Electrical Engineer I

at Shawcor
Location Not Specified
Date Posted April 11, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Join an entrepreneurial team of dedicated engineering and technical services consultants that work to improve and strengthen America's critical infrastructures. At Lake Superior Consulting (LSC), a Shawcor company, we are committed to safeguarding the well-being of people and the environment without compromise in a fast-paced, high energy environment. LSC supports client projects ranging from Front-End Engineering through Commissioning, allowing our teams to gain a breadth of in-depth experience while making a positive impact in several industries.With our primary focus being the Energy industry, we also support other industries including Power & Utilities, Water & Wastewater, Mining, Commercial and Municipalities. Our employees are driven by diverse and challenging projects while being able to make meaningful contributions to essential industries.Our growing Facilities Engineering team is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer I to join our Duluth home office or our Omaha regional office. The Electrical Engineer I will start out learning the fundamentals of electrical engineering and design. Initial efforts will involve engineering and CAD duties to assist more senior engineers in the design of complex systems. Engineering and design will be of a multi-disciplinary nature, with most of direct efforts involving electrical power, controls, instrumentation and communication. The successful candidate will be expected to gain an overall understanding of all aspects of electrical and controls engineering. Responsibilities will include field inspection and condition identification to support design work for construction.Responsibilities: Perform engineering, CAD design and drafting duties to assist senior engineers in the design of electrical and control systems.Work closely with multi-disciplinary team of engineers and technicians to complete design of large and complex industrial systems.Work with the project team to create all design documents and drawings, including one-line and three-line diagrams, protection and control schematics, communications diagrams, wiring diagrams, layout plans, section and detail drawings, cable and conduit schedules, and incorporation of mark-ups for projects.Design responsibilities: engineering calculations, studies, detailed design, report writing, field investigations and construction support.Duties will include field wiring and testing of electrical and controls circuits working with both the design and commissioning teams at LSC.Apply engineering theory and application software to complete engineering tasks such as ground grid design, equipment sizing, wire sizing, relay coordination, and Arc Flash electrical studies.Communicate and coordinate project activities with project lead, customer representatives, and other stakeholders.Occasionally interacts with clients, vendors and contractors.Professional licensure will be a requirement in the future as the successful candidate progresses through their career. A preference will be given to those who have successfully passed the FE exam.Position requirements: BS in Electrical Engineering discipline.Practical or hands-on experience in power, control, and communications systems preferred.Ability to think conceptually and drive an idea from conception through to implementation.Strong communication and follow up skills.Strong presentation skills.Works well under pressure and tight deadlines.Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances.Travel up to 10% is a requirement of this position, with possible field engineering support for extended periods. Generally, this position will have limited travel, but projects may require travel to client sites. WHY WORK FOR LAKE SUPERIOR CONSULTING?Our Growth is Your Opportunity:Our growth creates an environment for our current employees to gain new skills and take advantage of promotional opportunities. We have opportunities for all levels of people from recent graduates and professionals to technicians, empowering you to grow personally and professionally. We value our employees' contributions and award those who step up through promotional opportunities. Molding your own career path is a common theme amongst our team members.Make an immediate impact:New employees can expect to be given responsibility and are expected to bring new ideas to the table almost immediately. Your ideas and contributions will be listened to, welcomed and appreciated!Work with industry leaders:We are in the consulting business. Therefore, it is our knowledge that is "sold" to our clients and our employees truly are our most valuable asset. That said, we hire passionate people who are focused on continuous learning and development. Our employees work alongside many subject matter experts and have the opportunity to learn and grow their own knowledge base by working with other high achievers.Gain diverse well-rounded experiences:Our engineering teams have the ability to work on diverse projects that are never the same. This means continuous learning and development of skills and increased knowledge base.Entrepreneurial Culture:We have a culture that supports playing to our peoples' strengths and empowering them to make decisions. Our leadership values an entrepreneurial approach to achieving success, solving problems and supporting our clients.Competitive Salary and Benefits including:Medical, Dental, Vision InsuranceFlexible work options 401K/Profit Sharing (6% company match)Company paid life, AD, and short/long term disabilityPaid time off (PTO)Paid holidays (twelve per year)Tuition reimbursementEEO StatementLake Superior Consulting, LLC (LSC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.