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Senior Electrical Engineer

Company: Burrow Global
Location: Deer Park
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:


Burrow Global Engineering is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to be responsible for supporting and actively participating in and leading Conceptual, Feasibility, and Detailed Design activities at all project stages. Independently evaluates, selects and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications. Assignments usually include working as part of (or leading parts of) a design team to develop preliminary or detailed engineering and procurement packages for clients at local Oil, Gas and Chemical plans or other industrial facilities.

As a successful candidate you will take ownership of applicable engineering deliverables on projects such as Scopes of Work, Panel and Cable Schedules, Load Lists, Electrical Equipment Lists, Electrical Studies, One Line Diagrams, and required equipment configuration, wiring and interconnection documentation while leading and checking Design team work products and approving the final Electrical Design / Construction package.


  • Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods represents the organization in conferences to resolve important questions and to plan and coordinate work.
  • The role requires the use of advanced techniques, the modification and extension of theories, principles and practices of his field and related sciences disciplines.
  • The knowledge and expertise required at this level of work usually result from progressive experience.
  • Supervision and guidance related largely to own objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and professional matters.
  • Consults with supervisor and peers or experts concerning unusual problems and developments, with requisite documentation of risks, technical details and impact as appropriate.
  • In a supervisory capacity, plans, develops, coordinates, and directs engineering and design projects with many complex features.
  • Carries out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures. Work is expected to result in the development of well defined, complete and accurate deliverable documentation.
  • As a staff specialist develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out by others. Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products and equipment when necessary data are insufficient for confirmation by testing is advisable.
  • Supervises, coordinates, and reviews the work of staff engineers, other professionals, and designers or technicians, estimates manpower needs, prepares schedules and assigns and tracks work to meet completion dates and budgets.
  • Plans and manages workload, budgets and project resources, requesting assistance as necessary including following Change Management notification procedures.
  • Interacts with and provides leadership to drafting/design team members to ensure scope and specification alignment and to develop and review engineering deliverables.
  • Prepares engineering sketches, performs or checks engineering calculations and develops analysis models for complex project assignments.
  • Adhere to company quality standards and follow engineering checking and approval procedures.
  • Comply with all company and client health, safety, security and environmental (HSSE) standards as well as federal and local HSSE regulations.
  • Actively participate in company and client hazard identification and observation programs, and immediately report any unsafe acts, conditions or incidents to your supervisor.
  • Visit job-sites to evaluate site, project requirements, and conditions.
  • Prepare inquiry and purchase requisitions as well as bid tabulations associated with equipment purchases. Visit vendor facilities to inspect equipment for compliance with requirements/ specifications.
  • Manages client relationships and develop repeat business opportunities in support of Project Managers. EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
    • 8 to 12 years of industry related experience minimum. Mix of Project and Field experience preferred.
    • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred. ABET accredited University preferred.
    • PE license preferred.
    • Experience using SKM and/or ETAP engineering software to perform electrical studies/analysis (e.g. Arc Flash Analysis, Load Flow, etc).
    • Working knowledge of electrical design codes (NEC, NEMA, API, IEEE, etc.) preferred.
    • Working knowledge of the design of electrical equipment and systems preferred.
    • Strong familiarity with NFPA 70, National Electric Code (NEC) engineering and design standards and guidelines especially where it relates to power distribution, grounding, hazardous area classification compliance and definition, and system and component sizing and specification.
    • Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
    • Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work related problems.
    • Ability to comprehend instructions and request clarification as necessary.
    • Ability to work in a team oriented environment.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with others verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to organize and direct a project to completion.

Keywords: Burrow Global, Houston , Senior Electrical Engineer, Professions , Deer Park, Texas

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