The person in this position will work with multidisciplinary project teams providing electrical engineering and related technical expertise for industrial processing, power, mining, and fuels facilities. Work will involve integrating process, mechanical, and control requirements into comprehensive electrical systems. Tasks will include detailed design to support electrical installations in the power, mining, and hydroelectric sectors. This will involve cost estimation, preparation of specifications, wiring and schematic diagrams, and bill-of-material development. The successful candidate will assist the team with proposal development including defining work scopes, deliverables, schedules, and budget.
Tasks will also involve design and analysis and include the preparation of plans and specifications, report development, cost estimating, and the design of power and controls from the ground up.
This person will also be responsible for managing projects, providing technical leadership, and managing teams to meet client needs and may include coaching and mentoring less-experienced staff. The 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 5 years of related experience working in a design capacity on projects directly related to the job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial organization
Professional Engineer (PE) certification or ability to obtain within one year
Working knowledge of codes, standards, laws, and regulations applicable to the project assignments described above
Computer skills and familiarity with AutoCAD, Excel, and Word
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/or client needs
Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship from Barr, now or in the future
Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
Knowledge of and experience with industrial manufacturing processes such as power plants, petroleum refining, mining and/or minerals processing, or chemical production
Demonstrated project organization and management skills
Strong client-relationship and business-development skills
Knowledge and skills related to PLC and HMI programming and commissioning
Knowledge and experience related to piping and instrumentation diagram
Knowledge and experience related to electrical installations in hazardous areas
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 Ann Arbor or Grand Rapids, 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.
Open positions at Barr Engineering do not have application deadlines. Barr Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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.