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Electrical Project Engineer

Houston United States

a year ago


Years of Experience

2 - 15 years

Workplace Type

On-site

Seniority Type

Senior

Industry

Oil & Energy


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Skills

engineeringautocadmicrosft officedrilling engineeringElectrical EngineeringElectrical Design

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Chandan Thakur

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Description

About our client

With expertise and scale in major operational areas, our client provides a diverse network of drilling and pressure pumping services, directional drilling, rental equipment and technology to forge their customer’s path to success. Their oilfield solutions deliver results that lead your business into the next generation of oil and gas.

 

They have a fleet of fit for purpose land-based drilling rigs and significant pressure pumping horsepower, as well as a leading position in directional drilling and wellbore placement services that are positioned in the most active plays throughout the U.S.


Job description

Role Description:


  • The Electrical Project Engineer will primarily be responsible for the conception, design, development, and implementation of electrical systems within the constraints defined by a given contract.
  • The candidate should have extensive knowledge of electrical power systems, as well as AC and DC drive technology.
  • The candidate should also possess the ability to apply mathematical and engineering principles. 
  • This role will work under the direction of the Engineering Manager.


Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for designing and developing electrical systems including: generator controls, switchboards, AC or DC drives, motor control systems, panel boards and other components required for a functioning system according to customer specification.
  • Ensure electrical designs conform with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Create custom electrical schematics/wiring diagrams, bills of material, networking schematics, and any other items necessary for a system that conforms to customer specifications.
  • Communicate with customer regarding scheduling, project progress, design questions, specification questions, customer changes, new project quotations and other items that may come up during the course of a project.
  • Responsible for tracking contractual requirements from customers including specifications, deliveries, and other communications.
  • Responsible for tracking project costs and selecting components that fit within project budgets
  • Responsible for performing detailed electrical analysis of power systems including short circuit studies, coordination studies, load flow studies, etc.
  • Create both in-house and customer FAT test procedures as required by customer contract/in-house test requirements.
  • Perform testing in accordance with FAT and in-house test procedures when needed otherwise ensure that testing is performed per procedures.
  • Create field commissioning plan for equipment after leaving the facility.
  • Provide continued support for projects after completion and field commissioning by phone in the form of troubleshooting or in person onsite when required.
  • Generate work tasks, organize the ordering and delivery of equipment and materials, and facilitate the efficient assembly of the designed system. 


Requirements:


  • Work independently as well as part of a team, managing multiple tasks and working on multiple projects simultaneously to meet challenging deadlines.
  • Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication skills and ability to promptly give, and follow directions when working with others.
  • Safely navigate the work sites with occasional walking, climbing, standing, stepping, etc. during normal operating conditions (day/night, outdoor hot/cold weather).
  • Proficiently use MS Office Suite to develop presentations, correspondence, reports, and schedules (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.).
  • Lift and carry 50 pounds independently while walking on uneven surfaces.
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, twist, and crawl occasionally during visits to field and operational work areas.
  • Listen for unusual noises that signify equipment and or machinery problems.
  • Stay alert and focused including during occasional extended work periods.
  • Maintain spatial orientation and awareness to safely move around work environment with many moving objects including overhead machinery.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all designated times.
  • Ability to work on weekends and be on call after hours as needed.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar degree with focus on Electrical Systems
  • 2+ years of proven experience with electrical power system design.
  • Experience with AutoCAD Electrical.


Preferred Qualifications    


  • 4+ years of proven experience with electrical power system design.
  • Proven experience with VFD drives and DC drives.
  • Proven experience with equipment used in the drilling, marine, and mining industries.


Additional Details:


  • This position requires the person to work in both office locations and outdoors in all types of weather conditions, including precipitations, cold / heat, high winder, and turbulent conditionals.
  • They must work with an emphasis on safety for themselves and others including coworkers and third parties.
  • They must be able to work closely with others and under deadlines including time-sensitive response situations.
  • They must be willing to work extended schedules that will include working days; and occasionally nights, weekends and holidays.

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