Senior Electrical Engineer
Sacramento, CA 
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The Opportunity

Ulteig is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Sr. Electrical Engineer. The Sr. Electrical Engineer acts as a technical leader and applies standard engineering techniques and procedures on complex projects. Plans, schedules, conducts, and/or coordinates detailed phases of assigned project work.

What You'll Do

The work of revitalizing critical infrastructure for hydroelectric facilities includes developing plans, modifications and replacement of protective relaying equipment within existing generating and pumping stations. Design may also include the addition and/or replacement of major electrical apparatus in outdoor substations and switchyards. The ideal candidate will have experience in developing and reviewing relay settings for the protection systems and SCADA programming.

What We Expect from You

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required. Master's degree a plus. ABET accredited program or equivalent required.
  • PE registration is required.
  • 10+ years of engineering experience.
  • Effective leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications, time management, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate technical leadership of complex relay replacement projects collaboratively with clients, from scoping through detailed design, and into commissioning and construction support for energization.
  • Proficient with protection and control design and industry standards.
  • Experience reviewing and producing design drawings, including one-line diagrams, AC/DC schematics, wiring diagrams, control panel elevations and bills of material.
  • Expert knowledge of MV electrical (apparatus) equipment including station service, 15 kV switchgear and protective relaying.
  • Expert knowledge in developing protective relay settings for hydroelectric generating or pumping facilities.
  • Experience programming and testing Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) relays and RTACs a plus.
  • Knowledge of SCADA systems and programming is a plus.
  • On site testing and commissioning of protective relays, and construction support a plus.
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC) and California Electrical Code (CEC) a plus.
  • Proven experience in Microsoft Software Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Experience with AutoCAD, ASPEN OneLiner, EasyPower, and MathCAD a plus.
  • Willing to travel 10-20% of the time.
  • Must have permanent authorization to work in the US

What You Can Expect from Ulteig

For 75 years, we've built a culture focused on people - both our clients and our employees. We realize that a huge part of our success has relied heavily on the dedication and focus of our workforce; this is why we make investing in our employees a top priority. Being 100% employee-owned means, we take our own success and the success of our clients personally.

We offer our team members:

  • Flexible Workplace
  • Employee Ownership
  • Competitive Total Rewards
  • Collaborative Environment
  • Innovative Culture
  • Career Development

Comprehensive Benefits:

Our comprehensive benefits package offers an assortment of health care and other wellbeing benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision plans, disability, and wellness programs.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work arrangements, paid time off and company paid holidays.

Other financial and retirement benefits include a company matched 401(k) plan, a lucrative employee referral program and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Employees may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100% employee-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's achievements. They share in the financial rewards of that success through company ownership.

Working at Ulteig is more than a job, it means you will be making a difference. Our vision is to be among the most highly regarded engineering and technical services firms in North America. Ulteig connects people and resources to develop compelling, integrated solutions across multiple Lifeline Sectors, including power, renewables, transportation and water. Ulteig's footprint spans the country and leverages its expertise with a wide range of public and private clients.

If you would like to be a part of a company that empowers its employees, apply today!

ACHIEVE | GROW | COLLABORATE

Ulteig is a Drug Free Workplace

Additional Opportunity Details:
Position Mid-Point is $130,500*
* The salary displayed represents the middle of a range. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary include your job specific skills, education, training, job location, number of years of experience related to this role and comparison to other employees already in this role

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: to protect the interests of all parties, Ulteig Engineers, Inc., will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidateoran approved vendor that has a written and signed agreement in place with Ulteig. Please do not contact or forward resumes to our company employees or locations. Any unsolicited resumes will be considered Ulteig property. Ulteig is not responsible for any charges or fees related to unsolicited resumes.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Ulteig provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, veteran status, disability and any other legally protected status.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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