Electrical and Controls Engineer

The Electrical and Control Systems Engineer role reports directly to the Maintenance Manager.

  • Provide guidance and supervision to electricians in the repair, maintenance and installation of electrical, instrumentation and control systems including process problem solving, measurement activities, scheduling and evaluation that enable continuous plant operations.
  • Ensure the operational viability of the plant by evaluating and maintaining the proper functioning of all electrical, instrumentation, and control systems
  • Participate in design and implementation of automation engineering projects
  • Provide technical assistance for electricians for the installation of process control equipment and troubleshooting of automation and process control problems
  • Involvement with process instrumentation and automation equipment specifying and selecting control equipment to maximize automation efforts
  • Maintain proper documentation of electrical, instrumentation and automation systems and keep files up-to-date including process instrumentation diagrams, block diagrams, and drawings
  • Participate in the design of systems requiring control, instrumentation, PLC 5 software, Control Logic and hardware, and Profibus network communications
  • Ensure optimum operation and reliability for electrical power systems and process control systems
  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of process control system upgrades and changes to maximize plant efficiency
  • Draft process control system design packages to support plant and project objectives
  • Support and consult plant management in the field of automation engineering for optimization of a plant operation, responsibility for keeping records, updated technical documentation and drawings created by CAD systems
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosis of plant system problems
  • Provide ongoing automation support to the plant for all shifts by participating in the plants on-call program which will include evaluating and determining the course of action for automation incidents after hours and on weekends while on call, and at times on-site supervision of the resolution
  • Support the implementation of Company's Electrical, Instrumentation and Process Control Concepts for all plant projects

  • Demonstrated experience in the following: Gas Analyzers, Transmitters, Control Loops, Temperature/Pressure/Vibration/Level/Weighing scales and instruments, Variable Frequency Drives, and Dosing Systems
  • Familiar with PLC/DCS and HMI architecture, in particular, PLC 5 software and hardware, including Control Logic, and RSView control
  • Knowledge of Allan Bradley PLCs and Honeywell/Rockwell
  • Fluent with NEC, NFPA, and ISA
  • Proficient Microsoft Office
  • Strong understanding of CAD software (design of system installations)
  • Good knowledge of database management for large control systems, communication networking systems, control software programming, alarm system management and graphics development
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 5 years of experience in programming, instrumentation, power systems, and troubleshooting controls

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