination for all Water EI&C work nationally (coordinating between offices and with the MEPS Infrastructure team)
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC)
  • Standards development to ensure consistent deliverables nationally

 The successful candidate should have experience specifying, designing, and implementing electrical power systems and/or process instrumentation and control systems. Experience in water/wastewater (W/WW) is preferred however industrial, chemical, and mining experience is acceptable.  The successful candidate should also have strong management experience with proven success overseeing staff and teams delivering multiple concurrent W/WW EI&C designs, as well as strong client engagement expertise.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced senior (EI&C) leader join a team of outstanding professionals.  This position offers potential for professional growth in a great working environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technology to assist our clients in solving their most challenging problems.


Dewberry offers a comprehensive and very competitive package of insurance programs to regular full-time employees and their eligible dependents the first of the month following their date of hire. The insurance package includes: medical, dental, vision, and supplemental life. Additional insurances, at no cost to the employee: life (employee only), accidental death and dismemberment, business travel and accident, and short- and long-term disability are also provided. Employees pay a share of Dewberry’s premium expenses (on a pre-tax basis) for medical and dental insurance plans.


Dewberry offers a wide range of other employee benefits, including: 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan, 529 College Savings Plans, Travel Assistance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Spending Accounts and Supplemental Life Insurance for employee, spouse, and children.


Positions within our officer program are also eligible for an annual bonus and stipend.  Both vary based on level within the program and bonuses are dependent upon company performance.


In addition, a host of discounted purchase programs are available to all employees.





  • Provide electrical power system and instrumentation/control system engineering oversight and design for W/WW projects.
  • Oversee multiple concurrent design projects and manage junior engineers to execute projects.
  • Coordinate EI&C workload for W/WW projects nationally, working with project managers and design teams, along with the MEPS Infrastructure team, to successfully deliver EI&C design work.
  • Design opportunities included low voltage electrical power distribution, motor control, VFDs, lighting systems, equipment layout and related activities.
  • Provide EI&C specifications, drawings, and cost estimates.
  • Review and approve contractor submittals.
  • Coordinate with process engineers and develop Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs).
  • Execute redline markups from engineers.
  • Sizing conduit and wire, laying out electrical distribution equipment, and designing lighting systems as well as loop sheets, control single lines, and network drawings for SCADA, PLC, and DCS Systems
  • Coordinate with process engineers to successfully execute EI&C designs.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS in electrical engineering or related degree.
  • 15+ years of design, management, and oversight of water/wastewater EI&C work
  • PE required, NCEES council record preferred (ability to obtain PE in multiple states required)
  • Must have experience designing EI&C systems and producing design documents in AutoCAD. Revit experience preferred.
  • Must be a self-starter with initiative, drive, determination and proven management expertise
  • Candidate must have a good working knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Life Safety Codes, and other related Codes.
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal skills are essential for coordination with other disciplines, and client interface.

The projected range for this position is $123,000 - $200,000 annually. Depending upon other factors, i.e., skills, experience, location, market conditions, the range may vary slightly. These ranges are for CA and CO only.


This posting is anticipated to close on April 1st 2024.


Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.



Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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