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Power Engineers Facilities Senior Electrical Engineer in Hilo, Hawaii

Facilities Senior Electrical Engineer

Location: Hilo

State/Territory: Hawaii

Department: Facilities Electrical Dept


Facilities Senior Electrical Engineer

Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers, Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer for our Facilities Electrical Group in our Hilo, Hawaii office. In this role, you will work with a multi-disciplinary engineering team leading and executing the electrical power components of industrial and government projects. The position involves creating and issuing construction drawings and specifications, bills of material, construction cost estimates, power system studies and reports. Well qualified candidates will demonstrate solid working design knowledge of grounding, lightning and surge protection, lighting, protective relaying, prime and standby generation, low and medium voltage motor control centers and switchgear, medium voltage substations, mission-critical power systems, and UPS systems. Thorough knowledge and experience with the NEC, NFPA documents, ICC documents, energy codes, and applicable IEEE standards are required. Experience with modeling electrical systems and running power system studies using ETAP, PTW, or EasyPower is strongly preferred. Team leadership, mentoring, excellent communication and presentation skills, personal motivation, a positive attitude, and the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently are key attributes. An ability to create accurate estimates of engineering effort, compose client proposals, and drive projects to successful completion within budget and schedule constraints is needed. The applicant will interface directly with internal and external clients and some travel to vendor and client sites will be required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited university

  • Professional Engineering License with the ability to be licensed in additional states

  • United States citizenship

  • Extensive experience in the design and specification of low and medium voltage power distribution systems, lighting systems, and special systems for industrial and commercial facilities

  • Capable of performing all electrical engineering tasks associated with the project including proposals, design and drafting, engineering calculations, cost estimating, client reviews, and construction support

  • Ability to work as a team with multiple discipline leads, PMs and others to manage all the Electrical efforts for the project team while supporting the needs of other disciplines to effectively coordinate or lead a project.

  • Ability and desire to mentor junior or mid-level electrical engineers and designers

  • Solid foundation in design and drafting utilizing AutoCAD and/or Revit

  • Effective in prioritizing and setting deadlines, while also adapting to change

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with cross-disciplinary team members and clients

  • Proven ability to take ownership of Electrical project scope and drive team and client to successful completion

  • Ability to promote and market electrical scope and personal skills to new and existing clients

Desired Education/Experience

  • Food & Beverage Industry experience

  • Prior Consulting/Engineering Services experience

  • Prior experience with capital projects as a direct employee of a manufacturing company

  • Project management experience

  • Autodesk REVIT experience a strong plus

  • An interest in managing a group of direct reports

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

EOE, including disability/vets