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Principal Electrical Engineer

Company: ARCADIS
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Arcadis is looking for a Principal Electrical Engineer with experience in designing electrical power systems for the municipal water / wastewater industry to join our growing team in Phoenix, AZ!

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

Using your technical capabilities and collaborating with our experienced team of professionals, you will provide technical and design consulting services with a focus on electrical power distribution, motor controls, lighting, and grounding design to support projects for the West Region of our Resilience Water Business. You will also manage tasks, oversee the work of engineering professionals, and serve as an industry leader supporting the growth of our municipal water / wastewater practice.

Role accountabilities:

  • Electrical design and coordination of various projects simultaneously with an emphasis on medium and low voltage power distribution, motor controls, lighting, and grounding for water/wastewater projects.
  • Development of project/task management skills including support in managing budgets and delivery schedules for each assignment.
  • Development of project/task scopes, schedules, and budget for new projects.
  • Close, highly interactive coordination with our Control Systems group and Process Mechanical group.
  • Establishing design criteria, performing design calculations, developing one-line diagrams, control schematics, plans and specifications.
  • Performing engineering services during construction, including reviewing equipment submittals, shop drawings and responding to contractor RFIs (request for information).
  • Conducting field inspections, overseeing projects in construction which includes identifying deviations from design, performing general QA/QC of completed work, and monitoring safety compliance.
  • Performing system analysis using ETAP, SKM Power Tools or other power systems analysis software. At a minimum, provide engineering responsibility for staff using these software packages to publish a power systems study with arc flash hazard analysis.
  • Travel will be required to support project needs (5 to 10% of time). Qualifications & Experience:

    Required Qualifications:
    • 15+ years of relevant work experience.
    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology, preferably with an emphasis on power.
    • Professional Engineering License in Arizona or ability to obtain reciprocity in 6 months. Key Skills and Attributes:
      • Solid working knowledge of the National Electrical Code.
      • Basic understanding of AutoCAD.
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, MS Project, and Outlook).
      • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
      • Performance-driven and ability to work productively, both independently and as a contributing member of a multi-discipline design team. Preferred Qualifications:
        • Solid working knowledge of Process and Instrumentation Diagrams, Field Instrumentation, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) as they relate to electrical design.
        • Experience using ETAP, SKM Power Tools or other power systems analysis software.
          Why Become an Arcadian?

          Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

          We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

          As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

          To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

          Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

          We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

          Transform Your World

          Arcadis offers benefits for full time positions. These benefits include medical, dental, and vision, EAP, 401K, STD, LTD, AD&D, life insurance, paid parental leave, reward & recognition program and optional benefits including adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement. We offer seven paid holidays and potentially up to two floating holidays per calendar year depending on start, and 20 days PTO that accrue per year. The salary range for this position is $116000 - $174000 / year.



Keywords: ARCADIS, Phoenix , Principal Electrical Engineer, Professions , Phoenix, Arizona

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