Lead Electrical Engineer Job Description

Lead Electrical Engineer Job Description

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Lead electrical engineer provides technical expertise of refinery equipment, including power distribution systems, motor controls, switchgear, UPS systems, and substations.

Lead Electrical Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for board/subsystem level acceptance test and involved into EMC, HALT and verification test
Capture and review electrical design requirements and features
Responsible for sub-system level motion control architect design, evaluate and test key components such as driver, motor, encoder
Carries out all job responsibilities in a safe manner
Participates in the development of others within the area of the incumbent's expertise, including the creation of knowledge transfer documentation materials
Seeks, recognizes, defines and solves problems to achieve unique objectives
Leads or participates in single or multiple projects with a financial scope of up to $10 million from conception through implementation
Preparation of Standardized Contract Templates for BOP Works
Review of customer contract and where required, BoP subcontract documents, and assemble tender deviations
Research and prepare formal responses to customer inquiries regarding wind turbine capabilities

Lead Electrical Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Lead Electrical Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: RF, FAA, PE, EIT, FDA, OPEX, LEED, SIS, STD, NASA

Education for Lead Electrical Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the lead electrical engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Technical, Education, Leadership, Design, Manufacturing, Science, Architecture

Skills for Lead Electrical Engineer

Desired skills for lead electrical engineer include:

Rockwell Software
Servo motors and other various hardware items
Programmable logic controllers
Variable speed drives is a requirement
Protective relaying and controls systems for HV and EHV substations
Automotive serial data protocols
Power distribution systems
Autodesk Revit

Desired experience for lead electrical engineer includes:

Prepare and deliver technical presentations to customer, industry, and regulatory organizations
Review utility interconnection requirements to ensure wind park compliance with grid transmission operators
Technical risk assessment & mitigation during Value Engineering/Negotiation phase
Participate in contract negotiations and project meetings with regard to wind turbine electrical issues
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on power and control systems required
Minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical power and/or control systems

Lead Electrical Engineer Examples


Lead Electrical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a lead electrical engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lead electrical engineer
  • Preparation of standards / specifications for the discipline
  • Assume other duties as may be required by the company from time to time
  • Provide functional and technical guidance in the initiation, design, development and optimization of manufacturing equipment and processes and implementation of PLC, motion control and machine safety systems
  • Innovate, initiate, recommend, lead and implement product or process improvement projects with a financial scope of up to $5 million from conception to commercialization
  • Seek, recognize, define and solve problems/opportunities to achieve unit objectives.  Identify complex technical issues to determine root cause
  • Have excellent technical problem solving skills
  • Be a technical expert in product / technology areas, maintaining an awareness of industry trends
  • Prepare variety of complex engineering deliverables for larger or multiple projects
  • Provide guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and company policies
  • Follow Capital Appropriation guidelines to stay in control of project finances and asset accounting
Qualifications for lead electrical engineer
  • Develop robust controls sequence of operations
  • Minimum bachelor's degree in electrical or control engineering or related disciplines from a recognized accredited university
  • Must live within a 60 mile radius of the work location
  • Knowledge of high power products and related design considerations preferred (200 kVA to 1 MVA)
  • Experience with 3rd party /Contract Management for hardware projects, completed at least two 3rd party type projects
  • Experienced with PCB layout design is a plus

Lead Electrical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a lead electrical engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for lead electrical engineer
  • Design, develop or source all electrical components for chiller system and sub-systems
  • Taking ownership of electrical technical queries to ensure resolution to the satisfaction of the Project Manager
  • Responsibility for the motivation of staff to identify cost effective designs and seek solutions
  • Responsibility for specific change and improvement initiatives
  • Identifying increase or reduction in scope, raising the necessary support documents for Project Control purposes
  • Producing documentation and drawing deliverables for inclusion in work packs, and or, design books on time to meet offshore deadlines
  • Leading electrical test system development for new product introductions, including concept, architecture (Sr
  • Responsible for reliability, performance and on-time delivery
  • Supporting business development through input to technical bids and proposals
  • Provides tooling, NRE, & BOM cost estimates to the Project team Performs design trade-off analysis as required Solicits resource estimates from the electrical Software, Hardware, and Design teams
Qualifications for lead electrical engineer
  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSc in Electrical Engineering)
  • 10 + years of working experience in Electrical Arrangement Engineering
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario (P.Eng.)
  • Experience in detailed design of green and brown field AIS/GIS substation projects
  • Proficient in preparation of electrical one line and three line diagrams, electrical basic layout and detailed electrical arrangement design (layout, elevations, sections and interconnection diagrams), cable trench/duct/tray /raceway design, electrical equipment sizing and providing bills of materials, grounding design, lightning protection design, busbar sizing, indoor/outdoor lighting, station service design, power system studies
  • Has excellent understanding of electrical functions and characteristics of all AIS/GIS distributions and transmission station equipment, contributes to providing technical specifications, reviews/comments on/approves vendor calculations/specifications/ technical data sheets/drawings

Lead Electrical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a lead electrical engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for lead electrical engineer
  • Analyzes field problems in order to recommend and implement solutions
  • Support in the assessment of Grid code requirements, today and in the future to help our solutions to meet the grid requirements
  • Keep track on new technology, methodology and design concept
  • Troubleshoot, determine root cause, and document all infrastructure faults and failures
  • Manage key vendors on behalf of Operations which may involve
  • Support Design/Construction with factory and site visits throughout the life of a project as needed
  • Travel and other assignments as required
  • Act as the discipline lead for the local team based in Stepps
  • Ensure designs are completed in accordance with all relevant standards and legislation including CDM, IEE Regulations, SIL, DSEAR
  • Supports major electrical and power systems for a facility
Qualifications for lead electrical engineer
  • Familiar with electro-mechanical systems and systems development strongly desired
  • Experience with DFM – Design For Manufacturing principles and practices
  • Experience with ICS or SCADA design, commissioning, or design or operations
  • Operational experience and design application knowledge of Allen-Bradley PLC, Motion Control/Servo and VFD hardware, including edit-level software capabilities
  • OEM equipment integration experience and electro-mechanical aptitude
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with 8 – 14 years related experience.  Candidates with an Associate, Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a relevant scientific discipline that possess applicable experience may also be considered

Lead Electrical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of lead electrical engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for lead electrical engineer
  • Resource and project manage (including project schedules, change management, risk management, ) development efforts
  • Supports the Technical Service Department
  • The ability to manage and lead a team of Engineers (multi discipline or project based)
  • A supportive and collaborative working style
  • The ability to travel short term (2 days to 2 weeks) to other offices to support
  • 10 to 15 years’ experience in relevant industries
  • Be responsible for the correctness, quality and cost effectiveness of all electrical work on assigned T&D projects
  • Ensure that required reviews and approvals are provided and documented
  • Advise the Discipline manager on project staffing requirements
  • Review and accept project man-hour estimates for required activities and controls work to meet these estimates
Qualifications for lead electrical engineer
  • This position requires at a minimum an active Top Secret security clearance
  • Deep professional experience in engineering / design of Plants
  • Knowledge of processor architecture, digital circuit design and various communications protocols such as I2C, UART, SPI, USB, MIPI, I2S
  • A bachelor's or advanced degree in engineering or relevant scientific discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience developing CE products and their electronics (SoCs, PCBAs, FPCAs), wireless systems, mechanical components and key sub components such as displays, A/V interfaces, power supply and battery subsystems
  • Knowledge on advanced 2D and 3D finite elements methods and CFD computation (Infolytica, Ansys, Fluent and Cad 3D ProEngineer)

Lead Electrical Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead electrical engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead electrical engineer
  • Support the Project Manager as Technical Lead and ensure delivery to client and client and contract expectations
  • Follow safety-in-design concept to deliver compliant and safe designs
  • Support commissioning activities on sites following personnel and equipment safety
  • Serves as the technical lead for Electrical Design & Controls Engineering Teams
  • Serves as the Project Engineer with full design responsibility
  • Prioritizes project work, test, commissioning & support activities
  • Responsible for design accuracy and thoroughness
  • Needs to meet project schedule requirements
  • Demonstrates success in leading the development of new products and supporting existing products
  • Adapts leadership style to situational requirements, a leader that is detail-oriented, can direct when needed, can mentor and guide when less direction is needed, and can set a clear vision that others will follow
Qualifications for lead electrical engineer
  • MS degree in EE preferred
  • Highly proficient in Control panel Electrical Circuit Design with Safety Interlocks, IO Controllers Design and Applications (PLC) with detailed understanding of relevant standards and compliances like – NEC, NFPA, UL 508, IEC standard, SEMI Standard (Electrical)
  • Jam techniques
  • Experience in all switchgear commissioning
  • Minimum five years engineering / R&D to product experience in a rigorous quality-focused environment
  • Demonstrated working experience and accomplishments with electronics hardware and software- analog/digital, sensors/actuators, power management and wireless communications

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