Electrical Engineer

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $110,000 per year
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Electrical Engineer

Permanent position: Client that designs & constructs plants in the Oil & Gas, Chemical & Petrochemical industries is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join their team in Houston. You need a BSEE degree & 5-12 years of experience supporting heavy industrial plant EPC projects, ideally in the oil & gas industry. Our client offers excellent benefits, 401k, competitive compensation plan and relocation assistance.

Responsibilities for the Electrical Engineer
  • Responsible for the design and development of Electrical systems for the petrochemical, chemical and oil & gas industries
  • Preparation of technical specifications, for Substation, Power Distribution Building (PDC), LV/MV Switchgears, MCCs, VFDs, Motors, Transformers, Bus ducts, Cable bus, Electrical heat tracing etc...for these related EPC projects
  • Review & approve Electrical installation drawings, Schematics, Load Lists, one-line Diagrams, Interconnection diagrams, Cable schedules, Bulk Material take off (MTO) in full compliance with recognized industry and safety standards, and various client specifications.
  • Perform system calculations & studies for electrical power systems - load flow, voltage drop, motor starting, short circuit studies, & relay coordination studies
  • Review and check project related company drawings to ensure compliance with all company and project instructions/specifications (One-line diagrams, electrical equipment location drawings, plan drawings, details, schematics, wiring diagrams, grounding layouts etc.)
  • Develop test requirements and assist in electrical equipment checkout and startup
  • Develop technical bid tabulation to support the selection of major electrical equipment
Requirements for the Electrical Engineer

  • 5-12 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer supporting large heavy industrial plant EPC projects working for an EPC firm
  • You need experience preparing technical specifications for Substation, Power Distribution Building (PDC), LV/MV Switchgears, MCCs, VFDs, Motors, Transformers, Bus ducts, Cable bus, Electrical heat tracing etc...
  • You need specific experience performing calculations & studies for load flow, voltage drop, motor starting, short circuit, & relay coordination
  • You need to have experience using ETAP or SKM to perform system calculations & studies for electrical power systems
  • Some experience out on the construction site inspecting equipment & starting up a plant is needed
  • Experience with one-line diagrams, electrical equipment location drawings, plan drawings, details, schematics, wiring diagrams, etc
  • BSEE or MSEE degree is needed and a PE would be a PLUS
  • 10-20% travel to project sites
  • A familiarity with SmartPlant would be a PLUS
Benefits

  • Excellent medical benefits
  • 401k plan
  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation package
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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