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Lead Electrical Engineer

Lead Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID 
2017-21136
Work Location 
US-SC-Greenville
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Electrical
Additional Work Location 
..
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an exciting opportunity seeking a Lead Electrical Power Systems Engineer at our Greenville, SC office.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and develop Single line diagrams, Schematics, Wiring diagrams
  • Develop Short circuit, Load Flow and Arc Flash documentation using ETAP, SKM, or EASYPOWER Electrical Programs
  • Resource Management and Planning
  • Quality control of all deliverables within the scope of Electrical
  • Interface with Project Management and Client and liaise with other project discipline
  • Prepare Electrical Equipment Specifications, Data Sheets, Purchase Requisitions and Bid evaluations for Paper Machine Drives, Switchgear, Transformers and other electrical equipment as required. Review Vendor Documents
  • Assist in preparation of power system cost estimates and defining scopes of work for project design and study proposals
  • Build internal and external relationships with key suppliers, customers and internal & external service providers or contractors
  • Work with electrical engineers, technologists and designers to provide electrical design and deliverables to a variety of projects
  • Prepare electrical designs, calculations and bills of material

Skills / Qualifications

  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Prefer 15 to 25 years’ experience with design of Power Systems for Heavy Industrial Installations.
  • Pulp and Paper Mill power design experience or Paper Machine Drives experience required.
  • Previous experience (>10years) in Electrical design in the field of Consulting Engineering in North America
  • Perform Electrical Design duties associated with project scope of work
  • Develop Single Line diagrams, Schematics, Wiring diagrams
  • Experience with the Electrical System design, System Studies, Relay Coordination, Protection & Control
  • Knowledge and Experience using some of the following applications: Excel; Word; Power System Study programs ETAP, SKM, EASYPOWER
  • Familiarity with applicable codes, standards and regulations used in North American
  • Electrical power & process industries
  • Heavy industrial or Chemical plant power systems work is a plus.
  • Liaise with other project disciplines
  • Be flexible with the ability to manage change
  • Highly developed communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with clients and staff in a team environment
  • Must be able to work independently or with minimal supervision and still meet commitment deadlines
  • Good organizational skills, writing skills, presentation and communication skills
  • Willing to travel up to 25%

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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