The Bergaila Companies

Senior Electrical Engineer - LNG

Posted Date 4 days ago(9/28/2023 1:48 PM)
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Bergaila seeks a Senior Electrical Engineer to work with one of our clients in Quintana, TX.  The Senior Electrical Engineer is primarily accountable for Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) of Engineering Deliverables by the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contractor beginning with Detailed Design through Commissioning and Startup.




- Review and comment on Specifications and Data Sheets, Detailed Design Deliverables, Procurement Packages, and  on Supplier Document Deliverables
- Participate in Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs) of Electrical Systems (infrequent domestic and international travel should be expected)
- Participate in Site Acceptance Tests (SATs) of Electrical Systems
- Review and comment on Power System Study reports consisting of Short Circuit Protection, Arc-Flash, Load Flow
- Review and comment on Protection Schemes, Equipment Ratings, and Protection documents
- Review and comment on Hazardous Area Classification documentation
- Provide support to Regulatory Team for electrical issues
- Coordinate SAFOP (eHAZOP) of Electrical System during the design phase
- Manage resolution of SAFOP follow-up activities by EPC and Freeport LNG
- Participate in HAZOPs and HAZIDs as required

Essential Functions
- Provide Engineering Assurance of EPC design deliverables
- Provide over the shoulder review of EPC deliverables as necessary/required
- Participate in Design Review meetings with EPC
- Participate in Problem Resolution meetings with EPC
- Review and comment on Change Order Requests by EPC
- Participate in meetings with CenterPoint Energy regarding grid configuration, future changes, and interaction with grid equipment


- 15+ years experience with HV and MV electrical power systems and specifically HV Cable Systems, HV Gas Insulated Circuit Breakers, HV Air Insulated Switchyard Equipment, HV Gas Insulated Switchgear, Harmonics, application of Harmonic Filters, Essential Generators, application and programming of Protective Relays, Illumination Systems, Grounding, Ground Potential Rise, Lightning Protection, Bonding
- Experience in Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) equipment.

- Familiar with ETAP Power System Modeling software and associated reports
- Familiar with Modeling of Power System Harmonics and interaction with utilities
- Familiar with IEEE 519 and design and specification of systems to meet the associated requirements
- Excellent planning and organizational skills
- Ability to effectively collaborate and work with management and other disciplines on PMT
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Proficiency in all standard MS Office products
- Ability to work safely, efficiently and effective with minimal guidance and direction.
- Strong written/verbal technical communication skills.


The Bergaila Way:

The Bergaila Companies is a nationally recognized leader in providing staffing services to all sectors of the energy industry. We continually focus on partnering with talented professionals, engineering the perfect fit between our clients and employees. Choosing a career path with Bergaila grants you immediate access to nationally recognized organizations we partner with. Bergaila consistently attracts and retains its Employees with our dedicated internal service team, top tier benefits programs for contractors and their families, and commitment to place you in the desired career of your choice.



Client Overview:

Our client is a leading LNG company headquartered in Houston, TX and places value on being accessible to colleagues at every level of the organization. This includes fostering relationships with their customers, as well as to their community involvement and environmental stewardship.


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