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Facilities Consultant

Arlington, VA 22201
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Peraton has an immediate/upcoming need for a Facility Engineer in Arlington, VA.

Job Description:

  • The job of a Facilities Engineer is to design, review and implement new processes or improvements in the operations or construction of specialized facilities. Facilities Engineers analyze material and labor costs, set procedures and standards, review construction or production bids, and serve as a liaison between the client and Facilities Contractor personnel. Facility Engineers plan, design, and oversee the reconfiguration, maintenance, and alteration of equipment, machinery, buildings, structures, and other fixed facility infrastructure.
  • Facilities engineers work in the client office and work sites, depending on the nature of their projects. They work closely with a wide range of other people in their daily work such as operations managers, IT specialists, systems engineers, and logistics specialists.
  • Facilities Engineer Duties and Responsibilities
  • In ensuring the smooth operation of specialized client-managed facilities, Facilities Engineers are responsible for a variety of tasks.
  • Refine Operations to Maximize Efficiency
  • Facilities Engineers must have in-depth understanding of the routines, engineering specifications, process flows, and other information about the operations of multiple facilities. They use this knowledge of the methods and activities to determine ways that processes can be refined to make the delivery of services more efficient.
  • Analyze Material and Labor Costs
  • Facility Engineers gather and review data concerning facility or equipment specifications Based on a thorough financial planning and cost analysis of a facility. Facility Engineers determine what particular needs the project has and develop management control systems that will manage non-recurring and recurring costs.
  • Confer with Management on Procedures and Contracts
  • Facility Managers regularly confer with the client and facility management about processes, contracting, and manufacturing capabilities, and update them on the status of the overall program and special projects at client managed facilities.

Facilities Engineer Skills

  • Facility Engineers need to be both creative and analytical thinkers. They should have strong communication and management skills, as well as the ability to work with and motivate inter-departmental teams. At the same time, much of their job requires them to take initiative and work well independently. They should be able to work under stressful situations, with strong crisis management skills. Often, they will need to make informed and appropriate decisions under pressure. Along with these traits and abilities, there are other skills that Facility Engineers should possess to be strong candidates.

  • Core skills: Candidates for the position of Facilities Engineers should possess the following core skills to be able to be successful.
    • Budget management experience.
    • Ability to work with others on a team to accomplish goals.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, maintain detailed and accurate records, and prepare clear and concise written reports.
    • Ability to apply engineering principles and techniques to the solution of equipment, buildings and infrastructure.
    • Vendor management experience.
    • Familiarity with regulations and building codes.
    • Familiarity with Government Contract processes

  • Advanced skills: The following skills are highly desirable to successfully support this contract as a Facilities Engineer.
    • Ability to prepare engineering specifications, statements of work, and estimates for a wide range of facility related projects.
    • Knowledge of architectural designs, building codes, construction/project management principles.
    • Experience with IT networks
    • Experience with HVAC systems
    • Experience with advanced EMP protection systems.
    • Ability to troubleshoot, maintain and improve ACCESS based systems.
    • Be a Registered Professional Engineer in any relevant discipline, such as civil, mechanical, electrical, industrial, chemical, or structural.

  • Tools of the trade: A successful candidate must be familiar with the following basic tools.
    • Computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio and PowerPoint.
    • Air Handling, hydraulics, pneumatics associated with the manufacturing, construction, and power environments.
    • AutoCAD 2012 and Microsoft Project
    • Ability to read Architectural and Manufacturing blueprints, and generate design concepts using available tools.



10 years of specialized, relevant technical experience in engineering design and construction, construction management and facilities O&M management.

Registered as a Professional Engineer


Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or

10 to 13 years with MS/MA or

7 to 9 years with Ph.D.


Bachelor's Degree or higher in Civil/Structural, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or other related scientific or technical discipline

Clearance Required- TS/SCI W/POLY

About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2021-05-11 Expires: 2021-06-10

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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