Sr. Electrical Designer in Midlothian, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $93600.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Job Description:

Our client is currently seeking an entrepreneurial spirited Senior Electrical Designer. We believe our entrepreneurial spirit is what sets us apart from the competition. Entrepreneurial spirit is a mindset. It's an attitude and approach to thinking that actively seeks out change, rather than waiting to adapt to change. It's a mindset that embraces critical questioning, innovation, service and continuous improvement.

This is a full time/direct hire position that is in Richmond, VA

Company Overview:

Our client is a multi-discipline engineering consulting office supporting manufacturing facilities and clients in the Eastern US with areas of specialization including: project feasibility studies, process improvement analysis, new process design, process upgrades, air pollution abatement technology and integration, environmental compliance, product design, industrial capital projects, and detailed project/construction estimates.  The company serves Fortune 500 companies in industries such as food processing, films, fibers, plastics, paper, chemicals, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, power, metals, wastewater treatment, and discrete manufacturing.

General Responsibilities:

Senior Electrical Designers are responsible for performing electrical design duties on assigned projects including power distribution, machine control design, and instrument and control design. 

Practical Application of Responsibilities:

  • Assist project manager in developing estimates, schedules, material lists, specifications, design concepts, design drawings and other project documentation per customer and corporate guidelines
  • Perform fieldwork and technical research
  • Maintain project files and documentation
  • Certify accuracy and completeness of all deliverable products and services in

assigned areas of responsibility

  • Allocate tasks to project team members
  • Maintain budget and schedule

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of heavy industrial experience
  • Current working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Strong ability to read power and motor control circuits
  • Strong working knowledge of power or instrumentation design (Conduit sizing, simple loop diagrams, etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of fieldwork for locating instrumentation and/or related equipment
  • Strong working knowledge of grounding instrumentation and electrical equipment
  • Strong working knowledge of hazardous area designs
  • Experience in Class 1/Division 1 settings
  • Strong working knowledge of the NEC and other national and state codes
  • Experience in project estimating

Preferred Requirements:

•Experience in an industrial chemical processing environment is a plus.

Benefits: We offer a fast paced, exciting work environment with a competitive compensation package including: Health Care Benefits, Vacation, 401K and tuition reimbursement.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with its employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer