Field / Supervising Electrical Engineer

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Job Description
Electrical Reliability Services (ERS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Emerson, is an industry leader in electrical testing, maintenance and engineering services helping utilities, industrial, financial and government clients throughout the United States improve the reliability and performance of their electrical distribution systems.ERS offers a full range of services including complete electrical distribution system commissioning and start-up services, acceptance and maintenance testing, project management, engineering studies, and electrical and safety training. Priding itself on workplace safety and unparalleled expertise in the field, ERS has more than 28 offices in the U.S.
ERS is currently seeking an experienced Supervising Field Engineer to support our service offerings in the Lake Charles, LA area. Candidates must live or be willing to relocate within 30 miles of this area to be considered for this position.
Supervising Field Engineer
Job Summary
Responsible for performing supervisory, sales and administrative duties in a small area service center location or a designated scope of a larger service center while performing fieldwork on a regular basis. Technically support a Region of service engineers.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervise, train and assist other field service engineers and technicians while being responsible for all aspects of field service work in the area.
Perform complex troubleshooting, specialized tests, inspections, and appraisals on electrical apparatus and electrical systems.
Lead large projects requiring specialized skills such as generator acceptance tests, commissioning of larger substations, supervising "turnkey" projects, detailed power survey and other types of electrical consultation.
Instrumental in developing tests and inspections in new areas of field services. Coordinate necessary test equipment for each job, coordinate the repair of test equipment as needed.
Perform job estimating, proposal preparation, fieldwork, scheduling, reports, billing, project cost controls, prepare invoice summaries for all jobs.
Write complete, detailed reports promptly at end of project, using a computer, and accurately process job billing. Review reports of field engineers.
May perform complex analysis and evaluative tasks necessary to complete equipment-labeling projects consistent with recognized industry and international standards, local jurisdiction requirements and Company procedures.
Actively involved client interface and business development activities.
Perform employee reviews and recommend appropriate salary changes.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
1+ Senior Field Engineer, Field Engineer, and/or Technician
Job Requirements
Required Skills:
Building Effective Teams - Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; lets subordinates present to senior management; acts as if real success is the success of the team.
Customer Focus - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; talks and acts with customers in mind.
Drive for Results - Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
Directing Others - Is good at establishing clear directions; sets stretching objectives; distributes the workload appropriately; lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner; maintains two-way dialogue with subordinates on work and results.
Required Education and/or Experience:
Graduate BSEE/BSEET Engineer and six years related industry experience. OR Graduate of applicable Electrical Technical School or Military equivalent and nine years minimum same or similar work experience. OR High school education or equivalent and ten years minimum same or similar work experience.
Strong knowledge of the National Electrical Code and various industry standards, such as OSHA and NFPA.
Requires special skills in a majority of the following: Power quality surveys - generation and co-generation start-up - ANSI, NEC, NEMA and U.L. specifications (field evaluation); pilot wire and distance relaying - computer power system transient surveys - vector, phasor analogy; UPS systems - drive systems - complex control systems - medium and high voltage substation start-up, vibration analysis.
Strong background and experience in all types of switchgear and equipment testing through the 500 kV class.
Thorough knowledge of electrical apparatus testing with a strong theoretical understanding of electrical power systems, and good aptitude for problem evaluation.
A high degree of communication, supervisory, organizational and management skills are required.
A good theoretical background and strong management skills are necessary.
Communicate effectively, in writing and verbally, with clients, peers and management.
Good judgment, dependable, supervises large-scale projects with technical expertise and good business management skills.
Strong computer skills including editing, formatting and using templates in Microsoft Word use of Internet for standards/products/manufacturer research and operation of computer controlled test equipment.
Technical presentations and articles may be required.
Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and night work. Must be available for out-of-town and international travel of up to several weeks.
Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, and smell. Frequently required to sit, climb and balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, basic color differentiation and the ability to adjust focus. Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 100-pound test sets.
Valid Driver's License with clean driving record.
Additional Company Information
We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for personal and professional growth. No calls or agencies please. See for Company information.
The company will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this position. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
Emerson Network Power is an equal opportunity employer. It will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. Emerson Network Power is committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
Additional Website Information
Click here to apply online _Job ID_: ENP-00003382
Country : United States
State/Province : Louisiana
City : Lake Charles
Publish Start Date : Jan 30 2014
Job Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)

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