Electrical Designer (Oil & Gas)

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  • Location

    Long Beach, California

  • Sector:

    Oil and Gas

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  • Salary:

    US$84000.00 - US$105000.00 per annum

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    Phil Power

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Senior Electrical Designer

Morson International currently has a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Electrical Designer. The position is to join a medium sized Oil & Gas automation company that is recognized as a leader in its field.
This role is perfect for a Senior Electrical Designer with downstream Oil & Gas experience, looking for a career with an employee owned organization that puts its staff first and offers a great benefits, a collaborative working environment and career progression.

Job Experience:
8+ years experience with the design and layout of electrical distribution systems for heavy industrial, oil and gas, refining, pipeline facilities, and bio-pharm plants. Must have field experience in the related field environment and be familiar with the use and care of personal safety equipment.

High School or equivalent

None required

Key Attributes:
Must demonstrate the ability to outline the electrical requirements necessary for an electrical construction package and estimate design and construction hours to complete. Must demonstrate the ability to interface with the client (engineers, shop personnel, inspection staff, construction contractors), direct Junior staff and CAD resources to meet the defined project needs and schedules. Must be able to estimate electrical construction and installation costs. Must understand client MOC, plant electrical and drawing standards. Must display the ability to direct others in order to accomplish specific objectives. Must understand and apply all client and Company safety policies.

Technical Capabilities:
A. Specific knowledge of the NEC to properly size and layout electrical distribution equipment and devices
B. Properly size motor feeders, motor starters, feeder breakers, MCC, transformers, circuit breakers and panels (120 volts through 5kV)
C. Understand short circuit requirements, perform voltage drop calculations, connected load calculations
D. Develop detailed motor connection drawings and equipment control stations and develop conduit routing in existing facilities
E. Generate detailed/complex control panel wiring and layout plot plans and installation details.
F. Generate new or modify existing conduit routing drawings, installation details.
G. Ability to outline the electrical requirements necessary for an electrical construction package, and estimate cost with some supervision.

Core Competencies:
A. Safety: Is proactive in all safety matters and displays an enthusiasm for safety
B. Attitude: Exhibits a positive attitude, shows initiative and accepts direction from qualified sources
C. Teamwork: Interacts well and cooperates with co-workers on the team assists team members.
D. Quality: Work meets or exceeds the company's quality standard of acceptability
E. Knowledge: Displays the ability to perform the technical skills required for the project
F. Problem Solving: Analyzes problems and reaches acceptable and workable solutions
G. Communication: Effectively and respectfully communicate on all levels
H. Decision Making: Takes action upon decisions made with good judgment