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Staff.Electrical.Engineer. (637349)
Ref No.: 18-09477
Location: Houston, Texas
Electrical Engineer to join the team in our Oil, Gas, and Chemical division.
As a Staff Electrical Engineer, you can either lead a small team of engineers and designers, or work under a more experienced engineer, and perform engineering activities on design-build projects and studies.
Some of the technical duties are:
  • Perform hazardous area classification studies
  • Create one-line diagrams for 15kV and 5kV and 480V and DC systems
  • Perform load flow, short circuit, and arc flash studies in SKM or ETAP
  • Specify and purchase large electrical equipment such as switchgear, MCCs, and electrical buildings
  • Regularly meet and correspond with clients and vendors
  • Travel to the project site and factory acceptance tests
  • Create MV and LV motor schematics
  • Manage a cable schedule and size cables
  • Interact daily with other discipline engineers and designers
In addition to the technical side of this position, you can manage a small team of engineers and designers. Some of the lead engineer duties are:
  • Receive mentoring from more experienced electrical engineers
  • Provide guidance to less experienced team members
  • Estimate labor hours and material quantities for your project
  • Coordinate the workload with other engineers and designers with support from management
  • Be responsible for the quality of all electrical deliverables
When our design-build projects include construction and commissioning, other activities can include:
  • Travel to the project site during construction to answer questions from the field
  • Writing energization guidelines with the client and initial operations team
This position will be accountable for meeting schedule and budget and making trips to job sites (travel about 15%).
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited program.
  • Minimum 3 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience).  * Manager has the capacity to hire at a Staff or Senior level.  Please do not hesitate to submit individuals with over 8 years of exp.
  • Candidate must have experience as an assistant electrical engineer.
  • Must be willing to travel to the job site and meet with clients and construction personnel to scope the project and answer construction questions.
  • Refinery, midstream, or manufacturing experience a plus. SmartPlant Electrical (SPEL) experience a plus.
  • This position requires a competent individual who can find good solutions to difficult problems by using creative thinking and being proactive to interact with other engineers.
  • Experience in construction and field start up is a plus.
  • Completion of FE exam is a plus.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.