McMillen, Inc.
  • Engineering / Environmental
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • 90000-125000
  • Full Time

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McMillen is currently looking for a professional Project Electrical Engineer to join our growing organization. Qualified applicants will have 7 - 10 years of experience providing electrical engineering support for at least one of these various water resource projects including hydropower plants, dams, spillways, gate structures, pump storage, fish hatcheries, and water treatment facilities. Services performed may include electrical and control systems for water control structures such as dams, spillways, intakes and outlets, pipelines, and penstocks. Special interest is placed on experience designing for generators and excitation systems; generator auxiliary systems; generator buses; generator circuit breakers; unit step-up transformers; medium and high voltage switchyards; power plant substations; balance of plant electrical systems such as medium and low voltage switchgear, motor control centers, DC battery systems, backup generators, relay protection and control systems; grounding and lighting systems.


  • Design and analyze electrical systems using appropriate software and methods.
  • Coordinate workload to complete assigned tasks on schedule, while balancing priorities of multiple projects.
  • Conduct work sessions at the project site in conjunction with the Project Manager and other disciplines.
  • Review electrical documents for areas of conflict with other disciplines, communicate and coordinate needs from other disciplines to achieve complete design.
  • Write/edit electrical specifications and select equipment, electrical systems, and devices to meet project requirements.
  • Coordinate and assist affected disciplines with addenda, RFIs, CPRs and change orders, and take responsibility to incorporate agreed-upon changes into the project documents.
  • Familiarity of system relay protection functions and controls in generation systems and industrial power distribution systems at medium and low voltages.
  • Provide construction contract administration support as needed.
  • Conduct QA/QC on the work of other Electrical Engineers, Electrical Coordinators or Technicians
  • Perform other duties as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering required
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license
  • Minimum of 7 - 10 years related electrical engineering experience
  • Candidate must have excellent communication, written and organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work independently, as a lead on a multi-discipline consulting team, or as a lead on a small team are required
  • Position will include an expectation of less than 10 - 15% travel for meetings with clients and vendors as well as project site visits.

Who We Are:

McMillen, Inc. (McMillen) is an engineering, environmental, and construction firm providing scalable, multi-disciplinary capabilities. We are a design and build firm providing clients with balanced perspective and realistic solutions. With experts in the United States, Canada, Australia, and France, our staff bring best practices from the water resources, energy, dams, infrastructure, fisheries, aquaculture, and restricted access markets.

We balance technical precision with collaborative delivery throughout all project phases. We have the resources and expertise to contribute to a project at the feasibility and planning stage, navigate the regulatory and permitting requirements, develop detailed designs, self-perform construction, and participate in startup, testing, and commissioning. We offer strategic planning, technical expertise, comprehensive project management, and integration of multi-disciplinary studies for traditional and alternative project delivery methods.

We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We aren't looking for the complacent or the comfortable. We are looking for the highly technical, the creators, the manic obsessives, the outliers who know being the best is a journey, not a finish line. We support our employees' efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance.

Benefits: McMillen provides a full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k) and match, 9 Paid Holidays, generous PTO, opportunity for Stock Ownership and Wellness Reimbursement

EEO: McMillen is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Visa sponsorship, including renewal during employment, will not be provided for this position.

No recruiters, please.

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