Steel manufacturer has an immediate opportunity for an Electrical Engineer.
- 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.
- 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.