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Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer

Job ID 
2017-1098
Job Locations 
US-TX-Austin
Category 
Engineering
Type 
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

We are pleased to announce new opportunities to join our team. With roots extending back to a two-person partnership formed in 1898 Page Southerland Page, Inc. is today one of the most prolific and enduring architectural and engineering practices. A full-service design organization with offices in Houston, Austin, Dallas, Denver, San Francisco and Washington DC, Page provides architecture, interiors, consulting and engineering services throughout the United States and around the world. The firm’s diverse, international portfolio includes projects in the healthcare, academic, government and science and technology sectors, as well as civic, corporate and urban housing projects. With a staff of over 450 architects, engineers, designers, strategic analysts, planners and technical specialists, Page has the resources and professional affiliations to responsibly handle projects of all scales and schedules. 

Responsibilities

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for ensuring utility coordination and design coordination with utility service standards
  • Electrical problem resolution and troubleshooting
  • Responsible for generating and/or reviewing all technical electrical system analysis reports and or studies
  • Analyzing load readings
  • Voltage drop
  • Transients and harmonics
  • Analyzing fault studies
  • Analyzing load flow reports
  • Analyzing short circuit coordination
  • Ambient de-rating as it relates to ductbank configuration and environment
  • Application of switchgear, switchboards and panelboards and when to use which
  • Emergency power systems, legally required and optional standby systems, paralleling generation, transfer switch technology and application, prime movers, and all related controls and interfaces.
  • Transformers (dry type and liquid filled)
  • Uninterruptable power systems
  • Vertical, overhead and underground distribution within and exterior to buildings
  • Motor controls
  • Grounding and lightning protection
  • Surge protective devices
  • Kitchen distribution
  • Fire pumps
  • Automatic relay based lighting controls
  • Modular and networked dimming systems
  • Daylight harvesting
  • Occupant/vacancy sensing technology
  • Contactor based lighting control
  • Must be able to analyze and produce studies utilizing a computer based electrical system analysis tool such as SKM Power Tools, ETAP, EDSA, etc…
  • Responsible for generating and updating specifications for use on projects
  • Responsible for design of fire alarm systems and ensuring coordination between fire alarm and fire protection systems
  • Responsible for coordination of low voltage systems, including but not limited to telecommunications, security, AV, nurse call, mass notification, etc

Qualifications

 

Desired Skills and Experience

  

Candidates must possess a minimum of 6 years experience of electrical design for commercial, data center and/or institutional buildings along with:

  • Oral and written communications skills
  • Medium voltage (5 KV to 38 KV) power distribution
  • Low voltage (600 V class) building power distribution
  • In depth knowledge of lighting and lighting control systems
  • Fire alarm system design and in depth knowledge of the NFPA preferred
  • Standby and Prime electrical power generation and switching technology
  • Power and lighting system design in classified and various research environments
  • In depth knowledge of grounding and lightning protection systems
  • In depth knowledge of Healthcare Power Distribution Electrical Power Distribution System design and analysis
  • Power system modeling and analysis utilizing SKM PowerTools©
  • A working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or BIM System(s), specifically REVIT MEP and Microsoft Office suite of business software
  • 8-10 years of experience in the healthcare and/or data center sectors
  • Must have extensive experience in the design of healthcare facility and/or large data center design as well as skills in design management
  • Professional knowledge of a broad range of electrical engineering concepts, principles, and practices and familiarity with other engineering disciplines and architecture

 

 

To learn more about the firm, go to www.pagethink.com for additional career opportunities log on at www.pagethink.com/index.php/careers.html

Page is an EOE/AA/VET/IWD employer and subscribes to E-Verify.

 

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