Electrical Engineer

Chesterfield, MO 63017

Posted: 10/13/2023 Job Number: 27303

Job Description

Selectek has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer in Chesterfield, MO. In this role, you will perform 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. You must be a US Citizen or authorized to work in the United States to be considered.
  • 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 of experience in electrical engineering of heavy industrial projects
  • PE license or exam scheduled
Shift Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Pay and Wages: $90,000 - $135,000 annual salary depending on education and experience
Benefits: 401(k) plus company matching, health, life, vision, and dental insurance available after first 60 days
If you are qualified and ready to take on this opportunity, then we want to get to know you!
Contact Lia Felcyn (678) 335-6114 lfelcyn@selectek.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Lia Felcyn
Technical Recruiter

Originally from Southern California, Lia moved to the Atlanta area in 2005, attending the University of West Georgia and Georgia State University.  Lia graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.  Shortly after graduation, she accepted an unexpected career opportunity in sales and financial services.  Several years into her career, she began a team lead and team recruiting role, which sparked her passion for the recruiting industry.  Lia has been recruiting a wide variety of professionals in various fields since 2017, choosing to focus on professionals in technical and engineering fields with Selectek since 2022.


Lia is a foodie and outdoor enthusiast who enjoys cooking and trying new restaurants, spending time outdoors in nature, watching animal documentaries, and being a mom of three amazing kiddos.

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