Electrical Project Engineer

Batavia, IL 60510

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Electrical Engineering Job Number: Na917274926 Compensation: 62.50

Job Description

Title: Electrical Project Engineer

Location: Lead, South Dakota

Hire Type: 2+ year contract with full medical, PTO, paid holidays, 401K

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Reference Job Description:

  • Have primary responsibility for coordinating all matters related to electrical infrastructure (power distribution up to 15 kV, fiberoptic communications distribution, networking infrastructure)
  • Coordination includes Architect/Engineering firms that provided designs for the project, team responsible for the detector systems, as well as the team and their facilities design contractors
  • Provide oversight of the construction contracts related to electrical and IT construction for which has sole or shared financial responsibility.
  • Assist with providing cost, schedule, and scope management of the Far-Site Conventional Facilities within the Project, including earned value management, monthly reporting, and participation in project reviews.
  • Develop cost estimates for field changes for use in evaluating change requests from subcontractors.
  • Utilize the project’s Web-Based Project Management System to document and process RFI’s, submittals, change requests, etc.
  • Compare contractually required submittals to contract and design documents and advise Design Manager on acceptance or rejection for items like invoices/pay applications, job hazard analysis (JHA), required tests and inspections, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution
  • 6 years of relevant engineering experience, or a Master’s degree with 4 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with power infrastructure at low and medium voltage (up to 15 kV)
  • Willing to travel domestically and/or internationally as required (minimal travel required)
  • Able to work outside normal work hours as needed. Position is normally schedule for daytime M-F
  • Able to work at heavy civil construction sites, at heights, and deep underground.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


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