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Carollo Engineers Senior Electrical Engineer in West Palm Beach, Florida

Senior Electrical Engineer

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Job Description

Carollo Engineers is a nationally recognized environmental engineering firm that specializes in the planning, design, and construction of water and wastewater facilities. We are seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our team in West Palm Beach, FL.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads engineers in the production of contract documents including plans and specifications

  • Collaborates effectively with engineers in different Carollo offices

  • Expert in short circuit, protective device and coordination studies

  • Expert in development of One-Line diagrams and Wiring Control schematics, load and voltage drop calculations

  • Interfaces and coordinates the electrical design with electrical utilities, project team and client

  • Mentors and trains staff-level electrical engineers

  • Prepares technical memorandums and reports

  • Prepares design fee estimates

  • Manages the electrical and CAD team for small to large sized projects for water and wastewater treatment facilities

  • Delegates tasks to others and follows ups on completion and quality of work

  • Performs discipline percent complete estimates, staffing estimates, and tracks budget spent on projects.

  • Participates in continuing editing and development of electrical master specifications

  • Prioritizes and balances competing project demands and conflicting project requirements

  • Identifies and consults with specialists on solutions to unusual, difficult, or complex tasks

  • Effectively participates in client contacts and business development efforts

  • Identifies alternatives, evaluates each, and determines appropriate actions to move forward

  • Makes solid and implementable decisions in a timely manner

  • Reduces complex aspects of electrical engineering to terms understandable to others

  • Attends to details in preparation or review of calculations, drawings, and specifications

  • Monitors scope, schedule, and budget and controls the work to the project plan

  • Understands, implements, and enforces company and client technical standards on projects

  • Travels for site visits and project meetings as required

  • Makes site visits to observe construction, start-up and operational activities, condition assessments, collect field information, utility and AHJ meetings, as well as project design meetings with the client

Required Skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the NFPA 70E, NFPA 101, and NFPA 820 standards

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70

  • Extensive knowledge of hazardous/classified area design, fire detection, and protection system design

  • Ability to read and understand P&IDs, control strategies, and wiring control schematics

  • Proficient working with multi-discipline engineering project teams, including a leadership role on electrical or instrumentation project teams, including staff that in remote offices

  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work with minimum supervision on small to large electrical power systems for water and wastewater treatment facilities

  • Understands projects at the conceptual level, and develops corresponding electrical engineering scope of work, budget and schedule

  • Ability to work independently to effectively complete routine or moderately complex tasks

  • Ability to simultaneously think beyond past approaches and propose practical approaches to electrical design and construction

  • Listens and understands the concerns and needs of other project team members

  • Ability to behave calmly and effectively in situations involving pressure, conflict and uncertainty

  • Communicate clearly and concisely in speech, writing, and contract documents

  • Presents communications in an organized fashion and with appropriate level of detail

  • Positively influences both peers and subordinates to move toward overall project goals

  • Actively looks ahead to plan for and respond to project challenges

  • Seeks long term benefits to the overall project when determining electrical design approach

  • Sensitive to political issues and client preferences in determining electrical engineering approach

  • Aware of the "business" of electrical engineering as well as the technical design issues

  • Proficient in public speaking roles

  • Proficient in MS Word, Access, and Excel

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • 10 years experience in the design of industrial power and control systems

  • Course work in power engineering

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer

  • Experience in the design of low voltage power distribution systems, industrial controls and lighting systems for water and wastewater treatment facilities

Preferred Experience

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering - Power Specialty

Carollo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender Identity, ethnicity, or veteran status. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will also be considered in a manner that is consistent with the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and/or any other similar ordinances as required.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Location

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

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