Electrical Project Engineer

Overview: Responsible for ensuring that all Instrument and Electrical [E&I] equipment in the Mill is operational.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Inspect electrical systems on bulk materials handling equipment and machines & prepare formal reports on the results.
  • Manage multiple capital and maintenance projects, including design, purchasing, contract, and construction management, financial and documentation.
  • Purchase all project materials and equipment for project completion.
  • Provide E&I project-engineering support to the mechanical engineers as needed.
  • Supply technical assistance for mechanical equipment failure analysis and preservation.
  • Prepare, review and update Mill specifications and notify management of change proposals.
  • Troubleshoot electrical power and control systems to identify and correct malfunctions.
  • Prepare formal engineering specifications & cost estimates / proposals for equipment or services to upgrade machines.
  • Communicate effectively with vendors to obtain information about products and services.
  • Provides information, guidance and assistance to drafting personnel for the production of drawings. Reviews drawings for accuracy.
  • Produces work within the allotted hours and material budgets, working within the allotted schedule.
  • Reviews others work to insure it is compatible with the design and meets contract requirements.
  • Communicates the status of the work with Customers. Delivers promised information as indicated.
  • Maintains awareness of current state-of-the-art technologies and trends in electrical engineering and suggests product improvement ideas.
  • Create and modify microprocessor assembly, ladder type programs, state diagrams, Karnaugh maps and next-state tables.
  • Design and apply motors, motor controllers, SCR drives, and AC drives based on speed and torque requirements.
  • Conducts him/herself in a manner consistent with safety for all parties (employee, customer, etc.) and promotes safe working practices both for personnel and machines. Promptly notifies customers and subcontractors of unsafe conditions.
  • Assist in the attainment of general mill goals by serving on special teams or supplying teams with necessary technical support
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

  • Drive systems, both standalone and coordinated
  • PowerFlex DC, AB 1395, and ABB ACS / DCS800 familiarity
  • PowerFlex 700, 735, 755 AC drives
  • Allen Bradley flat panels, HIMS, COM modules
  • AB PLC platforms; PLC5, SLC5, ControlLogix, CompactLogix
  • DCS/PLC gateways, AB switches & networks; legacy DH+, and EIP
  • Hands-on PLC logic strengths; online programming, offline development
  • Modern protective relays like SEL and coordination
  • Knowledge on EM relays and coordination
  • Motor control center experience GE 8000, 9000, 7160
  • Dry type transformer experience
  • Medium and low voltage distribution, breakers, vacuum breakers, LI switches
  • Fundamental design principles, diagnostics, and training experience
  • Oil-filled transformer experience including testing, evaluation, and replacement
  • Power generation and control experience
  • Combustion control and burner management control familiarity desirable
  • Project management- capital, major maintenance, and special projects with outside resources

Preferred Experience

  • IT computer management
  • Burner management control
  • Combustion control
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