SENIOR PRINCIPAL ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Air Products
US - Texas - Houston
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  • Job Reference: 773375
  • Job Type: Full time
  • 30+ days ago

Job Description



At Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine what’s possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the world’s most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges. Grow with us as we embark on building tomorrow together by being the safest, most diverse, and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.      
Reimagine What’s Possible       We are seeking a Senior level engineer in the Electrical Engineering group designing industrial power systems for industrial gas plants in Houston, Texas. The Electrical Engineering group is responsible for specifying, purchasing, and commissioning the electrical distribution equipment and large motors associated with cryogenic, hydrogen, cogeneration, and process gas plants.      
RESPONSIBILITIES:   1. Development of electrical single line diagrams and overall plant electrical distribution systems.   2. Coordination with utility and/or customer to develop required power for operating plants.   3. Specifying and purchasing key electrical equipment such as medium and low voltage switchgear and motor control centers, transformers, VFD’s, UPS systems, DC systems, etc. Responsibilities include writing purchase specifications, evaluating quotations, performing technical bid evaluations, vendor document review, and factory acceptance testing.   4. Specifying large induction and synchronous motors and starting systems including reduced voltage autotransformers, reactor start, electronic soft-start/VFD/LCI, etc.   5. Specifying and integrating gas turbine and steam turbine generators for co-generation within process plants.   6. Performing electrical system studies including short circuit, load flow, transient motor start, protection relay coordination, and arc flash, and creating appropriate protective device settings.   7. Provide start-up and commissioning support for electrical distribution equipment and motors.      
QUALIFICATION/SKILLS:       BS Degree in Electrical Engineering with 7 - 10 years’ experience in design of industrial electrical power systems.   •   Professional Engineer license is required.    •   Computer literate and experienced in the use of SKM Power Tools, MS Word, and MS Excel.   •   Candidate must be self-motivated, able to work with the appropriate level of supervision and accept a high degree of personal responsibility for results.   •   Able to work within a matrix engineering team environment and communicate effectively with team members, project managers and customers. Candidate must have the ability to self-execute all electrical engineering and oversee design within a given project as well as lead a team of electrical engineers and designers on larger, more complex projects.         
EXPERIENCE:      This position requires knowledge and application of switchgear, motor control centers, transformers, motors, and generators used in industrial power systems as well as the ability to prepare and interpret specifications related to such equipment.    Must have knowledge and experience in performing detailed power system engineering studies. Experience in process instrumentation and controls, air conditioning, telecommunications, PLC’s, and electronic circuits is not applicable to this position.      
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, retirement plans/401(k), and sick time. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.      
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.).? You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.      
Air Products is committed to working with and providing a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail us at [email protected]. General application status inquiries are not answered by this mailbox rather you’ll receive an e-mail directly from our Career Center and/or the Talent Acquisition Specialist.




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