Senior Electrical Engineer - Hydropower

BBBH45568
US$110000 - US$160000 per annum
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Job Description

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 40 years of business and technical expertise in mining , energy , and infrastructure, thier 4,000 colleagues in multiple countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which the client operates. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, they think globally while acting locally.

Looking to take the next step in your career? The client is seeking a highly motivated Electrical Engineer to join our Hydropower Unit in Oakland, CA to provide technical leadership, client engagement and business development with key clients.

The candidate will have design experience of auxiliary electrical equipment and systems at hydroelectric generating stations, substations, and dams. Electrical equipment and systems will include low/medium/high voltage switchgear, transformers, motors and motor control centers, diesel generators, lighting, cables and cable raceway systems, and grounding.

This position can be based in Seattle, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Amherst (New York), Pittsburgh or Boston. Consideration will be given to the selected candidate's preference.

As the successful candidate, you will:
* Working in a fast-paced, dynamic team with other engineers in a multidisciplinary environment
* Performing design calculations and documenting findings and recommendations in a report
* Preparing specifications for the procurement of a variety of electrical equipment for hydroelectric generating stations, substations, and dams
* Preparing single line diagrams, schematics, wiring diagrams, cable schedules, and equipment layouts
* Preparing equipment operating manuals, test procedures, and training materials
* Willing to travel to remote sites for short periods (A few days up to 2 weeks) to participate in meetings, conduct inspections, and participate in project commissioning, and testing

You bring to the role:
* A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized and accredited institution
* A minimum of five years of professional experience, including relevant experience in the following:
* Design of electrical equipment within hydroelectric generating stations
* Substations and dams, including low/medium/high voltage switchgear
* Transformers, motors and motor control centers
* Diesel generators, lighting, cables and cable raceway systems, grounding, etc.
* Working knowledge of process controls and instrumentation will be considered an asset
* Working knowledge of generators, exciters, and governors will be considered an asset
* Experience with load flow, short-circuit, and arc flash modelling software
* Proficiency with other Computer Design Tools (Mathcad, AutoCAD) will be considered an asset
* Knowledge of USA and international codes and standards
* Solid experience in the preparation of reports and specifications
* Strong written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and relationship management skills
* Strong client focus and a desire to achieve results including the ability to manage multiple priorities and timelines
* Registration (or eligibility for registration) as a Professional Engineer
* Site and commissioning experience will be considered an asset.

Why join?
* Work with great people to make a difference
* Collaborate on exciting projects to develop innovative solutions
* Top employer
* Flexible work environment
* Long term career development
* Think globally, work locally

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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