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Electrical Engineer

Tampa, FL 33592

Posted: 01/27/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 523973 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our client is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join their team that does more than generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities. Seeing beyond the project at hand, you will work with them to advance the industry and build your career. They operate with the strength of a $3B company and have the agility of a specialized power group, and work on some of the most challenging and cutting-edge projects around the world. Whether helping to define microgrids, pushing the boundaries on clean energy or grid modernization, you’ll find yourself working with leaders in transmission & distribution, thermal generation, and renewable energy in one of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.

Your Key Responsibilities
  • Apply knowledge of industry standards and electrical engineering design principles.
  • Apply knowledge of electrical power design in support of a range of projects, including power generation (thermal and renewable) plants, industrial plants, and water/wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Apply knowledge of one-line drawings, elementaries, and wiring diagrams, equipment specifications (including transformers, MCC, switchgear, substation equipment); power plans, conduit plans, cable schedules, system studies and protective relay settings.
  • Apply knowledge of power systems ranging from 120V to 35kV distribution and transmission systems.
  • Routinely interact with, manage, and serve clients.
  • Responsible for large projects of high complexity.
  • Evaluates, selects, specifies, and engineers all electrical engineered systems or products for a project.
  • Engages in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.
  • Utilizes technologies in development of three-dimensional models of electrical systems and provides markups for junior engineers.
  • Prepares and revises documentation in various electrical phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details.
  • Leads project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Participates in client project requirement meetings, value analysis, and basic cost estimating.
  • Develops and manages the project scope, budget, staffing and schedule.
  • Leads the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction documents.
  • Conducts quality assurance and quality control on own projects and projects of peers.
  • Assists in the development of new standards and specifications for the electrical group.
  • Develops project scope, budgets, and design approach for all size projects.
  • Assists with the development of proposal for smaller, less complex projects.
  • Oversees and manages multiple projects.
  • Participates in constructability review.

  • A self-starter, able to resolve engineering design issues and develop project scope documents, technical reports, cost estimates and project proposals.
  • Record of successfully delivering projects on-time and on-budget, while maintaining high standards of quality.
  • Familiar and working knowledge of ETAP and SKM software, including utility modeling conducting load flow analysis, arc fault and coordination studies.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills; excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written. This position will require frequent client interaction and associated documentation.
  • Thorough understanding of design standards and codes common to industrial facilities.
  • Ability to provide detailed power system designs for generation plants (Combustion, PV, BESS, etc.) with system voltage ranging from 120V to 35kV.
  • Requisite knowledge, interpretation, and application of National Electrical Code and applicable energy codes.
  • Strong understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical systems, means, methods, materials, and industry standards.
  • Ability to lead one or more teams through all phases of project document production.
  • Checks the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manages time to meet project budget and schedule.
  • Participates and collaborates in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
  • Advanced understanding of electrical engineering concepts and ability to communicate ideas to others.
  • Strong presentation and interview skills.
  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited University.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Electrical engineering & design.
  • Experience in utility power plants and industrial facility projects is preferred.
  • Prior experience in consulting for an A/E firm or EPC contractor is preferred
  • Licensed Professional Engineer

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