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Middough Inc.

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Lead Electrical Engineer


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Downers Grove, IL, United States 

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Middough Inc. - 'TOP WORKPLACES' Award Winner!

Electrical Engineer - Discipline Lead - Position and Responsibilities
As an Electrical Engineer - Discipline Lead (DL), you will be responsible for directing a discipline design team throughout the entire project cycle from initial concept through successful completion. The DL will also manage the organization, control, integration and completion of their discipline's part of a project or the design portion of a design/construction project to ensure that the goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with the scope, budget, schedule and quality conditions as established by the terms of the contract and the client's requirements. As a DL, you will need to possess sufficient technical knowledge and awareness of design details to recognize technical problems in assigned disciplines and to initiate appropriate corrective actions.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Manage necessary resources for execution.
  • Collect and prepare data/information, performs detailed calculations, and write formal technical reports.
  • Develop technical specifications & data sheets, perform technical evaluation of bids, and recommend best value design which meets client requirements for operability, reliability, maintainability and safety.
  • Serve as a discipline interface to client on discipline issues and attend significant client meetings involving discipline issues.
  • Review calculations and vendor drawings.
  • Develop, update, and monitor project discipline schedules, budgets, and staffing forecasts including Middough Work Process tools (e.g., Project Schedule and Earned Value).
  • Review project/discipline deliverables for compliance with industry accepted design principles, company standards and customer contract specifications.
  • Identify changes in scope that will affect project schedule or Middough/client budgets.

Education, Experience and Skills
The successful candidate will possess the following:
  • 15+ years of electrical systems design experience in a consulting organization.
  • Accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Technology.
  • PE license is a preferred but not required.
  • Working knowledge of single line diagrams, schematics, PID's, and application of NEC.
  • Experience managing project teams of 3-4 members.
  • Experience with Front End Engineering and Design or Front-End Loading studies.
  • Experience with power distribution, secondary unit substations, equipment and installation specifications, power system modeling and simulations, and integration of electrical equipment into new and existing processing plants.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and be highly organized for effective project planning.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and attention to detail abilities.

Physical Requirements
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this position, the successful candidate will:
  • Remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
  • Frequently walk, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop or kneel, use repeating motions that may include the wrists/hands/fingers and talk and hear.
  • Frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Should not expect adverse environmental conditions within company offices.
  • May be exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as climbing ladders and/or stairs, extreme heat and/or cold, and/or poor air quality) if or when on-site at a client facility. Noise levels may be moderate to high at various client sites, hearing protection may be required and/or provided. Safety protections to be provided by the client and/or company and are required to be used and followed.
  • May require occasional car or air travel to other company locations or client sites.
  • This position requires the candidate/employee to possess and maintain a valid driver's license in their state of residence.

About Middough
Middough Inc. (Middough), founded in 1950, is a leading professional engineering, architecture and project solutions company providing services to a broad spectrum of Fortune 500 clients in nine core industries with offices across the Central, Midwest and Northeast regions. Our diversified team is our greatest asset, and they are challenged with a large variety of interesting projects, management and technical development opportunities and team building experiences. Middough employs the best and brightest individuals who share our passion for excellence and who are dedicated to client satisfaction, quality service, safety awareness and professional development.

What Middough Offers
We offer a growth and learning culture which encourages and supports employee development through a wide variety of tools and resources such as the company Learning Management System, Middough Learning Center. Middough provides an opportunity to bring your talents and expertise to a successful and growing organization for your career advancement goals. Additionally, we offer a highly competitive compensation and the following comprehensive benefits package, based on eligibility and plan terms/changes:
  • A hybrid work model for work-life flexibility (based on business and client needs)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Company paid Short/Long Term Disability, Life, AD&D, and Travel insurance
  • Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off, Company Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Start Times
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid Certifications and Registrations (as applicable)
  • Employee Assistance Program

Middough participates in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) E-Verify program to confirm work authorization.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors or any other protected characteristic under protected by federal, state, or local laws. Middough does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e., H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.