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Staff Electrical Engineer

Kansas City, MO 64114

Posted: 03/27/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 483778 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

  • Designs include the electrical interconnect to the bulk power grid and all associated power generating facility auxiliary power equipment.
  • Equipment includes rotating machines, such as generators and motors, large power transformers, generator circuit breakers, isolated phase bus duct, non-segregated phase bus duct, switchgear, motor control centers, small power transformers, and variable frequency drives.
  • Engineer will execute complex assignments requiring the application of advanced techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods.
  • Some specific duties & responsibilities include:
  • Coordinating project design assignments and design teams
  • Electrical system modeling including grounding, load flow, short-circuit, and arc-flash analysis;
  • Protective relay setting development, calculation, and coordination studies;
  • Developing scope of work, conceptual design, and execution plans;
  • Developing equipment specifications, procuring, and factory acceptance testing electrical equipment;
  • Preparing engineering cost and man-hour estimates and schedules;
  • Preparing/creating construction documents for the installation of new or modifications of existing power generating facility electrical systems;
  • Performing Project Management duties on electrical discipline projects;
  • Provide leadership, guidance, instruction, and mentorship to less experienced staff members; Regularly meeting and corresponding with clients or outside personnel
  • May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and reports
  • Some marketing responsibilities
  • Other duties will be assigned as required
  • Electrical Engineers are encouraged and empowered to take on advanced opportunities which may include positions as Lead Engineers, Engineering Managers, Project Managers, and Business Development Managers.
  • Work experience which demonstrates progressive design and project management responsibilities.
  • Has experience with design scope development, budget preparation and project execution meeting schedule requirements and maintaining established budgets.
  • This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.
  • Must be capable of interpreting and developing solutions to complex problems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from accredited program.  
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience.
  • Experience in electrical power, medium voltage, low voltage, lighting, grounding, electrical equipment control, protective relaying  and associated systems design and construction administration strongly preferred.
  • Facility type designs may include power generating facilities, process facilities, and large industrial facilities.
  • System modeling using SKM Power Tools, ETAP, or similar modeling software is preferred.
  • SmartPlant / SmartPlant Electrical experienced preferred.
  • Excellent written & verbal communications as well as strong analytical & problem solving skills are required.  
  • Previous consulting engineering experience preferred.
  • Completion of FE exam strongly preferred.
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