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[Electrical Engineer] Senior Electrical Engineer

Posted by: RCS Corporation <> on September 23, 2018 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: Oakland
State: California
Country: United States

RCS has an exciting contract to direct hire opening for a Senior Engineer to join our client’s growing Power & Industrial engineering group in lead capacity in the San Francisco Bay Area (Oakland, CA).

Our client's electrical engineering group provides detailed engineering services for a diverse range of exciting projects across the oil and gas, transmission and distribution, and renewables sector.

Qualified candidates will have a strong background in electrical power engineering at industrial facilities including plant distribution and MV/HV substation / switchyard design. The successful candidate is expected to be a detail orientated yet efficient, experienced engineer who can make decisions independently. Along with your technical excellence, you will also be expected to provide leadership for the other electrical and controls engineers in our Power group.

It is an excellent career opportunity for an engineer with a strong technical background and looking to grow into an engineering management role. This role offers a competitive salary, benefits and relocation assistance where and when applicable.

Who We Are:

RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. RCS recruit’s top talent for direct hire and contract staffing positions, as well as provides customized and responsive payroll services. Recruiting specialties consist of Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology and Business Professionals.


--Responsible for approval of electrical engineering design work on assigned projects
--Working with Project Engineer and Project Manager on developing design schedules and budgets for electrical engineering work activities.
--Keeping senior management up to date on group progress, issues, opportunities, etc.
--Performing Power system studies (load flow, short circuit, protective coordination, arc flash analysis).
--Developing protective relay settings and calculations.
--Developing control system layouts.
--One line and three line diagrams.
--Protective relay and metering one line / three line diagrams.
--AC/DC schematics.
--Panel Layouts.
--Equipment layouts and sectional views.
--Connection Diagrams.
--Bill of Materials.
--Cable Schedules.
--DC power distribution design.
-- Complying with hazardous area classification codes and standards
--Developing construction and equipment specifications.
--Supporting projects during construction, start-up, and commissioning.
--Grounding Analysis and Design.
Managing and reviewing engineering work performed by peers.
--Attending client meetings.


--Bachelor's Degree.
--10+ years' experience as an Electrical Engineer.
--3+ Years Engineering Management Experience
--Lead, supervisory, or management experience.
--Registration or ability to attain Professional Engineer (P.E.) license, preferably in California.
--Strong familiarity with industry codes and standards (NEC, NESC, IEEE, etc).
--Strong written and verbal skills.
--Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
--Willingness to learn new skills.
--Ability to take the lead and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
--Willingness to travel occasionally.


--Experience on full EPC, Design/Build projects from start to finish.
--AutoCAD/Microstation Drafting Experience.
--Experience in multiple industries: T&D, O&G, Renewables
--Plant Startup and Commissioning Field Experience
Power systems analysis software experience (SKM, EasyPower, Etap).

Opportunities with RCS change daily. For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at

RCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. RCS provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, veteran or marital status.


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