Senior or Specialist Electrical Engineer (E4/E5)

Location Options: Naperville, IL /Atlanta, GA /Ridgeland, MS-Hybrid Work Schedule/Half-Day Friday's

Known for the technical excellence of its’ employees, Kinectrics provides challenging work, opportunity for career growth, and flexible working conditions. Our Design Engineering Division provides comprehensive engineering, design, analysis and consulting for the energy sector. As part of our growing engineering team, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing electrical design engineering solutions for traditional nuclear as well as some of the newest technologies in nuclear today!

About the Job

To deliver electrical engineering expertise to power generation utilities and other customers. The specific accountabilities of the position are as follows:


  • Provide electrical power distribution engineering analysis for new and existing nuclear power plants.
  • Perform condition assessments of electrical equipment such as transformers, breakers, switch gears, electric motors, motor control centers, generators, and other power plant equipment.
  • Develop life cycle plans, including inspection and test programs.
  • Perform engineering design and analysis following established Engineering design and change control procedures.
  • Perform electrical analysis, equipment protection, cable, and electrical equipment selection.
  • Interface with construction/procurement partners and utility stakeholders, throughout the lifecycle of the design project (i.e., from preliminary and conceptual engineering to detailed design, implementation, and close-out) to provide practical and effective solutions as per requirements.
  • Provide field support for design and design modifications, including provision of field engineering.
  • Understand and assess client problems and determine appropriate means of solution.
  • Conduct technical assessments and emergent troubleshooting/engineering to support new build projects and existing operating units.
  • Interface effectively with other staff on multi-disciplinary design and technical projects.
  • Stay current with developments within their field of expertise.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited school.
  • 8-10+ years of experience in electrical design engineering.
  • Proven track record in electrical design and analysis in electrical power distribution, including application to nuclear plants.
  • Strong knowledge of generating station power upgrades including necessary system protection/system stability and relaying.
  • In depth knowledge and experience of use of appropriate codes and standards, as applied to nuclear plant and conventional plants.
  • Experience in project management and interfacing with and coordinating activities of multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Familiarity with rigorous engineering change control processes and application of QA programs.
  • Good working knowledge of basic generation plant design/operation related to nuclear power plants, skid-based designs, or international power projects.
  • Experience with Small Modular Reactor or Advance Reactor designs is an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and have demonstrated a high commitment to quality.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in leading technical projects to successful conclusions.
  • P.E. license highly preferred.
  • Good time management skills and demonstrated capability to interface effectively with and gain the trust of customers.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without visa sponsorship now or in the future.

About the Benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) starting at 17 days annually, along with 7 Paid Holidays each year
  • Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account Options
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid short term & long-term disability coverage.
  • Employee Assistance Program

About Us

Kinectrics is a leading provider of innovative life cycle management solutions for the global electricity industry. Kinectrics is known worldwide for the technical excellence of its’ employees, challenging work, opportunity for career growth, and flexible working conditions.


Kinectrics U.S. Design Engineering Division provides comprehensive engineering, design, analysis and consulting for the energy sector. Our employees work with customers to solve their most difficult technical challenges in an entrepreneurial business environment, where careers can develop along both technical and managerial paths.


Kinectrics AES is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification