Electrical Project Engineer

New Orleans, TX 70119

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Information Technology Job ID:: 131353

Job Description


An Electrical/Control Systems Project Engineer job in Houston TX is available through Burnett Specialists. Direct Hire. No H1 or C2C. You will be Designing Electrical/Control Systems: Create detailed electrical schematics, diagrams, and layouts for power distribution, control systems, and equipment. Designs include electrical control circuits, bus bar system. Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (ABET) Or a minimum of 10 years’ proven experience in the electrical engineering field required. Project Engineer will schedule, plan, forecast, resource, and manage all the technical activities aiming at assuring project accuracy and quality from conception to completion.

Project Engineer job responsibilities include:
  • Designing Electrical/Control Systems: Create detailed electrical schematics, diagrams, and layouts for power distribution, control systems, and equipment. Designs include electrical control circuits, bus bar system,
  • Component Selection: Select components as required and generate project Bill of Materials (BOM). Products include: SWBD, MCC, Panelboard, VFD control, ATS, industrial control panels, relays, power supplies, transformers, HVAC, etc.
  • Prototyping and Testing: Build and test prototypes of electrical systems and engineered products to validate design concepts and performance. Conduct thorough testing, analysis, and troubleshooting to identify and resolve any issues or inefficiencies. Conduct thorough testing and evaluation of products for performance, reliability, and compatibility.
  • Project Planning and Coordination: Collaborate with project management and product teams to determine electrical requirements and specifications. Coordinate with other engineers and stakeholders to ensure the integration of electrical systems with overall project design.
  • Compliance and Standards: Ensure that designs comply with relevant industry standards, codes, and regulations. Stay updated on the latest engineering practices, technologies, and safety guidelines. Ensure design package meets the required certifications and collaborate with3rd-partyproduct/project teams on certification process.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Prepare detailed technical documentation, including design specifications, reports, and manuals. Maintain accurate records of design changes, test results, and project progress. Present findings and recommendations to project teams and stakeholders.
  • Troubleshooting: When issues arise during the manufacturing process or after completion, Project Engineers diagnose and resolve problems.
  • Safety: Safety is a top priority in engineering projects. Engineers implement safety measures to protect workers and the public from hazards.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Work closely with multidisciplinary teams, including mechanical engineers, software developers, product managers, and project managers, to ensure seamless integration of electrical systems. Communicate effectively with team members and clients to gather requirements, address concerns, and provide progress updates.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process optimization, cost reduction, and performance enhancement. Stay informed about emerging technologies and trends in the field of electrical engineering. Propose and implement innovative solutions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of electrical designs.
  • Monitoring compliance to applicable codes, practices, policies, performance standards and specifications
  • Interacting daily with the clients to interpret their needs and requirements and representing them in the field.
  • Perform overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel’s performance) and report regularly on project status.
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with project manager and other project participants to aid and technical support.
  • Maximize project efficiency and profitability.
  • Prepares periodic progress and cost reports for leadership.
  • Collaborates with the operations department to identify and troubleshoot problems.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (ABET) Or a minimum of 10 years’ proven experience in the electrical engineering field required.
  • Three plus years’ experience in electrical equipment manufacturing required.
  • Three plus years’ experience in electrical engineering principles, circuits, and systems required.
  • Three plus years’ experience in industry standards and regulations including NEC, UL, IEC, and IEEE required.
  • Three plus years’ experience AutoCAD, EPLAN, and electrical design tools required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree.
  • Three years’ experience in design or similar engineering role.
  • Experience with simulation and analysis software such as SKM or ETAP for electrical systems.
  • Knowledge of sustainable and energy-efficient design practices.
  • Familiarity with specific industry applications for energy fields, food processing, mining, power plant-substation, data mining, etc.

 

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