Sr. E&I Designer
Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
Baton Rouge, LA

About $62,000 - $82,000 a year

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Overview
Sr. E/I Designer - Onsite position in North Baton Rouge - Long term with benefits

Electrical and instrumentation design for maintenance and capital projects.
Maintain plant equipment and drawing documents (all disciplines).
Provide support for maintenance and capital construction projects.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Electrical and instrumentation design

2. Process and Instrument Diagrams (PIDs)

3. One lines, motor schematics, panel schedules

4. Loop drawings and wiring diagrams

5. Estimates (high spot thru FEL3)

6. TIC Estimates (total installed cost)

7. Construction bid packages

8. Equipment identification, inspection and minor trouble shooting

9. Equipment and instrument specifications

10. Documentation (all disciplines)

11. As build drawings (all disciplines)

12. Maintain plotters

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Strong electrical and instrumentation design

2. Previous on-site plant experience

3. AutoCAD 2018

4. Autodesk Vault Document Filing System

5. Office 360

6. NEC (National Electrical Code) & NESC (National Electric Safety Code)

7. PIP Standards (Process Industry Practices)

Education: Associate degree in Engineering Technology or Computer-Aided Drafting is required.

Certification: Certification is not required at this level.

Experience: This position requires 15 to 25 years of relevant industrial experience in electrical and instrumentation drafting and design.

Generally responsible for supervision and technical direction over a team of designers when functioning as a lead designer. As lead designer, responsibilities will include total delivery of the electrical and instrumentation deliverables and services on time, within performance budget and meeting quality expectations. Duties may include performing advanced design work serving as a technical specialist for a complex design assignment. This level requires extensive progressive experience in electrical and instrumentation design and involves utilization of project controls for cost, schedule and quality of projects. This work will be performed under minimal supervision.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Familiarity with and utilizing department design and drafting standards.
Recognizing and communicating project scope, specifications and design criteria upon assignment to a project task team.
Producing installation details, motor control center single lines, electric room layouts, motor control elementaries, connection diagrams, cable schedules, control panel layouts and grounding, lighting, power and instrumentation plans under minimal supervision.
Recognizing and communicating scope and design changes promptly.
On-site assistance during startup.
Providing technical guidance to less experienced drafting personnel in the department.
Coordinating work activities with other staff members and the discipline lead.
Providing discipline lead with the current status of project work, including identification of delays or improvements in the projected finish date.
Conferring with clients to determine scopes of work and interact with clients on technical matters
Producing 480VAC equipment specifications with engineering review and approval.
Producing 15kV/5kV equipment specifications with engineering review and approval.
Producing electrical installation specifications with engineering review and approval.
Complete understanding of the skills and experience required to perform design functions.
Proactively lead and coordinate the efforts of a design staff to achieve scope, schedule and budget objectives.
Mentoring subordinates.
Participating in team or cross-discipline checks to insure coordination between the design disciplines.
Checking calculations made by other designers to ensure accuracy, conformance to codes, specifications, design criteria and conformance to good engineering practice.
Determining construction quantities and provide construction cost estimates.
Delegating work to designers in proportion to their technical skills and experience, then following up for support to ensure efficient progress and quality.
Consulting with design leaders from other disciplines in proportion to their technical skills and experience, then following up for support to ensure efficient progress and quality.
Participating in the planning of training programs, continuous education opportunities and professional development of staff.
Qualifications
Familiarity with the current version of the National Electrical Code (NEC).
Ability to perform lighting level calculations.
Ability to size wire, conduit and overcurrent protection for both lighting and power applications.
Ability to perform voltage drop calculations.
Ability to route conduit and cable tray.
Ability to calculate tray and conduit fill.
Able to determine motor control center loading.
Familiarity with specifications and installation details of construction bulk materials and equipment.
Ability to create accurate electrical installation documents from the information found on vendor equipment drawings.
Ability to determine load center unit substation loading.
Knowledge and understanding of work flow/information flow between disciplines.
Knowledge and understanding of schedule constraints and information requirements for the production of all electrical deliverables.
Ability to accurately estimate completion of assigned tasks.
Ability to determine load center unit substation loading.
Ability to develop equipment specifications for 480VAC equipment such as, motor control centers, variable frequency drivers, induction and synchronous motors, load center unit substations, etc. with engineering review and approval.
Ability to produce a 15kV power system equipment and installation techniques both above and below ground.
Familiarity with 15kV power system equipment and installation techniques both above and below ground.
Ability to develop equipment specifications for 15kV/5kV equipment such as, switchgear, load break switches, motor control centers, etc. and capable of performing calculations for required short circuit and overcurrent protective device ratings with engineering review and approval.
Ability to develop electrical installation specifications with engineering review and approval.
Ability to develop a construction cost estimate, a detailed engineering schedule and a man-hour budget for a small project or an area for a larger project.
Ability to determine construction material quantities.
Developing design criteria and scope of work.
Forecasting hours to complete professional services.
Developing staffing plans based on deliverables to be produced and the project schedule.
Identifying information required and proactively obtaining it.
Coordinating with other disciplines regarding design development, changes, etc.
Knowledge and application of company engineering design and CAD drafting standards.
Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

Working knowledge of 2D AutoCAD and Microstation.
Programming experience with Programmable Logic controller (PLC), Human Machine Interface (HMI), and/or Distributed Control System (DCS) equipment.
Ability to lead a small team to deliver on commitments.
Ability to coordinate with the process group to provide efficient equipment layouts and space usage.
Ability to deliver presentations of Hargrove Engineers + Constructors services.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Proficient in the use of 2D AutoCAD and Microstation. 3D AutoCAD preferred.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
Virtual team skills and cross divisional relationships are highly developed and able to provide interoffice execution support with no supervision. Interoffice execution leadership is developed and visible.