Power Electrical Engineer

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, United States

CDI Engineering Solutions is seeking a Mid or Sr Level Power Electrical Engineer to work at our Engineering Center in Baton Rouge, LA.  GREAT BENEFITS, GREAT TEAM, GREAT OPPORTUNITY!

Job Summary: Project development background for refinery and petro-chemical power projects.  Experienced in project scope development, project justification, development of multiple options, and budgetary pricing.

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Meet with client's operating and engineering personnel to identify problems and develop projects which will provide the minimum technical solutions.
  • Work with vendors to solicit budgetary prices on major electrical equipment.
  • Assist estimating group in creating budget estimates for proposed infrastructure projects.
  • Assemble project documentation necessary for construction.
  • Generate specifications for major electrical equipment.
  • Perform fieldwork in client's facility to confirm existing conditions and identify potential problems.

Job Qualifications, Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET school.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license for the state of Louisiana or ability to obtain in 6-months.
  • 10+ years' experience in refinery or petrochemical plant design engineering.
  • Must be willing to work in-plant with client's project development team, assisting in scoping and budgeting of proposed electrical infrastructure projects.  Duties will include assembly of proposed project documentation using client's formats under supervision of an experienced team member.
  • Experience in power system modeling including breaker coordination, load flow and arc flash.
  • Experience in electrical project development and justification.
  • Working knowledge of NFPA 70

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


CDI Engineering Solutions is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer.

Type: Permanent

Reference ID: 5222