Electrical Engineer

Location: Austin, Texas Salary: US$75 - US$85 per hour + competitive
Sector: Engineering Type: contract

My client, a large Oil and Gas company is currently looking for an Electrical Engineer to join their team located in Austin, Texas. This is a 12 month contract contract position with a strong possibility of extension or becoming full time.

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting upstream and midstream teams during FEED, detailed electrical and controls engineering, construction, and commissioning of the facilities
  • Improving and maintaining electrical maintenance procedures and practices.
  • Driving efforts to achieve improved electrical instrumentation, and controls reliability across all assets.
  • Supporting and following up on electrical construction activities to ensure compliance with engineering documents
  • Supporting material procurement activities by reviewing quotes
  • Supporting operations and maintenance as needed in troubleshooting field issues with existing facilities and incorporating lessons learned in future designs


  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • At least 5 years of oil and gas plants/facilities experience
  • +5 years in Electrical engineering.
  • Experience creating electrical one-lines, three-lines, load lists and area classification drawings.
  • Experience with performing and reviewing arc flash and short circuit studies.
  • Strong MS Office skills: Excel spreadsheets, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook

Schedule: Monday - Friday - 40 hours per week or 9/80

Contract Duration: 12 month contract - *highly likely to extend or become full time*

Pay Rate: $80 an hr. or higher (Negotiable)

Location: Austin, TX

If you have the relevant experience for the position apply with your most recent resume and I will contact you by phone.

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