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Electrical Engineer (PE) III & II

Chattanooga, TN 37402

Posted: 07/22/2019 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Electrical and Electronics Engineers Job Number: 82710

Overview - Electrical Engineer (PE) III & II Job Description:
  • Our client is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer (PE) III & II to serve in a variety of energy markets including power generation, particularly within generation facilities such as coal, combined cycle and simple cycle gas turbines, hydroelectric, wind and solar generation.  Other projects will include midstream and downstream oil & gas, and renewable fuels. This is a direct, full time position


Scope/Key Responsibilities:
  • This engineering position will include the following key responsibilities:
  • Under minimal supervision of senior engineers develop electrical design documents and drawings.
  • Being primary interface with clients, project management, procurement professionals, and other engineering disciplines in matters dealing with project electrical systems.
  • Developing electrical basis of design and scope of work documents.
  • Developing equipment specifications for electrical equipment, including power transformers, switchgear, MCC’ s, motor specs, and other auxiliary electrical equipment.
  • Develop electrical calculations, drawings and reports.
  • Ensuring technical accuracy and conformance to project design criteria of engineered work products.
  • Ensuring appropriate procedures, design guidelines, and design tools are utilized on projects.
  • Travel to domestic client project sites to support projects and assist with marketing   capabilities


Required Experience:
  • Eight (8) – twelve (15) years minimum of electrical design experience in energy, power generation, utilities and/or related industries.
  • Expertise in HV and LV switchgear, protection relays, electrical coordination studies and electrical calculations is required.
  • Expertise encompassing industrial power document development such as electrical load lists, one-line diagrams, short circuit, load flow and arc flash analysis, power and control schematics, hazardous area classification, grounding layouts, lighting layouts, electrical equipment specifications, power and MCC panel layouts.
  • Experience working successfully in a collaborative environment.
  • Proficient knowledge of industry codes and standards (NFPA/NEC, IEEE, ANSI, NEMA, API, ISA)
  • Experience with power analysis design software (ETAP, or SKM Power Tools).
  • Proficient knowledge of electrical distribution systems at various voltages (120 VAC, 480VAC, 4160VAC, and 13KV) as they relate to the power generation industry and other heavy industrial projects.
  • Excellent project execution and team communication skills.
  • Experience working on refurbishment and upgrades of existing industrial facilities. Proficiency in communicating with client engineering and site staff.


Required Certifications:
  • Bachelor of Sciences degree in Electrical Engineering is required
  • P.E. (Professional Engineer) required


Physical Requirements:
  • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Frequent travel to client sites will be required (20-30% of the time). Must be mobile in and around ladders, heavy equipment, power distribution systems and switchyards.



The position location is Chattanooga TN

Relocation package may be available.
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