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Senior Electrical & Instrument Engineers ~ Downers Grove, IL

  • Senior Electrical Engineer and Instrument Engineer positions are responsible for meeting budgeted hours, planned schedule, and agreed-upon level of quality on assigned project work.
  • Producing a complete definition of electrical requirements incorporating applicable code and customer requirements
  • Preparing electrical requirement documents for the designer, fabricator, and installer
  • Preparing single-line diagrams and electrical schematics for control of motors, electric heaters, and panel boards
  • Preparing electrical area classification drawings
  • Preparing power wiring, instrument wiring, grounding, lighting and receptacle layout drawings
  • Preparing panel board and junction box layout drawings
  • Preparing installation details for electrical
  • Preparing heat-tracing calculations and heat-tracing layout drawings and isometrics
  • Preparing cable schedules for power wiring and instrument cable
  • Preparing electrical equipment requisitions and electrical equipment cost tabulations
  • Performing equipment-sizing calculations for switchgear, motor control equipment, cable, etc.
  • Evaluating electrical portion of supplier bids and participating in the supplier selection process
  • Inspecting electrical equipment and fabrication for conformance with project requirements and applicable codes
  • Inspecting electrical site construction for conformance with project requirements and applicable codes

Job Requirements

  • Candidate should have approximately 5 - 10 years of electrical experience in refinery industry
  • Candidate must be familiar with specifying electrical equipment, electrical engineering and design. 
  • Overall understanding of basic electrical engineering principles and application for medium and low voltage systems. 
  • Experience and knowledge in single line diagrams, power distribution studies, grounding, lighting, electric heat tracing and instrumentation wiring, schematics and wiring diagrams and equipment specifications. 
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and SKM a plus.
  • Must be results-oriented and a self-starter. 
  • Must possess strong communication and inter-personal skills. 
  • Must be organized, able to prioritize and multi-task, work in a team environment and take direction from supervisors & peers.
  • Must be able to travel and work at a client site.
  • Field experience preferred
  • 5-10 years of experience in petrochemical or chemical industries
  • BSEE
  • $35-45/hr
  • Indefinite contract

Job Snapshot

Contact Name Bill Riggs
Contact Phone 281-537-9103
Post Date 2/7/2015
Location Downers Grove, IL
Base Pay $35.00 - $45.00 /Hour
Other Pay Provided during interview process
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Engineering, Design, Construction
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 5 to greater than 15 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Oil Refining - Petroleum - Drilling, Chemical, Electronics
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID E/I Engs_Downers Grove, IL_dwBR
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