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Senior Engineer - Electrical

Company: HBK Engineering, LLC
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

HBK Engineering is searching for a Licensed Electrical Engineer. Our firm offers a professional work environment, excellent benefits, competitive salary and growth potential.

This position offers the opportunity to lead a project team consisting of engineers and designers involved in the design, modification, and analysis of new and existing distribution systems.


  • Work on challenging assignments that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical engineering issues.
  • Act as the Electrical team lead in the coordination of detailed design phases for all aspects of electrical engineering work.
  • Lead efforts to ensure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget.
  • Coordinate systems design activities to ensure installation and operations will comply with specifications, codes, and client requirements.
  • Prepare documentation for design input for drawing production.
  • Interface with vendors to prepare materials and equipment purchase specifications for client recommendations.
  • Prepare reports and studies that present technical information in a clear and concise manner and meet client requirements.
  • Perform independent reviews of work performed by others including calculations and drawing preparation.
  • Travel Required as needed.
    • A BSEE degree required, MSEE preferred.
    • PE license required in either the state of Illinois
    • 10+ years of experience in electrical design of institutional buildings is required
      Essential Skills And Experience
      • Knowledge of engineering standards including NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE and ANSI.
      • Experience in the design of electrical engineering systems in a project team environment for electrical distribution systems including the selection of equipment (transformers, metal clad switchgear), materials, and the preparation and assembling of calculations and specifications.
      • Three or more years of experience in leading an engineering design team through all phases of a project design.
      • Technically knowledgeable of available equipment and proven pre-engineered systems to execute systems design.
      • Overhead and underground electrical utility distribution infrastructure design (primary or secondary)
      • Experience working within and utilizing existing utility standard designs
      • Experience with creating construction work package designs, scheduling, unit estimating systems, outage analysis and joint use work.
      • Experience with cable and joint replacement as well as line and facility upgrade projects
      • Experience with complex urban underground network systems including circuit development, neutral networks and switch layouts
      • Experience with serving as firm/client liaison in a support or lead engineering role.
      • Experience in reviewing design drawings created by others.
        Valued But Not Required Skills And Experience
        • PMP Certification.
        • Construction and start-up experience a plus.
        • Commissioning experience a plus.
        • Owner specific design interfaces / tools, for example ComEd has TED, Passport
        • Involvement with system planning / system improvements
        • Overhead electrical transmission line design experience.
        • Surveying experience is a plus.
        • Use of appropriate surface geophysical methods (i.e., pipe and cable locators, terrain conductivity methods, resistivity measurements, metal detectors, Ground Penetrating Radar, etc.) to designate existing subsurface utilities or to trace a particular utility system.
        • Familiarity with ASCE Standard Guideline for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data CI/ASCE 38-02
          Offers contingent upon satisfactory results from our standard background check and receipt of results of a satisfactory drug screening test from a location specified by HBK.

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