Electrical Engineer

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ACS Professional Staffing
Vancouver, WA, United States

Phone: 3605743339
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Electrical Engineer


Vancouver, WA 



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ACS Professional Staffing is looking for an employee to work on-site with our client. The Electrical Engineer 1 position will provide electrical engineering services in the area of HVAC, HVDC, power electronics, electromagnetic transient program (EMTP) studies, and insulation coordination. This position will support the goals of and interface primarily with senior engineers, team leads, and engineering subject matter experts (SMEs) on assigned projects, expanding your range of engineering experience in a collaborative team environment. This assignment will include conducting engineering studies and analysis; electrical component and control system studies; real time staged system testing; and wide array of specialized technical support for assigned projects. This full-time position is located in Vancouver, WA. 


  • Performs engineering studies and analysis in order to design and support high voltage substation equipment.
  • Performs electrical component and control system studies with modeling software to verify proper control behavior or to diagnose problems and develop solutions. Develops and supports safety programs in the following areas:
  • Insulation coordination 
  • Electrical clearances 
  • Minimum approach distances for both substations and transmission lines
  • Provides specialized technical support that supports a wide range of system reactive projects for both system expansions and replacements.
  • Prepares design requirements, material, and procurement specifications for assigned projects, ensuring that technical requirements conform to existing policies, standards, and budgetary constraints.
  • Assists in system studies, specification writing for turnkey contracts, and real time staged system testing to prove vendor compliance with specifications.
  • Verifies adherence to safety practices and standards.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (from an ABET accredited school) is required.
  • 6 months of electrical engineering experience required.
  • Must have knowledge of engineering concepts, principles, and practices applicable to components and facilities found on a regional transmission system.
  • Basic knowledge of power system fundamentals.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite Software including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of electromagnetic transient program (EMTP/ATP) or fault studies is preferred.
  • 6 months of engineering experience with 12.5 kV Power Electronics, Transformers, or Capacitors operating at 12.5 KV or higher.
  • Ability to reconcile fault record data and sequential events records with system events and disturbances to determine system performance.
  • Ability to develop and implement specifications, contracts and equipment tests associated with 12.5 kV or higher equipment.
  • Knowledge and experience in industry standards (IEEE, NESC, etc.).
  • Experience with diagnostic test equipment used in 12.5 kV or higher facilities.
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required.
  • Position requires frequent walking, bending, and stooping.
  • Position requires frequent walking on uneven terrain.
  • Work sponsorship not available at this time. No third-party candidates considered for this position.

Because we are a federal government contractor, we have special restrictions placed on us for hiring foreign nationals into certain key positions within the company. This particular position requires U.S. citizenship.

ACS Professional Staffing will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal or state law. The company will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process if so requested.

If you have any questions about the job posting, please contact recruiting@acsprostaffing.com

If you have any questions about our Reasonable Accommodation Policy, please feel free to email hr@acsprostaffing.com