23 days old

Electrical Designer

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
**Primary Responsibilities:**

Develops scope, estimate, schedule, design strategy and needed resources on electrical projects up to 1000 work hours.

Discipline lead responsible for all electrical aspects on multi-discipline projects.

Designs electrical systems that are safe, reliable, economical, constructability, and maintainable in accordance with Client standards and work processes. Systems will include both new installations and modernization of existing facilities. Systems will incorporate multiple areas of electrical technology.

Coordinates the activities of drafters to accomplish electrical design of projects.

Uses CAE/CAD tools to create complex detailed design drawings and documentation used for construction bid packages and for inquiring/ordering electrical equipment.

Exchanges technical information with peers, other engineering disciplines, and suppliers.

Evaluates Client design standards for correctness, applicability, and relevance to particular electrical installations. Submits Management of Change (MOC) documents to correct existing design standards or to create new ones.

Provides engineering field support on construction projects when requested by the Owners Representative or plant.

Specific Knowledge and Skills

Superior skills in electrical design and bid package development.

Ability to plan and organize work effectively while working on several projects simultaneously.

Thorough knowledge and understanding of national and local electrical codes and standards, electrical calculations, electrical equipment, and electrical equipment control.

**Has the ability to independently perform electrical design functions in the following area:**


Lighting and communications

Power distribution <15kV (overhead, underground and open wire)

Distribution equipment other than switchgear (selection and sizing)

Schematic development and design

Equipment specifications and procurement

Electrical power (load flow) and short circuit calculations

Electrical switchroom design and layout

Electrical one line and three line diagrams

Electrical wiring, schematics, and interconnection diagrams

Equipment location plans and electrical hazardous area classification plans

Fuse coordination

Review vendor drawings and perform equipment witness testing

**Has the ability to understand and use many different types of engineering documentation, including but not limited to:**

P&IDs (Piping and Instrument Diagrams)

Piping isometrics and heat tracing installation drawings

Instrument Loop drawings

Electrical equipment installation instructions provided by suppliers

**Has superior knowledge and understanding of electrical equipment and the various parameters which affect their application and installation, including but not limited to:**

Substation configurations (Ring bus, breaker-and-a-half, main-tie-main, etc.)

Knowledge of current transformers (CT) and voltage/potential transformers (VT/PT) circuits and basic relaying circuits

Power and control transformers

Power distribution equipment (switchgear, MCCs, motor controllers)

Wire, cable, conduit, raceways, cable tray

5kV and below induction motors

Power electronics and variable speed drives

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Self-starter with high initiative.

**Education Must possess one of the following:**

Associate degree, in electrical engineering technology or equivalent training and experience.

Bachelors degree, in electrical engineering technology (BSEET)

Bachelors degree, in electrical engineering (BSEE)

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-05-21 Expires: 2021-06-21

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