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Electrical Engineer II
Rodeo, CA  Posted: 3/3/2021


PTS Advance has a great opportunity for a Senior Level Engineer at a Northern California Refinery.  This position is a long term contract and does not support per diem.  Local candidates preferred.  

This position is responsible for coordination of improvement and new projects and cost/budget management. Within the technical services group the senior electrical engineers provide leadership, technical expertise and business perspective in all areas related to the plant's electrical systems.
Responsibilities may include:
  • Provide technical expertise for troubleshooting of refinery equipment, including power distribution systems, motor controls, switch gear, UPS systems, and substations
  • Responsible for electrical systems design, specification, installation, testing, and start-up 
  • Project duties include design development, construction scope, drawing preparation, construction support, and start-up supervision
  • Assist with maintenance planning and execution of major equipment repairs and unit turnarounds as needed
  • Participate in refining electrical reliability network, industry technical societies, and support engineering standards maintenance and development
  • Manage and coordinate capital projects associated with plant upgrades and expansion
  • Coordinate and supervise work of contractors including liaison with vendors
  • Interface with external Power Agencies
  • May have instrumentation related responsibilities.
Required Qualifications/Skills:
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 7+ years of refinery, petrochemical or manufacturing experience
  • 7+ years of experience in power distributions systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industrial safe work practices and standards (IEEE, ANSI, NEMA, ISA, and API)
  • Must have or be willing and able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC card)
Preferred Qualifications/Skills:
  • Previous experience with plant start-ups and troubleshooting of complex control and operational problems
  • Strong safety focus with demonstrated knowledge of code requirements, including OSHA and Process Safety Management
  • Excellent leadership, planning, organizing, written and oral communication skills
  • Computer proficiency with applications for word processing, spreadsheets, databases and SAP
  • Demonstrated project management abilities to complete complex assignments in a timely manner
  • Proven ability to meet project schedules and costs with minimal supervision
  • Ability to continue with reliability program development
  • IEEE membership
  • Registered Professional Engineer

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