Intermediate Electrical Engineer - P.E.

Houston, Texas
Dec 08, 2023
Dec 28, 2023
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
The Intermediate Electrical Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and procurement of electrical equipment required for projects. This role also entails ensuring adherence to electrical specifications, codes, standards, and QA/QC procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all engineering discipline team activities for the project.
  • Perform in-depth design, sizing, and calculations while ensuring the validation and scrutiny of work conducted by team members.
  • Facilitate effective collaboration with other disciplines on each project.
  • Review, assess, and authorize all engineering deliverables generated by the discipline team.
  • Primary responsibilities include the preparation of crucial electrical documentation, encompassing area classifications, drawings, reports, fugitive emissions studies, single-line diagrams, electrical load and equipment lists, as well as reports related to electrical system studies (such as short circuit calculations, time-current coordination, load flow, motor starting, and harmonic analysis using SKM and ETAP software).
  • Contribute electrical insights to the comprehensive scope of work, Design Basis Memorandum (DBM), and Project Execution Plan (PEP).
  • Formulate electrical designs for projects or proposals.
  • Analyze designs provided by vendors or subcontractors for specific equipment.
  • Review others' work to ensure consistency and integrity of design throughout the project.
  • Lead the development of electrical Material Takeoffs (MTOs) and man-hour estimates.
  • Prepare engineering man-hour estimates and contribute to project schedules.
  • Prepare and review electrical single-line diagrams, wiring diagrams, and schematics.
  • Develop and assess electrical equipment and construction specifications.
  • Offer engineering support for procurement activities, including MRQ/MRP development, technical bid evaluation, and approval of vendor drawings.
  • Engage in the engineering development of Construction Work Packages (CWPs), including project descriptions, construction specifications, Issued for Construction (IFC) drawings, and material lists.
  • Provide engineering support during construction, encompassing field engineering, inspection, and special studies.

Key Skills:
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Proficiency in high, medium, and low-voltage power distribution design is required.
  • Expertise in protective relaying, motor control systems, area classification assessment and reporting, electrical equipment sizing, and PLC applications is necessary.
  • Experience with electrical safety regulations and code compliance requirements is mandatory.
  • The ability to coordinate with other engineering disciplines is required.

Education and Qualifications:
  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • A minimum of 5 years of oil and gas experience with an EPCM background is required.
  • Experience in Oil & Gas facility projects is crucial, including knowledge of areas such as heavy oil facilities, well tie-ins, pipelines, compressor stations, and field gas processing facilities.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of electrical applications, codes, and standards (i.e., IEEE, API) is essential.

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