Electrical and Control Systems Lead Engineer

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United States Fountain Valley

  1. Electrical, Engineering and Project Management
  2. Contract
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We are seeking experienced engineering professionals in the field of Electrical Engineering to lead engineering services for a variety of energy infrastructure projects serving the Western and Southwestern United States.

Our client primarily serves the energy industry via overall system planning as well as detailed design to improve existing facilities. They offer challenging work in a productive environment with opportunities to lead your own projects and act as a part of highly functioning multi-discipline teams.

The position has a flexible 9/80 work schedule with a hybrid work location, supporting their Southern California office located in Orange County.

Responsibilities include the following:
•  Act as an engineering lead on projects involving medium and low voltage power systems, grounding, lighting, instrumentation and control systems.
•  Support client-focused activities such as business development and proposal preparation.
•  Develop and mentor junior engineering and design staff.
•  Prepare data sheets and specifications for electrical equipment for power distribution center (PDC), switchgear, transformer, motor control center (MCC), variable frequency drive (VFD), starter, control panel, etc.
•  Perform electrical calculations such as short circuit, load flow, motor starting, relay coordination, arc flash study using ETAP or SKM software.
•  Provide Quality Assurance and/or Quality Control for other engineers’ work product.
•  Participate in startup, performance testing and troubleshooting.
•  Participate in planning, cost control and scheduling for assigned projects.
•  Develop and review TIC estimates.
•  Maintain effective communication and relationships with project team members and clients, with a commitment to building enduring relationships leading to customer satisfaction and loyalty.
•  Prepare & issue RFQ’s, evaluate vendor’s quotations, clarifications, Technical Bid Analysis etc.
•  Review of vendor’s documents, drawings, datasheets, specifications and calculations.

Job Requirements
•  B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering is required.
•  California Electrical Professional Engineer license is required.
•  Minimum work experience of 15 years with at least 10 years in the utility or energy industries and 5 years of supervisory/management experience.
•  Experience with field start-up and troubleshooting is required.
•  Knowledge in electrical engineering and design, NEC and API 500 with working electrical construction experience is required.
•  Experience in consulting (or EPC with Design & Engineering capability) is strongly preferred.
Some electric utility experience is preferred.
•  Candidate must be able to communicate effectively with clients and team members in both verbal and written form.
•  Familiarity with AutoCAD and BlueBeam is preferred.
•  Familiarity with ETAP and/or SKM is preferred.
•  Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word is required.
•  Working knowledge with instrumentation, programmable logic controllers (PLC) and distributed control systems (DCS)

***Notice to Candidates:  Background checks are carried out as part of any conditional offer made, including (but not limited to & role dependent) education, professional registration, employment, references, passport verifications and Global Watchlist screening.

To be Considered Candidates: Must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship***

Employment Type: Contract
Location Type: Facility/Office
Salary range: $90k-$180k Annually

To apply for this opportunity, please contact Ora Chak; email: Ora.Chak@trsstaffing.com 

TRS Staffing Solutions are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome you to provide OFCCP data voluntarily here

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by governing law.

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