Job details

San Francisco
$115k - 140k per year
Job Type
11 months ago

We are currently seeking an experienced Electrical and Controls Engineer to join our growing civil and environmental engineering firm. The Electrical and Controls Engineer will be an essential member of our Water/Wastewater team, reporting directly to the Principal in Charge. This position will involve developing, reviewing, and consulting on system control architecture, process instrumentation and controls, control narratives, and electrical and controls integration for treatment processes. We are looking for a candidate who possesses a strong professional skill set, can collaborate effectively within a multidisciplinary team, work independently, and provide clear, evidence-based solutions.

Minimum Skills:

  • At least 10 years of professional experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
  • Ability to design and oversee the start-up and commissioning of process control equipment/systems
  • Proficiency in creating process and instrumentation diagrams, control narratives, and points lists
  • Experience in developing operations and maintenance manuals
  • Familiarity with PLC wiring and programming
  • Knowledge of 4-20mA analog loops and electrical schematics
  • Basic understanding of NEC standards
  • Competence in instrument calibration and programming
  • Basic networking skills and knowledge of virtualized systems and servers
  • Proficiency in Windows Operating Systems and associated software packages

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience in a consulting environment
  • Familiarity with SCADA/HMI programming platforms such as iFix, Wonderware, Factory Talk Ignition, and RedLion
  • Understanding of IEC 61131-3 languages
  • Knowledge of telemetry systems utilizing UHF, VHF, ISM 900, and IEC 802.11xx
  • Relevant certifications in security and control systems
  • Background in object-oriented programming languages like Python and C++

Expected Outcomes:

  • Development of new system control architectures and site infrastructure
  • Preparation, review, and consultation on process and instrumentation drawings, control narratives, process specifications, monitoring instrument and pump selections, and electrical site plans
  • Reviewing RFIs and Submittals related to control systems
  • Upgrades, retrofits, and repairs of existing control systems
  • Consultation on electrical power budgets and power distribution infrastructure plans
  • Field programming of monitoring instruments
  • Design, setup, and configuration of data communication networks
  • Troubleshooting and debugging of system issues

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for professional growth and advancement. If you are an experienced Electrical and Controls Engineer looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to challenging projects, we encourage you to apply.