Senior Electrical Engineer C12-2232


Job Type

Direct Hire


Billings, MT


We are seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer interested in becoming part of the Asset Services Operations discipline staff. Asset Services Operations provides local multi-discipline engineering services to the power, hydrocarbons and metals & minerals industries. This individual will be based out of the Billings, MT office and provide technical design services for a local and regional clients. The individual is to support technically all aspects of electrical engineering associated with a variety of different sized projects in hydrocarbons, refinery and heavy industry.

General activities include:

*       Performing electrical raceway designs

*       Sizing and selection of electrical equipment, low voltage and medium voltage design,

*       Design of lighting, lightning, and grounding, including plan drawings, installation details and fixture schedule.

*       Sizing conduit, wires, and motors, etc.

*       One line diagrams and electrical load lists

*       Cable tray plans, elevations and installation details.

*       Electrical plan drawings and installation details

*       Electrical area classification plan drawings and report.

*       Underground electrical drawings and installation details including conduit duct bank and grounding grid.

*       Fire and gas detection performance specification.

*       Electrical heat trace isometrics, control panel layout, heat trace schematic and wiring diagrams, location plan drawings and heat trace calculations.

*       Motor control schematic/wiring diagrams.

*       Control logic for VFD motors outlined in the controls narrative for programming.

*       Creating electrical cable schedules.

*       Lighting and distribution panel-board schedules and field junction box drawings.

*       Equipment electrical specifications/data sheets for equipment such as medium voltage switchgear, medium voltage motor control center, low voltage switchgear, low voltage motor control center, VFDs, UPS systems, DC battery systems, low voltage distribution transformers and panel-boards.

*       Electrical studies utilizing ETAP electrical system modeling software. The studies would include load flow study, short circuit study, coordination study, arc flash study and harmonic analysis study.

*       Construction specifications to accompany electrical work packages.

*       Field experience and the ability to perform field work in support of the electrical design is a plus.

*       Ability to perform electrical design for all phases of a project, including the development of legible field sketches.

*       Capability to review manufacture's or fabricator's prints for conformance to contract documentation and design intent.

*       Work collaboratively and effectively with other designers and engineers in support of projects.

*       Communicate effectively across the various Asset Services offices as well as the company offices.



BS or MS in related field or applicable discipline, typically an engineering degree; or equivalent experience if allowed by law. Thorough knowledge of applicable theories, practices, and accepted procedures. Generally 4-7 years of experience in field with BS, or 3-5 years of experience in field with MS; relevant professional registration is preferred.

Refinery, hydrocarbons, oil and gas and or heavy industry experience required.

Recognized as having a specialized depth or breadth of expertise within the department. Interprets internal and external business challenges with impact on the organization and recommends best practice solutions. Contributes to implementation plan development and program coordination. Proficient with engineering software applications; Computer proficiency required; Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Accuracy and attention to detail important. Ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities somewhat important. Ability to contribute to preparation and delivery of presentations to customers is preferred; Awareness of project estimates and budgets. Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are essential to effectively teach what they know to other employees. Ability to transfer subject matter expertise and understanding to other employees and/or internal customers is required regarding why work is performed the way it is and how it impacts the broader organization. Commitment to customer service and ability to lead functional project teams is important. Ability to maintain confidential information is critical. Generally characterized as a "Senior Contributor" with ability to lead functional project teams within a business unit or department. Very rarely requires supervision and direction beyond providing desired outcomes. Typically will regularly interface with departmental staff and middle and upper management, and frequently with outside customers.

General attributes required of all employees include: Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust, and Basic Leadership Skills.

Willingness to travel or to accept field assignments preferred. Willingness to engage in professional associations preferred.

Ability to work effectively in teams.