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    Electrical Engineer

    Job Description

    Electrical Engineer – Duluth, MN Office

    Under general direction of the Engineering Manager or other assigned manager, Electrical Engineers at our firm are responsible for the development, oversight, and execution of a wide range of engineering projects which include major design and construction projects with clients primarily based in North America.

    Essential Job Functions

    In addition to providing direct oversight to engineers and engineering technicians, Electrical Engineers oversee the development of detailed drawing packages and specifications to be utilized with a wide range of design development projects.  The following is an outline of typical job functions associated with an Electrical Engineer.

    • Prepare proposals, specifications, schedules, and cost estimates for prospective engineering projects
    • Utilize experience and understanding of electrical engineering design principles to develop preliminary design plans, P&ID’s, and alternatives for evaluation and further design development
    • Develop issued for bid drawing packages as well detailed drawing packages from preliminary or concept design packages
    • Analyze data, prepare reports, and deliver presentations about proposed and ongoing projects to internal staff and clients
    • Manage projects that require design coordination with multiple disciplines; Civil, Mechanical, Structural
    • Provide mentoring and oversite to junior engineers and technicians
    • Complete QA/QC reviews throughout the design development process for assigned projects as well as projects under development by others
    • Work directly with clients to develop project options and alternatives
    • Meet with clients to provide engineering guidance for project planning and development, field investigations, and critical issues

    Desired Capabilities and Training

    • Demonstrated knowledge of project lifecycle and ability to manage complex engineering and multidiscipline projects in the context of electrical design inputs and information requirements
    • Knowledge and application of the principles and practices of CAD development and creation of drawing packages at various stages of design development
    • Detailed knowledge of principles, methods, equipment and materials used in the construction phase of electrical engineering projects
    • Experience directing the work of engineers, designers, and technicians
    • Ability to develop engineering calculations related to grounding, power distribution, lighting, medium and low voltage circuits, motors and motor control centers, transformers, power coordination, arc flash, etc.
    • Experience developing equipment specifications with a focus on mining and industrial manufacturing facilities
    • Ability to work with clients and other engineering disciplines to develop layouts that optimize capital project cost
    • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with Krech Ojard staff, individuals from other organizations, and client representatives
    • Experience with varied types of electrical systems commonly found in mining and industrial manufacturing facilities


    • Education: BS in Electrical Engineering with Professional Engineer (PE) License.
    • Experience: Four to ten years of experience in electrical engineering and design.
    • Job Requirements: Registered Professional Engineer with a valid drivers license and a clean driving record.

    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.

    To ensure a safe, healthy and productive work environment for our employees, we enforce a drug and alcohol policy that adheres to DOT regulations.

    Krech Ojard & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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