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Electrical Engineer, Design

Description:
Primary Role
Responsible for interpreting data, determining requirements, developing and executing detailed
engineering design, and providing technical support in specified engineering discipline (electrical) during
design, design review, construction, commissioning and initial operation of medium complexity capital
investment projects. Assist internal technical resources and supervise external consulting firms on
assigned projects. Also, serve as technical expert in specified engineering discipline as it pertains to the
planning and delivery of assets and Company operations. Further, for assets within assigned area of
expertise, contribute to the development of technical standards, standard specifications, policies, and
procedures, and maintain approved product/vendor lists. Responsible for conducting arc flash hazard
analyses for power distribution systems at numerous water and wastewater treatment, pumping, storage,
and conveyance facilities.
Key Accountabilities
  • Conduct electrical evaluations and facility inspections to identify capital improvements necessary
    to reliably meet future water supply needs via existing or proposed facilities. Develop design
    concepts for design of new or expansion/renovation of existing electrical systems to support
    water and wastewater supply and treatment facilities.
  • Prepare, or manage via third party consulting firms, the preparation of technical, bidding, and
    contractual documents associated with delivery of assigned capital investment
    projects. Oversee scope and quality of work to achieve the intent of all design concepts and
    Company standards for capacity, performance, reliability, safety, and regulatory
    compliance. Serve as technical resource during construction, commissioning, and initial
    operation of assets.
  • Design of power distribution facilities for water and wastewater projects.
  • Develop and/or utilize existing computerized modeling programs to design and/or assess power
    distribution systems, including electrical coordination studies and arc flash hazard analysis
    (AFHA). Use computer modeling software to quantify incident energy and PPE requirements
    for power distribution systems up to 4,160 volts. Manage AFHA program and devise methods
    to assure AFHA analyses are properly documented and retained for future updates at over 5000
    Company installations.
  • Develop proficiency on matters within assigned discipline, including technical design, electrical
    maintenance, asset management, and operations. Contribute to the development of
    Engineering Standards, specifications, and equipment manufacturer recommendations
     
    Knowledge/Skills
  • Project Management Skills : (e.g., planning, organizing, directing, monitoring and reporting
    on project activities).
  • Interpersonal Skills : (e.g., persuasion, negotiation, listening, cooperation, tact, diplomacy,
    problem solving, internal consulting).
  • Presentation Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals,
    professional journals, technical procedures, industry codes, or governmental regulations
    which pertain to the field of electrical engineering. Use of Microsoft Office software (Word,
    Excel, etc) and the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure
    manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from
    management.
  • Mathematical Skills : Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents,
    logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.
  • Computer Skills : Ability to use, interpret and apply computer modeling/power systems
    analysis software for evaluating power distribution systems. Experience with ETAP and/or
    SKM modeling software required. Also, ability to use AutoCAD is desired.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering design theory, practice, and current technology and
    trends in area of expertise.
  • Thorough knowledge of the National Electrical Code as well as general understanding of
    other applicable Codes and Standards (Life Safety Code, NFPA-70E, NFPA-820, etc.
    considered a plus).
  • Familiar with CSI formatted technical specifications.
  • Ability to define problems; collect data; establish facts; and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram
    form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to take the lead in group method development.
    Experience/Education
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) from an accredited university or college in electrical engineering or
    related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the electric power distribution field, preferably in water or
    wastewater facilities or an industrial plant setting.
  • May coordinate the work of engineers, other professionals, technicians, and others who assist in
    specific assignments
    Travel Requirements
  • Up to 35% travel
  • Overnight and weekend work as needed to support company’s best interest
    Intra & Inter-state in Company provided transport (Driver’s License in Good Standing Required
     

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Job Number: 2210160114
Job Location: Mechanicsburg, PA
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 12/08/2022
Last Updated: 02/07/2023
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Kristen Schabell
Address: 108 PACKERLAND DR STE A
City, State: GREEN BAY, WI 54303
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Email: kschabell@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003YnQPQA0&URLSource=cjhunter

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