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Lead Electrical Power Engineer

Company: Job Juncture
Location: Joliet
Posted on: November 9, 2019

Job Description:

Lead Electrical Power Engineer - Chicago area

Our client is seeking a team-focused, innovative, and results-oriented Lead Electrical Power Engineer who is looking for new learning experiences, opportunities for career growth, and a desire to contribute to our clients success. This position will be working out of--their Green Bay, Wisconsin location.

This company works closely with Fortune 500 companies to develop engineering-led solutions for the most complex consumer product production challenges. From small, single-discipline projects to large multi-disciplined, turnkey projects,--their commitment to personalized, client-centered service and long-term relationships never wavers.--Their clients lead a broad range of industries and they leverage--their team members experiences to support projects for new product introductions or line installations, custom machine solutions for unique packaging or product making needs, or systems analysis leading to throughput and efficiency gains.

Primary Responsibilities:
Working "hands on" in an industrial/manufacturing environment gathering field data and conducting field investigations, when required, for project work
Provide technical engineering design support for industrial projects electrical systems including medium (15 kV) & low voltage (600 VAC) power distribution
Complete power systems analysis (short circuit, load flow, overcurrent coordination, arc flash analysis, power factor, ground system, harmonics, panel SCCR)
Design machine and process power distribution systems, facilities electrical and grounding systems and oversee installation
Lead the development of all project related documentation, schedules, and cost estimates
Perform QA/QC of design packages and stamp
Lead design work, delegate appropriate efforts, and hold team members accountable
Work as part of a collaborative project team integrated with partner contractors and client
Lead design reviews with the client and internal teams
Oversee and execute installation and start up support
Develop and write proposals which will include concepts, scope of work, deliverables, effort hours, and estimated cost

Required Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering - Power System option or equivalent technical experience
10+ years of industrial electrical systems engineering design & analysis experience
5+ years of experience with medium voltage (up to 15 kV) & low voltage (up to 600 VAC) power distribution systems including utility services, campus distribution, substations, switchgear, transformers, panel boards, grounding systems (including ungrounded/high resistance), capacitor banks, CT metering, etc.
Professional Engineer license

Required previous experience with the following:
Electrical power analysis (utilizing SKM power tools for Windows, ETAP, Easypower, etc.) to evaluate short circuit current, protective device coordination, arc flash & energy reduction designs, load studies, power factor correction and harmonics
Motor controls low & medium voltage, full voltage, soft start, VFDs, motor control centers and power distribution panels and buses
National Electrical Code and related codes & standards (NFPA 70, 70E, 79 and IEEE color books)

Preferred Qualifications:
15+ years of industry-relevant experience
Hazardous area classification and power implications
Preferred previous experience with the following:
Facilities electrical systems including HVAC, lighting, power, communications, security, fire, supervisory systems, emergency power generators and standby systems, etc.
Project management
Lightning suppression
Electrical power analysis (SKM power tools for Windows, ETAP, Easypower, etc.)
AutoCAD

Our client is an--equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Job Juncture, Joliet , Lead Electrical Power Engineer, Engineering , Joliet, Illinois

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