Senior Electrical Engineer

Engineering Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Job Summary

This position is responsible for the electrical engineering needs of the company as we explore and produce our land-based oil and gas assets. These engineering needs include, but are not limited to, basic electrical information, industry standards, specifications, site electrification & design review, utility coordination & billing analysis, bonding & grounding, lightning & static mitigation, electrical area classification, and electrical safety. This individual will work closely with the production and facility engineers to provide well-engineered solutions to our electrical power requirements. 

Duties/Responsibilities      

  • Train and mentor non-electrical engineers and personnel in electrical fundamentals as applied to onshore oil and gas production.
  • Provide support for development and updating of technical standards and best electrical engineering practices.
  • Prepare electrical specifications for purchase of materials and services.
  • Coordinate and manage the required electrical design and installation of power systems prevalent in the oil and gas industry.
  • Work with power delivery partners to evaluate the most cost effective energy choices.
  • Interpret and disseminate electrical code requirements to Operations.
  • Analyze power data to determine optimal operating efficiencies.
  • Develop practices and processes that can efficiently support the growing electrical needs for the entire company.
  • Interface with the Business Units at all levels.
  • Overnight travel as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills

  • Technical expert in electrical engineering.
  • Effective communication and teaching skills with individuals at various levels throughout the organization.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Ability to establish and influence good relationships that drive change across functional boundaries with demonstrated interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities with a demonstrated skill to cope with complex situations on a daily basis.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Proficient with I&E design drawings
  • Exposure to AutoCAD
  • Proven team player

Qualifications

  •  Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited University or College
  • At least 5 years of recent applicable electrical engineering experience
  • Recent oil and gas experience preferred
  • Advanced technical knowledge in electrical engineering.
  • Electrical power infrastructure knowledge and understanding.
  • Knowledgeable in National Fire Protection Association(NFPA/NEC) /National Electrical (IEEE/IES/API) Code Standards.
  • Strong knowledge of technical standards/codes and engineering best practices
  • Working knowledge of regulatory processes and public utility companies (PUC).
  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) certification preferred
  • An acceptable pre-employment background and drug test.
  • Valid driver’s license