Electrical Engineer (4)

Portland, OR 97201

Posted: 09/12/2019 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 171824 Pay Rate: DOE
  • The Electrical Engineer will supervise less experienced personnel.
  • Gain familiarity with the client’s expectations, scope, budget and schedule for assigned tasks
  • Recognize and communicate scope and design changes promptly
  • Provide on-site assistance during startup
  • Provide guidance to a draftsperson or other subordinate
  • Coordinate work activities with other staff members and the discipline lead
  • Size power distribution systems including transformers, substations, switchgear, generators & ATS, distribution and branch panels
  • Produce installation details, motor control center single lines, electric room layouts, motor control elementaries, connection diagrams, cable schedules, control panel layouts and grounding, lighting, power and instrumentation plans under minimal supervision
  • Produce equipment specifications
  • Provide power system protection scheme and system balancing design (power factor correction, voltage regulation)
  • When in responsible charge, seal construction deliverables
  • Provide checking and QA/QC services


  • BSEE or MSEE
  • E. Registration
  • 10 years of relevant experience in electrical engineering with 15 years being more common.
  • Knowledge and application of the current version of the National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Knowledge and application of other relevant codes and standards such as the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), etc.
  • Knowledge and application of company engineering design and CAD drafting standards
  • Familiarity with Article 500, Hazardous (Classified) Locations, in the current version of the National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Familiarity with specifications and installation details of construction bulk materials and equipment
  • Able to travel and hold a valid US driver license





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Ian Jackson

Ian Jackson is a technical recruiter at HKA Enterprises. His favorite part of the job is "hearing how excited a candidate is when he/she receives and accepts an offer."

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