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    Electrical Engineer – Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    Job Description

    Company Overview

    Since 1984, Krech Ojard & Associates Inc. (KOA) has provided comprehensive Engineering and Consulting Services to diverse national and international clients spanning various industries. Our expertise covers civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, marine, and railroad design, tailored to sectors that includes mining, manufacturing, agribusiness, oil and gas, transportation, and power distribution. KOA prioritizes developing customized, value-driven solutions to meet each of our client’s unique needs.

    With headquarters in Duluth, Minnesota, and strategically located regional offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, we pursue seamless project integration through the utilization of advanced design technology and upholding a unified company culture to deliver engineering results.

    Position Summary

    KOA has a current opening for an experienced Professional Electrical Engineer that will develop a diverse portfolio of electrical engineering projects with a focus on the design, construction, and maintenance of complex electrical systems. The successful candidate will utilize their experience expertise in the field of electrical engineering to provide solutions to a diverse clientele that includes multinational industry leaders.

    Essential Functions

    • Perform calculations related to the sizing and installation of electrical equipment including: MCC’s, lighting, circuit breakers, motors, transformers, wiring systems, switchgear, and grounding systems.
    • Utilize the National Electrical Code, IEEE standards, and requirements of insurers in the development of electrical designs at industrial and commercial facilities.
    • Develop detailed equipment specifications for electrical distribution equipment, MCC’s, Drives, low voltage field devices, instrumentation, lighting, circuit protection, and power monitoring equipment.
    • Design power distribution and grounding systems up to 15kV.
    • Develop motor and process control documents including loop and motor elementary drawings.
    • Prepare proposals, specifications, schedules, and cost estimates for engineering projects.
    • Analyze data, prepare reports, and deliver presentations on proposed and ongoing projects to internal staff and clients.
    • Mentor and oversee junior engineers and technicians.
    • Perform QA/QC reviews throughout the design development process.
    • Work directly with clients to develop project options and alternatives, provide engineering guidance for project planning and development, field investigations, and critical issues.

    Required Qualifications

    • BS in Electrical Engineering with a Professional Engineer (PE) License or the ability to obtain within 1 year of employment.
    • 5+ years of experience in electrical engineering and design
    • Knowledge and application of the principles and practices of CAD development and creation of drawing packages at various stages of design development
    • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with Krech Ojard staff, individuals from other organizations, and client representatives.

    Desired Qualifications

    • Experience performing power coordination and arc flash studies and develop single line drawings using SKM.
    • Experience with power distribution design up to 230kV
    • Experience with Rockwell Automation PLC and HMI programming
    • Experience developing design packages, P&ID’s, and alternatives from concept to issued for construction using AutoCAD Electrical or Revit software packages.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of project lifecycle and ability to manage complex engineering and multidiscipline projects in the context of electrical design inputs and information requirements.


      Compensation for this position will include a base salary range of $70,000 – $120,000/year. Conditional offers will be based on the candidate’s education, experience, technical skill, and other considerations.


      At Krech Ojard & Associates, we believe in recognizing and rewarding the contributions of our valued employees. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

    • Health Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • HSA/HRA Plans
    • Dental and Vision
    • Life and Disability Insurance
    • Retirement Savings Account (401k)
    • Paid Time Off and Holidays
    • Additional Voluntary Benefits

    Join our team at Krech Ojard & Associates and embark on a rewarding journey of professional growth and fulfillment within a dynamic growing company.

    Note to Applicants

      To ensure a safe, healthy, and productive work environment, all employees are required to participate in our drug and alcohol program that adheres to DOT regulations. Krech Ojard & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

      Please submit cover letter along with resume by using the online form on this page, or at the Careers page at www.krechojard.com, or by mail to:

      Krech Ojard & Associates, Inc.,
      Human Resources Manager
      227 W First Street, Suite 500
      Duluth, MN 55802.

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