ELECTRICAL ENGINEER, POWER SYSTEMS
Join our exceptional team of Power Systems Engineers. Due to continued growth, we are seeking an experienced Power Systems Engineer to work in our Cedar Park, Texas (North Austin) Field Services office.
We offer the opportunity to develop and utilize a broad engineering skill set at an accelerate pace. Shermco is an ideal fit for smart, motivated engineers that want to continuously learn and solve complex problems. We don't sit in the office all day doing the same repetitive tasks; instead we work closely with our customers to provide unique engineering solutions not offered by traditional consulting or field-service firms. If you are bored with calculating feeder sizes or modifying the same design over-and-over again; or, if you are a field engineer looking to do more design and analysis, Shermco may be the place for you. Our engineers work in a dynamic environment where there are no limits on personal or professional growth.
Why Work for Shermco?
Relocation package available.
Shermco is an exceptionally stable and profitable non-union company who has never had a layoff.
Seven time recipient of Best Places to Work award by the Austin & Dallas Business Journals.
SMU Cox School of Business Dallas 100 recipient.
A family oriented company that values employees as vital assets.
Strong benefits package and highly competitive compensation plan plus lucrative overtime plan.
A growth oriented environment that is upbeat, good morale and team oriented.
Industry-leading electrical and safety training.
No state income tax, if work and live in Texas.
Job Responsibilities and Expectations:
Work under a Professional Engineer (PE) to perform electrical engineering studies. We are looking for engineers that are willing to be hands on with our engineering and field service group.
Perform power factor analysis and correction, install power quality meters and conduct analysis, harmonic modeling and analysis, and grounding analysis.
Conduct short-circuit, protective device coordination and arc-flash studies.
Troubleshoot switchgear and relay controls electrical systems.
Occasionally work in the field under the direction of Field Services team on shut-down, startup and maintenance projects; will be exposed to industrial, transmission, generation and distribution power systems.
Interact with customers to gather critical information and review engineering plans.
Work with sales staff on the estimating and bidding of new projects.
Minimum Qualifications to qualify for consideration, you must meet each of the following minimum qualifications and requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering; prefer educational focus in Power Systems studies.
At least 2 years of field experience with relavent power systems preferably with electrical switchgear and testing.
Experience or knowledge with short-circuit, protective device coordination, arc-flash and power quality studies a plus.
Prefer experience using SKM, ETAP, ASPEN, EasyPower, or other power system modeling software.
Prefer experience with low, medium and high-voltage.
Prefer experience writing relay logic, including Schweitzer (SEL), Basler, GE, ABB, Siemens, etc.
Prefer utility design experience.
Willingness to be hands-on and work in the field alongside our field technicians.
Must be able to clearly communicate in English via verbal and written methods, and be comfortable and effective doing so directly to customers and co-workers.
Must have excellent decision making skills and be able to quickly learn technically advanced processes.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and periodic, unannounced random drug tests.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
Must be able to crawl, climb, stand and lift up to 75 lbs., with or without reasonable accommodations. Must be able to pass a fit for duty physical exam.
Must have a valid driver’s license, and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.
Must be available for periodic domestic travel; international travel a plus and U.S. passport desired.
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