Senior Consultant, Houston
- Salary$65 - 75 per hour
- LocationFort Worth
The Senior Electrical Engineer will lead electrical design project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including power, process, corporate, healthcare, pipeline, airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, government and military facilities. The Senior Electrical Engineer will lead the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting electrical plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs. Lead electrical design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers. Prepare electrical equipment: packaged equipment specifications and data sheets, Request for Qualifications (RFQ's), technical bid summaries, and purchase recommendations. Review electrical equipment vendor drawings; data interface with suppliers, clients other engineering disciplines, detailers, designers. Participate in development of project schedule, scope, budget staffing planning and construction planning. Responsible for effective management of change orders. Applies expert knowledge of commonly used electrical concepts, practices, codes and procedures within the electrical engineering services industry. Applies knowledge and experience to complex projects, find non-standard design solutions. Quality review production drawings for a variety of projects and project related data as required by the project managers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software. Quality review the construction administration including coordination with field personnel to resolve design related installation issues, calculations, field inspections and testing of electrical systems. Leads field inspections, installation, measurements or calculations for public and private clients. Prepare and present technical reports for clients and industry publications. Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities. Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction goals and expectations are met. Participate sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits. Lead the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance. Prepare and present project budgets and cost estimates. Report project performance. Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the electrical engineering practice. Mentor and guide less experienced engineers. Responsible for QA/QC process adherence. Responsible for effective communication with other engineering disciplines.
- Salary$75 per hour
Electrical Testing & Commissioning Specialist is responsible for directing commissioning and testing activities in the field. This position is responsible for providing commissioning and testing solutions. Prepare and recommend testing & commissioning solutions to the Project Manager or client. Delivers solutions to Project Manager or Senior Engineer to address future client needs and provide cost analysis on testing solutions. Ensures the performance of all field testing on substation equipment is completed accurately and safely. Performs demonstration tests, as required, which are a series of functional tests designed to simulate real world conditions to ensure proper operation of yard equipment. Develops and executes substation equipment test procedures. Provide technical instruction, mentoring, guidance with regard to substation systems and electrical power systems to field testing technicians. Develop testing & commissioning departmental and project requirements. Ensure compliance of testing QA/QC process. Regularly meet and correspond with clients and outside personnel with responsibility to act independently on technical matters related to testing & commissioning. Manages marketing efforts for key pursuits. Consults with clients on testing and commissioning projects. Maintains client relationships with client field personnel. Other duties as assigned.
- Salary$75 - 85 per hour + Per Diem
Testing, including (without limitation): reading/verifying all voltage and current inputs to relays; verifying all metering (local and SCADA); calibrating all relays; trip testing (local and SCADA); verifying all alarms (local and SCADA); verifying all alarms (local and SCADA); verifying all function switches, etc.Performing routine troubleshooting and repair of substation relaying and control equipment. Commission new substations, power equipment, relaying (electro-mechanical, solid state and microprocessor), pilot channel equipment (power line carrier, pilot wire, transfer, transfer trip, fiber optic, CVT’s, line tuners, line traps, etc.), controls and communications equipmentPlanning, scheduling, and completing test activities efficiently, on time, without service interruptionsProviding Project Technical Support to Field Service personnel Qualifications: Minimum of 10 years of field experience in commissioning, panel and equipment checkout, relay calibration, testing and repairing substation relaying and control schemesExperience is desirable in any of the following related areas: substation design (including protection & control engineering); substation construction; substation commissioning; SCADA/Fault Data/SER/Integration-Automation equipment installation and testing3 phase power systems; power system protection & control schemes; test equipment; test equipment softwareTest equipment and toll/wiring usage; interpretation of wiring and elementary diagrams; basic test skills to perform duties listed above; basic PC skillsQuickly learn and apply test procedure for various types of substation equipment; communicate effectively with diverse groups, tailoring communication for audience and situationLearn and apply client’s switching procedures and safety measures as require