Senior Electrical Designer I

Type: Contract to Direct, Direct (Options: based on experience and qualifications)

Primary Work Location: Tulsa, OK

Senior Electrical Designer I

Our Client is looking for a Senior Electrical Designer I in our Tulsa, OK office. The position of Senior Electrical Designer will be responsible for designing power systems primarily for Oil, Gas & Chemical projects. This position' s responsibilities include complete electrical designs performed at the drawing level. Assists Project Engineer with drafting responsibilities and some design.

Scope/Key Responsibilities

  • Application of Knowledge of Building Systems (Conceptual Design):
    • Working knowledge of codes and standards including but not limited to: NFPA 70, 72, 101, 110, 780; UL 96A; ASHRAE 90.1; and Building Codes.
    • Assists the Lead Electrical Engineer or Senior Engineer with working with building/facility owner to ensure that the appropriate systems/products are utilized in their facility.
    • Lighting design, system types, and understanding of the following concepts:
    • Various lighting and lamp applications, Color temperatures, lighting rules, circuiting and control.
    • Design of power distribution, panelboard schedules, grounding/protection designs.
    • Knowledge of the application of emergency systems, legally required systems and optional standby systems.
    • Ability to coordinate the connections of all power utilization components.
    • Documentation of calculations, reflecting code compliance of lighting calculations, power load calculations, and voltage drop calculations.
    • Fire alarm design, telecommunications design (knowledge of EIA/TIA standards), CCTV system design and intrusion detection system design.:
    • A growing knowledge of the EIA/TIA standards.
  • Design:
    • Ensures that there are complete and accurate construction documents.
    • Able to utilize and manage design software.
    • Provide Quality Control reviews for self-performed designs and designs by others.
  • Construction Support:
    • Problem solving for field oversight including Requests for Information (RFI).
    • Shop drawing/Submittal review.
    • Field inspections and reports.
  • Project Management:
    • Monitors work performed by the assigned designers and technicians.
    • Ensures that all project internal and external comments and markups are incorporated into the project' s design documents and specifications.
  • Profitability/Planning/Scheduling:
    • Monitors allocated man-hours to ensure that the work performed is within project man-hours.
    • Works with Design/Engineering Managers to ensure that project schedule will be met and complete documents are provided for each submission.

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience electrical designing and drafting.

Physical Requirements
  • Requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
  • 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.
  • Construction Site visits require walking through constructions sites and climbing of stairs/ladders.
  • Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality

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