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Why ECHO Power Engineering?

As a profession, engineering requires creativity, passion, and a never-ending desire to improve and push boundaries. We strive to represent those traits and assets in the work we do for our clients, and the best way to accomplish that is to have a team that shares our vision, our drive, and our professional philosophy.

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At ECHO Power Engineering, we’re always looking for hard-working and experienced engineers. If you’re looking for a new opportunity that will regularly challenge and test your skills, creativity, and inventiveness, you’re in the right place. We value talented engineers, and we do everything we can to give them the resources they need to succeed.

Want to learn more about what makes ECHO Power Engineering a great place to work for engineers like you? Check out our job openings below and submit a resume with cover letter to start your path towards a better career today.

Field Technician
ECHO Power Engineering – California

Job Summary: ECHO Power Engineering has an opportunity for an experienced (non-manager) Field Technician looking for career growth and new opportunities. The Field Technician will take part in all aspects of a substation or power generation plant design or redesign, from conception to in-service. This position requires weekly travel, as work takes place in substations and power plants throughout the United States.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for assessment, retrofit design and implementation of protective relay work for medium/high voltage substations and power plants, including protective settings, testing commissioning, development of commissioning documents, and performing field commissioning. Responsibilities also include design, and commissioning of process instrumentation and controls. 

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Good working knowledge of all power generation and transmission (G&T) equipment, metering and controls, instrument transformer circuits, relays and relay settings/logic, generator excitation systems, transformers, G&T protective principles and functionality, and testing procedures for G&T equipment are required.
  • Good working knowledge with instrumentation, process control, and transmitters, (pressure, flow, temperature).
  • Experience with programming and commissioning of HART based transmitters.
  • Experience with programmable logic controllers (PLC’s) fundamentals, wiring, and troubleshooting is desired.
  • Experience with basic 480V motor controls.
  • Experience installing and commissioning equipment in power plants and substations.
  • Ability to complete as-builts for completed projects in AutoCAD.
  • Ability to assist in development and execution of commissioning work plans required for a project.
  • Must be a self-motivated technician who is equally comfortable in the field or at a computer.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to interact with customers in a variety of settings
  • Strong computer skills in all Microsoft platforms, and some AutoCAD.
  • Experience with various testing platform hardware and software is required.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Must live in California and be willing to travel for design data gathering and on-site installation and testing (must be able to travel at least 50-75% of the time)

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma required, BSEE preferred
  • 5+ years recent and relevant experience with electrical testing, installation, and commissioning
  • NICET certification preferred

Job Location:

  • The office location is Clarksville, TN but this will be a work from home position when not working in the field. Candidate should live in one of the following California counties: Sonoma, Lake, Napa.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Salary: $56,000 – $100,000 (determined based on education and experience)
  • Bonus potential: up to 25% of base salary
  • Work from home (no relocation required)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Health, dental, & vision insurance
  • Company-paid disability and life insurance
  • Four weeks’ vacation + 7 company paid holidays
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Auto allowance
  • Family culture
  • Career growth opportunities

Electrical Engineer
ECHO Power Engineering – Knoxville, TN

Job Summary: Echo Power Engineering has an opportunity for an experienced Electrical Engineer looking for career growth and new opportunities in Power Engineering. This position consists of various duties and responsibilities in medium/high voltage substations and power plants. This position requires weekly travel, as work takes place in substations and power plants throughout Tennessee, Northern Georgia, Northern Alabama, Northern Mississippi, and Southern Kentucky.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day electrician support in substations and power plants.
  • Develop all required isolation, restoration, and commissioning work plans.
  • Perform commissioning and functional testing for protection and control equipment and circuits in a substation or power plant.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Strong working knowledge of substation and power plant equipment, metering and controls, instrument transformer circuits, relays and relay logic is required.
  • Experience installing and commissioning all types of equipment in HV/MV substations.
  • Must be a self-motivated engineer who is equally comfortable in the field or at a computer.
  • Individual must possess strong communication skills and have the ability to work day-to-day with IBEW electricians.
  • Individual should live within 100 miles of Johnson City, TN. Most work will be completed at customer facilities, but some work will be completed from a home office.
  • Must be able to travel up to 75% of the time with most weekends at home.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE)
  • 5+ years recent and relevant experience with substation electrical design/installation/commissioning
  • Non-degreed technicians with 10+ years recent and relevant experience with substation electrical design/installation/commissioning will also be considered

Job Location:

  • The office location is Clarksville, TN but this will be a work from home position with a considerable amount of work being completed in the field. Candidate should live within one hour of a commercial airport, preferably in Tennessee or a bordering state.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Salary: $85,000 – $120,000 (determined based on education and experience)
  • Bonus Potential: up to 25% of base salary
  • Work from home (no relocation required)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Health, dental, & vision insurance
  • Company-paid disability and life insurance
  • Four weeks’ vacation + 7 company paid holidays
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Auto allowance
  • Significant growth opportunities
  • Family culture

Field Engineer
ECHO Power Engineering – Nationwide

Job Summary: Echo Power Engineering has an opportunity for an experienced Power Engineer looking for career growth and new opportunities. The Field Engineer will take part in all aspects of power plant and substation retrofit projects, from conception to in-service. This position requires travel to power plants throughout the United States to gather information for each design and to assist with installation and testing of equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing design and installation for complex equipment upgrade projects in power plants and medium/high voltage substations
  • Produce design drawings
  • Specify and order equipment
  • Develop relays settings
  • Day-to-day electrician support during installs
  • Develop commissioning documents
  • Perform field commissioning
  • Travel to customer sites to gather information for each design and to assist with installation and testing of equipment (remainder of work to be completed from home)

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Strong working knowledge of all power generation and transmission (G&T) equipment, metering and controls, instrument transformer circuits, relays and relay settings/logic, generator excitation systems, transformers, G&T protective principles and functionality, and testing procedures for G&T equipment is required
  • Strong working knowledge of all power generation and transmission (G&T) equipment, metering and controls, instrument transformer circuits, relays and relay settings/logic, generator excitation systems, transformers, G&T protective principles and functionality, and testing procedures for G&T equipment is required
  • Experience installing and commissioning equipment in power plants and substations
  • Ability to develop and execute commissioning work plans required for a project
  • Must be a self-motivated engineer who is equally comfortable in the field or at a computer
  • Individual must possess strong communication skills and be able to work day-to-day with electricians
  • Strong computer skills in all Microsoft platforms, AutoCAD, and MathCAD
  • Excellent leadership skills and strong work ethic
  • Must be able to travel up to 50% of the time with most weekends at home

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE)
  • 5+ years recent and relevant experience with substation electrical design, installation, and commissioning
  • NICET Certification in Electrical Testing, or the ability to achieve NICET Certification within 1 year of hire.

Job Location:

  • The office location is Clarksville, TN but this will be a work from home position. Candidate should live within one hour of a commercial airport.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Salary: $85,000 – $120,000 (determined based on education and experience)
  • Bonus potential: up to 25% of base salary
  • Work from home (no relocation required)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Health, dental, & vision insurance
  • Company-paid disability and life insurance
  • Four weeks’ vacation + 7 company paid holidays
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Auto allowance
  • Family culture
  • Career growth opportunities

About the Company:

ECHO Power Engineering (ECHO) is a certified, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business and Commissioning firm, offering a unique blend of Professional Engineering and Project Services. ECHO is based in the greater Nashville Area, with personnel in various states around the US.

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