The person in this position will work with multidisciplinary project teams providing electrical engineering and related technical expertise. Work will include a variety of electrical engineering work such as power and control design, comprehensive electrical studies, and substation design work.
Responsibilities will include completing calculations and analyses; developing design details; preparing drawings, specifications, sketches, and cost estimates; selecting equipment; writing proposals and reports; and communicating with clients. Project work will entail the design of power and controls for utilities, power plants, refineries, mine processing facilities, and other heavy industrial facilities. Work may involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with academic coursework focused on power or control systems
At least 2 years of related experience working in a design capacity on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above
Familiarity with AutoCAD, Excel, and Word
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Knowledge of and experience with engineering services for electric substations, alternative energy systems, electric utility interconnect requirements, and related software analysis for electric utilities
Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
A flexible working style and a willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet deadlines and client needs
Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
Acceptable driving record
Experience working in a design capacity on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial organization
Experience with automation systems such as Rockwell Automation Logix platform, Studio 5000, and FactoryTalk software
Power distribution design experience
Proven project or task management skills
Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification or ability to obtain within one year
Project experience in voltages up to 230 kV
Experience designing protection and control systems
Experience performing substation studies
Modeling experience with ETAP, CDEGS, ASPEN, SKM and/or ETAP, or other utility software sets
A hybrid work arrangement may be considered for this position. A hybrid work arrangement refers to splitting time worked between a Barr office and a home office. This position can be based out of Barr's Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, Michigan, or Minneapolis, Minnesota, offices.
NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work in facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.