Electrical Engineer

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Calling all Electrical Engineering rockstars!


Join forces with a global energy leader present in over 100 countries and make your mark on the future in Greenville, South Carolina. We're seeking a talented Electrical Engineer to join our client's team on a contract basis.


Get ready to leverage your expertise in both AC and DC power distribution and control systems. You'll play a vital role in supporting the construction, installation, commissioning, and operations of our cutting-edge R&D test facility.
Think you have the right stuff? We're looking for someone who thrives in a dynamic setting and is eager to make a real impact.

If you're ready to take your career to the next level and join a global leader, this is your chance!

In the Electrical Engineer role, you will:

  • Work in a team environment with safety as the highest priority.
  • Be part of the facilities design team to support electrical system construction, commissioning, operations, and technical troubleshooting.
  • Work closely with Senior Electrical Engineers and learn from them.
  • Interface with electrical equipment suppliers for RFQ's, vendor drawing reviews, and O&M planning.
  • Lead design improvement initiatives to improve equipment availability and reliability.
  • Understand detailed electrical technical specifications (i.e. power transformers, electrical panels etc.) to be used with third parties.
  • Develop technical instructions/procedures for working on equipment at customer sites, documentation, user manuals, test plans and all necessary documentation.
  • Effectively communicate results to both internal and external customers by preparing detailed written reports or presentations describing analyses performed, solutions developed, and customer value propositions.


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical engineering with minimum 4 years' experience with high voltage or medium voltage systems.
  • Have a strong electrical design system knowledge for both DC and AC systems with focus on MV distribution systems including protections.
  • Have a working knowledge of the electrical codes and standards that apply to large scale Energy systems all around the world (i.e. IEC, UL, NEC, BDEW, CEI, etc.).
  • Self-starter, with ability to lead technical initiatives and work with globally distributed teams.
  • Good organizational skills, with ability to prioritize multiple tasks/projects.
  • Understand the coordinated controls and protection schemes employed in MV electrical systems
  • Have good familiarity with power electronics and controls equipment.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (e.g. ability to effectively communicate with all levels).
  • Ability to summarize and communicate complex technical information.


Desired:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering power with at least 5 years in electrical system design and grid connected power system.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in electrical or electric power construction, installation, operation, or maintenance with conventional or renewable power plant, transmission or distribution systems in electric power utilities, power equipment manufacturing, high-voltage and high-power equipment testing.
  • Understanding of electric grid and its operations
  • Understanding/experience with electrical control systems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Problem analysis and resolution skills
  • Curiosity, passion for excellence, drive to deliver on-time


Work Schedule: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM M-F; Some weekends and OT for construction support

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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