Power Systems Engineer at GHD (Baton Rouge, LA)

| Baton Rouge, LA
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Job Description

Join a global professional services leader! We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

GHD is seeking a Power Engineer with a desire to work on projects in the fields of Future Energy, utility, and industrial power systems. Project assignments will be focused in the Mid-Continent region with additional opportunities to work on projects throughout North America, Australia and elsewhere around the globe. This position can be based from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX - Denver, CO - Kansas City, MO - Houston, TX - Salt Lake City, UT - Baton Rouge, LA or Mobile, AL.
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Working with project teams within the Power group to achieve project objectives; which includes working interactively with junior engineers & designers as well as team members in other subject areas
  • Develop designs, specifications and calculations for electrical power systems, which may include: One-line and three-line diagrams, wiring schematics area classifications, grounding plans, power plans, cable tray, equipment data sheets, cable tray fill calculations, lighting calculations, and voltage drop calculations
  • Perform power system studies for industrial and/or utility clients
  • Responsible for producing high-quality engineering results; identifies & reports quality concerns; may be called upon to investigate quality non-conformances
  • May be tasked with leading the electrical design team on small to mid-size projects
  • May perform some projects in the role of an owner's engineer
  • Develops hourly estimates of the Electrical Engineering & Design portion of proposals
  • Trains and mentors' junior teammates
  • Works with the marketing team to create and give technical presentations to existing or potential clients
  • Develops the business by maintaining client relationships and increases client loyalty through excellent customer service and delivery
For success in this position, you will possess the following skills and qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from an ABET accredited school
  • 4+ years' experience working with power systems
  • A desire to grow your skills and knowledge of power systems both domestically and internationally
  • Professional Engineer license or ability to acquire within 2 years
  • Knowledge of electrical codes & standards,
  • Experience with power engineering and/or design software
  • Knowledge of electrical equipment rated 480 Volts and above
  • Ability to read and understand one-line diagrams, logic diagrams and control schematics
We offer a professional, yet welcoming, culture based on our core values of Teamwork, Respect, Safety, and Integrity. We also provide accelerated professional development through hands-on experience, mentorship, and training via our GHD Business School.

If you're interested in pursuing this position, please submit your application below!

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

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About Us

Why GHD?

Being the best we can be is in our culture.
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.
More Information on GHD
GHD operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Fresno, CA, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Santa Rosa, CA, Golden, CO, Plainville, CT, Fort Myers, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Lake Mary, FL, Miami Lakes, FL, Tampa, FL, Duluth, GA, Honolulu, HI, Soda Springs, ID, Rosemont, IL, Indianapolis, IN, Des Moines, IA, Topeka, KS, Calvert City, KY, Baton Rouge, LA, Lake Charles, LA, Baltimore, MD, Hyannis, MA, Farmington Hills, MI, St Paul, MN, St Louis, MO, Omaha, NE, Edison, NJ, Albuquerque, NM, Rochester, NY, Charlotte, NC, Cazenovia, NY, West Chester, OH, Oklahoma City, OK, Lake Oswego, OR, Exton, PA, North Charleston, SC, Franklin, TN, Houston, TX, Chantilly, VA, Lynnwood, WA and Green Bay, WI. GHD was founded in 1928. It has 11027 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits, Mental Health Benefits, 401(K). To see all 20 open jobs at GHD, click here.
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