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Project Technical Specialist (Electrical Engineer)

GAI Consultants Inc. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (Onsite) Full-Time
CB Est Salary: $110K/Year
Description GAI Consultants is currently seeking an entry-level Electrical Engineer to work in the Power Delivery Substation Department in our Lisle, IL, or Jackson, MI office. It would be beneficial for the successful candidate to have familiarity with substation design and relevant engineering internship or co-op work experience.


Perform detailed design of low to extra-high-voltage substations and switchyards

Develop and/or revise existing drawings for one line, physical arrangement, electrical schematics, electrical wiring diagrams, grounding, conduit and wire schedules, bill of materials, site development, battery sizing, and equipment layout, including coordinating with CAD operators to develop organized, quality CAD drawings

Integrate physical layout and design of substations to interface with protection and control drawings or vice versa

Develop control and relay panel layouts including assembling the specifications

Create project criteria

Develop design specifications including the overall bill of materials

Design and size auxiliary systems including AC/DC load centers as well as batteries and chargers

Design and size conduit, cable, and backup generators

Travel to client and vendor offices for design reviews

Travel to site locations for construction coordination and field verification of designs

Assist with the technical development of the scope of services and cost estimates for substation and P&C projects

Required Skills and Experience:

Bachelor's (B.S.) degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited program with a strong academic background and coursework in electrical power concepts/AC power systems analysis

Strong communication skills, including written and oral communication skills, in order to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel

Detail-oriented and able to demonstrate professionalism at all times, with a "Client First" approach to all interactions

Ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously and possess strong time management skills.

Proficient with MS Office applications

Desired Skills and Experience:

Familiarity with substation design

Engineer in Training certificate (EIT) or passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam

Relevant engineering internship or co-op work experience

Why GAI:

At GAI, exceptional people have an exceptional place to work, grow, lead, and achieve. Explore an array of opportunities in locations across the U.S., and join accomplished colleagues in tackling challenging projects for a range of markets. Enjoy comprehensive benefits and feel good about being part of a collaborative team that's committed to supporting the communities we serve. Join GAI and distinguish yourself in a company poised for unlimited growth.

GAI Consultants, Inc. is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion by fostering a workforce that represents different communities, cultures, and viewpoints. We will continue to build mutual trust and respect where employees are empowered to share their diverse perspectives, experiences, and ideas.

Benefits of working at GAI include :

Competitive salary -GAI is committed to paying market-based salaries

Comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, dental, company paid Long Term Disability, and Short-Term Disability (benefits start within 30 days of hire)

New paid Maternity/Paternity/Adoption program

Generous Paid Time Off and 7 paid holidays

401k company match

Tuition Reimbursement

Education Bachelors of Electrical Engineering (required)
Bachelors of Engineering Technology (required)
Experience 0 - 1 years: Related work experience. (required)
Licenses & Certifications Driver's License (preferred)
Skills Computer (preferred)
Problem Solving (preferred)
Project Management (preferred)
Teamwork (preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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