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Electrical Engineer

Chesterfield, MO 63017

Posted: 10/11/2023 Job Number: 27253

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Electrical Engineer that has a strong background performing Electrical and Controls work for heavy industrial projects.

The Electrical Engineer will adhere to company, department, and client standards and procedures, and having an advanced understanding of required electrical, instrumentation, and controls design and deliverables development. A critical portion of the job will have the Engineer performing electrical power distribution design, instrumentation and controls design, lighting and grounding design, short-circuit and arc flash studies (power system analysis), equipment and instrument/device specifications.  This will include directing engineers and designers toward completion of bid and construction document packages and having a working knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, and applicable electrical design software. Engineers in this role will be expected to have extensive knowledge of applicable electrical standards and codes (NFPA, IEEE, etc.).

Job Duties:
  • Proactively communicate and coordinate design work within the department, and with other disciplines, and with external stakeholders such as clients and vendors.
  • Act as Lead Electrical on any multi-discipline project.
  • Assist project manager on major projects.
  • Independently manage projects with majority electrical scope.
  • Oversee, plan, and coordinate all technical aspects of electrical project work.
  • Manage and provide technical guidance and oversight to engineers and designers.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and interact confidently and professionally with clients.
  • Actively participate and contribute to project, departmental, and inter-departmental meetings to facilitate successful completion of projects to meet customer expectations and advance the technical capabilities of the department.
  • Define, interpret, and track assigned project budgets, schedules, and scopes.
  • Understand and apply concerns of safety, maintenance, accessibility, constructability, and coordination.
  • Identify, communicate, and explore solutions to conflicts and clashes.
  • Learn and evaluate new design software (as assigned) as well as develop company use of current design software.
  • Conduct site visits for project meetings, evaluation of existing installations, and participation in project checkout/startup/commissioning.
  • Direct preparation of bid and construction document packages.
  • Coordinate work with other disciplines.
  • Direct and select design criteria of electrical power, instrumentation, and controls for a wide range of projects.
  • Perform conceptual, preliminary, and detailed development of electrical, instrumentation, and control system designs.
  • Assist in preparing and developing proposals for new work, cost estimates for construction, sales and marketing with perspective clients, project cost control, staff performance reviews.
  • Issue and record drawing submittals and revisions, and Requests for Information.
  • Check electrical calculations and construction documents prepared by yourself or others for errors, omissions, and adherence to company and client standards.
  • Assist Chief Engineer in the development of electrical drafting and design standards and new production methods to improve the company’s best practices, efficiency, and consistency.
  • Have an advanced knowledge of electrical, instrumentation, and controls equipment and the National Electric Code (NEC).
  • Prepare specifications and bid packages of electrical, instrumentation, and controls equipment, analyze bids, make procurement recommendations, and perform review of submitted shop drawings.
  • Analyze and design MV and LV power distribution, lighting, and grounding systems.
  • Perform design of control systems including PLC/DCS cabinets, schematics, and wiring diagrams.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of PLC programming fundamentals.
  • Have proficiency in the use of Revit, AutoCAD, MS Office Suite, and SKM PowerTools.
  • Possess working knowledge of basic process and mechanical equipment employed in the cement, lime, and the mining and related minerals processing industries, as well as their suppliers and manufacturer’s.
  • Review and support specification and bid package development of basic process and mechanical equipment, and perform review of submitted shop drawings.
  • Continuously update and expand knowledge of the electrical field as well as knowledge of client processes and facilities.
  • Evaluate vendor proposals and submittals for alignment with project specifications and completeness of information needs.
  • Evaluate contractor proposals for alignment with project Request for Proposal
  • Evaluate contractor submittals for compliance with project specifications and drawings.

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • 10 years’ experience in electrical engineering of heavy industrial projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • PE (If candidates do not have their PE they should have their EIT and be at a point they can sit for their PE within the next 6-9 months)

Salary: DOE 90-135k

Meet Your Recruiter

David Michaud
Account Manager

After more than eighteen years at Selectek, Dave has the know-how to serve our clients as an account manager. Originally from New Jersey, Dave found the staffing industry by pure luck. After a move down south and time spent in Columbia, SC earning a degree in psychology at the University of South Carolina, Dave found himself in Atlanta hoping to learn new things. Selectek presented the perfect opportunity, and Dave quickly moved from technical recruiter to account manager. After hours and on weekends, Dave is a craft beer connoisseur; he loves tasting new brews across Atlanta’s pub scene, at live music festivals, or while watching the Yankees or the Jets play.

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