Burns & McDonnell Assistant Electrical Engineer - Substation (Fort Worth) in Fort Worth, Texas
Our Assistant Electrical Engineers are responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard electrical engineering techniques and procedures. This includes standard design of electrical systems, assisting lead engineers with various project duties, and other duties as assigned.
Opportunities as an Assistant Electrical Engineer exist in multiple market segments and locations. Specific assignments and project work vary depending on the market segments and locations. Please see below for information on each market:
Design of high voltage (13,000 to 500,000 volt) electrical substations. Areas of design include substation layout, power system analysis and control/ relay systems for a variety of clients across the country.
Assists in the electrical design of substation projects from the conceptual phase through design completion.
Assists with modifying and reviewing production drawings for electric utility and customer owned substations.
Assists in designing electrical components for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.
Applies basic knowledge of commonly used electrical concepts, practices, codes, and procedures within the electrical engineering services industry.
Assists with research and complies project related data as required by the project managers.
Assists with correcting and updating drawings provided by senior engineers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software.
Assists with client presentations, shop drawing review, and contract administration for the design of electric utility and customer owned substations.
Assists in performing field inspections, measurements or calculations for electric utility and customer owned substations.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Electrical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience.
Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) strongly preferred.
Previous internship and/or related experience preferred.
Basic knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
Basic computer skills include AutoCAD, MicroStation, 2D and 3D rendering programs and other analysis programs.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.
Job Electrical Engineering
Primary Location US-TX-Fort Worth
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Req ID: 212449