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US|Electrical Engineer IV

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Bakersfield, California
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/02/2020
  • Duration: 9 months
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The Role:

Our client is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

Role Summary

The main function of an electrical engineer is to design, develop, test or oversee the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for industrial use. A typical electrical engineer has the ability to make engineering drawings, and read and interpret blueprints.

Team Details

* Selected candidate will be joining a team of 12 electrical engineers with various levels of experience


* Perform the electrical design, development, and testing of electrical equipment, including machinery controls, wiring, and lighting.
* Review and approve the cost effectiveness, reliability and safety of certain design models.
* Discuss estimates for time and cost to complete projects with clients.
* Supervise the simulation and testing of machine/structure/system operation and monitor product quality.
* Direct and coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and customer requirements.
* Inspect completed installations and observe operations to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.

Required Qualifications

* 8-10 years experience required.
* ETAP software experience
* Experience with motor control centers
* Experience with low voltage transformers
* Need to know how to model power systems, protection studies in ETAP etc.
* Creativity, verbal and written communication skills, analytical and problem solving ability.
* Team player and detail oriented.
* Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.
* Displays attributes of a critical thinker and leverages innovative ideas.
* Advanced ability to perform details calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction and installation standards and specifications.
* Advanced ability to make sketches, engineering drawings and common computations.
* Advanced ability to apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.
* Previous experience with computer applications and design software related to engineering field.

Preferred Qualifications

* Prior experience in low and medium voltage, Motor Control Centers (MCC's), & Switchgear
* Overhead power line experience (design, construction, capacity, sizing, and/or protection)


* Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering required.


* Occasional minor travel, as needed to evaluate sites for engineering design (distance ranges from 20 minutes to 2.5 hours away)
* Mileage for travel to sites will be reimbursed

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