Professional Electrical Engineer

POSITION: PROFESSIONAL ELECTRICAL ENGINEER (POWER)

JOB NUMBER:          20220119
STATUS:                     Full Time
STARTING PAY:        Based on experience
HOURS:                      Monday thru Thursday 7:30am to 5:00pm and Friday 7:30am to 11:30am; Additional hours may be required based on project needs
LOCATION:                Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Professional Electrical Engineer in the ITS/Electrical Engineering Division; focused on continuing career as a technical expert and/or project manager for Power and Lighting Projects. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who strives to learn from other professionals, meet the challenges defined by our clients, and continuously develop himself or herself on a career level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering curriculum
  • Registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer in the State of Louisiana preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years of qualifying experience as a Professional Engineer
  • Strong background in electrical power systems design, construction, and construction drawing bid package preparation for distribution systems, generators, and AC drives
  • Experience in power system engineering; including substantive representation from the following work elements:
    1. Modeling utilizing ETAP or similar software
    2. Equipment and electrical distribution modeling
    3. Arc flash analysis and incident energy calculations
    4. Fault / Protective device coordination and voltage drop calculations
    5. Duct bank analysis / transformer and 3 phase systems design
    6. Electrical construction related experience (480V to ~35kV)
    7. Underground, overhead, and in-facility cabling systems design
    8. NEC code experience in defining construction designs and safety systems
    9. VFD / Motor design through medium voltage
    10. Professional client communications, meetings, and interactions
    11. Project team member duties shall include technical design and assisting the project manager with scope development, man-hour & cost estimates, scheduling, meeting, and coordination efforts
    12. Position is expected to seal plans and calculations of which applicant is in responsible charge
    13. Coordinate, participate, and oversee activities and personnel relating to collecting modeling field data
    14. Coordinating, supervising, and performing detailed engineering activities, and as a Professional Engineer of Record for a design project; including the use of applicant’s Professional Seal
VALUED EXPERIENCE (NON-REQUISITE):
  • Experience in the planning and design of drainage pump stations, waste water treatment facilities, roadway lighting systems, and moveable bridge systems
  • Experience in construction engineering services and inspection
  • Experience in project management
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Experience using computer assisted engineering design software, specifically Autocad or Microstation

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Duties include, but are not limited to providing engineering and technical support within the Electrical Engineering Department through services such as project development, detailed project planning, front-end engineering and detailed design, opinion of construction cost, and technical construction engineering and inspection for a variety of electrical projects. Specific examples include:

  1. Responsible for providing engineering and technical support within the Engineering Division.
  2. Duties include, but are not limited to, providing project management and engineering services such as project development, detailed project planning, and design, opinion of construction cost, and technical construction engineering and inspection for a variety of automation and control projects.
  3. Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, and project designs.
  4. Analyzes reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs for planning and design.
  5. Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
  6. Directs CAD personnel to convert designs to working drawings.
  7. Performs quality control/quality assurance review of engineering documents.
  8. Visits construction site to monitor progress and other duties per the client contract documents.
  9. Assists in pricing, estimating, scoping, marketing strategies, and business development for proposed projects.
  10. Prepares and monitors project budgets.
  11. Responsible for project schedules and timely completion of projects.
  12. Supervises and monitors client relationship strategies and attends client meetings ‑‑ days or nights.
  13. Provides mentorship and leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.
  14. Participate in active team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  15. Assist in any duties required to deliver a quality product on schedule.

Non-managerial position.

BENEFITS:

  • 401(k)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Time

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G.E.C., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veterans status, or disability status.