Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
6/25/2016
Job Category:
Engineering
Engineer I
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Brown and Caldwell | Portland, OR
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join our growing team. Electrical equipment upgrades, low and medium voltage plant power distribution system design, motor control centers, variable frequency drives, control wiring diagrams, arc flash hazards analysis, short circuit coordination studies, power quality studies, and related equipment for plant power are services in high demand from our clients. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an entry level engineer to begin their engineering career, do challenging and meaningful work, and protect the earth's resources at the same time. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in the potable water, wastewater, infrastructure and environmental arena on both the public and private side, with the potential to gain new knowledge, skills, and relationships in a collaborative, innovative and supportive environment, let's talk.

Job Expectations:

For the right candidate, this position offers the opportunity for significant professional growth and the potential to collaborate with local and national teams. In this role, your responsibilities will include power system coordination modeling, conceptual design development, layout and selection of equipment, development of contract drawings using 2D and 3D design approaches, bid package preparation, field investigations, system testing, startups, and commissioning and other support services during construction both in the office and the field. We are looking for candidates who have a passion for building things, meeting new people, and desire to work with seasoned professionals who perform industrial. Municipal, and other water/wastewater related work. Primary responsibilities include:

Successfully execute electrical designs to be on time and on budget using company systems and tools
Support business opportunities and assist in sales and marketing efforts (proposal preparation, interviewing, scope, fee, etc.)
Desire to learn how to design instrumentation and control (I&C) system design, which include networks, PLC panels, motor controls, valve controls, and instrumentation wiring.
Perform contractor construction submittal reviews and request for information documents and general electrical design activities for plant and pump station power systems
Producing effective and accurate written documents, reports, and technical memorandums
Collaborate with a national team of technical experts in the Electrical and I&C group

Position Requirements

BS in Electrical Engineering
Minimum of 1 year of experience as an Electrical Engineer desired
Experience in industrial power systems design, service entrance, feeder and branch circuits, lighting, emergency power and power distribution equipment is desired
Knowledge in the application of the National Electrical Code
Knowledge and understanding of electrical safety systems, NFPA 70E
Effective oral and written communication
Able to multi-task, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and work independently with a willingness to learn
Candidate should be a self-starter, results-oriented and be able to work under tight and pressured deadlines

Join, Grow, Have Fun

We're growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally. We have a strong focus on employee development and offer a defined Progression Path advancement program; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentations as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider). Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.