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Electrical Engineer

130,000 – 170,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

Job Responsibilities

Understand electrical engineering fundamentals and provide technical advising for operations and maintenance while maintaining high standards for process safety

Directing, managing and supporting the maintenance, repairs and upgrades of 15 kV, 4160 & 480 volt equipment and large power rectifiers rated 680 Vdc 20,000 ampere is a fundamental requirement

Be a technical resource for the plant electrical technicians & electricians on equipment

Be aware of or be capable of developing relationships with outside contractors experienced in the support of the equipment when needed

Optimize daily production to achieve business and plant goals (i.e. EH&S, quality, reliability, cost)

Assist in writing and reviewing unit operating manuals, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and Maintenance Procedures (MOPs) in assigned areas of the plant

Lead advance equipment/process troubleshooting and coach others to learn such skills

Engage as equipment/process owner resource in assigned areas of responsibility for daily maintenance and turnaround activities

Initiate management of change (MOC) for process design and implementation of minor plant system changes including small equipment additions, modifications, and/or removals

Participate in commissioning of new process equipment installations

Provide operational and technical support to project coordinator(s) for large, extensive plant system changes including operational review, assistance with cost/benefit analysis, and participation in hazard reviews

Occasionally interface with contractors and vendors as project/process owner

Support plant leadership with plant material balances, yields, closures, project design scope, etc. as deemed necessary to maintain operations

Facilitate and ensure that appropriate root-cause analysis is completed, and corrective actions are implemented to address unplanned events

Perform internal technical training sessions

Share weekend call duty with other technical staff personnel

Understand and applies all Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) operational requirements

Perform duties in a manner that protects personal safety as well as the safety of all personnel on-site


Minimum Requirements

Bachelor of Science (or higher) in Electrical Engineering (Technologist/Technician degree adequate). A trade electrician with the correct high voltage/rectifier experience would also be a good fit.

Be willing to learn and take training courses in the relevant electrical topics the Engineer is not conversant

3-10 years experience (job level/compensation scales vary with experience) in the design, specification, maintenance, and troubleshooting issues related to 15kV, 4160/480V electrical equipment in a chemical manufacturing environment or related industries

Preferred Requirements

3-10 years Chlor-alkali operations experience

Electrical power system & power electronic educational and work experience

Experience working with high voltage transmission equipment (Switchgears, transformers, rectifiers, harmonic filters, polarizers, etc.)

3-10 yrs in the design, specification, maintenance, and troubleshooting related to 15kV, 4160/480V electrical equip in a chem manufacturing environment or related industries

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

This chemical production company is looking for an experienced Electrical Engineer for its modern production facility. The electrical engineer applies technical skills to optimize plant performance, troubleshoot and resolve issues, and enable safe, environmentally acceptable low-cost, quality products. Excellent communication, organizational ability, and leadership attributes are key to immediate and long-term success in the role.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 130000

Salary Max : 170000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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