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Power Engineers Senior PTE Project Engineer in Saint Louis, Missouri

Senior PTE Project Engineer

Location:Saint Louis


Department:PTE Midwest Dept


Senior PTE Project Engineer

POWER Testing & Energization, Inc. is seeking Senior Testing & Energization Project Engineers for full-time positions in our Vancouver, St. Louis, Ft. Worth, and Houston offices. These engineers must have a thorough knowledge base and skill set in transmission, distribution, conventional generation, and/or renewable generation commissioning and maintenance testing.

We strive to create an environment where our field teams operate safely, delivering excellent technical service, leading to a high degree of client satisfaction. We share lessons learned and keep our safety and technical skills sharp through training and application. If you are interested in a long-term engagement with a high-performing team, please send us your resume.

Roles and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Manages safety, scope, schedule, and budget on testing services for electrical systems through the 500kV class

  • Leads technical teams on medium-large size projects and is often the primary client interface for projects

  • Contributes to scope of work documents, work plans, budgets, schedules and related proposal documents; present the finished proposal to prospective or established clients both internally and externally

  • Collaborates with POWER personnel and subcontractors that provide environmental, construction management/observation, and testing/commissioning services, as called for by the project scope

  • Reviews general project objectives and establishes commissioning, testing, or maintenance requirements for a whole project or major system

  • Produces cost estimates and project schedules, and coordinates project deliverables

  • Adheres to and positively conveys to team LOTO, electrical safety, risk assessment, and continuous improvement principles

  • Supports multiple projects with complex technical challenges

  • Actively fosters knowledge management and provides mentoring

  • Assists the project manager in developing a strategy for technical execution of medium-to-large projects

  • Develop overall project approach and sequencing of technical activities to facilitate efficient and organized execution of the work

  • Organize, oversee, and contribute to the implementation of POWER’s quality process on project work to produce deliverables that meet our client’s quality expectations

  • Performs additional responsibilities as requested or assigned

  • Domestic travel 50% - 75% or higher is expected; some international travel opportunities may be available

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in an applicable engineering discipline required

  • Twelve (12) + years of applicable professional experience in the electrical testing industry, including experience in medium and high voltage circuit breakers, power transformers, instrument transformers, and substation protection and controls testing

  • Professional Registration (P.E. or P.Eng.) or ability to obtain one within one (1) year of hire

  • Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record and successful drug/alcohol screening

Desired Education/Experience

  • Master’s Degree in an applicable engineering discipline preferred

  • Experience operating in organizations having a high appreciation for Human Performance Improvement

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

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!

Salary Range: DOE