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Electrical Engineer

Portland, OR 97201 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 01/19/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 191691 Pay Rate: $48.41-$66.59 per hour

Job Description

HKA Enterprises is unable to support C2C. 3rd party submissions and C2C requests will not be considered for any positions.
HKA is working on behalf of Jacobs and this role is to support Jacobs’ work through HKA.


We’re looking for a Lead Electrical Engineer who is excited about working on projects that enable the heart of our clients’ business (hybrid role in Portland, OR). Join us and you’ll have the chance to work on projects including semiconductor manufacturing, data center facilities, and other state of the art manufacturing facilities. You’ll be accountable for schedule and technical quality of challenging engineering tasks, as you gain familiarity with the client’s expectations, scope, budget, and schedule. You’ll also provide on-site assistance during startup, coordinate work activities with other staff members and the discipline lead. Your multi-discipline, highly interactive team will produce installation details, motor control center single lines, electric room layouts, motor control elementaries, connection diagrams, cable schedules, control panel layouts and grounding, lighting, and power plans.

You’ll also assist directly with the more complex portions of the design process, interacting directly with the client, owner, and contractors to assist construction on site. You and your team will work closely with client owners in a fast paced, dynamic environment to establish design requirements and produce construction documents.

 Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking and collaboration, and extreme organizational skills and we’ll help you grow, pursue, and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.


Job Requirements


Here is what you’ll need:


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Renewable Energy Engineering
  • At least 10 years of experience in engineering design of building electrical systems
  • Solid working knowledge of NFPA 70 (NEC) and IEEE standards
  • Experience with UPS and EPMS systems
  • Experience with generator sizing and paralleling.
  • At least 3 years of Semiconductor, Data Center and/or Mission Critical facilities electrical design experience
  • Extensive experience with electrical engineering power distribution design projects, mission critical facilities experience is a plus.
  • Extensive design experience with electrical power system equipment/components such as Switchgears, transformers, panelboards, generators, UPS, etc.
  • Team leadership and client interaction experience
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Project lead experience
  • Forward thinking, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideas.
  • Displayed ability to learn quickly and driven to broaden knowledge base.
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Passionate about buildings and construction


Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Professional Engineering License (PE)
  • Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Working knowledge of Revit or BIM software.
  • Medium Voltage (MV) design experience.

Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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