Lead Electrical & Control Systems Engineer

  • Santa Ana, CA
  • $120,000 - $170,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Holly Leahy
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A bit about us:

Our client provides planning, project management, engineering and design, procurement, construction management, and related services for facilities and infrastructure projects, primarily in the Western and Southwestern USA.

Why join us?

9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)
Hybrid Schedule
15% Profit sharing
Health, Dental, and Vision
Paid Holidays

Job Details

Our client is seeking experienced engineering professionals in the field of Electrical Engineering to lead engineering services for a variety of energy infrastructure projects. This work involves overall system planning as well as improvements to existing facilities.

Responsibilities include the following:
  • Act as an engineering lead on projects involving medium and low voltage power systems, grounding, lighting, instrumentation and control systems.
  • Support client-focused activities such as business development and proposal preparation.
  • Develop and mentor junior engineering and design staff.
  • Prepare data sheets and specifications for electrical equipment for power distribution center (PDC), switchgear, transformer, motor control center (MCC), variable frequency drive (VFD), starter, control panel, etc.
  • Perform electrical calculations such as short circuit, load flow, motor starting, relay coordination, arc flash study using ETAP or SKM software.
  • Provide Quality Assurance and/or Quality Control for other engineers work product.
  • Participate in startup, performance testing and troubleshooting.
  • Participate in planning, cost control and scheduling for assigned projects.
  • Develop and review TIC estimates.
  • Maintain effective communication and relationships with project team members and clients, with a commitment to
  • building enduring relationships leading to customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Prepare & issue RFQs, evaluate vendors quotations, clarifications, Technical Bid Analysis etc.
  • Review of vendors documents, drawings, datasheets, specifications and calculations.

  • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering is required.
  • California Electrical Professional Engineer license is required.
  • Minimum work experience of 15 years with at least 10 years in the utility or energy industries and 5 years of supervisory/management experience.
  • Experience with field start-up and troubleshooting is required.
  • Knowledge in electrical engineering and design, NEC and API 500 with working electrical construction experience is required.
  • Experience in consulting (or EPC with Design & Engineering capability) is strongly preferred.
  • Some electric utility experience is preferred.
  • Candidate must be able to communicate effectively with clients and team members in both verbal and written form.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and BlueBeam is preferred.
  • Familiarity with ETAP and/or SKM is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word is required.
  • Working knowledge with instrumentation, programmable logic controllers (PLC) and distributed control systems (DCS)
  • Valid drivers license and clean driving record is required.
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Santa Ana, CA
Job Type
$120,000 - $170,000