Sr Engineer Electrical (50724.7)
Houston, TX 77042 US
3600 Sam Houston Pkwy South
Houston, TX 77042
Number of positions: 1
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months+
Contract to direct? Possible but not guaranteed
Exempt if hired direct
Non Exempt as a contractor
Pay Rate Range: *** - *** (DOE)
Work Schedule: 5-8s;Subject to Change - Monday - Friday
*** is currently looking for a talented and self-motivated Senior Electrical Engineer with Industrial Facility design experience to join our Electrical Department in Houston (Westchase) Design Center. This is a great opportunity to get involved on challenging and interesting upcoming design projects.
Position Duties and Responsibilities
Holds an active Texas P.E. License.
Responsible for engineering and design tasks of the electrical area of assigned projects.
Works as a fully competent engineer in all conventional aspects of the subject matter or the functional area of the assignment.
Independently performs the assignment with instructions as to the overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters.
Maintains liaisons with individuals and units within or outside organization, with responsibility for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to related field.
Plans, organizes and supervises the work of a staff of engineers, other professionals and technicians. As a Licensed Professional Engineer, seals and signs all documentation produced by own work. May also seal and sign work done by engineers under direct supervision.
Performs studies, preparation of specifications, evaluation of proposals, and development of estimates.
Provides recommendations for purchase of electrical system components.
Direct technical services personnel in the proper execution of drawings for electrical systems to which assigned. Examines electrical drawings for completeness, detail, and accuracy as peer reviewer. Checks manufactures prints and coordinates between these and Zachry Engineering drawings.
Competent with standard server software applications such as e-mail, spreadsheet, word processing, database, etc. Familiar with CADD applications.
Mentors junior engineers to aid in their development both technically and professionally.
Assure the company quality assurance procedures are followed in completion of assigned tasks.
Experience with the following systems and/or design processes are preferred:
Electrical calculations & studies including feeder sizing, electrical equipment sizing, voltage drop, short circuit analysis, load flow, protective device (breakers / relays) coordination studies, arc flash analysis, grounding
One line diagrams including metering & relaying one line diagrams for low, medium and high-voltage electrical systems
Three line diagrams
Schematic diagrams for low, medium and high voltage electrical equipment / systems
Electrical raceway design including underground ductbanks, cable tray and conduit systems
Lighting design including interior, exterior and roadway lighting and lighting panel schedules.
Electrical lists & schedules including load list, electrical equipment list, cable schedules
Electrical general arrangements/equipment layouts
Backup and emergency power systems
Understanding of electrical construction methods and materials
Grounding design and grounding studies
Hazardous area classification
Equipment procurement including equipment specifications, bid evaluation, vendor drawing review
Cost estimating and material takeoffs
Proposal process including development of project scopes, budgets and schedules
Field engineering/construction support
10 years (min.) of experience working as an electrical engineer for refining and petrochemical projects.
Experience using SKM and/or ETAP
Bachelors Degree in electrical engineering discipline from an accredited engineering program.
Texas Licensed professional Engineer by exam.
Reporting to This Position
This position will not have any direct reports.
Employee will be required to communicate in person, via telephone, email, video chat and software systems. Position will include visits to construction sites and industrial facilities requiring mobility (on ground and at heights) and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and work boots.