Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Electrical Engineer - Richmond

Richmond, VA
Atlantic Constructors is Central Virginia’s leading service and construction provider for commercial

Job Description

Electrical Engineer

Posted: Thursday, 10/12/2023

At ACI we build our company and our culture not by counting people, but by making our people count!

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.


Atlantic Constructors is dedicated to providing its employees and their eligible family members with a wide range of benefits. From competitive benefits to on-site wellness programs, we provide resources to support you and your family's health, well-being and happiness. We have created a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical Insurance Plans
  • Dental Insurance Plan
  • Vision Insurance Plan
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan with Generous Company Matching
  • Health Savings Plan

Atlantic Constructors offers competitive benefits, for more information check out our comprehensive list on our website.


The Electrical Engineer will support ACI's field operations on Commercial Construction projects with the primary responsibility of ensuring our field supervision has the materials, equipment and information necessary to effectively complete the scope of work. As an extension of the ACI Senior Project Manager (SPM) and/or Project Manager (PM) the Electrical Engineer is ultimately responsible for understanding and accomplishing the customer's goals while protecting and promoting the interests of ACI and its subcontractors/suppliers in all project related matters.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists Electrical SPM/PM in the submission and review of permits, proposals, submittals, contracts and change orders
  • Reviews specifications and drawings in preparation of subcontractor scopes of work
  • Understands contract documents and help identify scope gaps.
  • Prepares and distributes project RFI's and Submittals and maintain subsequent logs
  • Reviews vendor/supplier's submittals for conformance to contract documents and timely track the submittal process
  • Manages project specific materials and equipment purchases including: sourcing, maintaining vendor relations, ordering and tracking deliveries and receiving and processing invoices
  • Assists PM with procurement and the buyout process
  • Creates and maintains internal project schedules and project tracking reports
  • Supports field in expediting schedule, completion of field paperwork and expediting materials to projects
  • Assist project superintendent with enforcement of site safety and notifies management of any issues that arise which affects safety, quality, budget and progress of work
  • Supports operations and PM with client communications regarding project schedules and milestones
  • Maintains good customer relationships
  • Assists and supports the PM by attending/scheduling project meetings with ACI's project team, clients, subcontractors, vendors and suppliers
  • Prepares and distribute subcontractor and client's meeting minutes
  • Attends and setups punch list walk-thru as needed; compile the punch list and forward to PM and Superintendent
  • Compiles and provides closeout documentation (turnover packages) to the client at the end of the project (as-built drawings, O&M's, warranties, etc.)
  • Establishes good working relationship and foster positive communications with other team members, management, vendors and clients
  • Keeps up-to-date on industry trends and developments
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Construction Engineering or related field, and 2-3 years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience (preferably in a construction environment)
  • Intermediate to advanced skill level in Microsoft Office products including Word, Project, Excel, Outlook and PDF Editing software (Bluebeam, Adobe)
  • Ability to learn company specific software as needed or required, e.g. Procore and Viewpoint
  • Proven track record working with people, teams and projects
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen, and may be required to satisfactorily complete additional background checks as required (i.e. DMV, criminal history)
  • Must adhere to all company policy and procedures
  • Must be available to work assigned schedules
  • Medical Insurance Plans
  • Dental Insurance Plan
  • Vision Insurance Plan
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan with Generous Company Matching
  • Health Savings Plan

Atlantic Constructors, Inc. At A Glance

Atlantic Constructors is Central Virginia’s leading service and construction provider for commercial and industrial markets. Our highly automated 130,000 square feet fabrication shop and 30,000 square feet office complex supporting approximately 700 highly skilled employees allows us to efficiently provide complete turn-key solutions. ACI works across the spectrum of business and industry, from busy production facilities, power plants, and the many factories in the Mid-Atlantic, to commercial and government buildings, universities, hospitals and specialized laboratories. Our customers know we can be counted on not just to get the job done, but to get it done right, safe and on-time.
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