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Electrical Engineer

Location
Southeast Houston, TX
Salary
Competitive salary plus profit share
Job #
00680
Posted

Up and coming chemical company that continues to build and buy sites in the Houston area.   Business is excellent and they are seeking to continue their growth.   They have a need for and Electrical Engineer to focus on power distribution and electrical component sizing.  In this role you will provide technical support and maintenance for electrical systems such as:  transformers, substations, switchgear, circuit breakers, motor starters and protective relays.   You will also identify and implement continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives and develop/execute capital projects.     

Responsibilities:

  • Develop/implement cost savings ideas and overall process improvements.
  • Insure EHS compliance
  • Management and execution of planned maintenance
  • Work with power supplier to coordinate outages and preventive maintenance
  • Oversee electrical contractors as needed
  • Specify equipment, factory drawing review and acceptance testing of electrical equipment including switchgear, high voltage breakers, GIS, transformers, and electrical power distribution
  • Set reliability practices as related to Power Distribution and Transformers
  • Manage Arc Flash compliance program
  • Troubleshooting switchgear and relay controls electrical systems.
  • Conduct short-circuit, protective device coordination and arc-flash studies
  • Provide technical assistance as needed within KAI
  • Work in the field assisting on shut-downs, startups and maintenance projects
  • Order parts and supplies required by projects, etc.
  • Troubleshoot site electrical issues
  • Provide training to site personnel on electrical issues

Preferred Background:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering with 5 or more years of experience in petrochemical, midstream or refining operating site.
  • Experience with medium & high voltage work (15KV, 5KV & 480V) required.
  • Knowledge of electrical standards (e.g. NEC, IEEE, ANSI, IEC etc.) is required.
  • PLC knowledge and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with transmission level distribution substations (138KV) preferred.


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