Industrial Electrical Engineer

Cedar Rapids, IA 60014

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Electrical Engineering Job Number: Dj810831310 Compensation: 102500

Job Description

Title: Industrial Electrical Engineer

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

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Hire Type: Direct Hire - $90-110k - depending on experience

Job Duties:
• Jointly develop load lists and sequence of operations (SOO) with Project Engineer
• Communicate with third-party equipment suppliers to understand their equipment’s electrical requirements, and scope of installation
• Develop single-line electrical power schematics based on load lists
• Specify secondary transformers and switchboards
• Design low voltage (480V) power distribution system to MCCs
• Design building grounding grid/system
• Develop electrical plan sheets, wiring schematics, detail drawings, and specifications
• Develop cable & conduit schedules, panel schedules, instrument lists, and electrical/controls BOMs
• Advise mechanical and civil engineering counterparts of clearance and access requirements around electrical equipment, and loading imposed on structures by electrical conduit and equipment
• Specify secondary transformers and switchboards
• Specify MCCs/panelboards based on load lists and device requirements
• Select field devices jointly with Project Engineer such as proximity switches, safety e-stops, level probes/sensors, etc.
• Design HMI panels, HOA/JOA boxes, and other operator interface features
• Develop electrical construction cost estimates
• Perform calculations necessary to support all steps of the design process
• Create requests for quotation for equipment (secondary substations, MCCs, panels, etc.)
• Create requests for quotation for installation, including materials and labor
• Evaluate supplier and contractor quotations, and make purchase recommendations jointly with Project Engineer
• Provide on-site supervision and technical support of installation, startup, and commissioning
• Monitor installation to confirm adherence to scope of work, and be able to accept, mitigate, or rebut change order requests

• Understand client’s specifications for electrical equipment and systems, and ensure the design complies or offer superior alternatives
• Ensure design meets all applicable codes and regulations such as NEC, local codes, accepted industry practices, and place safety as prime importance
• Communicate with local electrical inspector to understand local expectations prior to commencing design work
• Candidate Requirements
• Willing and able to travel to jobsites as required
To qualify for this position, you will need to have:
• Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering
• PE license in at least one US state, NCEES record preferred
• Minimum 7 years’ experience in electrical engineering in heavy industrial applications

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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