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Electrical Engineering II - Los Angeles Refinery

Wilmington, CA 90744

Posted: 05/19/19 Job Category: Oil and Gas Job Number: 4312
Electrical Engineer II

Job  Description: 
Provide Electrical Engineering and Maintenance technical expertise in all areas pertaining to plant electrical systems to ensure safe, environmentally sound and profitable operation. 

Responsibilities: 
The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the following: 

• Manage capital and maintenance projects which includes engineering, design, budget, schedule, construction, and interfacing with other departments and engineering firms. 
• Provide technical expertise for capital and maintenance projects pertaining to refinery equipment, including power distribution systems, motor controls, switch gear, UPS systems, and substations. 
• Oversee application and interpretation of the National Electric Code and other applicable codes and standards (e.g. NFPA, API). 
• Oversee adherence to city and county regulations including special equipment approvals (U.L. or equal) and building permits. 
• Direct and advise the application of Company standards in electrical design, equipment specification, construction and testing. 
• Determine hazardous area classifications and oversee application of appropriate equipment. 
• Manage electrical system expansion to provide appropriate capacity, orderly growth, reliability, maintainability and expandability. 
• Make recommendations regarding reliability of standard power distribution systems and application of backup systems (e.g. emergency generators, uninterruptible power supplies). 
• Manage handling of power requests and coordinate with other proposed projects or ones in progress. 
• Review equipment specifications and drawings for projects pertaining to equipment location, single-line, area classification and schematic drawings. 
• Recommend/approve vendors for purchase of equipment and provide technical review of bids. 
• Contribute to cost estimate of projects. 
• Provide long range planning for electrical long range plans. 
• Assure proper instructions and training for operations use of electrical equipment, including start up, operations, shutdown, lock out and emergency conditions. 
• Conduct system analysis studies (load flow, voltage drop, short circuit, relay coordination, etc.) and work to correct deficiencies. 

Basic / Minimum Qualifications: 
• Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering 
7+ years of experience 
• Have a dominant safety focus. 
• Complete complex assignments in a timely manner. 
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal, are required. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Registered Professional Engineer. 
• Prior work experience in industrial power distribution systems.

Kent Hudson
VP, Sales and Marketing

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