Electrical Engineer
Philadelphia, PA 
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description


The Electrical Engineer provides technical support to different project leaders and the more senior engineers in the company in the formulation and validation of project work plans, monitors and influences the performance of planning, engineering, design and construction efforts in accordance with the plans and assists in data gathering and analysis for the reporting on project progress, scheduled deliverables and budget.  This involves managing equipment, customer and factory interface and master schedule development and adherence.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities, include the following, other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans, directs and coordinates preparation of project documentation, such as engineering drawings, production specifications and schedules, and contract modifications to ensure customer contract requirements are met. 
  • Reviews contract to determine documentation required for each phase of the project, applying knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes.
  • Reviews and verifies project documentation for completeness, format and compliance with contract requirements.
  • Confers with engineers, managers, customers and others to discuss project, prepare documents or modify contract schedules.
  • Manage Technical Equipment and delivery schedules.
  • Participate in Different Customer Projects.
  • Applies and develops basic skills in procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment, as appropriate to area of specialization.
  • Know fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in the area of specialization, be amenable to develop for other functional areas



  Bachelor of Science in engineering from an ABET accredited college or university - Electrical or Instrumentation and Controls Engineering

  Engineer-in-Training Certification preferred

U.S. Citizenship or U.S Permanent Resident status

Valid driver's license and clean driving record

  Good problem solving skills

  CAD Proficiency required, 3D experience highly desirable


Must be able to:

Provide intensity and commitment in daily activities

Have ability to work towards a personal \"Best in Class\" standard

Have ability to execute decisions with speed and conviction

  Keep well organized files and provide accessibility to others inside and outside of the department

  Demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service, developing a loyal customer base

  Work under pressure, meet deadlines and be flexible in working on multiple tasks simultaneously

  Demonstrate strong verbal, written, computer and technical communication and presentation skills


Ability to learn and develop skills to manage and produce results in a fast paced growing business.

Establish procedures to monitor and/or regulate processes, tasks, or activities of subordinates or job activities and responsibilities. Taking action to follow up the results of delegated assignments or projects.

Ability to understand and analyze financial data.

Generate and/or recognize imaginative and creative solutions to work-related situations.

Ability to make rational and realistic decisions that are based on logical assumptions, reflect factual information and show consideration of organizational resources.

Proactive attitude towards confronting and resolving problems.

Ability to effectively express and present ideas or tasks to an individual or to a group

  Ability to travel and remain overnight as required, including international destinations

Results driven: Taking ownership, sense of urgency, hands-on when and where necessary, pro-active.

  Works independently, takes initiative and completes challenging assignments

  Proven ability to work as a team member and collaborate with others

  Manage high workload: Multi-tasking, multi-organizing, delivering contributions to multiple projects with sometimes conflicting resource requirements.

  Highly mobile as the job requires working on various large piece of equipment from all side throughout many level and heights.


A minimum of five (5) years' experience with:


  Electrical equipment and components system design, CAD, programming, operations and/or commissioning with engines, generators, turbines, pumps, boilers, gases, piping, power generation systems, switchgear, motor control centers, transformers, surge suppression, etc.

  Strong organizational and project management capabilities

  Direct involvement with moving mechanical systems and energized electrical circuits

  Ability to produce and understand single lines, P&ID, process schematics, and flow charts.

  Strong industrial power background

  Utility interconnection requirements

  Advanced proficiency with MS Office, networks, operating systems and Internet communications

  Knowledge of and familiarity with industrial computer systems, PLC's and DCS's. Experience with GE Fanuc, Allen Bradley, Rockwell, and Siemens platforms is preferred.


The work environment and physical working characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions:

  Person in this position needs to occasionally visit customer locations

  Office environment, sedentary job.

  Person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery and occasionally visit customer sites.

  Must have the ability to walk/stand throughout the day

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Penn Power Group is a federal contractor and has implemented an affirmative action plan to ensure equal employment opportunities for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and qualified veterans. We make reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Deanna Hunt at DHunt@pennpowergroup.com 215 335 0500 ONLY if you wish to request an accommodation or if you wish to be included in our affirmative action program. Resumes sent to this address will not be accepted.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 years
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