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Electrical Engineer

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Posted: 01/11/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 49452

Job Description

Kavaliro has partnered with a client who is looking for an Electrical Engineer for an exciting contract to hire scenario.  The Electrical Engineer is the primary technical point of contact for all project deliverables. The Engineer’s responsibilities include developing project objectives, writing specifications, performing calculations, reviewing and selecting equipment, and supporting the creation of drawings. They will interact with all team members to perform work correctly and promptly along with promoting professional development. They will also actively manage their time to maintain efficient, effective, and accurate production within their projects. Also, the Engineer will have strong communication skills and be able to accomplish the results of the project at hand.   DUTIES:
  • Communicate effectively and proactively.
  • Take an active role in growing skills, abilities, and knowledge to further understand all aspects of the position.
  • Perform well in both individual and team environments.
  • Take on additional responsibilities and assignments willingly.
  • Accomplish tasks often on fixed and tight deadlines for multiple and often simultaneous projects.
  • Excel in a fast-paced working environment with aggressive deadlines.
  • Able to identify needs, develop solutions, and articulate ideas.
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail and excellent writing skills.
  • Exhibit self-starter mentality and effectively manage time.
  • Familiar with Oil & Gas industry practices and standards.
  • Conduct oneself with a professional demeanor.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety.
  • Actively engage in professional development.
  • Champion company goals and processes.
  • Actively participate in QA/QC to ensure consistency within the department.
  • Work with Project teams to ensure project deliverables are completed accurately and on time.
  • Clearly convey design philosophies, expectations, and timeline.
  • Coordinate regulatory, permitting, survey, and third-party construction efforts.
  • Specify all engineered equipment and specialty items.
  • Perform calculations to evaluate proposed designs.
  • Evaluate design’s overall effectiveness, cost, reliability, and safety.
  • Communicate design changes with key project team members.
  • Understand and apply standard engineering principles.
  • Treat all company information and customer information confidentially.
  Knowledge and Skills Requirements
  • 2+ years of hands on Electrical Engineering experience
  • Bachelors degree in electrical engineering
  • EIT certificate a plus
  • Competent in arc flash, short circuit and relay setting studies using SKM or ETAP software Experience in generating the following deliverables:
    • Load list
    • One-line diagrams
    • Power cable/conduit schedules
    • Conduit/cable tray plans and details
    • Grounding plans and details
    • Area classification plans and details
    • Lighting plans and details
    • Panel schedules
    • Heat trace plan and details
    • Cathodic protection plan and details
    • E-House layout
    • E-house /PDC specifications
    • Motor control schematics
    • Electrical equipment specifications and data sheets (MCC, UPS, transformers, etc.)
    • Lightning protection plans and details
    • Electrical rack drawings Familiarity with NEC, NEMA, IEEE, and API 500 and how they apply to the oil and gas industry\
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time (the other time in the office)

Kavaliro provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Kavaliro is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Kavaliro will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please respond to this posting to connect with a company representative.


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