Electrical & Controls Engineer
An industry leader in the manufacture of construction and industrial goods for over 100 years has an opportunity available for an Electrical & Controls Engineer to join their organization.
- Ability to perform power, electrical & control systems engineering for all aspects of projects.
- Prepares and reviews technical electrical specifications for equipment and processes projects.
- Provide advice and troubleshooting support to operations for issues outside of a plant’s internal capability or on matters that affect multiple plants across the division.
- Assist the Corporate Electrical Group in review and implementation of corporate specifications and standards.
- Assist facility with manufacturing operations as well as execution of electrical safety initiatives.
- Provide project management and oversight for all aspects and phases for multiple project assignments concurrently and driving projects to completion.
- Ensure compliance with technical specifications and contracts for equipment and services for all aspects of projects.
- Maintain good communication with management and project customers regarding project status, problems, and changes.
- Coordinate, review, provide oversight, and manage supplier and contractor activities for all aspects of the project on and off site, including the commissioning, start-up, and training for plant personnel.
- Develop bid request documentation, supplier lists, bid evaluations and make recommendations for purchasing.
- Manage overall project budget, forecasts, schedule, scope, deliverables, execution, and reporting to provide the expected benefits of the project to the organization.
- Coordinate, review, provide oversight, and manage external engineering resources and consultants as needed.
- Provides support for remote manufacturing facilities to determine root cause failure analysis and development of corrective action plans.
- Project electrical and project management support will entail approximately 70-80% of workload, with plant support and standards review and development being the remainder of the workload.
- May provide direction and mentoring to more junior engineers.
- Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or electrical engineering technology with a minimum of 5 years of experience in control systems engineering in a continuous manufacturing environment.
- Proficiency with Allen-Bradley PLC and HMI applications (including programming) along with communications within enterprise and control networked systems.
- Demonstrated electrical and control system engineering capabilities.
- Demonstrated knowledge in the application of the NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace – arc flash energy and shock hazards.
- Ability to manage and support multiple projects simultaneously.
- Must have the ability to work with and influence a multi-discipline team and management with a demonstrated capability to implement plans and follow through with sustained execution, meeting project milestones in a timely manner.
- Demonstrated capabilities in working collaboratively with internal and external engineering resources.
- Must possess good analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrated drive and initiative to complete assigned tasks and investigate and seek out improvement opportunities.
- Requires travel (30% – 50%)
- Demonstrated experience in the engineering and implementation of 480V (Switchgear, Power Distribution Panel, Motor Control Center) and 4160V Power Distribution Systems.
- Lead Electrical/Controls Engineer on 1 Major or Complex Project (Responsibility > $5M).
Job Reference Number: 9-10MS
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