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Bechtel Corporation Senior Electrical Engineer in Knoxville, Tennessee

Requisition ID: 277690

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework

  • Work Location: Knoxville, TN

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Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

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Job Summary:

As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you must have solid experience in electrical systems and layout design. Will be capable of developing design documents, including single lines, load lists, and equipment data sheets, that incorporate the applicable design. In addition, it will be required that the candidate have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), promoting our leadership, quality, and safety values, to external partners including vendors, construction companies, and other subcontractors.

This role will be based in Knoxville, TN with periodic business travel required. #LI-SNH

Major Responsibilities:

Major Responsibilities:

This role will support design development of electrical design and equipment for various projects by preparing studies, drawings, calculations, specifications, and evaluations, in accordance with applicable procedures, codes, standards, and contract requirements. Work with electrical engineers and other technical disciplines in a team environment.

  • Individual must have extensive understanding of all engineering discipline drawings and electrical discipline wiring diagrams, system descriptions, system calculations, 1-line drawings, schematics, and be able to size equipment and perform cable sizing calculations.

  • Works under the direction of Engineering Group Supervisor.

  • Performs special tasks, calculations/studies, and user guides.

  • Responsible to produce basic and higher-tier drawings and documentation in accordance with established conceptual design and scope.

  • Conducts checking as required.

  • Properly interprets and applies codes & standards and customer design requirements, for the preparation of electrical design documents, specifications, material requisitions, and system descriptions related to design tasks.

  • Must be a self-starter and capable of independent creative design, with direction, using Bechtel and industry proven concepts and procedures.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate and work well with others and within a team.

  • Must be able to work well with other disciplines.

  • Must know how to use computer programs such as Microsoft Windows suite.

  • Ability to cope with conflicting deadlines, frequent interruptions, and multiple tasks.

  • Demonstrate leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement, team building, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Develop design drawings.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Requires bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (or international equivalent) and 8-10 years of relevant experience.

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • This role requires a facility-specific clearance that requires U.S. Citizenship.

  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

  • Possess active security clearance or ability to obtain security clearance.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs and other common computer programs.

  • Strong knowledge of electrical systems, schematics, and layouts.

  • Strong understanding of engineering drawings, systems calculations, equipment sizing, and cable sizing.

  • Strong knowledge of power systems load modeling and analysis.

  • Knowledge & application of NEC Code and ANSI/IEEE Standards.

  • Knowledge on electrical equipment specification and material requisitions process and developing procurement documentation.

  • Knowledge or experience with ETAP and other industry wide electrical system design tools, such as CAD 2D and electronic Cable Management System.

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering, from an accredited university, with at least 6-8 years of relevant experience or 10-12 years of relevant work experience.

  • U.S. Professional Engineering License in Electrical Engineering.

  • Experience with SETROUTE program and be able to input and complete corrections to the database.

  • Knowledge of Bechtel corporate guides and standards.

  • Experience in facility construction, start-up, and maintenance practices.

  • Previous Bechtel and/or DOD or DOE project experience.

Total Rewards/Benefits

For decades, Bechtel has worked to inspire the next generation of employees and beyond! Because our teams face some of the world's toughest challenges, we offer robust benefits to ensure our people thrive. Whether it is advancing careers, delivering programs to enhance our culture, or providing time to recharge, Bechtel has the benefits to build a legacy of sustainable growth. Learn more at Bechtel Total Rewards

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As a global company, Bechtel has long been home to a vibrant multitude of nationalities, cultures, ethnicities, and life experiences. This diversity has made us a more trusted partner, more effective problem solvers and innovators, and a more attractive destination for leading talent.

We are committed to being a company where every colleague feels that they belong-where colleagues feel part of "One Team," respected and rewarded for what they bring, supported in pursuing their goals, invested in our values and purpose, and treated equitably. Click here to learn more about the people who power our legacy.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to acesstmt@bechtel.com