Sr Electrical Engineer

Seneca Resources - Chester, VA4.2

Full-time$120,000 a year
Position Title: Sr. Electrical Engineer

Location: Richmond, VA

Work Status: US

Position Status: Direct Hire

Compensation: 90-125K

Position Description:
Our client is looking for Sr. Electrical Engineer for a position located in Richmond, VA. They have grown to become one of the largest privately held multi-discipline engineering firms in central Virginia. Possessing vast experience and technical expertise, we deliver unparalleled value to our customers.

They are a multi-discipline engineering consulting office supporting manufacturing facilities and clients in the Eastern US with areas of specialization including: project feasibility studies, process improvement analysis, new process design, process upgrades, air pollution abatement technology and integration, environmental compliance, product design, industrial capital projects, and detailed project/construction estimates. The company serves Fortune 500 companies in industries such as food processing, films, fibers, plastics, paper, chemicals, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, power, metals, wastewater treatment, and discrete manufacturing.

Required Skills: Senior Electrical Engineers are willing and able to visit client facilities and discuss problems. They also have the ability to develop subsequent solutions, then write and effectively communicate scopes of work and/or proposals. This is huge – we need people with technical skills that can think on their feet, recognize a client need and offer help. Senior Electrical Engineers need to be able to develop work scopes independently with limited supervision or guidance. Typically, in order to do this, a candidate for this position will need experience in manufacturing to understand the various roles: production, maintenance, planning, HS&E, and engineering in order to know where, within a facility, the information necessary to develop a solution can be found.

Responsible for performing electrical engineering duties on assigned projects including power distribution, machine control design, instrument and control design, and programming (PLC, PC, MMI, etc.)
Develop bids, proposals, scopes of work, scope changes, correspondence, estimates, schedules, material lists, specifications, theories of operation, programming documentation, design concepts, design drawings and other project documentation per customer and corporate guidelines
Perform field work and technical research
Perform technical studies and calculations
Perform programming and system commissioning

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
7+ years of heavy industrial experience
Extensive knowledge of the National Electrical Code
Extensive knowledge of 600V power distribution systems
Extensive knowledge of plant infrastructure and equipment installation design
Working knowledge of medium voltage power distribution systems a plus
Working knowledge of industrial control systems a plus
Plant engineering experience a plus
Working knowledge of AutoCAD a plus
Enjoys working in, and sometimes leading, teams on large multi-discipline projects
Good people and communication skills
Design of electrical and control schematics
Specify equipment/instrumentation based on a clients’ description of his idea or written scope
Specify medium voltage equipment, such as, MCCs, power transformers, distribution panels, etc.
Working knowledge of NEC, BOCA and other codes related to design
Familiar with instrumentation and its applications
Working knowledge of AC/DC Drive technology and integration
Experience in Class 1/Division 1 settings
Experience in electrical and instrumentation design in hazardous location/NEC Article 500
Experience in project estimating

Preferred Requirements:
PE Registration
Experience in an industrial chemical processing environment
Current working knowledge of AutoCAD
Current working knowledge of MS Project

About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry. Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston, Virginia, Alabama and Columbia, Maryland that service clients throughout the United States. The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business. We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement. In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.