Electrical Equipment Engineer
Company: Praxair, Inc.
Posted on: November 1, 2018
Praxair, Inc. is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. With market capitalization of approximately $40 billion and 2017 sales of $11 billion, the company employs over 26,000 people globally and has been named to the Dow Jones World Sustainability Index for 15 consecutive years. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Our products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others. SCOPE This position is on the Global Product Line & US Projects, Small On Site Plants Team. The Electrical Equipment Engineer will primarily participate in the design and commissioning of major electrical equipment on one or more projects in the United States and global Product Line design. International projects may also be supported. Working with minimal supervision, this position integrates major electrical equipment into cryogenic and non-cryogenic nitrogen and oxygen industrial gas plants. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES * Complete specifications for quoting and requisitioning Medium Voltage Electrical equipment: * Rotating Equipment includes large induction and synchronous motors and generators. * Static Equipment includes transformers, switchgear, variable frequency drives, MCCs, fused contactors, and relays. * Complete short-circuit, arc flash hazard analysis and coordination studies * Perform commissioning and start-up of medium voltage electrical equipment * Complete total cost of ownership evaluations * Review and approve One-Line Diagram and system functionality. * Attend technical meetings with Utility and/ or Customer on proposal and project work to ensure system definition is complete * Review Supplier submitted documentation and drawings as well as internally generated wiring schematics, control systems, and commissioning documents * Conduct supplier shop performance testing and pre-shipment inspections * Troubleshooting of shop and/or field problems * Work and act with safety in mind. Use safety checklists as part of the design process and participate in Safety Design reviews. * Technical support for new supplier qualifications * Understand and follow applicable Praxair Standards * Writes (or authors) general specifications for design and engineer guidelines QUALIFICATIONS (Salary and job level commensurate with experience) * BS in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution is required * 3-5 years of Power System Engineering experience required * Proficiency with arc flash studies and SKM software and relay programming * Experience with field commissioning and start-up of medium voltage electrical equipment * Proven ability to work within office, construction, and operating plant environments * Must have the perseverance and results driven attitude to advance goals and objectives * Must be proficient in verbal and written communication while participating in a project team environment * Approximately 25% domestic and international travel required * IBEW trained journeyman or Military trained electrician a plusSDL2017
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