Senior Electrical Engineer
Houston, TX  / Allentown, PA 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description

At Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine what's possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the world's most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges. Grow with us as we embark on building tomorrow together by being the safest, most diverse and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.

Reimagine What's Possible

Lead Electrical Engineer - Role and Responsibilities:

Scope of responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical assistance to field personnel in the areas of high voltage distribution equipment and high voltage motors/generators
  • Respond and provide technical assistance to electrical equipment problems within the company-owned facilities
  • Direct and lead all aspects of vendor shop repairs on high voltage motors and equipment for quality assurance
  • Issue repair reports at the conclusion of critical jobs for proper historical documentation
  • Identify engineered solutions to recurring electrical issues
  • Improve plant/equipment reliability through historical trending and improved maintenance procedures
  • Lead and participate in root cause analysis (RCA)
  • Implement equipment maintenance strategies (predictive and preventive)
  • Ensure alignment to internal and national standards when specifying and maintaining equipment
  • Review and approve engineering documents on plant upgrade projects
  • Support training, coaching, and mentoring of electrical field technicians and operations staff in safety, preventative maintenance, and operation of electrical systems
  • 100 % compliance with Safety and Environmental standards
  • Support the maintenance of company electrical safe work practice standards to ensure that they are current with industry standards and recommended best practices.
  • Perform Electrical engineering power systems analysis calculations including, Motor starting/voltage drop, short circuit, arc flash and load flow.
  • Program protective relays with settings developed in systems analysis

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years of electrical engineering experience is required
  • Combinations of design and operations experience will be considered
  • Experience in the management of and electrical safety program
  • Detailed knowledge of NFPA 70E
  • Industry training or certification as safety professional
  • Working knowledge of SKM Power Tools for Windows engineering software
  • Experience in other software modeling packages such as ETAP will be considered
  • Working knowledge of SEL and Multilin protective relays
  • Experience specifying and working on HV substation equipment, transformers, HV and LV motors and Generators, Motor control circuits, Variable frequency drives, Station Battery, and UPS systems
  • Ability to travel in North America and Canada, 15%-20%

Education and Licensing Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering is required
  • A PE license is preferred

We are the world's largest hydrogen producer with over 80 years of industrial gas experience. We are hydrogen and industrial gas experts delivering safe, end-to-end solutions, investing in real, clean energy projects at scale, and driving the industry forward to generate a cleaner future.

At Air Products, we work in an environment where we put safety first, diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visitAbout Air Products.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.).You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

Air Products is committed to working with and providing a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail us at General application status inquiries are not answered by this mailbox rather you'll receive an e-mail directly from our Career Center and/or the Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Air Products is also committed to Employment Equity (Canada).
Individuals who may have an accommodation need related to applying for positions with Air Products in the U.S. and Canada, should contact Air Products at 1-800-966-2724, Option #1.


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