P&C Electrical Engineer – Utilities
Posted on: May 7, 2021
The P&C Electrical Engineer is responsible for performing engineering design and analysis under the responsible charge of a Professional Engineer in a manner that provides the client with a quality deliverable that is on time and within budget.
- Perform detailed design on all aspects of electrical power systems to include one-line diagrams, three-line diagrams, control and relaying schematics, wiring diagrams, SCADA, communications, conduit and cable sizing/routing, grounding design, general arrangement, selection of equipment, writing of equipment specifications, project and construction cost estimates, and project scheduling
- Prepare computer-based models and perform power system studies on utility and industrial/commercial electrical power transmission and distribution systems, including short circuit, load flow, relay coordination, arc flash, motor starting, power factor, harmonic analysis, and other related studies. Employee should create simple hand checks to quantify the computer aided results
- Develop protective relay settings. Set, test, wire, and install relaying and control systems
- Program, install, and test SCADA and PLC systems
- Prepare a variety of documents and reports associated with projects including cost estimates, budget reports, proposals, and studies
- Perform equipment and relay field testing and start-up and commissioning services
- Provide field assistance and troubleshooting
- Checking the work of designers, drafters, and field service personnel for general quality and accuracy as required
- Understanding and applications of applicable Codes and Standards
Skills & Knowledge
- Knowledge and familiarity with medium and low voltage distribution, switchgear, motor control centers, and industrial instrumentation and controls
- Proficiency with AutoCAD
- Power system modeling software such as EasyPower, ETAP or SKM
- Possesses effective written and oral communications skills
- Good interpersonal and people skills
- Interaction with clients, customers, contractors, and others
- Assist with client contacts and communication pertaining to specific assignments and meetings
Qualifications & Experience
- Must be able to legally work in the United States
- Experience: 4+ years of engineering or relevant field experience
- Education: Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an accredited institution, electric power option preferred
- Licensure: PE preferred
Work is performed in an office setting and some field work is also required.
Travel is required (approximately 25-30%).
Must be able to lift 25lbs.
Employee is responsible for managing their own work schedule with input from supervisor and completing assigned tasks.
Employee should identify discrepancies in assigned work and bring to attention of supervisor or engineer responsible for the project in a timely manner. Employee’s work product should be self-checked in a manner that is suitable for review by the supervisor or engineer responsible for the project.
$60,000 – $110,000