Electrical Engineer
Job Type

About Us:

Priority Power develops and constructs utility-class private electrical infrastructure including transmission, substation, distribution, solar and microgrid projects. These projects support our large industrial and commercial customers in several markets, including but not limited to oil and gas, hyperscale data centers, crypto mining facilities, green hydrogen, and others.

Priority Power is a rapidly growing and innovative energy management services, procurement and energy infrastructure development and construction firm focused on delivering sustainable energy solutions to our ~10,000 clients and accelerating the clean energy transition. Backed by premier private equity sponsors Oaktree Capital and Ara Partners, Priority Power has become the trusted industry leader for over 20 years and is the trusted firm evolved to meet the changing energy landscape for our ~10,000 clients in various industries across the United States. Priority Power is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Location: Arlington, TX or Midland, TX

Job Summary:

Electrical Engineers play a crucial role in designing and developing electrical systems. Successful candidates should demonstrate a proficiency in comprehending and interpreting technical documentation, including blueprints, schematics, and circuit diagrams. Effective communication skills are essential, enabling seamless collaboration within the team. The ideal candidate is adept at overseeing projects, providing technical insight from conception to execution, often with minimal supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with other engineers and colleagues to apply electrical concepts and theories for root cause analysis, troubleshooting, and enhancing the performance of electrical systems.

• Assist electrical contractors with coordinating the installation of electrical equipment in new facilities.

• Support electrical designers with the design, re-design, and load flow modeling of electrical systems.

• Engage in brainstorming sessions with fellow engineers to explore applications of new technologies in electrical engineering.

• Analyze designs to ensure compliance with safety and sustainability codes.

• Conduct inspections of electrical equipment, identifying defects or malfunctions in transformers, generators, motors, switches, fuses, etc.

• Contribute to the preparation of comprehensive reports of electrical studies and designs, construction progress and costs, project costs, and other relevant aspects of electrical engineering projects.

• Perform calculations related to the electrical properties of materials.

• Conduct research to develop innovative electrical technologies and enhance existing ones.

• Work cross-functionally and collaboratively with other employees and groups across Grid Infrastructure, and all other non-GI Priority Power departments and lines of business, including sales, procurement, finance and accounting, legal, information technology, market intelligence operations, and human resources.


Required Job Skills & Qualifications:

• Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university.

• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

• Completion and registration as a certified Engineer in Training (EIT), or the ability to obtain EIT within first year of employment, with the capability and intention of advancing to become a licensed professional engineer in Texas with additional experience and guidance.

• Familiarity with the theory, design, construction, and operation of electrical distribution, transmission, or substation facilities is essential.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, coupled with a customer-focused approach to identify and respond to clients' business needs professionally and courteously.

• Demonstrated experience or the ability to interpret, apply, and develop electrical drawings, including one-line, three-line, and protection coordination.

• Willingness and ability to travel as required to Priority Power offices, client offices, job sites, and various work-related events including overnight travel (est. up to 10% annually).