Chief Electrical Engineer

Folsom, California
29 Oct 2016
10 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Our scale is expansive but that is nothing compared to our imagination.

If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it's time to test the limits of what you can become. Continue to build your future with WorleyParsons.


Work in a project team environment to lead the electrical engineering and design group to execute engineering and construction projects as well as studies, assessments and Owner’s Engineering activities. Prepare and deliver electrical engineering deliverables and in parallel supervise the technical work of other electrical engineers and designers . Specify equipment to achieve high value for cost and limit change orders and field problems. Provide engineering support to designers for arranging equipment and routing raceway and cables. Prepare calculations for electrical distribution and equipment sizing and analysis. Interface with other disciplines and coordinate with client personnel, project management, construction teams, etc. Take active responsibility for schedules and budgets. Lead training and seminars for electrical group. Observe and follow organization safety practices. Provide man hour estimates to support proposals and project work, as well as contribute to new proposals and business development activities. May also function as project manager for small to medium size projects.

Qua lifications/Requirements

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering and 20 years experience in power industry
  • PE required
  • Experience with all aspects of electrical equipment procurement, including sizing, specifying, and evaluation of bids.
  • Experience with arc flash, load flow, short circuit, and voltage drop calculations in ETAP, SKM, or EasyPower software.
  • Experience preparing and reviewing relay setting calculation and protective device coordination.
  • Experience with electrical power generators and transformers preferred
  • Fossil Power Plant experience preferred with emphasis on gas turbine and combined cycle projects
  • Project lead electrical engineer experience preferred
  • Personnel supervision experience preferred
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Onsite construction field experience preferred
  • Industrial scale photovoltaic experience preferred

About Us WorleyParsons is a leading provider of professional services to the resources & energy sectors and complex process industries. Our services cover the full asset spectrum both in size and lifecycle - from the creation of new assets to services that sustain and enhance operating assets. In delivering engineering, procurement and construction management services, WorleyParsons possess the versatility and flexibility to serve as the sole supplier, member of a joint venture, a subcontractor or contract services locally. WorleyParsons extensive experience ensures that we provide project solutions with the lowest total lifecycle cost while meeting each customer's specific requirements.

"WorleyParsons is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status."