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Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer

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We are currently seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer with prior oil and gas experience for a leading LNG company headquartered in Quintana, TX.


The Electrical Engineer will work under the direction of the Maintenance Manager to ensure the safe and reliable operations of the equipment in the terminal. The complexity of the electrical power systems in both the LQF and PTF plants requires the availability of high level technical expertise on short notice to understand unfolding events, explain them to Operations and to maintenance personnel; and to supervise repairs and restarting problematic electrical equipment.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 


- Responsibility for all static electrical equipment reliability - high voltage experience is a plus

- Learning operations of all facility processes and equipment
- Assisting facility personnel with operational and maintenance problems
- Performing advanced equipment troubleshooting
- Evaluating electrical and electromechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research programs and can apply principles of electrical engineering
- Confirming system and product capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods and testing properties
- Developing electrical and electromechanical products by studying customer requirements
- Researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials
- Confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes
- Preparing reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
- Providing engineering information by answering questions and requests
- Maintaining product and company reputation by complying with government regulations
- Keeping equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services
- Completing projects by training and guiding technicians
- Insuring all regulatory requirements are met, regarding maintenance activities for electrical equipment
- Good analytical problem solving skills, including root cause analysis
- Assisting in creating, updating, and maintaining Maintenance Procedures for electrical equipment


- BS in Electrical Engineering
- 10+ years experience in plant reliability engineering
- 5-7 years experience in planned and unplanned maintenance scheduling
- Knowledge and experience working with electrical harmonics, harmonic filters, and non-linear loads, High Voltage and Medium Voltage electrical power systems
- Knowledge and experience in the application and programming of protective relays, with focus on Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories equipment, illumination, methods, luminary types, & calculations, grounding, ground potential rise, & static bonding and the National Electrical Code
- Familiarity with NFPA 70E, Safety in Design, and Safety in the field

- Control Engineering with production planning, and job knowledge
- Ability to develop and lead the MOC process
- Strong general consulting and planning skills
- Experience in reading and understanding P&ID & PFD drawings and Instrument & Electrical drawings
- Understanding of Vendor/Equipment supplied data sheets
- Good analytical problem solving skills, including root cause failure/analysis
- Active learner and a self-starter/motivated
- Trouble shooting/analytical skills
- Effective communications, good presentation skills, strong computer skills, SAP experience, MS, Management of budgets
- Permitting work, incident reporting, Confined Space Entry, Energy Isolation