Since 1974, Shermco has become North America’s largest and fastest growing NETA-accredited electrical testing organization. Our focus is to make sure electrical power systems are functioning properly and safely. Add to that our Professional Engineering Group, Rotating Machinery Division, Renewable Energy Services, and Field Repair and local Repair Service Centers, places Shermco in a position to handle all things electrical. All done with an emphasis on safety and client service. That’s why we say… if it’s in the electrical power system, Shermco does it.
Backed by Gryphon Investors, a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management, Shermco is poised for the next decade and beyond.
SR. ELECTRICAL ENGINEER, POWER SYSTEMS
Join our team of leaders in electrical power system maintenance, repair, testing, engineering, & training. Due to continued growth, we are seeking experienced Senior Electrical Engineers with field experience and strong knowledge of electric power systems to work out of our Omaha, Nebraska office. Shermco Industries is accredited by NETA and is the largest independent electrical testing company in North America.
We offer the opportunity to develop and utilize a broad engineering skill set at an accelerate pace. Shermco is an ideal fit for motivated Power Systems Engineers who want to continuously learn and solve complex problems. We don't sit in the office all day doing the same repetitive tasks. Instead, we work closely with our customers to provide unique engineering solutions not offered by traditional consulting or field-service firms. If you are bored with calculating feeder sizes or modifying the same design over-and-over again or, if you are a field engineer looking to do more design and analysis, Shermco may be the place for you. Our engineers work in a dynamic environment where there are no limits on personal or professional growth.
Job Responsibilities and Expectations:
Work as a Professional Engineer (PE) to grow our electrical engineering services.
Perform engineering work that includes, but not limited to:
Design electrical systems including substations, switchgear and motor control centers and follow through installation to commissioning.
Power factor analysis and correction-install power quality meters and conduct analysis, harmonic modeling and analysis, and grounding analysis.
Troubleshoot switchgear controls and relay protection systems.
Conduct short-circuit, protective device coordination, and arc-flash studies.
Mentor a small group of Power Systems Electrical Engineers, in the support of our customers.
Ensure that electrical engineering analysis, troubleshooting, and studies are conducted according to IEEE and NFPA standards, and Shermco excellence.
Review and approve ongoing and completed engineering work ensuring deadlines are met, and work is completed with accuracy and high quality.
Occasionally work in the field assisting on shut-downs, startups and maintenance projects
Make onsite visits to customer sites and interact with customers to gather critical information, resolve project issues, customer concerns, and review engineering plans.
Work with sales staff on the estimating and bidding of new projects; co-present project proposal to prospective customers.
Minimum Qualifications to qualify for consideration, you must meet each of the following minimum qualifications and requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering; prefer educational focus in Power Systems studies.
Licensed Electrical Engineer in the State of Nebraska, or the ability to attain in 6 months, is a plus.
At least 5 years of field experience power systems, preferably with electrical switchgear commissioning, testing, and troubleshooting.
Must have knowledge and experience with short-circuit, protective device coordination, arc-flash and power quality studies.
Previous experience with SKM, ETAP, or EasyPower system modeling software is desired.
Must have experience with low and medium voltage applications. High-voltage is a plus.
Experience applying and testing protection relays is highly desired. A working knowledge of relay logic implementation with Schweitzer (SEL), Basler, GE, ABB, and Siemens relays is desired. Electro-mechanical relay experience is a plus.
Prefer utility design experience or able to quickly learn.
Willingness to be hands-on and work in the field alongside our field engineers and field technicians during customer outage periods.
Must be able to clearly and effectively communicate in English via verbal and written methods to customers and co-workers.
Previous supervisory or project leadership experience a plus.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and periodic, unannounced random drug tests.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
Must have a valid driver’s license, and currently have and be able to maintain a good driving record.
Must be available for periodic domestic travel; international travel a plus and U.S. passport desired.
If applying for position, must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER | DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
Shermco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Shermco is a drug-free workplace.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
No Agencies Please. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Shermco from a third party, such as an Agency, including unsolicited resumes sent to Shermco mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Shermco System Integration employees, or to Shermco System Integration resume database will be considered Shermco property. Shermco will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.