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BASF Power Distribution Staff Engineer in Freeport, Texas

Now Hiring! Power Distribution Engineer

Freeport, TX

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We are excited to welcome a skilled professional to join our Power Distribution team at BASF in Freeport, TX. We're seeking a proactive individual who will contribute through design, optimization, and maintenance of our critical power distribution systems, ensuring uninterrupted energy supply to drive our manufacturing operations forward.

As a Power Distribution Engineer, You Create Chemistry By...

• Designing, developing, and maintaining the power distribution electrical and communication systems for BASF chemical manufacturing facilities.

• Conducting power system studies, including load flow analysis, short circuit analysis, and arc flash studies, to ensure system reliability and compliance with safety standards.

• Providing technical support and guidance to operations and maintenance teams for troubleshooting power system issues and serving as a subject matter expert on power systems engineering, providing training and mentorship to junior engineers as needed.

• Reviewing and approving electrical designs and specifications for new projects and modifications through collaboration with internal stakeholders and external contractors to implement system upgrades and expansions.

• Developing, implementing, and optimizing preventive maintenance programs for critical power system equipment.

• Staying current with industry trends, standards, and best practices related to power systems engineering.

If you...

• Have a BS Electrical Engineering 7+ years of electrical experience with preference for industrial experience within large petrochemical manufacturing facilities.

• Possess a strong understanding and troubleshooting knowledge of power distribution systems, including transformers, switchgear, circuit breakers, and protective relaying up to 138kV.

• Are proficient in power system analysis software such as ETAP or SKM PowerTools.

• Have knowledge of relevant industry standards and regulations (e.g., IEEE, NEC, ANSI, etc).

• Are familiar with programming and communication of SCADA systems.

• Have knowledge and familiarity with programming of SEL and GE relays.


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At BASF you get more than just compensation, Medical & Dental. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Our Periodic Table of Benefits includes some additional perks below for starters…

  • Flexible Work Arrangements whenever possible

  • Retirement Benefits

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement

  • Mentoring & Development Programs

  • Employee Discounts

  • Pet insurance

  • Matching Donations to your favorite cause

  • Access to our BASF Wine Cellar and much more!

Pay Transparency

BASF is committed to pay transparency practices. The competitive Pay Range for this role is $xxx - $xxx. Actual pay will be determined based on education, certifications, experience, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Equal Employment Opportunities

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.