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Sr. Electrical Power Systems Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Texas
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/10/2019
  • Duration: permanant
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The Role:
Job Title: Sr. Electrical Power Systems Engineer
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $95,000-$115,000/year
Job Location: Freeport, TX

Why work here?
Opportunity to join an organization that began in 1892 and employs over 6,500 professionals in more than 20 countries, in nearly 100 countries across the globe. This role will allow the individual to create their own stamp around brine drilling for a Greenfield opportunity and to teach others in the process.

Job Overview
In this role, you will be providing technical expertise for existing industrial electrical power systems with AC voltages up to 230kV and DC currents up to 80kAmps.

Job Functions/Responsibilities
* Perform motor start, load flow, arc-flash, and short-circuit studies
* Perform electrical calculations such as impedances, voltage drop, setting relays, etc.
* Provide electrical technical support for day-to-day operations, maintenance, trouble-shooting, root cause investigations, and safety investigations
* Provide technical support for testing of electrical equipment such as identifying the tests necessary, reviewing/approving test results, witnessing factory acceptance tests
* Provide electrical design support within multi-discipline project teams, such as create/modify one-lines, three-lines, control schematics, wiring diagrams, specifications, estimates, etc.
* Perform protective relay coordination studies and determine/review relay settings & logic
* Work as a team member in auditing industrial plants for alignment/compliance with relevant industry codes & standards, such as NEC, NESC, IEEE, IEC, ANSI, NEMA, etc.
* Support the Reliability of Large DC systems for Chlorine/Caustic production
* Support the Reliability of Power Plant generators & auxiliary equipment
* Support the Reliability of Transmission & Distribution systems
* Create/Modify operating procedures, maintenance procedures, start-up procedures, etc.

Required Education/Skills/Experience
*BS OR MS Degree in Electrical Engineering
* Degree must be from a school that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the U.S. Department of Education.
*At least 3-9 years of experience with Electrical Power Systems in Industrial Facilities
* Extensive knowledge of relays, testing equipment, computer programs, and fault recorders
* Working knowledge of interconnected power systems
* Working knowledge of government regulations, reliability standards, and industry codes affecting industrial and utility electrical power systems
* Working knowledge of Electrical Safety
* Excellent interpersonal skills & the ability to direct the work of others
* Effective oral and written communication skills
* Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships in all professional relationships
* Willingness to work outside under varying conditions, as necessary
* Prior Chemical facility experience in a relevant position preferred
*Ability to work indoors and outdoors in industrial facilities
*Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder
*Will consider relocation for the right candidate

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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