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Graduate Engineer - Electrical - Chicago and Oak Brook, IL

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Chicago

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  • You need a BSEE, US driver’s license, strong technology skills, teamwork abilities, and project completion persistence for this Graduate Electrical Engineer role in Chicago and Oak Brook, IL. Additional EIT certification, CAD experience, and three-phase power system knowledge are preferred.
  • You will design power systems, address complex challenges, perform engineering calculations, manage project risk, liaise with stakeholders, prepare design documents, and travel as needed.

Graduate Job

EngineeringChicago

Description

  • HBK Engineering is seeking entry-level electrical engineering candidates, including recent graduates, who have an interest in working in the energy sector. 

Requirements

  • BSEE from ABET accredited institution.
  • 0 to 3 years of experience.
  • US driver’s license.
  • US work authorization.
  • An ability to work independently and in interdisciplinary teams.
  • Strong technology skills and an understanding of the Office365 suite of tools.
  • Understanding of remote communication software.
  • Ability to come up to speed quickly on in-process projects and hit the ground running.
  • Experience collaborating with a team in order to complete a larger project.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The persistence to see projects through to completion.
  • Adaptable to change.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • EIT certification.
  • Experience using CAD-based software.
  • Knowledge of three-phase power systems.
  • Prior engineering internship experience.
  • Project management, surveying/field work, and/or construction experience.

Education requirements

Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Design medium and low voltage power systems in compliance with relevant specifications, codes, and client requirements for applications including new business, smart grid, resiliency, communications, modernization, and subsurface utility projects.
  • Deploy creative and unique solutions to address a wide variety of complex electrical, structural, civil, and construction-related challenges.
  • Perform engineering calculations relating to power flow, thermal ampacity, load diversification, wind/ice loading, cable pulling, and protective device coordination.
  • Own all phases of the design lifecycle from initiation through construction completion and project closeout.
  • Work with project management and engineering leadership to manage project risk.
  • Work with project management and engineering leadership to identify and engage all relevant project stakeholders including system planning, construction, community members, governance authorities, and client project management to guarantee project success.
  • Communicate complex engineering matters to a variety of project stakeholders.
  • Independently manage time and schedule to achieve project milestones.
  • Prepare detailed design documents using a variety of software tools including AutoCAD, GIS systems, and client-specific enterprise asset management platforms.
  • Prepare materials and equipment purchase specifications.
  • Prepare reports and studies meeting client requirements that present technical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Perform field walkdowns with internal staff, clients, customers, governance authorities, and construction partners.
  • Travel as needed, typically <25%.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Chicago