STAFFORD Solutions, Inc.


Opportunity Details

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Job #: 696
Title: #696 - Electrical Engineer IV
Type: contract
Length of Assign: 1 to 2 years
Location: Allentown, PA area
Requirement: 10 years experience in design of industrial electrical power systems.
Start Date: asap
Pay: please list your expected hourly rate with resume.
Job Description: POSITION SUMMARY:
  • Senior level engineering position in the Electrical Engineering group designing industrial power systems for industrial gas plants.
  • The Electrical Engineering group is responsible for specifying, purchasing, and commissioning the electrical distribution equipment and large motors associated with cryogenic, hydrogen, cogeneration, and chemical plants.
  • Development of electrical single line diagrams and overall plant electrical distribution systems.
  • Coordination with utility and/or customer to develop required power for operating plants.
  • Specifying and purchasing key electrical equipment such as medium and low voltage switchgear and motor control centers, transformers, VFDs, UPS systems, DC systems, etc.
  • Responsibilities include writing purchase specifications, evaluating quotations, performing technical bid evaluations, vendor document review, and factory acceptance testing.
  • Specifying large induction and synchronous motors and starting systems including reduced voltage autotransformers, reactor start, electronic soft-start/VFD, etc.
  • Performing electrical system studies including short circuit, load flow, transient motor start, protection relay coordination, arc flash, etc., and creating appropriate protective device settings.
  • Provide start-up and commissioning assistance as required.
  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years experience in design of industrial electrical power systems.
  • 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 teams members, project managers and customers.
  • This position requires knowledge and application of switchgear, motor control centers, transformers, and motors used in industrial power systems as well as the ability to prepare and interpret specifications related to such equipment.
  • The applicant must have knowledge and experience in performing detailed power system engineering studies.
  • Experience in process instrumentation and controls, lighting design, air conditioning, telecommunications, PLCs, and electronic circuits is not applicable to this position.
  • Travel may be expected: Factory acceptance tests and commissioning assistance may be required.
  • 12 - 24 month assignment; full time-8 hours with flexible start/stop.


All resumes will be held with complete confidentiality.


STAFFORD Solutions, Inc. P.O. Box 20903, Lehigh Valley, PA 18002
Contact:   Linda Griffin      Mary Smickle
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