Senior Electrical Engineer 

Location: Chester, Virginia
Date Posted: 07-10-2018
Position Title: Senior Electrical Engineer 
Location: Richmond, VA 23112
Position Status: Direct Hire
Compensation: Extremely competitive 
Relocation Assistance: Provided 
Shift: Monday – Friday (8am to 5pm) *flexible hours 

Position Description:
Our client is looking for Senior Electrical Engineer for a position located in Richmond, VA. They have grown to become one of the largest privately held multi-discipline engineering firms in central Virginia. Possessing vast experience and technical expertise, we deliver unparalleled value to our customers.

They are a multi-discipline engineering consulting office supporting manufacturing facilities and clients in the Eastern US with areas of specialization including: project feasibility studies, process improvement analysis, new process design, process upgrades, air pollution abatement technology and integration, environmental compliance, product design, industrial capital projects, and detailed project/construction estimates.  The company serves Fortune 500 companies in industries such as food processing, films, fibers, plastics, paper, chemicals, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, power, metals, wastewater treatment, and discrete manufacturing.
Required Skills: 
Senior Electrical Engineers are willing and able to visit client facilities and discuss problems.  They also have the ability to develop subsequent solutions, then write and effectively communicate scopes of work and/or proposals.  This is huge – we need people with technical skills that can think on their feet, recognize a client need and offer help.  Senior Electrical Engineers need to be able to develop work scopes independently with limited supervision or guidance.   Typically, in order to do this, a candidate for this position will need experience in manufacturing to understand the various roles: production, maintenance, planning, HS&E, and engineering in order to know where, within a facility, the information necessary to develop a solution can be found.
  • Responsible for performing electrical engineering duties on assigned projects including power distribution, machine control design, instrument and control design, and programming (PLC, PC, MMI, etc.)
  • Develop bids, proposals, scopes of work, scope changes, correspondence, estimates, schedules, material lists, specifications, theories of operation, programming documentation, design concepts, design drawings and other project documentation per customer and corporate guidelines
  • Perform field work and technical research
  • Perform technical studies and calculations
  • Perform programming and system commissioning
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of heavy industrial experience
  • Design of electrical and control schematics
  • Specify equipment/instrumentation based on a clients’ description of his idea or written scope
  • Specify medium voltage equipment, such as, MCCs, power transformers, distribution panels, etc.
  • Working knowledge of NEC, BOCA and other codes related to design
  • Familiar with instrumentation and its applications
  • Working knowledge of AC/DC Drive technology and integration
  • Experience in Class 1/Division 1 settings
  • Experience in electrical and instrumentation design in hazardous location/NEC Article 500
  • Experience in project estimating
Preferred Requirements:
  • PE Registration
  • Experience in an industrial chemical processing environment
  • Current working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Current working knowledge of MS Project
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