L.J. Gonzer Associates is seeking an Electrical Safety Engineer to fill a temp-to-perm position with our client in Princeton, NJ. The Electrical Safety Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing our client’s electrical safety program and ensuring overall safety in operations, repairs, and maintenance of electrical systems.
Responsibilities of the Electrical Safety Engineer:
Review and approve facility wide electrical design, construction, operation, and decommissioning activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory and code requirements. Participate in design reviews for the above activities.
Inspect medium and high voltage electrical installations (600 volts and above) to monitor adherence to safety practices and procedures.
Develop and conduct training on Electrical Safety topics including Basic Electrical Safety, Lockout/Tagout, Capacitor Banks, Battery Banks and Electric Utilization.
Maintain knowledge of the most recent applicable federal, state, and local safety regulations and codes, and modify our client’s policies and practices to ensure adherence to the latest requirements to enhance our client’s electrical safety program.
Disseminate electrical safety information and instructions to promote the objectives of the electrical safety program through effective oral and written communication, such as newsletter articles and small group meetings.
Conduct assessments of Electrical Safety Programs to identify weaknesses and corrective actions.
Provide support as needed to all other aspects of industrial safety including OSHA compliance evaluations, accident and incident investigations, program development, and training.
Conduct receipt inspections of electrical equipment to ensure safety and compliance with contract requirements.
Requirements of the Electrical Safety Engineer:
A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. A Master’s degree is also a plus.
Ten (10) years of experience in at least one of the following areas: experience in design, fabrication, testing, and/or operating medium and high voltage electrical systems and components; implementing electrical safety practices in laboratory or industrial setting; performing electrical safety interpretations and implementations.
Must have expert working knowledge in NFPA 70, NFPA 70E, NESC, Arc Flash Hazards, Arc Flash Analysis, Personal Protective Equipment and OSHA regulations.
Familiarity with the equipment, tools and work practices of the electrical engineering trade, as well as with research and development practices for high and low voltage AC and DC electrical systems.
Ability to apply electrical safety knowledge through development and implementation of programs and assessments and to conduct incident investigations is needed.
Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, any safety criteria, concerns, and recommendations to personnel at all levels of the organization.
New Jersey Electrical Inspectors License is preferred.
Professional Engineer License is preferred, but additional relevant experience may substitute.