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[Electrical Engineer] Electrical Engineer

Posted by: TradeWind Services LLC <> on January 09, 2019 at 13:15:13. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Richland
State: Washington
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 99352
Reply to Recruiter via Text Msg: 5099434745

TradeWind Services a Certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, located in Richland, WA is seeking to procure a Electrical Engineer to support client activities on the Hanford Site.

This position is full time (4/10s schedule), with
work location in Richland, WA. (subject to change)


The successful candidate will apply knowledge of engineering principles to design products such as power distribution systems and power and instrumentation panels, and conversant in the selection of commercially available equipment, which may include PLCs, variable-frequency drives (VFDs), transformers, lighting and viewing systems. Other duties include (but is not limited to):
• May be involved in operation, application, installation and/or repair of CE&I systems.
• Perform a variety of engineering calculations using traditional engineering methods to document compliance with project and code requirements, which may include lighting, volt drop, conductor sizing and panel heat generation calculations
• Generates, and is fully conversant with wiring diagrams, single line drawings, loop diagrams, control architectural drawings/specifications, electrical and instrumentation specifications, data sheets and control philosophy documents
• Assists in the preparation and approval of design documents and plant modifications, including supervision of designers in document development in accordance with approved procedures, processes and design requirements
• Provides technical expertise and guidance to develop, manage and implement engineering analysis, activities and programs to identify and resolve equipment and system problems
• Familiar with national codes and standards appropriate to the Electrical Engineering discipline
• Ensures relevant design criteria, specifications, practices, procedures and codes and site design and safety and licensing basis are used in preparation of design media
• Interfaces with staff, within the team and supporting subcontractors to ensure work is being completed in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring that safety is an integral element embodied in equipment design and specification
• Works in multi-discipline teams on project-based work and ensures integration of design across multiple disciplines
• Performs checking to ensure accuracy of design media in accordance with company policies and procedures and client expectations
• Works on a timeline, ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of work and initiates corrective measures to overcome delays
• Understands, complies and is responsible for working to environmental health and safety policies and procedures and attends meetings as required
• Provides supervision and leadership to members of the design team, commensurate with seniority
• Recommends new equipment, concepts and techniques to improve performance, simplify design, reduce costs, correct design flaws, or to comply with changes in client requirements, codes or regulations
• Performs independent research, reviews, studies and analyses in support of plant changes and design modifications
• Supports installation and testing of site systems and components
• Participates in the preparation of cost estimates for engineering services to internal and external clients and coordinates work assignments to meet project-established schedules and budgets
• Relies on extensive experience and judgment
• Leads and directs the work of others
• Significant creativity and latitude are required
• May act as Lead Discipline Engineer or Engineering Manager on dedicated Project(s)
• Performs other duties as assigned


• Bachelor's degree required in electrical engineering or related technical degree or equivalent
• Professional Electrical Engineering License required WA State
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience
• Strong communication skills – able to present design media to clients and customers
• Advanced knowledge of CE&I Systems design software and Microsoft Office
• Detailed knowledge of functional discipline and its practical application
• Detailed knowledge of industry codes and regulations for Electrical Engineering specifically low voltage distribution and utilization
• Detailed knowledge of management of complex engineering projects
• US citizenship


• Experience with the use of ETAP and other electrical analysis tools


Duration is from date of award through 6/2019 with potential to extend.


Travel and living expenses are not authorized for this position.


All candidates are subject to a criminal background check, reference checks, and drug screening as required by the client.
Benefits available and excellent wage – DOQ
Candidates meeting the required qualifications should submit their resume and three (3) references to: for immediate consideration. Attn: EE123

Position closes 1/16/2019 at close of business


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