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Vector Force Development Electrical Engineer in Florham Park, New Jersey

Electrical Engineer Florham Park, NJ 07932

Vector is a leader in the construction support services industry, involved in utility construction, public works inspection, traffic management, vacuum technology and workforce services across the country. Vector is a Veteran-Owned Business and has received national recognition from the US Department of Labor for its commitment to hiring and retaining veterans. With a presence already in 20 states, Vector is expanding and growing ceaselessly. We are always seeking motivated, talented people to join our dynamic team. Visit and for more company information.


The Electrical Engineer applies principles, knowledge, and practices of electrical engineering for timely identification, analysis, and resolution of design related issues during project development, FEL engineering, and detailed design stages of projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for the direct oversight of the execution of the electrical engineering and design. This individual shall have extensive knowledge of electrical codes and standards in the refinery and process industries. In addition, this role will also support the Engineering Manager in the areas of subcontractor management, development of project reports, and development of internal project budgets. This individual will also be capable of developing preliminary engineering documents to support the bid phase and contract development efforts.

JOB TITLE: Electrical Engineer

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Based upon level of position, not all functions may apply)

  • Lead the coordination and review of electrical engineering tasks, identifying design issues, and monitoring progress of all electrical deliverables and activities, and ensure that reports, plans and other deliverables are compliant with all project contract documents and requirements.

  • Review engineering contractor’s deliverable with a keen eye towards value engineering, constructability and completeness/correctness.

  • Review vendor drawing submittals for overall compliance with purchase specifications.

  • Work with internal engineering team to oversee the engineering subcontractor’s work scope to ensure that the engineering effort is completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget.

  • Coordinate design review activities to ensure installation and operations will comply with specifications, codes, and client requirements.

  • Apply extensive knowledge of API, NFPA 70, 70E, NEMA, PIP, and other industry standards in review

  • Perform independent reviews of work performed by others including calculations and drawing preparation.

  • Independently coordinate directly with discipline lead engineer to resolve open design points and ensure conformance to project specifications.

  • Participate in Client coordination meetings

  • Lead and participate in discipline specific Client design reviews and coordination.

  • Evaluate Client requirements and author clarifications and exceptions to RFPs, design basis documents, project execution plans, and electrical scopes of work .

  • Support proposal efforts including:

  • Write preliminary budgetary specs on electrical equipment

  • Assist in preparation and editing of reports, design criteria documents, preliminary drawings (site, facility, and equipment layout), equipment specifications, and other deliverables as necessary.

  • Developing Electrical Installation Bid Packages

  • Travel to subcontractor’s office(s) and construction site on a regular basis is expected as needed through project execution.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Based upon level of position, not all may apply)

  • Minimum 10 years of refinery, industrial process facility, design engineering experience with a track record of achievement on large complex projects.

  • Strong technical background in the installation and operation of electrical equipment and associated subsystems within refineries/process facilities/substations.

  • Experience as a lead design engineer on multiple large-scale process facilities.

  • Familiarity with high, medium and low voltage installations, substation design, grounding, protection

  • Ability to collaborate with project team members and client entities, demonstrating the leadership capabilities to ensure a successful project

  • Demonstrated experience leading engineers to provide designs that are compliant with Client requirements and completed on time and on budget.

  • Experience developing preliminary equipment specifications and coordinating with equipment suppliers.

  • Experience in power generation facilities is preferred

  • AutoCAD proficiency is preferred

  • Excellent written and oral skills are required

  • P.E. license is preferred

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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