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Power Engineers Facilities Senior Electrical Engineer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Facilities Senior Electrical Engineer



Department:Facilities Electrical Group


Facilities Senior Electrical EngineerRoles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers, Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer for our Facilities Electrical Group in our Minneapolis, Minnesota 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 is required. Experience with modelling 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. 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, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.