Senior Electrical Engineer

Harahan, LA

Posted: 07/02/2019 Industry: None Job Number: 45661

Job Description

FTS is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer for a CONTRACT TO HIRE opportunity with a busy Engineering/Manufacturing firm to oversee commercial development of electric controls for offshore jacking systems. This person will play a key role in identifying electrification opportunities for a variety of marine, offshore, industrial and military applications including development of remote asset management capabilities and full system integration (sensors, PLC controls, software development and electric power).
  • Integrate and develop Electrical Jacking system along with complete electrical control system architecture including PLC programming, selection of manufactured electrical equipment, instrumentation, and sizing and integration VFDs, develop, and supervise all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within field of marine and offshore industries.
  • Conduct the installation and technical support of PLC based hardware and software.
  • Develop processes for best practices to be instituted within the company quality procedures, specific to the electrical engineering department.
  • Assist with allocation, budgeting, resource planning, and scheduling of complex projects.
  • Source electrical components and electrical equipment integrators for all relevant industries.
  • Design and direct engineering personnel in fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment, and determine methods, procedures, and conditions for testing products.
  • Direct and coordinate field installations and customer life cycle maintenance projects.
  • Review contracted designs and provide suggestions for design improvement.
  • Additional responsibilities and authorities include schematic capture, electrical component selection, layout supervision, coordinating product regulatory certification, and product release documentation.
  • Support and participate in the organization s continual improvement program and quality processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Experience and Skills:
Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related field.
Allen Bradley PLC Programming Certified a plus

Desired Experience, Knowledge & Skills:
  • Multi years of experience with offshore Electrical Jacking Systems
  • 6 years of experience with PLC programming in relevant industry fields.
  • 6 years of experience with design and integration of VFDs.
  • 5 years of experience as the lead engineer or engineering manager for commercial projects.
  • Proficiency in various programming platforms including but not limited to:
    • Allen Bradley ControlLogix / CompactLogix / PLC5 / SLC500 / FactoryTalk / RSView (PLC/HMI)
    • GE RX3i / RX7i / 90-30 / 90-70 / QuickPanel / iFIX / Cimplicity / Proficy (PLC/HMI)
    • Siemens S7-300 / S7-400 / S5 / TI / WinCC / WinCCFlex / TIA (PLC/HMI)
    • Schneider (SquareD) Modicon Quantum / ClearSCADA / (PLC/HMI)
    • DeltaV (DCS)
    • Wonderware InTouch / ArchestrA / System Platform / Win911 (HMI)
    • OPC Systems SCADA (HMI)
  • Proven experience in generating, designing, and executing concepts into manufactured products and systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in managing more complex projects from concept to completion.
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