Amec Foster Wheeler Senior Electrical Designer in Houston, Texas

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking a Senior Electrical Designer. Applies extensive and diversified knowledge of design principles and practices and extensive 2D and/or 3D CAD knowledge and skills. Makes technical design decisions. Applies advanced CAD techniques and methods. Suggests, justifies and implements improvements and creative solutions for problems.

Key Responsibilities

  • May serve as the lead designer on a small project with few technical complexities—planning and technically supervising the design activities—or may serve in an individual contributor role—developing drawings, designs and creative solutions for problems

  • Independently performs routine and moderately complex tasks and recognizes the need for and requests help when needed

  • Prepares all types of designs, layouts, basic plans, studies and/or calculations in conformance with applicable codes and design standards from preliminary sketches, diagrams and other information

  • Develops CAD drawings, designs and solutions for problems

  • Prepares and checks lists of materials or specifications utilizing knowledge and/or engineering practices and fundamentals, shop and erection practices, etc.

  • Checks own work for practicality from the standpoint of fabrication, installation or maintenance

  • Performs most assignments independently, but consults with others and receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems

  • Plans work and meets deadlines without supervisor action

  • Suggests, justifies and implements design improvements

  • Coordinates work with others and may advise and/or be assisted by other less experienced designers

  • Checks work of other designers for accuracy and thoroughness

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management

  • Plans resources accordingly based on workload and client specifications

  • Responds to both internal and external requests for service and assistance

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Plans, organizes and coordinates own work to produce timely, accurate, high quality results

  • Works cooperatively and efficiently with others

  • Follows policies and procedures; works with integrity and ethically

  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner

  • Balances team and individual responsibilities

  • Aligns work with strategic goals, while exhibiting sound and accurate judgment

  • Performs routine work with minimal supervision

Education and Experience Requirements

Must possess an Associate’ s degree and/or post high school training in Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CAD). Fully competent and knowledgeable about design/drafting principles and practices with extensive and comprehensive knowledge in area(s) of specialization and working knowledge of the design of the organization’s technologies in general. Work requires a good understanding of how (discipline) design integrates into and impacts the complete project. 7+ years of design/drafting experience.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, and stand and may require close vision work. In addition, may carry drawings or boxes up to 10 pounds.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2017-19041

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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