Staff Electrical Engineer - Energy
Company: Burns & McDonnell
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Burns & McDonnell has an exciting opportunity in our Houston or
Austin, TX offices in the Energy Global Practice for an electrical
engineer that focuses on power generating facilities\! Designs
include the electrical interconnection to the bulk power grid and
all associated power generating facility auxiliary power equipment
and systems. Equipment includes 3-phase rotating machines, such as
generators and motors, large power transformers, generator circuit
breakers, isolated phase bus duct, non-segregated phase bus duct,
switchgear, motor control centers, small power transformers, and
variable frequency drives.
This engineer will execute complex assignments requiring the
application of advanced techniques, resulting in the development of
new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods.
Some specific duties & responsibilities include:
Coordinating project design assignments and design teams.
Electrical system modeling including grounding, load flow,
short-circuit, and arc-flash analysis.
Preparing/creating construction documents for the installation of
new or modifications of existing power generating facility
electrical systems including one-line, three-line, wiring, and
Protective relay setting development, calculation, and coordination
Developing equipment specifications, procuring, and factory
acceptance testing electrical equipment.
Developing scope of work, conceptual design, and execution
Preparing engineering cost and man-hour estimates and
Performing Project Management duties on electrical discipline
Provide leadership, guidance, instruction, and mentorship to less
experienced staff members.
Regularly meeting and corresponding with clients or outside
May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and
Some marketing responsibilities.
Other duties will be assigned as required.
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from an accredited
Minimum 3 years of related experience.
Work experience in 3-phase electrical power, medium voltage, low
voltage, lighting, grounding, electrical equipment control,
protective relaying and associated systems design and construction
Work experience which demonstrates progressive design and task
Has experience with design scope development, budget preparation
and project execution meeting schedule requirements and maintaining
This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive
and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad
areas of assignments.
Must be capable of interpreting and developing solutions to complex
Facility type designs may include power generating facilities,
process facilities, and large industrial facilities.
System modeling using SKM Power Tools, ETAP, or similar modeling
software is preferred. SmartPlant / SmartPlant Electrical
Excellent written & verbal communication, as well as strong
analytical & problem-solving skills, are required.
Previous consulting engineering experience preferred. Completion of
FE exam is strongly preferred.
Job Electrical Engineering
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Other Locations US-MO-Saint Louis, US-AZ-Phoenix, US-TX-Houston,
US-TX-Austin, US-NC-Charlotte, US-IL-Chicago, US-OH-Columbus
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Req ID: 223067
Keywords: Burns & McDonnell, Houston , Staff Electrical Engineer - Energy, Other , Houston, Texas
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