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Electrical Engineer

$100,000 – $100,000 yearly


Last Updated: 4/16/24

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Job Description

This is an exceptional opportunity to work with a nationwide Oil & Gas company in Houston,Tx.
Hours: 8am - 5pm

All candidates should have their PE

Job Summary:
• The role of Electrical Engineer is to support the Engineering Lead and Product Engineering Manager.
• They will be accountable for the electrical scope and systems in large scale data centers across the design, construction, assembly, testing, installation, and commissioning phases.
• The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for checking and approving drawings / designs; interface communication, and ensuring the accuracy, reliability, efficiency, and safety of the electrical scope of work for Hyperscale Data Center Modules meets customer’s requirements and Industrial Standards.
• The Electrical Engineer will play a critical role with supporting the plant during the manufacturing stage.
• They will also be assisting various stakeholders in troubleshooting site installation and commissioning problems.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Checking and approving drawings, information, and documentation which meets Industrial standards to enable the manufacturing group and other departments to produce Data Center Infrastructure Modules.
• Attend and initiate Design and Development Planning and Review session to meet customer’s and industry’s need.
• Prepare TRs (Technical Requisitions) for electrical systems, fire systems, and various components.
• Review vendor quotations and provide feedback to procurement team.
• Prepare and complete various electrical engineering deliverable drawings, documents, and calculations such as electrical load list, cable sizing / schedule, single line diagrams.
• Design and complete earthing protection systems.
• Design and complete lighting studies and system.
• Prepare bulk MTOs (Material Take Offs) and detailed BOMs (Bill of Materials).
• Ability and willingness to think outside of the box to find creative and innovative solutions to reduce costs while managing impact to quality, cost, or schedule.
• Keeps informed of new developments and requirements affecting the organization for the purpose of recommending changes in programs and applications.
• Interprets, organizes, executes assignments in a self-driven and self-sufficient manner.
• Makes decisions independently on technical problems and methods and represents the organization in meetings to resolve important questions.
• Applies advanced or state-of-the-art knowledge and experience to resolve crucial issues and/or unique conditions. The knowledge and expertise required for this level of work usually results from progressive experience.
• Supervision received is essentially administrative, with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.
• Analyze electrical systems to identify and resolve issues, including load balancing, capacity planning, and power consumption optimization.
• Stays up to date with advancements in electrical engineering and data center technologies and recommend new technologies to improve the reliability and efficiency of our data center product line.
• Represent company with customers during review meetings. Act as the primary point of contact for clients, responding to their inquiries and concerns in a timely and professional manner.
• Provide technical support during the construction phase, responding to RFIs and addressing any issues that arise.
• Attend job site visits, project meetings, and commissioning activities as needed.

• Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized university.
• Professional Engineering License (Strongly Preferred)

• A minimum of 7 years’ experience in electrical design and/or electrical engineering, with a focus on data center infrastructure.
• Ability to produce drawings/sketches to illustrate design/ideas.
• General knowledge and direct experience with the construction, operation, and maintenance of data center or building electrical systems.
• Experience with high-density data centers and hyperscale environments
• Understand the principle of electrical power and its components, procedures, and standards for power system equipment sizing and design.
• Understands the purpose of electrical system for facility.
• Knowledge of industry standards, codes, and regulations, including but not limited to
o IEC – International Electrotechnical Commission
o IBC – International Building Code
o OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration
o NEC – National Electric Code
o NFPA – National Fire Protection Association
• Experience working with computer-aided design (CAD) and building information modeling (BIM) software.
• Fast track design/build projects and or multiple significant upgrade projects
• Detailed understanding of UPS (uninterruptable power sources), diesel generators, medium and low voltage electrical switchgear, power distribution units, variable frequency drives, automatic/static transfer switches, electrical control systems, low voltage rectification systems, and other critical electrical equipment found within data centers.
• Familiarity with medium and high voltage power distribution systems design
• Basic understanding of mechanical equipment and system design within data center driving or affecting electrical scope.
• Direct experience in negotiating with regulatory agencies regarding departures from code and ultimately achieving design approval and permitting.

Computer Skills:
• Mastery knowledge and proficiency in:
• Microsoft Office 365 Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint)
• PDF Editor (Adobe, Foxit, or other equivalent)
• Dialux
• Operational knowledge in:
• SAP (ERP Tool w/ Engineering Modules and Transactions)
• Solid Works
• Autodesk Revit
• Autodesk BIM 360
• Autodesk AutoCAD
• Navisworks Manager / Freedom

• Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
• Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Performs well under pressure in high stress environments.
• Extremely comfortable with task switching as priorities change.
• Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients.
• Ability to think creatively and identify opportunities to enhance the client experience.
• Extreme work ethic and maintains high level of quality of work and due diligence.

Communication Skills:
• Express complex ideas effectively in both individual and group situations.
• Organize and express ideas clearly in written documents.
• Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with a cross-functional team.

Company Details

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