Houston Interests

Associate Electrical Engineer - River Consulting

Engineering | Columbus, OH, United States

POSITION TITLE: Associate Electrical Engineer

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology


Job Summary:

The Associate Electrical Engineer is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of all electrical design requirements for the project. This person is to seek to gain experience with power system design specializing in high, medium and low voltage power distribution, unit substations, switchgear and MCC layout and design, power one line diagrams, short circuit, protective device coordination, and arc flash studies and calculations.

Core Values:

Our Core Values describe what our clients have said they value in us, and what we have said that we value in each other.  They are attributes that describe us when we are performing at our best, and capture the values that make us unique and drive our success.  When we are at our best, we are: Technical, Dependable, Honest, Helpful, Professional, Adaptable, Innovative, Devoted, Insightful, and Proactive.

Core Competencies:

  • Able to identify and analyze problems and identify solutions
  • Gain understanding of discipline specific engineering practices and processes
  • Self-starter and takes initiative to learn
  • Able to work with a team, take direction from supervisor, keep required work schedule, focus on attention to details, and follow work rules
  • Gain experience in the design of Industrial Power Systems
  • Gain experience with Load Analysis using EZPower, SKM or ETap and hand calculations
  • Gain experience with grounding design
  • Gain experience with industrial lighting design
  • Gain experience with design of cable tray and conduit systems
  • Gain experience sizing cable and wire
  • Gain experience with short circuit calculations
  • Gain experience with ARC Flash Analysis
  • Gain experience with Power Distribution Equipment design including Transformers, Switchgear, MCCs, and Panel Boards
  • Gain experience with the interpretation of the NEC
  • Attain EIT and work towards PE
  • Gain experience with bulk or liquid material handling, natural gas, food processing, oil and gas, or power industries
  • Candidates must have a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with clients, co-workers and management
  • Work with Discipline Lead, Project Engineer, and Project Manager to justify areas over budget and behind schedule
  • Know and understand the discipline specific scope of work, design criteria, and project standards
  • Responsible for assisting with the completion of technical portions of a project, and specific design tasks
  • Responsible for assisting in the preparation of control system design documents including schematics, I/O lists, panel designs, control narratives, programs and commissioning plans
  • Responsible for assisting with and preparing calculations
  • Review work with the Engineer of record
  • Interface with electrical project engineer to obtain necessary information in a timely manner
  • Proactively communicate any concerns, problems, or technical decisions that impact the project (ie. layouts, budget, other disciplines)
  • Document and maintain all communication that impacts technical decisions
  • Participate in weekly meetings as requested to verify scope and information
  • Check work received from Designers/Drafters for correctness and quality
  • Verify that work meets River and/or project standards
  • Verify Designers/Drafters working under Engineer are following QA/QC standards
  • Assist with and participate in FAT, SAT and on-site commissioning and operator training
  • Ensure all engineering tasks are on budget
  • Ensure all engineering tasks are on schedule