Electrical Engineer

Powell Industries, Inc. North Canton , OH 44720

Posted 1 week ago

The electrical engineer will act as the primary technical interface between Powell project managers and our customers on all Powell projects. The electrical engineer will play a significant role in managing technical project costs, schedules, planning, risk management and communication. Our electrical engineers are the technical experts for Powell projects.

  • Responsible for specification review and communication of requirements to the business to enable compliance

  • Collaboration with the project manager on all engineering aspects of the project

  • Proactively manage overall engineering cost/budget and risk on a project

  • Accountable for maintaining engineering activities in a project schedule

  • Create project specific submittal logs that align with the project schedule

  • Generate and manage request for information/variance

  • Act as customer interface for technical inquiries on the project

  • Review and mark-up project documents for incorporation by production engineering team

  • Manage major buy-outs

  • Responsible for managing and reviewing vendor drawings for compliance to project specifications

  • Write vendor request for proposal for non-major buy-outs

  • Attend customer/vendor meetings and factory acceptance tests as required

  • Participate in internal project meetings as requested

  • Create test procedures (Production, Field)

  • Responsible for technical content of O&M Manuals

  • Coordinate with documentation specialist for generation of O&M Manuals

  • Familiar coordination studies

  • Ability to engineer basic Powell products

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in electrical engineering or other related field from an accredited institution and/or equivalent work experience.

  • Preferably 2-5 years of electrical engineering experience, in the construction, manufacturing, oil & gas and/or power distribution industry, or similarly complex projects.

  • Detail oriented and results driven

  • Ability to effectively execute on projects

  • Knowledge of codes and standards: ANSI, IEEE

  • Understanding of power systems, relay application, coordination and short circuit studies

  • Strong computer skills and ability to quickly adapt to Powell business systems.

  • Ability to analyze and answer technical questions from customers, project managers, sales/estimating when needed.

From strategic locations across the world, Powell is focused to deliver superior value to its customers through a full range of differentiated IEC and ANSI products and services. This offering is designed to satisfy the discerning requirements of the global market, across all industry sectors. Powell's equipment is used to safely and successfully power the operations of a diverse customer base:

  • Oil and Gas

  • Petrochemicals

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Power Generation and Distribution

  • Pulp and Paper

  • Food and Beverage

  • Mining and Metals

  • Electric Utilities

  • Traction Power

The Powell culture has and will always be founded through our "can do" attitude. If we can imagine it, we can do it by transforming our visions into reality. Powell's goal is to be the company our customers can call when it absolutely has to be done right and on time. Our custom engineered-to-order solutions are second to none in providing the value you need and expect.

The electrical power industry is amongst the most safety-conscious groups in the world. Powell's core philosophy, to be Powered by Safety, ensures our products are designed to reinforce this position by bringing safety-related features to our customers. Powell knows and understands the concern of engineers, operators, maintenance technicians, employees, and suppliers. Compared to our peers, we deliver the most value by developing products and systems that function at the highest degree of safety while providing the ultimate in skilled operation and design.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use the careers site as a result of your disability.

To request an accommodation, send an email to mailto:eoemployment@powellind.com or call 713-378-2685 and let us know the nature of your request and provide your contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this email and/or phone number. Only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.


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