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Lead Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Illinois
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/11/2014
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The Role:
Provide process electrical design and documentation for company supplied equipment/systems. Responsibilities include electrical engineering as well as assistance to project engineering, sales, purchasing, and field services. Act as lead electrical engineer, coordinating all Electrical & Instrumentation activities on assigned projects. The Electrical Engineer reports to the Electrical & Instrumentation Manager.

• Generate electrical specifications and supporting documents
• Design power distribution and motor control for medium voltage and low voltage equipment
• Participate in department and project team meetings
• Estimate electrical cost for proposal and projects
• Acts as a customer liaison to clarify customer needs and expectations.
• Prepare electrical RFQ submittal packages to send to vendors
• Evaluate vendor quotations & recommend equipment for purchase
• Review vendor documentation, specifications, and drawings after purchase of equipment
• Recommend modifications to departmental documentation (equipment specifications, installation details, lists, etc.) as needed
• Review P&IDs instrument and control system design and recommend changes as needed.
• Prepare Loop Diagrams
• Generate and maintain lists for instrumentation and control system I/O quantities
• Review electrical and project engineering work as directed by manager
• Inspect vendor supplied equipment to confirm adherence to the design as defined in specifications prior to shipping.
• Provide onsite electrical assistance to support project construction

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from an ABET accredited school required.
• 10-15 years of previous experience preferred.
• PE license preferred.
• SmartPlant Electrical experience preferred.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Assignments are received in the form of results expected, but there is freedom to decide on the procedures to follow.
• Interpret and/or evaluate information and/or create analytical approaches.
• Duties are varied in nature, requiring independent action and judgment involving commonly encountered problems. Unusual cases or questionable matters are referred to the supervisor.
• Decisions and actions impact the operations and work performed by multiple departments.
• Additional information needed to solve problems is difficult to find and requires some inquiry into related work areas or reading materials. Problems are sometimes unclear and difficult to define. Requires the ability to develop and/or transform ideas resulting in the creation of new methods, processes, and/or services.
• Plans own work in order to multitask.
• Efficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) is required.
• Knowledge of MS Project is preferred.
• Must possess strong oral and writte
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