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Principal Electrical Engineer

Location : Warren NJ US 07059
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 19437-JF1
Compensation : open - 60-80/h
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 15
Required Education : BS Electrical Engineering
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Engineering

Job Description :


  • Contract position for a Principal Electrical Engineer for capital projects and proposals for electrical facilities and systems for power plants.

  • Confer with engineers, customers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects.

  • Design, implement, and improve electrical facilities and systems for proposals, projects, and existing plants.

  • Operate computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.

  • Direct and coordinate construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and customer requirements.

  • Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish construction and installation standards and specifications.

  • Plan and implement methodologies and procedures to apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.

  • Prepare specifications for purchase of materials and equipment and/ or the solicitations of labor.

  • Supervise and train project team members as necessary.

  • Oversee project construction efforts to assure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time and within budget.

  • Prepare and study technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems, and topographical maps to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements.

  • Investigate customer complaints, determine nature and extent of problem, and recommend remedial measures.

  • Assist in developing capital project programs for new equipment and major repairs.

  • Develop budgets, estimate labor, material, and construction costs.

  • Compile data and write reports regarding existing and potential engineering studies and projects.

  • Conduct field surveys and study maps, graphs, diagrams, and other data to identify and correct power system problems.

  • Maintain a high level of integrity and discipline with a strong work ethic.


Required Qualifications :


  • BS Electrical Engineering

  • PE License required.

  • Minimum 15 years experience (at least five years in an operations environment) in industrial process plant power distribution, including high voltage large motor start schemes, related controls and protection devices.

  • Strong technical background and troubleshooting experience in electrical short circuit analysis, relay protection settings & coordination, power quality analysis, high voltage motor starting schemes and analysis, hazardous area classification and lightning protection.

  • General expertise desirable in large high voltage motors.

  • Good knowledge of the National Electrical Code.

  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD or other computer-aided design software applications.

  • Ability to write clearly about highly technical subject matter for capital project proposals.

  • Thorough understanding of electronic systems and component materials.



Contact: John Forsatz


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