- Specifies, evaluates and selects electrical engineered and specialty equipment for operations and major/complex projects.
- Prepares technical bids and/or proposal evaluations and recommendations.
- Evaluates, prepares and analyzes designs of electrical systems including power generation, utility inter-ties, distribution, motor/plant logic, control systems, lighting, emergency power, supplies, grounding, alarm and safety shutdown systems.
- Reviews and/or negotiates utility contracts with outside vendors.
- Provides technical assistance in the form of written reports, consultation, research, electrical system studies, National Electrical Code interpretations, recommendations and utility contracts.
- Prepares highly detailed short circuit, motor starting, voltage drop, load shedding and relay coordination studies as needed to ensure plant reliability and personnel safety.
- Ensures that company standards and strategies comply with the latest industry practices, safety, environmental and process safety management requirements.
- Develops and maintains electrical engineering specifications and facility electrical area classification drawings.
- Investigates plant uses for improved energy conservation.
- Directs work and reviews outside engineering contractors' designs, studies, drawings and material selections to ensure conformance with Companie's specifications and standards.
- Investigates and resolves problems associated with new or existing facilities and their electrical design.
- Prepares budgetary and AFE quality cost estimates in addition to technical scopes of work.
- Participates in technical and industry conferences, making presentations when requested.
- Supervises fieldwork and small projects in terms of coordinating activities, monitoring the budget, and ensuring timely and accurate completion of multiple tasks at one time.
Minimum Essential Qualifications
· Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; sit; use hands to handle or feel items; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. May require frequent off-site day trips and/or overnight travel.
· To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· Analytical Skills
· Budgeting Concepts
· Cost Estimates and Management
· Data/Trend Analysis
· Effective Oral and Written Communication
· Formal Presentations
· Knowledge of Contracts, Proposals, Bids
· Knowledge of Electrical Engineered and Specialty Equipment
· Knowledge of Electrical Systems, Specifications and Drawings
· Knowledge of Industry Practices, Safety, Environmental, and Process Safety Management Requirements
· Knowledge of National Electrical Code
· Managerial and Training Skills
· Negotiation Skills
· Problem Analysis/Solving Skills
· Project Management
· Research Information
· Regular and Reliable Attendance
· Control experience
For more information about this role please contact our Houston office