Senior Electrical Engineer


Energy Power Plant

About this role

About this role

Applications are invited for this long-term opportunity as a Senior Electrical Engineer a global engineering, architecture and construction company, based in Houston, Texas

It's an opportunity to grow with a company that has seen strong growth and has great prospects. Apply today for your chance to be part of their future success.

As Senior Electrical Engineer the successful applicant will lead & execute detailed design electrical engineering activities for Engineering-Procurement-Construction projects in downstream and mid-stream US domestic Oil, Gas, and Chemical.

Other duties include:

  • Develop hazardous area classification source forms and plans;
  • Design 34.5kV, 15kV, 5kV, 600V, and below.
  • Distribution systems; engineer distribution basic, relaying, and metering one lines; engineer 15Kv, 5KV, and 600V motor schematics.
  • Perform power system studies including load flow, short circuit, motor starting, time current curves, circuit breaker settings, protective relay settings, grounding studies, arc flash studies, UPS and battery sizing, cable sizing, and other electrical calculations.



  • Experience as senior electrical engineer in technical role on detailed design projects.
  • Must have experience in Class 1 Div. 2 Group C, D areas.
  • Must have experience with design activities listed above.
  • Must be willing to travel to the job site and meet with clients and construction personnel to scope the project and answer construction problems.
  • Must have basic knowledge of construction methods such as cable tray installation, cable pulling, cable testing, etc.
  • Must have previous U.S. Domestic downstream and midstream Oil, Gas, and Chemical electrical distribution design experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from accredited program. Minimum 7 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience)
  • Registered Professional Engineer and NCEES record for licensing in multiple states preferred.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.



Why work through Brunel? We start with competitive rates, a comprehensive benefits package and a safe on-boarding process. With our industry insights and recruiter expertise, we are supporting projects and clients worldwide. With Brunel you gain experience and expertise, building on your skills and developing your career further.

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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Eliza Silva is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Eliza Silva
Brunel Brazil - Rio de Janeiro

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