Electrical Power System Designer
Transtech Fabrication, LLC
Electrical Power System Designer
ENERGYneering Solutions Inc. ® (ESI) provides exceptional technical expertise in engineering and operations for the biogas utilization and management industries. Since 2007, ESI has specialized in design, construction, and operations for biogas projects that collectively produce over one million MWh of renewable electricity and over 50 million gallons of renewable vehicle fuel every year. ESI is built upon the principle of providing our clients with unmatched experience, flexibility, and follow-through.
ESI is located in - beautiful Central Oregon, at the foot of the Cascade Mountain Range and the edge of the Deschutes National Forest, surrounded by world-class skiing, biking, hunting, fishing, hiking, climbing, and just about any other outdoor activity you can imagine. ESI elected to build its headquarters in Central Oregon because of the quality of life the region provides. The company takes pride in encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle for its employees.
ESI’s core values include pride of ownership, a limitless desire to learn, and a relentless approach to solving any challenge. A successful ESI employee not only embraces these values but knows when to lean on the team for support and guidance. We acknowledge that our fast-paced and dynamic environment is not for everyone, but if you are looking for independence and new challenges, ESI will be a great fit.
The Electrical Power System Designer will work closely with other engineers, project managers, and ESI’s O&M teams in support of the company’s ongoing biogas utilization projects. The position will be responsible for developing commercial and industrial power systems, determining the best and safest electrical solutions for top performance. An ability to work independently, self-motivate, and communicate effectively with team members is of the utmost importance to this position. ESI values both continuous improvement and feedback from its employees. Consequently, the Electrical Power System Designer is expected to provide feedback to department leadership on ways that processes and designs may be optimized. The rate of pay for this position is dependent upon the experience and skill set of the candidate selected. The pay range is from $40 to $48 per hour.
The Electrical Power System Designer will report to the Engineering Department leadership staff. This position may be based in Central Oregon or the Golden, Colorado area.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Design and prepare engineering drawings for permitting, estimating, and construction.
- Create and review coordination, grounding, lightning, arc flash, and short circuit studies.
- Coordinate electrical designs with utilities, vendors, and suppliers.
- Develop electrical protection systems, including OCPD and protective power relay settings.
- Work with electrical test equipment and assist in the commissioning of low voltage and medium voltage power systems.
- Participate in HAZOP and design review studies.
- Support ESI’s Operations with safety systems, troubleshooting, and optimization.
- Interact with other engineering disciplines, designers, and departments throughout the company.
- Develop working knowledge of ISA, NFPA, UL, safety codes, fire codes, and other industry standards.
- Prepare specifications and technical reports.
- Seek ways to improve and promote quality, demonstrating accuracy and thoroughness in all work.
- Ability and willingness to travel 20 – 25% of the time on an annual basis.
- Journeyman Electrician or a Power System Designer with (4) years of experience or an engineer with a 4 year degree in electrical engineering.
- Exceptional organizational skills and an ability to meet deadlines.
- Ability to set up, program, and oversee testing of new and installed electrical equipment.
- Basic AutoCad skills - capable of developing one-line diagrams and 2D drawings related to electrical power systems.
- Abilty to communicate and work effectively as a team member in an engineering environment.
- Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of software. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
- Prefer a minimum of (4) years of experience in the design of electrical power systems based on a solid understanding of the current National Electrical Code.
- A background in PLC based control systems, protective relay coordination and arc flash analysis would be very helpful in this role.
- Facility UPS System and generator design.
- NETA Testing.
- Proficiency with Schweitzer Electrical Laboratories, Basler, and GE protection products and software.
- 401k Company match 100% of your first 3% contribution and 50% of your contributions on the next 2% of salary deferral.
- 100% employer-sponsored life insurance, long-term disability, and AD&D.
- Group health, dental and vision insurance.
- Annual allowance for continuing education.