Burns & McDonnell Assistant Electrical Engineer - Oil, Gas & Chemical (Houston) in Houston, Texas
Burns & McDonnell is looking for an electrical engineer to join the team in our Oil, Gas, and Chemicals division. As an assistant electrical engineer, you can either lead a small team of engineers and designers, or work under a more experienced engineer, and perform engineering activities on design-build projects and studies. Some of the technical duties are:
Perform hazardous area classification studies
Create one-line diagrams for 15kV and 5kV and 480V and DC systems
Perform load flow, short circuit, and arc flash studies in SKM or ETAP
Specify and purchase large electrical equipment such as switchgear, MCCs, and electrical buildings
Regularly meet and correspond with clients and vendors
Travel to the project site and factory acceptance tests
Create MV and LV motor schematics
Manage a cable schedule and size cables
Interact daily with other discipline engineers and designers
In addition to the technical side of this position, you can manage a small team of engineers and designers. Some of the lead engineer duties are:
Receive mentoring from more experienced electrical engineers
Provide guidance to less experienced team members
Estimate labor hours and material quantities for your project
Coordinate the workload with other engineers and designers with support from management
Be responsible for the quality of all electrical deliverables
When our design-build projects include construction and commissioning, other activities can include:
Travel to the project site during construction to answer questions from the field
Writing energization guidelines with the client and initial operations team
This position will be accountable for meeting schedule and budget and making trips to job sites.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
2 years of related experience preferred.
Or Bachelor of Science in Electrical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience.
Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) strongly preferred.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
Involvement on campus or in the community.
Basic knowledge in standard electrical engineering techniques, principles and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
Basic computer skills include electrical analysis programs (e.g., RISA), AutoCAD and BIM (e.g., Revit and Tekla).
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e. without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.
Job Electrical Engineering
Primary Location US-TX-Houston
Other Locations United States
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Req ID: 210968