Electrical Engineer

Kansas City, KS 66219

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Civil Engineering Job Number: Cg860322315 Compensation: $59-90 / hour

Job Description

Title: Electrical Engineer OR Sr. Electrical Engineer
Hire Type: Contract-To-Hire
Location: Kansas City, KS 

(If you have enough experience this role can be fully REMOTE anywhere in the United States; If not, this position is based on a Hybrid schedule out of Lenexa, KS)

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

The Electrical Engineer will design large power projects. They will prepare technical specifications, coordinate design efforts with other personnel.

  • Evaluate, select, and apply engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to design the conceptual of large power projects.
  • Schedule, review, and coordinate design efforts with other project personnel, performing bid evaluations of equipment and construction proposals and developing recommendations for contract award.
  • Prepare electrical engineer designs, including layout, design schematics, calculations, and conceptual design, utilizing standard methods and project principles.
  • Train and mentor junior engineers, maintaining a comprehensive understanding of departmental design standards, applicable engineering codes,
  • Work as a part of a large project team including both in-house inter-discipline engineers and construction superintendents to provide our clients the industry’s best of both engineering and physical design.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited four-year college or university
  • EIT or PE preferred not required.
  • At least 3 years’ experience performing power engineering related duties, with 7+ years of electrical engineering experience total
  • Familiarity with basic computer operation, experience with an introductory computer programming courses, and the ability to use electrical department design software tools.
  • Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jessica Les
Technical Recruiter

Jessica Les is a distinguished Principal Recruiter and dedicated Team Lead specializing in the Utilities Division at Sterling. With an impressive 6-year tenure at Sterling, Jessica’s passion for making a difference in individuals' careers and her dynamic approach to the recruitment landscape set her apart as a prominent figure in talent acquisition.

In her role as a Principal Recruiter and Team Lead, Jessica brings a wealth of expertise to the Utilities Division. Her deep understanding of the industry's intricacies enables her to skillfully match candidates with roles that align with their experiences and aspirations. As a Team Lead, Jessica guides and inspires her team to excel, fostering a culture of excellence and collaboration.

Jessica’s greatest joy in recruiting is the ability to impact someone's career journey positively. She thrives on the diversity of her work, embracing each day as an opportunity to tackle new challenges and gain fresh experiences. Her unwavering commitment to learning is evident in her proactive approach to staying updated about the utility industry, whether delving into the intricacies of a new role or staying abreast of the latest projects companies are undertaking.

Her advice to job seekers is grounded in thorough preparation, emphasizing the importance of research. Jessica encourages candidates to familiarize themselves with the company and the role they're applying for and assess how their own experiences align with the position. Most importantly, she underscores the value of authenticity, urging candidates to be themselves during interviews as it fosters genuine connections.

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