Lead Design Engineer

June 2, 2021
Houston, TX
Job Type


Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services and Systems division is currently seeking a Lead Design Engineer to join our team. This position will be based at any of these locations: Houston, TX, San Antonio, TX, Austin, TX, Beaumont, TX, Grapevine, TX, Corpus Christi, TX, El Paso, TX, Baton Rouge, LA and Tulsa, OK. Position Overview: Eaton's Electrical Services & Systems team offers a comprehensive portfolio of services tailored for every stage of a power system’s life cycle-whether it’s design, build, or support. Our services integrate and optimize the elements of a power system to make sure it’s aligned with business goals. We can help keep your power system safe, efficient, reliable, and up-to-date. The purpose of this position is to provide design engineering services instrumental to the completion of major projects. This position is to provide engineering leadership to teams of designers/discipline specific engineers to create complete designs including both electrical and layout packages to support Design-Build projects. The Lead Design Engineer is responsible for managing design deliverables to maintain project schedule, design budget, design accuracy, and submittal completeness working in concert with designers. The Lead Design Engineer is charged with value added engineering of team designs to provide a quality product while driving efficiencies. The Lead Design Engineer shall act as a single point of contact to project manager for design technical assistance. Other tasks that the Lead Design Engineer will take part in include scope development, estimating, and subcontractor bid leveling. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. In this function you will complete engineering packages that include: Equipment Specifications Power system studies Single lines drawings General arrangement drawings Elevation drawings Three-line drawings Schematics Wiring diagrams Interconnection diagrams Conduit/cable plans Lighting plans/drawings Lightning protection plans/drawings Control power drawings Grounding drawings/details Grading plans Foundation layouts Foundation plans/details Equipment Testing Procedure Commissioning plans Commissioning support As-built drawings When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger. Qualifications Required (Basic) Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution Minimum of 7 years of electrical engineering, power system or engineering design experience Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship Must reside within a 50-mile radius of the work location(s) listed. No relocation is being offered for this role. Preferred qualifications: PE License Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited institution PMP Certification Position Criteria: Demonstrated experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation Working knowledge of NERC/FERC, NESC, NEC, ANSI, NETA, IEEE Familiarity with power system engineering calculations Periodically submit to background & drug screens as required for on-site work by customers Must be comfortable working with Microsoft office suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) Must successfully complete and maintain compliance with the company’s safety program We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters. Job: Engineering Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div Job Level: Individual Contributor Schedule: Full-time Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No Does this position offer relocation?: No Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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