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Electrical/Control Systems Engineer

Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
SPEC Services, Inc. is a premier firm in Electrical & Control Systems engineering and is seeking a self-motivated and energetic applicant to apply for an Electrical/Control Systems Engineer position in Southern California.
About the Position
In this position, you will apply your knowledge of the principles of electrical systems to:
Prepare engineering calculations such as short circuit, load flow, motor starting, relay coordination and arc flash.
Direct design staff in the preparation of construction drawing packages of medium and low voltage power systems, grounding, lighting, instrumentation and control systems.
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop the best solution for a variety of power and control systems challenges.
The position has a flexible 9/80 work schedule with a hybrid work location, supporting the Fountain Valley office.
Your core duties and responsibilities may require you to do the following:
Act as an engineering lead on the electrical and control systems portion of multi-discipline projects.
Prepare data sheets and specifications for electrical equipment for power distribution center (PDC), switchgear, transformer, motor control center (MCC), variable frequency drive (VFD), starter, control panel, etc.
Perform electrical calculations using ETAP or SKM software.
Participate in startup, performance testing and troubleshooting.
Participate in planning, cost control and scheduling for assigned projects.
Develop and review TIC estimates.
Maintain effective communication and relationships with project team members and clients, with a commitment to building enduring relationships leading to customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Prepare & issue RFQ's, evaluate vendor quotations, clarifications, Technical Bid Analysis, etc.
Review vendor documents, drawings, datasheets, specifications and calculations.
Guide permitting through local agencies, interfacing with clients and construction contractors, performing field investigations and structural observations.
Skill Requirements
Strong verbal, written and communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate technical subject matter to a wide range of audiences
Desire and ability to learn new skills and assume greater responsibilities
Working knowledge with instrumentation, programmable logic controllers (PLC) and distributed control systems (DCS) is preferred.
Knowledge in electrical engineering and design, NEC and API 500 with working electrical construction experience is required.
Ability to visit local project sites for data gathering and inspections with occasional travel to farther locations
Experience and Education Requirements
Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering is required.
2+ years designing projects involving medium and low voltage power systems, grounding, lighting, instrumentation and/or control systems is required.
Energy infrastructure experience is preferred.
Engineering consulting experience is preferred.
California Electrical EIT certification is required. California Professional Engineer license is strongly preferred.
Valid driver's license and clean driving record is required.


Keywords: SPEC SERVICES INC., Fountain Valley , Electrical/Control Systems Engineer, Professions , Fountain Valley, California

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