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Electrical Engineer

Jacobs


Location:
LAKE OSWEGO, OR
Date:
03/24/2017
Job Code:
jacobs4-CON00000R
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Job Title:Electrical Engineer

Description:

Jacobs serves the PharmaBio, Chemicals, Refining, Pulp & Paper, Power & Utilities, High Tech and Consumer Products Industries. Our core life sciences network has contributed to becoming the largest provider of engineering and construction services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients and we have established ourselves as the center of excellence for Pulp and Paper facilities. Jacobs provides full-service engineering, procurement, and construction management services for both new and existing facilities, offering environmental and water / wastewater support, energy audits, and hygienic / sanitary assessments. For projects of every scale we provide design, engineering, construction, commissioning, and maintenance services that support a facility's entire life cycle.



**Position Summary**



Researches, develops, designs, and tests a variety of equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial and industrial purposes.



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Knowledge and application of the
current version of the National Electrical Code (NEC)



·
Knowledge and application of other
relevant codes and standards such as the National Electrical Manufacturers
Association (NEMA), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), National
Electrical Safety Code (NESC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA),
etc.



·
Knowledge and application of company
engineering design and CAD drafting standards



·
Knowledge and application of Article
500, Hazardous (Classified) Locations, in the current version of the National
Electrical Code (NEC)



·
Able to perform zonal cavity and
point-to-point lighting level calculations



·
Able to size wire, conduit and
overcurrent protection for both lighting and power applications



·
Able to perform voltage drop
calculations



·
Able to route conduit and cable tray



·
Able to calculate tray fill



·
Able to determine facility & motor
control center loading



·
Familiarity with specifications and
installation details of construction bulk materials and equipment



·
Ability to create accurate electrical
installation documents from the information found on vendor equipment drawings



·
Able to determine load center unit substation
loading



·
Able to develop equipment
specifications for 480VAC equipment such as motor control centers, variable
frequency drives, induction and synchronous motors, load center unit
substations, etc.



·
Able to produce a 15kV power system
single line diagram with engineering review and approval



·
Familiarity with 15kV power system
equipment and installation techniques both above and below ground



·
Able to develop equipment
specifications for 15kV/5kV equipment such as switchgear, load break switches,
motor control centers, etc. and capable of performing calculations for required
short circuit and overcurrent protective device ratings



·
Able to develop electrical installation
specifications with engineering review and approval



·
Knowledge and understanding of work
flow/information flow between disciplines



·
Knowledge and understanding of schedule
constraints and information requirements for the production of all electrical
deliverables



·
Ability to accurately estimate
completion of assigned tasks



·
Able to develop a construction cost
estimate, a detailed engineering schedule and a effort hour budget for a small
project or an area for a large project



·
Able to determine construction material
quantities



·
Developing design criteria and scope of
work



·
Forecasting hours to complete
professional services



·
Developing staffing plans based on
deliverables to be produced and the project schedule



·
Identifying information required and
proactively obtaining it



·
Coordinating with other disciplines
regarding design development, changes, etc.



This position requires significant supervision of all levels
of personnel. You will be accountable
for technical direction and administration of a small project or an area on a
large project. Your duties and
responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:



·
Gain familiarity with the client’s
expectations, scope, budget and schedule to lead discipline design effort



·
Recognize and communicate scope and design
changes promptly



·
Provide on-site assistance during
startup



·
Produce all electrical specifications
and drawing deliverables



·
Proactively lead and coordinate the
efforts of a design staff to achieve scope, schedule and budget objectives



·
Mentor subordinates



·
Participate in squad checks to insure
coordination between the design disciplines



·
Provide checking services when required



·
Determine construction quantities and
provide construction cost estimates



·
Actively cooperate with members of your
project task force, client personnel and members of your department, as
appropriate



·
Establish a professional and, if
possible, a personal relationship with key client personnel with whom you
interact



·
Understand client expectations, as
determined by the team, and constantly strive to achieve or better these



·
Meet commitments that you make to the
client, individually or as a team, to complete work by certain dates or within
agreed effort hour or cost budgets



·
Produce flawless work with minimum
rework



·
Look for ways to reduce project cost
and schedule and for ways to improve our work processes



·
Be positive and respectful in
everything you say about the client or Jacobs or their personnel






























·
Able to travel and hold a valid US
driver license



·
High
School (minimum)




·
Two
Year Technical Degree or Four Year Non-Technical Degree




·
This
position requires a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in electrical
engineering with 22 years being more common.




·
Working
knowledge of 2D AutoCAD and Microstation




·
Familiarity
with Revit, Rebis, or PDS 3D or other third party design software as determined
necessary




·
Familiarity
with various electrical modeling software such as EasyPower, SKM A-Fault (short
circuit calculation software) and SKM Captor (protective relay coordination
software)




·
Proficient
in Microsoft Mail, Word, Excel and Access




·
Familiarity
with a third party lighting design software package




·
Able
to lead small project team to deliver on commitments




·
Able
to coordinate with the process group to provide efficient equipment layouts and
space usage




·
Able
to gain trust and respect of subordinates and the project engineer/project
manager




·
Good
listening, writing and communication skills




·
Able
to deliver convincing presentation of Jacobs’ services



At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.



**Title:** _Electrical Engineer_



**Location:** _United States-Oregon-Lake Oswego_



**Requisition ID:** _CON00000R_


Jobid: jacobs4-CON00000R

Company:Jacobs

Location:LAKE OSWEGO, OR, 97035, USA

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