Electrical Design Engineer
Company: Kinder Morgan
Posted on: May 27, 2023
Electrical Design Engineer
Job ID #: 26755 Location: AL-BIRMINGHAM
Functional Area: Engineering Position Type: Full Time
Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years Relocation Provided: No
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
RC/Department: 0214 -PM - DESIGN & DRAFTING :KMI
Kinder Morgan, one of the largest energy infrastructure companies in North America, has been in operation since 1997. Over the years, we have understood that not only do our people contribute to our success, but that they should share in that success. We provide all employees with a safe, honest, trustworthy, ethical, respectful and professional work environment. We believe in building friendly and personal long-term relationships by supporting our employees with ongoing training, continued growth and internal advancement while cultivating teamwork and diversity with a culture of inclusion from various experiences and backgrounds. Dedicated to providing security to our employees, we offer a comprehensive benefit program that includes, medical, dental, vision, disability, life, 401(k), a retirement contribution (pension plan) and more.
Join our team and help shape the present and future of North America's energy infrastructure with a career at Kinder Morgan.
--- Design, selection and implementation of medium/low voltage power systems used in the operation of natural gas pipeline systems.
--- Review, recommend and evaluate the design, installation, and operations of medium and low-voltage electrical systems to ensure compliance with NEC requirements while evaluating them for the optimization of efficient, safe and economical operation.
--- Familiar with the design of ancillary electrical equipment on low-speed and high-speed compressor stations. Review, recommend and evaluate when soft starts and variable speed drives should be used on equipment.
--- This position is expected to review design/construction drawings that include area classification, wiring diagrams, conduit and cable schedules and PID's to ensure compliance with NEC and API RP500 requirements.
--- Support Operations personnel in maintenance work and troubleshooting of electrical issues.
--- Accountable for completing tasks with quality, compliance with applicable codes/standards, and on schedule.
--- Effectively interface and integrate with other Company departments including Project Management, Procurement, Engineering, Business Development, and Operations to maintain the integrity of the Company's infrastructure.
--- Represent the Company in area of expertise with customers, suppliers, licensees, third-party engineering firms, outside consultants, and industry associations. Project manage the electrical portion of the project if the design is produced in house.
--- Interface with other technical/engineering disciplines to ensure the effective integration of electrical systems with the overall product design.
--- Plan, schedule, and coordinate detailed phases of engineering work while supporting the department and Project Manager with delivery.
--- Interface with utility companies to obtain short circuit data, new meter loop and services, meter upgrades, new substation and/or upgrades.
--- Assist with the commissioning and troubleshooting of electrical equipment and systems.
--- Work with Project Management and Business Development to develop cost estimates for projects (greenfield and brownfield)
--- Review/interpret Arc Flash studies and perform small studies, review relay coordination and root cause analysis.
--- Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university is required.
--- A minimum of 5-10 years of experience with the electrical design of industrial facilities.
--- Experience in design, selection and requirements of low variable frequency drives, low voltage MCC's, UPS systems, AC power generators, and instrumentation applicable to metering stations. Knowledge of medium voltage switchgear, medium voltage motors, pad mount, substation class transformers and basic protective relaying.
--- Knowledge of arc flash hazard assessment and reviewing third-party arc flash assessments.
--- Working knowledge of ETAP software to modify models, review reports, and view TCC curves. Familiar with coordination studies to produce relay and breaker settings
--- Ability to take initiative and work with both company and non-company personnel to accomplish goals in a fast paced environment.
--- Proficient PC-based skills including MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access) and engineering program applications (ETAP).
--- Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills to address complex technical matters.
--- Create medium and low voltage wiring schematics and associated Bill of Materials for wiring, cables, and controls.
--- Create technical specifications, Engineering Standards, Construction Standards, and O&M Standards.
--- Ability to initiate and plan the design of lighting systems, power distribution systems, motor control circuits, grounding, motor drives, and secondary systems (fire and gas alarm, dc circuits, etc.)
--- Should be familiar with general substation design practices
--- Working knowledge of electrical codes and standards such as IEC, ISA, NEC, API, IEEE, etc.
--- Ability to perform job responsibilities with minimal guidance or supervision.
--- Prepare and coordinate engineering reports, calculations, studies, and presentations.
--- U.S. Citizenship or Green card required.
--- Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a driving record satisfactory to the Company.
--- Travel is required (-25%).
--- Knowledge and experience in the design of electrical power and distribution systems for natural gas compressor stations, and/or refined products pump stations, and/or processing facility.
--- Knowledge and experience leading industrial plant projects from an electrical engineering standpoint.
--- Knowledge and experience with operating and troubleshooting natural gas, or refined products, facility electrical systems.
Job level and pay commensurate with experience and skill set.
Kinder Morgan, Inc. offers employees a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits offered for this position may include the following: health care benefits including medical, prescription drug, dental , and vision coverage; Flexible and Health Spending Accounts; Life and Accidental Death and Disability insurance; Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Disability insurance for employee and dependents; retirement benefits including a 401(k) with employer and employee contributions and a company-funded pension plan; paid time off; paid holidays; a flexible work schedule and many voluntary benefit plans.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Electrical Design Engineer
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