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Kent Recruitment

Senior Electrical Engineer

Location
USA - Houston Texas
Category
Technical
Date Published
15/07/22
Status
Open

About you:

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.


Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:

We PLAY BIG

We thrive on EMOTIONAL AGILITY

We are FANATICAL ABOUT PERFORMANCE

We are built on INFINITE THINKING

Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us: https://kentplc.com/who-we-are/purpose-beliefs

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognize that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.


About the job:


The position requires thorough knowledge of Electrical design and engineering techniques, as well as CAD and skills. Responsible to plan schedules and budgets and proposals, modifying drawings, specifications, calculations and new approaches to streamline deliverables.



Your responsibilities:


  • Work on medium or large-size engineering projects with minimum supervision.
  • Prepare accurate and complete designs and calculations as required to meet project requirements.
  • Conduct field investigations when needed; produce field reports with detailed sketches.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines and assist engineers and/or designers to ensure an effective quality product.
  • Keep up to date on new engineering processes, techniques, and IMS and standards.
  • Investigate and resolve unusual design and field engineering problems by devising new approaches.
  • Ensure that effective methods and design/engineering techniques are used.
  • Resolve project issues and problems.
  • Provide technical guidance to the design team.
  • Collaborate with the design team to maximize design value.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Provide employee performance feedback to the discipline managers.


Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:


  • BSEE degree and P.E. License in the state of Texas is required.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • LV, MV, and HV experience required
  • Knowledge of transmission line standards
  • Knowledge of Transformers, Switchgear, and Protection Relay standards
  • Knowledge of substation and PDC standards
  • Knowledge of NEC and IEC
  • Field experience at client sites
  • Experience with supporting Electrical Packages
  • Experience with Electrical Package reviews
  • Software experience with SKM preferred
  • Other software experience such as ETAP, AmpCalc or ArcPro is a plus
  • Experience required with Engineering Manhour Estimate tool(s)

Knowledge of NEC, IEC & IEEE standards, methods and practices.


Technical Knowledge and Skills


  • MS Office (Must be highly proficient in Excel and Word, working knowledge in Access)
  • Basic design and construction knowledge required.

Familiar with PIP Standards.


Computer Skills:


MS Office (Excel and Word) and product proficiency are required.

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