ABB Group
Electrical Systems Engineer
At a glance
Location: US-TX-Houston Map
Posted: 12/03/2021
Closing: 01/02/2022
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
ABB Group
Job description

Electrical Systems Engineer

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

Working as a Electrical Systems Engineer, you will be encompasses the planning, design, development, testing, installation and co-ordination of related activities involving electrical/electronic components and systems for various Energy Solutions engineering projects in Process Automation Energy Industries in Houston, Texas, perform various engineering duties requiring the exercise of judgment and application of standard engineering principles and practices. Pursue initiatives to improve effectiveness of the group and increase customer satisfaction under general guidance of supervisor or more experienced engineer.

Reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager, you will responsible for project execution, contract compliance, customer satisfaction and financial return for one or more complex and/or large projects. Coordinate activities and provide technical advice to project participants. Develop, recommend and implement initiatives to ensure customer satisfaction and improve performance.

Your responsibilities

  • Plan, support and/or coordinate major project requirements and specifications. Determine most effective means of accomplishing objectives, develop schedules for technical deliverables, conduct and coordinate related activities. Ensure that overall efforts are in concert with customer and Company requirements.
  • Develop detailed engineering documentation including: Single Line Diagrams, Power System Studies (Arc Flash, Load Flow, Short Circuit, etc.), Network Diagrams, Protective Device Settings, and Substation Layouts.
  • Perform electrical system integration utilizing IEC 61850 and other industrial communication protocols.
  • Maintain close contact with customers and project participants to identify and resolve issues of mutual concern and to seek opportunities for additional business. Ensure timely contract completion, customer satisfaction and desired financial return.
  • Manage project risks to avoid incurring penalties, warranty repairs or other charges that may have substantial financial impact. In conjunction with related groups, develop business projections and implement strategies to achieve growth/profitability objectives and ensure responsiveness to customers.

Your background

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program and 2 to 5 years of detailed design experience.
  • Direct engineering experience on projects with HV/MV/LV switchgear, motor controls, Variable Frequency Drive (VFDs), transformers, and electrical SCADA systems is required.
  • Experience programming PLCs, protective relays, and other industrial automation devices is also required.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program

More about us

ABB Energy Industries is enabling safe, smart and sustainable projects and operations for businesses across the oil, gas, chemicals, life sciences, power generation and water sectors. Driving integrated solutions that automate, digitalize and electrify industry we connect our people and technology to help our customers adapt and succeed. With over 50 years domain expertise, we continue to innovate and reshape traditional approaches across the energy sector with our technologies designed to improve operational efficiency, reduce risk, reduce energy consumption and waste.

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website

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Electrical Systems Engineer