Electrical Power Engineer

Electrical Power Engineer

Steel manufacturer has an immediate opportunity for an Electrical Engineer.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Will lead and direct the operation and maintenance of plant electrical system from 480V up 138 KV.
  • Will supervise switching procedures, lockout, testing and grounding on the power system.
  • Will manage employees and contractors to properly maintain and test power system equipment including transformers, relays, breakers, and motor starters.
  • Lead and assist in system troubleshooting and repairs. Work with maintenance staff to determine the root cause of all electrical failures and develop/implement corrective actions
  • Will monitor the inspection and preventative maintenance on large motors both AC & DC throughout the plant. This will also include startup/shutdown procedures, disconnecting/connecting motors, and maintaining control equipment and contractors.
  • Maintain and improve electrical documentation.
  • Develop long and short term plans for equipment improvements.
  • Assist in planning equipment outages and upgrades. Assist maintenance service provider and contractors during these plans.
  • Work with contractors and vendors to implement large projects. Develop cost, benefits, plans for installation, and training needs.
  • Will lead hourly crews in delay situations troubleshooting critical power system components and motors. Must understand how to read one-line diagrams and schematic drawings of electrical circuits in order to troubleshoot and manage effectively.
  • Position primarily works days with scheduled overtime coverage on weekends and 3-11 shifts, and emergency response for power outages or troubleshooting support after normal working hours when required.
  • Will manage repairmen in meeting the established safety, quality and productivity goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is required.
  • At least 3 years engineering or management experience in an industrial atmosphere is strongly preferred.
  • The position requires electrical training/experience in power systems and power electronics(diodes, scr’s) that are used throughout our power system.
Date Posted
10/25/2019
Location
Midwest
Job Id
1545
Industry
Metal Mining & Processing
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