Electrical Engineer

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JOB ID: 2022- Engineer
LOCATION: Corpus Christi, TX
INDUSTRY: Refining/Chemical
SALARY: DOE Hourly plus OT + Per diem

  • General electrical engineering support to hydro system: dams, powerhouses, and related facilities. Assignments will involve engineering analysis/design/specification for power systems and equipment typical of hydroelectric facilities: generators, excitation equipment, bus, circuit breakers, protective relays, transformers, switchgear, motor control centers, panel boards, lighting, batteries, chargers, inverters, grounding.
  • Providing technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems with equipment and systems above
  • Preparation of thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches.
  • Execution of assigned projects from cradle to grave: scope definition, benefit analysis, schedule development, schedule / budget / construction management, start-up and commissioning, as well as project closeout.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting assistance in resolving electrical design, operation, and maintenance problems and contact internal and/or external experts as required.
  • Utilize reliability modeling and analytical tools such as Weibull, failure tracking, root cause failure analysis, and life-cycle cost analysis to improve reliability of electrical equipment and systems.
  • Develop and review turnaround worklists for inclusion of compliance-based testing requirements, needed maintenance activities & repairs, recommended upgrades & replacements, etc. of critical electrical assets.
  • Provide leadership and decision making skills during turnarounds and unplanned equipment outages regarding repair solutions.
  • Provide technical expertise and lead investigations to solve recurring electrical equipment failures, reliability threats, and/or performance issues.
  • Establish and maintain equipment asset strategies for electrical infrastructure, including monitoring plans, PM plans, PdM activities, etc.
  • Periodically review electrical corporate specifications for potential improvement based on industry and site specific experience.
  • Develop cost justification for reliability improvement projects, prepare reports that monitor and track reliability indicators, provide technical resources and training to support our reliability programs.
  • Conduct post-audits to measure the effectiveness of significant reliability related projects and activities.
  • Provide technical resources and training to support our reliability programs.
  • Revalidate/write electrical testing procedures, maintenance procedures, QA/QC checklists, etc. to ensure reliability excellence via NETA requirements.
  • Display a commitment to training and continuous improvement through innovation.
  • Develop and manage Electrical System Studies which include load flows, short circuit, relay coordination, arc flash, grounding and motor start studies.
  • Develop and maintain final relay set points and logic configuration settings for site transmission, substation, and distribution systems.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline or 4 years of electrical experience in lieu of Bachelors degree.
  • Must have at least five years of electrical engineering plant-level experience, preferably in the refining or petrochemical industry with electrical infrastructure.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office: Excel, Word and Outlook.
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  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, Max. file size: 16 MB.
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