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Senior Electrical Engineer

Company: Manpower Engineering
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
We have an exceptional opportunity for a full time direct hire Lead Electrical Engineer for a well-established chemical company located in Houston, TX.

Job Title: Lead Electrical Engineer
Location: Houston, TX

1. Development of electrical single line diagrams and overall plant electrical distribution systems.
2. Coordination with utility and/or customer to develop required power for operating plants.
3. 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.
4. Specifying large induction and synchronous motors and starting systems including reduced voltage autotransformers, reactor start, electronic soft-start/VFD/LCI, etc.
5. Specifying and integrating gas turbine and steam turbine generators for co-generation within process plants.
6. Performing electrical system studies including short circuit, load flow, transient motor start, protection relay coordination, and arc flash, and creating appropriate protective device settings.
7. Provide start-up and commissioning support for electrical distribution equipment and motors.


  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 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.
  • Candidate must be self-motivated, able to work with the appropriate level of supervision and accept a high degree of personal responsibility for results.
  • 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.
    • This position requires knowledge and application of switchgear, motor control centers, transformers, motors, and generators used in industrial power systems as well as the ability to prepare and interpret specifications related to such equipment.
    • The applicant must have knowledge and experience in performing detailed power system engineering studies.
      If this is a role that interests you and you'd like to learn more, click apply now and a recruiter will be in touch with you to discuss this great opportunity. We look forward to speaking with you.

Keywords: Manpower Engineering, Pasadena , Senior Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Pasadena, Texas

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