Senior Electrical Engineer


Senior Electrical Engineer


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leading the design effort for complete electrical system construction and integration. Producing project plans, drawings, schedules and specifications as required to meet client expectations.
  • Perform all calculations required to ensure a safe and cost effective design that adheres to applicable codes.
  • Lead and mentor systems and electrical engineering staff with regard to career growth, continuous learning and project performance.
  • Develop and apply standards of design and practice in projects, using effective judgement as required for specific project requirements.
  • Coordinate with third party engineering disciplines as it pertains to the electrical system design.
  • Perform site walks and field verification as required to develop accurate designs, resolve coordination issues, and ultimately provide solutions to the client.
  • Performing FAT, pre-commissioning and commissioning activities.
  • Ensuring that all work is properly checked in accordance with Standards & Procedures.
  • Coordinating activities with Project Managers and Technical Engineers.
  • Responsible for adhering to all health and safety policies and guidelines.
  • Travel - Ranges from occasional (two to three-day trips) to frequent (one day trips), with travel time often concentrated in bunches.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Active Professional Engineer (PE) license, or the ability and intent to obtain licensure quickly.
  • Desired states of licensure: Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma
  • Strong familiarity with the National Electric Code (NEC) and National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) standards.
  • Familiarity with IEC or other international standards is a plus.
  • Drafting/design experience with AutoCAD is preferred, similar CAD system experience is also valued.
  • Experience with Revit, Navisworks, and/or AutoCAD Electrical is a plus.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to execute an electrical design project to produce a complete electrical construction package.
    • This package will detail everything from the generator or utility service entrance to low voltage DC control wiring.
    • This includes elevations, layouts, dimensional drawings, area plans, power/lighting/control/grounding plans and details, cable schedules, interconnects, demolition drawings, network diagrams, and anything else required to construct a completely integrated electrical and control system.
  • 10+ years of technical experience with low voltage and medium voltage power system design.
  • Strong understanding of electric power systems, electrical distribution, switchgear automation, and power system controls.
  • Proficiency in conducting electrical power system studies. Experience using ETAP software is preferred, but equivalent software experience is valued.
  • Strong understanding of grounding system principles, applications and theory.
  • Strong understanding of electrical three-phase machine theory and applications.
  • Familiarity with automation and control systems, instrumentation and electrical (I&E) engineering and principles for industrial facilities
  • Ability to specify transformers, variable frequency drives (VFDs), motor starters, switchgear, motor control centers (MCCs) and related electrical distribution equipment.
  • Ability to read, interpret and develop controls for motor starting equipment, switchgear, and related electrical equipment.
  • Ability to specify, develop settings for, and program multifunction relays for power system applications.
  • Experience with grounding system configurations, including solid, high resistance, etc.
  • Familiarity with generator operational characteristics, governance and voltage regulation systems.
  • Ability to train and mentor project and system engineers throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Directly interface with clients and company management to report project status, risks and resolutions.
  • Work as a project lead with direct interaction to customer stakeholders.
  • Strong understanding of project execution and construction sequencing principles.
  • Strong communication and computer skills are required.

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: May 01, 2024
Application Deadline: August 08, 2024
Job Type: Full-time