Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Petroplan's client, a leading downstream development group is looking to add a Sr. Electrical Engineer to their team. This role is accountable for ensuring the Electrical System, from 138kV to Low Voltage, functions safely, efficiently, and reliably, with the objective of meeting business goals for production while minimizing unscheduled equipment down time.

  • Supervise Electrical Engineering team
  • Review Power System Model updates
  • Review and verification of application of relays, schematic diagrams, equipment ratings and protection documents
  • Owner of Electrical Operating Philosophies, Electrical Operations Manuals, maintenance strategies and procedures for Electrical systems
  • Participation in HAZOPs and HAZIDs as required
  • Update short circuit studies, coordination studies, and Arc Flash Hazard assessments
  • Maintain Power System Models and proactively monitor the electric utility grid configuration

Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program
  • 15+ years direct experience with HV and MV electrical power systems and HV Cable Systems, application and programming of Protective Relays
  • Familiarity with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70E, Safety in Design, and Safety in the field
  • Licensed P.E. preferred


Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here;

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

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