Lead Electrical Engineer

Job Overview


Lead Electrical Engineer

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program life cycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs approximately 34,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries

KBR is look for Lead Electrical/Highway Lighting Engineer– Infrastructure Majnoon Project based in Basra Iraq for 28/28 Rotation


Responsible for the analysis and design of electrical lighting systems related to, but not limited to, facilities, utilities, and infrastructure. Project types include public facilities, Highways and local roads.
The Highway Lighting / Illumination Engineer will assist in the development of calculations, reports, code analysis and design documents in highway, exterior lighting and electrical design. Calculations will include feeder/branch circuit design, voltage drop, lighting/photometrics, grounding and other calculations related to the design and analysis of electrical lighting systems. Design documents include specifications, calculations, site drawings, sectional views, electrical details and energy code compliant analysis.

Responsibilities Will Include, But Not Limited To

  • Perform site survey of existing conditions.
  • Review Submittals
  • Respond to RFI’s
  • Develop project specifications and cost estimates for construction.
  • Coordinate work with other disciplines (architectural, mechanical, plumbing, etc.) during the design process.
  • Provide support during construction activities as needed.
  • Participate in meetings with clients, government agencies, utility companies and project teams.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience with Intelligent Transportation Systems.
  • Experience in low voltage power distribution, CCTV, fiber optic, communications and systems engineering primarily for the transportation/transit industry is a plus.
  • Capacity to independently prepare Roadway Lighting designs and familiarity with design standards and practices is preferred.
  • Ability to lead analysis, design and preparation of electrical engineering elements and plans.
  • Assists in determining project schedules, cost estimates, and budget requirements.
  • Preparation of technical and cost proposals for the electrical design components of various transportation and facility projects.
  • Preparation of lighting analysis including developing highway lighting warrants, criteria, reports and designs.
  • Understanding and application of codes and standards including NEC, NFPA, IBC for completing electrical and lighting design work.
  • Proficiency in the use of the AASHTO, IES Roadway Lighting Publications, and associated design manuals.
  • Proficiency with VISUAL and/or AGi32 lighting analysis software.
  • Capacity to independently prepare Roadway Lighting designs and familiarity with design standards and practices is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Bentley’s OpenRoads, Autodesk’s Civil 3D, AutoCAD/REVIT and familiarity with BIM is a plus.
  • 5 plus years of relevant experience.
  • Chartered or Professional Engineer (PE) is a plus, but not required.

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