Employment Opportunity
Job Title: Sr. Electrical Engineer (O&G)

Job Code: GW-08072210250762
Salary Range: DOE
Job Location: TX--
City: Houston    State: TX


Job Summary

Our client is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented professional with a Bachelor of 
Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with 8 to 15 years of experience in electrical 
engineering and design work for oil and gas and chemical facilities. In this position, you 
will manage one or more projects at any given time. You will have the opportunity to 
complete a wide variety of difficult engineering assignments, applying engineering 
techniques and analysis within the discipline while coordinating with other disciplines to 
complete projects. Willingness to travel or relocate to supplier, client, or construction 
site locations is probable.


Engage in shop and field testing of switchgear and motor control center equipment
Provide direction and coordination of electrical engineering for large industrial projects 
in midstream gas processing, petroleum refining, petrochemical, and upstream oil & gas 
Apply design knowledge in medium and low voltage power distribution, grounding, lighting, 
motor control, variable frequency drive, and misc. equipment specification and selection
Conduct power studies (load flow, short circuit, relay coordination, motor starting, and 
arc flash) as required to define the requirements for distribution facilities in 
industrial plants 
Interact with all engineering disciplines, engineering and construction project managers, 
major equipment suppliers, and clients
Review and approve Electrical Design deliverables to Issue for Design and Construction for 
example wiring diagrams, one-line diagrams, electrical area classification plans, power 
and control cable schedules, and other electrical project deliverables as required. 
Develop scopes of work and prepares detail design milestones, staffing schedules, and 
engineering man hour estimates.
Provide prompt notification to supervision and project management for issues that impact 
scope, budget, and schedule
Coordinates details and miscellaneous design details with other disciplines and Project 
Collaborate with the client’s electrical representative to ensure full, appropriate 
communication and coordination in the achievement in project deliverables.
Apply standard engineering design principles to the maximum extent appropriate, and 
methodology for research of design options where necessary

B.S. in Electrical Engineering required 
5+ years' experience preferred 
EIT licensure required; P.E. by exam preferred 
Experience in the specification of LV and MV transformers, switchgear, motor controls, and 
variable frequency drives. 
Experience in the analysis of industrial power systems using SKM tools or equivalent 
modeling software is required. 
Must be familiar with the National Electrical Code and API standards, including sections 
relevant to electrical installations in hazardous locations and in the classification of 
hazardous areas.