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Designer III

Tulsa, Oklahoma Contract Job ID: 1810092390
Estimated Duration: 6 months


Conducts complex design assignments for the Engineering Department and functions as a technical specialist, formulating and developing advanced design concepts.
• Develops I&E Engineering Standards.
• Defines Projects by determining project objectives, selecting technical strategies and providing technical assistance to the business unit(s)
• Plans Projects by writing work scopes, developing schedules.
• Follow construction of Electrical / Instrumentation Projects (with Engineering approval)
• Implements Projects by monitoring performance, taking corrective actions, providing feedback to project.
• Solves technical problems related to projects and troubleshoots and updates report data for business unit(s)
• Ensures the maintenance and integrity of business unit(s) data
• Conducts research to support engineering in the development of electrical distribution and process controls
• Designs and plans layouts necessary for the installation of electrical and instrumentation as directed by engineering.
• Determines most effective arrangement of Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls; such as Burner Management, Safety Instrumented Systems, and Power Distribution Equipment
• Investigates and resolves work-in-process problems
• Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion.
• Develop one line diagrams with emphasis on high voltage consistent with NFPA 70E (arc flash)
• Experience working with ETAP or similar programs for managing Arc Flash data.
A minimum of eight years of progressive work experience in electrical, instrumentation & controls is required. Emphasis on controls engineering and power distribution is required. With a minimum of 1 year developing medium and high voltage systems with record keeping consistent with arc flash.
Refinery or petrochemical industry experience is preferred.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent amount of experience is required.
Ability to manage a project is essential. Working knowledge of commonly used engineering concepts and ability to apply this knowledge analytically. Ability to stay abreast of new technology developments and processes is essential. Technical experience in medium and high voltage systems development. Ability to effectively communicate with others, both written and verbal communication. Advanced reading and writing skills, with the ability to perform complex mathematical calculations. Experience with the record keeping requirements of arc flash and the systems used to maintain the data.
Working knowledge of Microsoft products and experience with engineering software is preferred.
The program we use to manage the requirements of NFPA 70E is ETAP, experience using this or similar programs used to manage arc flash analysis desired.
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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