Senior Electrical Engineer

  • location: Lake Charles, LA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $89,000 - $125,000 per year
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Senior Electrical Engineer

Permanent position: Large Chemical manufacturer is looking for an Electrical Reliability Engineer for their South Louisiana location. Candidates must have strong background with project management with high voltage circuits, motor control, switchgear installation, and codes ideally in a chemical plant environment. Relocation assistance.

Responsibilities for the Senior Electrical Engineer
  • Develops basic and detailed design of new projects as well as modifications to existing facilities while working with voltages and equipment from 110V up to and including 69KV
  • Develops Specifications and Designs for new Electrical Power Systems
  • Investigate electrical failures as necessary to determine root cause and recommend appropriate solutions to reduce or eliminate re-occurrence of failure
  • Provide electrical system maintenance work scopes to the maintenance group for major unit shutdowns and provide technical assistance in Electrical Safety issues
  • Initiate electrical system reliability projects to improve system reliabilityand submit major capital reliability projects for budget with proper justification
Requirements for the Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Must have B.S. or higher in Electrical engineering
  • At least three years required in electrical systems design and maintenance
  • Must have working knowledge of SKM powertools computer program to be able to run load flow, short circuit, and arc flash studies
  • Capable of working with a team of other discipline engineers that support chemical manufacturing operations
  • Must have a solid background in motor control, switchgear installation, high voltage circuits, electrical system studies, and knowledge of relevant codes

  • Comprehensive Bonus
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Relocation assistance provided
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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