Senior Electrical Designer
Senior Electrical Designer Job in Benton, AR
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Works independently to complete the most demanding assignments through the application of advanced design theories, techniques, and practices. Recognized as an authority on relevant regulations, codes, manufacturing standards, and industry standard practices for the control, development, and application of deliverables. May provide discipline supervision for one larger or one or more smaller projects.
Business Development Support
Assists business development activities by maintaining a current personal profile and resume. Builds positive working relationships with external parties such as the customer, suppliers, and contractors. Supports proposals by advising on the project execution strategy, estimating costs, writing proposal content, and presenting to customers. May be called upon to lead all or part of the technical proposal.
Supports the business by communicating team resource loading and skill requirements to a direct supervisor or Discipline Design Chief. Ensures the project work is covered for vacation and unplanned absences. Mentors/trains and supports the delivery of training. Assists in the employee performance review process. Facilitates coverage of activities when people leave the team. Encourages knowledge of and compliance with requirements and processes. Works to resolve inter-discipline, vendor, and customer issues. Ensures discipline technical work and team activities meet all health, safety, environmental, and security requirements.
Ensures team member adherence to generally accepted engineering and design practices, regulatory requirements, and customer specifications. Supports the standardization of equipment specifications, drawings, and document templates. Contributes to the understanding of technical knowledge, legal requirements, and customer specifications whenever viable and lawful. Uses local/global standards to support technical excellence. Supports checking, peer reviews, and incorporation of comments and findings.
May participate in project execution strategy and planning. Knows the project and discipline scope/cost/time requirements, assists the team to meet expectations, and coordinates with other disciplines to ensure project success.
Implements innovative solutions, technology advances, and methods to effectively deal with working out of sequence.
Supports management of project change and progressing for the discipline and works with the Project Management
Team to take corrective actions regarding any issues, staffing requirements, scope changes, progressing, or other events that could affect project completion and/or profitability. Plans discipline quality, monitors quality activities, drives and participates in squad checking, recommends improvements, and takes action where required.
Gathers data from multiple sources and prepares analyses, calculations, etc. Assists with recommendations and helps create final documentation. Determines technical issues, defines alternate solutions, establishes pros/cons for multiple solutions, and makes recommendations to support official project documents such as technical queries, technical deviations, etc. Creates final documentation incorporating all relevant information and pursues internal authorization. May review similar documentation to assist others and reviews/authorizes work done by direct reports.
May incorporate information from multiple sources into equipment/material specifications, data sheets, testing requirements, and material requisitions. May participate in bid clarifications, bid evaluations, inter-discipline vendor information review and approval, and other certification activities. Reviews similar documentation to assist others and reviews/authorizes work done by direct reports.
Seeks input from knowledgeable sources, participates in constructability, operability, and maintainability reviews, and incorporates requirements into design. May work with site personnel to resolve issues. May create plans or documents that supports construction, testing, commissioning, operations, maintenance, or decommissioning. May provide or lead on-site support for construction, commissioning, or turn over.
What you will bring
Technical and Industry Experience:
Qualifications, Accreditation, Training (Essential)
Awarded a 2-3 year technical diploma with discipline specific training or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Trained in leadership and project execution. Will be actively licensed with a local governing body where required by law.
Qualifications, Accreditation, Training (Desirable)
Training in risk management or quality.
Job Specific Knowledge / Experience (Essential)
Typically has 8 years of relevant discipline experience. Has a strong background in discipline work and a competent understanding of regulations, codes, manufacturing standards, and industry standard practices. Skilled in estimating project costs and writing proposal content.
Knowledgeable in specification of Instrumentation
Job Specific Knowledge / Experience (Desirable)
Experience working in project leadership. Specialized expertise in one or more areas of regulations, codes, manufacturing standards, and industry standard practices.
Decision Making Empowered to make responsible decisions within the limits of company practices. Difficult, complex or unusual decisions will be referred to the Location Manager of Engineering, Discipline Design Chief, or Discipline Manager.
Works independently and self-initiated technical guidance with regular weekly to monthly interaction with supervisor. Work is not generally supervised in detail and amount of supervision varies depending upon the assignment. Broad duties assigned monthly. Work is occasionally reviewed for accuracy. Usually technical guidance is available to review work programs and advise on unusual features of assignment.
Typically up to 6 direct reports consisting of less senior designers within the same discipline.
Seasoned ability to inform and persuade on complex matters comes from recognition of discipline mastery. Utilized on the most complex and difficult problems.
Systems & Tools (Essential)
Competent in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Teams. Can navigate intranet pages, conduct searches, and retrieve information. Can organize information from many sources and retain as per the prescribed format and policies. Will be fully proficient in specialty design tools, analytics and modeling, and cross-discipline data centric methods.
Systems & Tools (Desirable)
Competent in Microsoft Access and PowerPoint.
Interpersonal: Builds appropriate, constructive, and effective business relationships throughout the organization; uses diplomacy and tact; is approachable; communicates clearly, accurately, and consistently both verbally and in written matters. Employs the principles of active listening and encourages feedback from others.
Teamwork: Enjoys working in a small high caliber team with high visibility to senior stakeholders. Able to work and liaise with multiple teams and stakeholders, able to prioritize workloads and help other team members to achieve team goals.
Action Orientation: Achieves results set by self and others, meets timelines, pushes to achieve stretch goals, and demonstrates enthusiasm, persistence and tenacity. Breaks down work into executable tasks. Acts accountable for work produced and ensures it is "right the first time."
Intellectual Capacity: Deals with new concepts and complexity comfortably. Examines problems carefully and thoroughly and understands their interdependencies. Can pull information and ideas from many sources and see the importance of many factors.
What we offer you
Providing an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment. Our people enjoy competitive compensation packages and a fun, personal, collaborative and safe working environment. We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality and diversity.
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$69k-97k yearly est.