Electrical Engineer II - Oil and Gas
Parsons is expecting an award of work and will be hiring Electrical Engineers to support oil and gas projects in California. This position will be based on Bakersfield, CA.
Parsons' extensive experience in this field, combined with your oil and gas engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills.
This position will support the design functions on refurbishment and renovation of electrical equipment and systems associated with oil and gas facilities. The successful candidate will apply electrical engineering techniques and analyses and will work with electrical CAD designers to review drawings, provide technical input on drawings and specifications suitable for electrical procurement and installation.
The successful candidate will be issued directives from the client and apply electrical engineering skills to plans and prepare design layouts, details of various electrical equipment and systems, and assist in developing bid and contract documents. Development of electrical engineering packages compliant with the California Electrical Code and other applicable codes comprising of:
Cable tray systems
Hazardous area classification plans per API RP 500
Wiring diagrams and schematics
Develop scopes of work, prepare project schedules, manage budgets and provide weekly/monthly project status reports.
Specify electrical equipment such as transformers, MCCs, switchgear and variable frequency drives.
Good communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team.
Facilitate meetings between clients and vendors.
Travel to clients' offices and facilities for meetings and job walks.
3-5 years overall experience in electrical engineering design for oil and gas facilities with medium and low voltage power distribution, lighting, grounding, communications, and instrumentation systems.
Experience designing power distribution systems for oil & gas facilities
Ability to communicate with clients effectively.
Working knowledge and hands on experience with power system analysis software tools such as ETAP and performing short circuit, load flow, voltage drop, device coordination, and arc flash analysis.
Working knowledge of applicable IEEE, ANSI requirements as well as applicable NFPA/NEC codes.
Proficient in AutoCAD
B.S. in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university - degree in Power Systems preferred.
PE license in California is preferred.
Relocation is not offered for this opportunity, local candidates are preferred
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Website : http://www.parsons.com
Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2012, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.