• Electrical Engineer – Industrial Power Systems

    Job Locations US-WA-Richland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/17/2018 8:27 PM)
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  • Overview

    NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


    We are seeking an Electrical Engineer for industrial power systems and equipment work on projects for U.S. Department of Energy and other federal, state and local clients. Applicants will be expected to identify requirements of and create specifications for complex industrial power equipment; read and interpret schematics, specifications for electrical equipment, and technical reports; and, select electrical equipment suitable for hazardous areas. This is a future potential opportunity.


    • Review and check drawings to ensure that designs meet the technical needs of customers and adhere to industry standards for reliability and safety.
    • Interface with potential vendors to verify qualifications and references.
    • Supervise equipment manufacturing, installation, commissioning, and start-up and identify and monitor project milestones.
    • Apply electrical engineering principals to troubleshoot and solve problems on equipment.
    • Assist with the development of qualification test procedures and conduct or oversee qualification testing.
    • Design and implement control systems including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.
    • Evaluate contract specifications and define project requirements.
    • Work directly with customers to understand requirements and communicate project plans.
    • Assist in creating project and product documentation as needed.
    • Research new technology or development tools to remain informed of current technology


    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform at the professional level with at least 5 or more years of industrial electrical or related experience.
    • Recent experience with industrial power systems including transformers, power controllers, and distribution equipment.
    • In-depth understanding of industrial power instrumentation and control systems including relevant hardware and software platforms.
    • Good knowledge of electrical theories, design principles and practices, and design evaluation techniques.
    • Good communication and presentation skills to properly communicate information to peers, customers, vendors, and management.
    • Excellent analytical, organizational, planning and problem-solving/troubleshooting skills.
    • Ability to multi-task on several projects in parallel in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong commitment to providing superior customer service.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point; Computer-aided design/drafting proficiency a plus but not required.
    • Previous Hanford experience desirable.
    • Experience working under nuclear quality requirements a plus



    • Professional Engineer (PE) License or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) is a plus but not required


    NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefit package:



    NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.




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