Electrical Engineer - Aiken, SC in Aiken, SC at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: #16743

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Electrical Engineer located in Aiken, SC. This is a 11 month Full-Time Contract Assignment. Local Candidates Preferred.

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals. 

Job Summary:

  • Under minimal supervision, prepares design products that may include sketches, calculations, studies, material equipment lists, equipment procurement specifications, and drawings. 
  • Prepares formal calculations, analyses, studies, specifications, reports, and other technical documents. 
  • Checks and performs design verification of electrical calculations, drawings, and specifications. 
  • Reviews vendor drawings, shop drawings, and other discipline drawings.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform a range of design development, analysis or review tasks under minimal supervision.
  • Act as a lead on less complex tasks and responsible for a portion of an electrical design or section of an analysis or design review.
  • Direct interface and liaison with customers at all levels from quotation to final design and test activities, design reviews and technical working group meetings to comply with requirements and specifications.
  • Conduct site walk downs, analyze engineering problems, propose solutions and alternatives, and provide recommendations.
  • Experience in design and analysis of electrical distribution systems and industrial power systems, circuit breaker coordination, load flow calculations, short circuit studies.
  • Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards.
  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or related scientific field (or equivalent education) with at least 7 years of relevant and progressive professional experience in the analysis, and design of electrical systems in nuclear (preferred) or industrial experience
  • Excellent communications and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs
  • Position may require travel
  • Position may require the ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance
  • In-depth knowledge of industry codes and standards, including NFPA 70-2017 National Electrical Code, IEEE 242-2001, Recommended Practice for Protection and Coordination of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems., IEEE 1584-2002, IEEE 3002.2-2018, IEEE 3002.3-2018 and IEEE 3002.7-2018
  • In-depth knowledge of the process of preparing and checking calculations, as well as approval and revision of project calculations
  • In-depth knowledge of drawing production and checking, as well as approval and revision of engineering drawings
  • Candidate must be a US citizen. Dual citizenship is not permitted.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineering Registration
  • Experience performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations, emergency power and UPS system design

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.


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