Lead Electrical Engineer



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Up to USD0.00 per year

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Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description


* BS Degree Electrical Engineering

* 25+ years' experience in design of industrial electrical power systems.

* Professional Engineer license is required.

* Computer literate and experienced in the use of SKM Power Tools, MS Word, and MS Excel.

* Ability to self-execute all electrical engineering and oversee design within a given project as well as lead a team of electrical engineers and designers on larger, more complex projects.


* Ability to lead and manage a technical team and lead all aspects of executing large electrical distribution systems for complex, multiple process unit projects.

* Knowledge and application of switchgear, motor control centers, transformers, motors, and generators used in industrial power systems and the ability to prepare and interpret specifications related to such equipment.

* Knowledge and experience in performing detailed power system engineering studies.


1. Lead an electrical engineering and design team on large scale projects containing multiple process units with multiple execution strategies from various global design centers. Position requires ability to manage and coordinate with overall project management team, other functional discipline teams, and project engineering managers to maintain budget and schedule to meet functional execution strategy.

2. Development of electrical single line diagrams and overall plant electrical distribution systems.

3. Coordination with utility and/or customer to develop required power for operating plants.

4. Specifying and purchasing key electrical equipment such as medium and low voltage switchgear and motor control centers, transformers, VFD's, UPS systems, DC systems, etc. Responsibilities include writing purchase specifications, evaluating quotations, performing technical bid evaluations, vendor document review, and factory acceptance testing.

5. Specifying large induction and synchronous motors and starting systems including reduced voltage autotransformers, reactor start, electronic soft-start/VFD/LCI, etc.

6. Specifying and integrating gas turbine and steam turbine generators for co-generation within process plants.

7. Performing electrical system studies including short circuit, load flow, transient motor start, protection relay coordination, and arc flash, and creating appropriate protective device settings.

8. Provide start-up and commissioning support for electrical distribution equipment and motors.