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Senior Systemwide Electrical Engineer

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Date: Jun 27, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 44881 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States  


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


New infrastructure and revitalizing assets are a key part of growth for any economy. We work with our clients to imagine and build cities of the future through a constant commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology. 


Our knowledge of infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you! 

Looking to take the next step in your career?


Hatch LTK is currently seeking a highly motivated Senior Systemwide Electrical Engineer to join our North American Infrastructure group in our Rail Systems team in the Los Angeles, CA or Seattle, WA


In this role the ideal candidate is a self-directed engineering professional with experience in low and medium voltage electrical distribution systems design, microgrid systems design, such as power generators, PV solar systems, battery storage systems; electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, and industrial facility distribution, high voltage systems, and control systems design are highly preferred. Experience in the electrical trade, transit facility systems design, and working with electrical utilities is a plus.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships are critically important for success in this role.  Candidates must also be detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills, the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines and maintaining a high level of quality.


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Plan, manage, and design low and medium voltage distribution systems for industrial facilities, transit facilities and stations, electric vehicle charging stations and microgrid applications.
  • Develop plans, specifications, calculations, cost estimates, technical studies, reports, and memorandums.
  • Visit project sites and customer facilities for meetings, data collection and planning.
  • Coordinate with electric utilities for permitting and electric services.
  • Coordinate with other engineers and architects.
  • Meet and communicate with clients, team members, and management. 


You bring to the role:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Professional Engineering License in California or the ability to obtain registration within 6 months
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in electrical system design
  • Thorough understanding of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and local codes
  • experience in developing plans, specifications, calculations, technical memorandums, and estimates for projects
  • Experience in power systems analysis, such as load flow analysis, short circuit analysis, and protective relay coordination is highly preferred.
  • Familiarity of power systems analysis software like ETAP, Power Factory, or similar applications is a plus
  • Experience using AutoCAD or similar drafting programs is a plus.


Why join us?

  • Develop innovation partnerships
  • Think locally, work globally
  • Engage with people who make a difference


What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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