The electrical power industry is among the most safety-conscious groups in the world. Powell's core philosophy, to be Powered by Safety®, ensures our products are designed to reinforce this position by bringing safety-related features to our customers. Compared to our peers, we deliver the highest value to our customers by producing products and systems that function with the highest degree of safety while providing the ultimate in efficient operation and design.
Join our team of experts! As an Electrical Engineer, you will act as the primary technical partner between Powell project managers and our customers on all Powell projects. Our electrical engineers are the technical experts for Powell projects!
Design and consult on complex jobs.
Read and interpret customer job specifications.
Transmit drawings to production and customer.
Interface with project management, customer and production.
Work leader responsibilities may include task assignment, performance feedback, on-the-job training, directing lower-level engineering personnel to appropriate sources of information, products, vendors, etc.
Reports to Engineer Supervisor.
Internal relationships include regular interaction: Engineering supervisors, project management, sales, engineering, and manufacturing.
External relationships include regular interaction with customers and suppliers.
Assist in the training of the lower levels of engineering.
Responsibilities, Skills, Experience, and Requirements
Minimum 1-3 years of experience in an Engineering role
BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Technology
Applicable computer skills using Word, Excel, Outlook, Lync
Previous AutoCAD or drafting software skills preferred
Develop Detailed Bills of material for SWGR and MCC using Agile, Oracle or other similar programs
Ability to learn/use Primavera P6 to update project status and keep all assigned projects on schedule
Ability to read customer specifications, compare to the quote and provide technical feedback to project management and the customer on differences
Basic understanding to very proficient at job reviews (i.e., acquired knowledge of specs that Powell should take exception to and specs that require special attention; able to accurately interpret customer specs, etc.)
Apply technical documents to develop one-lines, three-lines and control schemes for SWGR and MCC using AutoCAD
Apply cost competitive techniques to develop the most cost-effective solution for the engineered to order product
Able to apply NEC, ANSI, and various other codes as it applies to the day-to-day activity
Basic to thorough understanding of power system application along with relay application and coordination
Coordination with Project Management throughout the project
Constant contact with production to answer questions and provide clarification and/or authorization on design changes
Follow standard engineering processes and timelines.
Worked on Multiple Project simultaneously and managed workload as per priority
Check wiring diagrams completed by others
Available to analyze and answer technical questions from lower-level engineers
Able to understand, interpret and trouble shoot most customers’ needs and problems
Provide technical assistance to sales, engineering and inspection on daily problems
Assist with and solve problems of other production engineers on a daily basis.
Check completed jobs of other engineers
Learn policies and procedures, work instruction, ISO policies, Safety Rules and Regulations, and vendor products
The employee typically performs duties in a normal office environment. There will be some work in a shop environment and exposure to the elements of our shop. Additionally, there may be some work performed in the field with exposure to construction sites or active customer facilities.
It is the policy of Powell Industries to promote safe working conditions for ALL employees, to make available where necessary special equipment to protect employees against specific hazards, to reduce accidents through prevention programs and to establish rules that are designed for the safety of all. It is the responsibility of each employee to adhere to this policy, as well as to observe all safety practices and exercise every precaution for the safety of accidents.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, carry or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; talk or hear; walk; sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
In our 70+ year history, Powell has always known that our employees are at the heart of our success. Without question, we have the most talented people in all parts of our organization.
As a manufacturer, we recruit and hire experienced and knowledgeable applicants to ensure our product is engineered, fabricated and assembled to customer specifications!
Powered by Innovation - Powell’s culture has and will always be founded in our "can do" attitude. If we can imagine it, we can do it.
Become a part of our story, and let us help you write yours. Hard work pays off in all of our teams, with opportunity for advancement and promotion without sacrificing work-life balance. Successful candidates must have a legal authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis, with only those candidates selected for interview contacted.
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Posting Date12/19/2022, 11:17 AM
Job ScheduleFull time
Job Shift1st Shift
Locations 8550 Mosley Road, Houston, TX, 77075, US