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Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. With more than 20,000 associates working together, Tetra Tech provides clear solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.  Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

Job Details:

We are currently seeking Lead Electrical Engineer’s, with a specialization in Electrical Arrangement or Protection & Control for the Los Angeles area (Flexible Work Arrangement – Office or Remote Work). The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out with the assigned team, all engineering and design works of electrical power Transmission and Distribution
  • Prepare substation plan and profile view, grounding, lightning protection, lighting, cable trench, cable trays, conduit layout and detail installation drawings.
  • Prepare schematic and wiring diagrams, protection and control schemes, and layout drawings
  • Assigns and outlines work, advises on technical problems, and reviews work for technical accuracy and adequacy
  • Lead discipline teams to complete projects on time, on budget and to the high level of quality expected
  • Develops, approves, and co-ordinates work schedules for discipline to ensure that objectives of cost, quality, and time are met
  • Requires effective working relationships with colleagues, officials, and associates for the purpose of discussing design problems, explaining design features and specifications, and other project control criteria
  • Engage Discipline Senior Engineers as required and mentoring junior engineers
  • Recommend to the Discipline manager, the need to engage outside engineering consultants/specialists, as required; direct and remain responsible for the project related work of these consultants
  • Advise the Discipline manager on project staffing requirements
  • Review and accept project man-hour estimate for required activities and controls work to meet these estimates; plan and schedule project work of the discipline to meet project schedules, monitor progress and man-hours used, and report regularly to the Project engineer and Discipline manager on project status
  • Establishes and maintains client contacts to seek or provide technical information related to the immediate project
  • Analyses problems, organizes investigations, and determines specific design criteria
  • Makes commitments on acceptance of projects, completion dates, resources and staff required to meet objectives
  • Is required to have knowledge of related disciplines/fields of engineering. Be comfortable operating within a multi-discipline design team

Requirements:

  • University degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer
  • 8+ years of working experience in Electrical Engineering, preferably in an engineering consulting firm
  • Have a strong background in the design and specification of high voltage substations (from 44 kV to 500 kV) with a heavy emphasis in Electrical Arrangement or Protection and Control.
  • Have experience in the study, technical knowledge, and design expertise of electrical distribution systems and renewable projects for a broad range of industries.
  • Experience in Power Station SCADA, RTU’s and Substation LAN & Automation is considered an asset.
  • Have experience in preparing technical specification of the electrical equipment, evaluation of proposals, and will be able to review vendor drawings.
  • You will have exceptional communication skills (client relations, team project communications, and proposal and report development).
  • Preferably has previous experience in Transmission and distribution, power generation, consulting engineering fields and renewables/sustainable industries.

 

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please contact local HR regarding any accommodation requirements to make the recruitment process accessible to all interested parties. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

 

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