Electrical Engineer I – Senior Electrical Engineer II
Waldemar S. Nelson & Co.
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Electrical - Energy
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
JOB TITLE/LOCATION: Electrical Engineer I – Senior Electrical Engineer II / New Orleans LA
REPORTS TO: Electrical Department Manager
Waldemar S. Nelson and Company (NELSON) is a multi-discipline design and project management consultancy serving a wide range of industrial, commercial, and governmental clients across the U.S.A., and at selective international sites.
NELSON is a well-established firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. With a staff of over 250 employees, NELSON provides professional services to its clients for projects both large and small.
NELSON has a competitive benefits package including healthcare, 401K, standard holidays, vacation/sick PTO, multiple work schedules to choose from which include half-day Fridays or every other Friday off.
NELSON is currently looking for electrical engineers at all levels to join their team supporting large multi-discipline projects for a large international mining company copper and gold mine located in Indonesia. The mining company has a dynamic portfolio of expansion and growth projects at this mine location.
Electrical engineers should be prepared to lead, learn and actively participate in the development and implementation of electrical designs for miscellaneous projects. As an integral part of the electrical design team, an electrical engineer will be given the opportunity to grow and build their career with NELSON by:
Developing electrical power generation, distribution, protection, and related control systems
Preparing construction drawings and documents including equipment location plans, interconnect wiring diagrams, wiring schematics, cable and tray layouts, equipment supports, cable schedules, and lighting, etc.
Developing electrical models and reports using various modelling software packages (e.g. SKM, ETAP, PLS-CAD, AmpCalc, ATP)
Working with other team members including clients and vendors
Accepting and using guidance from other engineers and designers on the team
Participate in feasibility studies, equipment selection, equipment specification/procurement, design drawing development
As a minimum, entry-level candidates are expected to have:
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university and 5 to 20 years of relevant experience in plant/facility electrical designs
Knowledge in the principles and practices of engineering NEC, ANSI, IEEE
Knowledge of appropriate software (MS Office, Teams, AutoCAD) and data analysis
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing to a diversely educated audience.
Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety of yourself and others
Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.
Professional and detail oriented
Other preferred qualities:
Experience using software analysis tools such as ETAP, SKM, PLS CAD, or EMTP
NELSON provides project management, engineering, environmental science and architectural services from offices in New Orleans, Louisiana and Houston, Texas. We have served multiple clients in a broad range of projects worldwide since 1945.
Our staff of professionals and support personnel blends many years of experience and expertise with today's technology to deliver state-of-the-art projects for our clients, focusing on scope, schedule and budget.
By providing a wide spectrum of project services, we often work with clients from concept development to start-up, and regularly maintain a life-of-facility relationship with them through continuous support of operations.
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