Burns & McDonnell Assistant Electrical Specialist Substation in Houston, Texas
The Assistant Electrical Specialist will assist electrical design teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including power, process, corporate, healthcare, pipeline, airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, government and military facilities. The Assistant Electrical Specialist will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting electrical plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs.
Assists in the electrical design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion.
Assists with modifying and reviewing production drawings for a variety of projects including, but not limited to: power plants, process facilities, industrial facilities, healthcare facilities, airports, educational institutions, commercial, and governmental and military facilities.
Assists in designing electrical components for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.
Applies basic knowledge of commonly used electrical engineering/design concepts, principles, practices, codes, and procedures within the electrical engineering services industry.
Assists with research and compiles project related data as required by the project managers.
Assists with correcting and updating drawings provided by senior engineers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software.
Assists with client presentations, shop drawing review, and contract administration for the design of power, process, pipeline, industrial, healthcare, airports, educational institutions, commercial, and governmental and military facilities.
Assists in performing field inspections, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology or related degree from an accredited program.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
Involvement on campus or in the community.
Basic knowledge in standard electrical engineering techniques, principles and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
Basic skills in design software include AutoCAD, BIM (Revit), 3D Rendering Programs, electrical analysis programs.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.
Job Electrical Engineering
Primary Location US-TX-Houston
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Req ID: 225681