Electrical Engineer


Oklahoma City, OK, US

Category:  Engineering

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At Devon, we will offer you a career full of energy and unmatched opportunities to solve today’s greatest challenges. Innovation, creative problem-solving and positive change happen when people step out of their comfort zone and think differently. Our values, workplace practices, wellness programs, benefits and compensation are aimed at helping employees manage their unique personal life and care for their families so they can focus on contributing to the fullest.


The Electrical Engineer provides design, implementation, and management of electrical systems to include power lines, substation management, power quality and electrical forecasting.  Works with a diverse team including engineers, field operations and EHS staff to ensure the safe and efficient design and operation of Devon-owned power infrastructure in the Delaware Basin.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
Requires a minimum of 5-10 years of experience as an electrical engineer with a preference for power infrastructure engineering. 
• Manage multiple electrical projects and associated budgets, schedules, and resources
• Work with a team in the design of multiple distribution projects from the conceptual phase through design completion, including complete design packages for both overhead and underground projects.
• Forecast electrical demand for area-specific and field-wide planning
• Interact with multiple Utility companies to ensure power needs are met for future loads 
• Program SEL relays and reclosers using acSELerator software preferred
• Utilize electrical power system models to predict electrical needs and troubleshoot potential issues 
• Design and monitor equipment such as CAP banks, regulators, and reclosers to improve utility infrastructure power quality
• Design and manage the potential construction of electrical substations  
• Create detailed electrical drawings for electrical systems
• Visit field locations to oversee and assist in electrical projects 
• Investigate electrical system field failures and root causes and report findings to operations
• Provide engineering support on existing infrastructure and facilities 
• Design and develop detailed cost estimates and construction timing for electrical projects
• Self-motivated
• In depth knowledge and experience in multiple engineering initiatives
• Strong project leadership skills
• Ability to work within stringent deadlines
• Able to manage multiple projects with shifting priorities.
• Interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with diverse personalities
• Strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills 
• Familiar with API 500, NEC Code and associated electrical codes
• Oil and gas industry experience preferred
• Electrical Utility experience preferred
• Practice safe work habits at all times
• Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Capable of analyzing and creatively solving problems. 
• Able to work independently
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to effectively work within a multi-disciplinary team to achieve project related goals
• Efficient time management and the ability to concurrently handle multiple projects 
• Strong computer skills


Devon Energy is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Devon Talent Acquisition Team at Diversity@dvn.com

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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