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Electrical Engineer

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Owensboro
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary: Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Electrical Engineer plays a pivotal role in the design, engineering, and project management of electrical and systems projects. This role also involves providing essential electrical support for mechanical and process-related initiatives. The Electrical Engineer is entrusted with tasks such as DCS hardware maintenance, software development, contractor management, and the continuous improvement of engineering systems and workflows. This position requires the development of specifications, scoping, and cost estimates for electrical projects. Troubleshooting and problem resolution of electrical systems, as well as project management for projects ranging from small to large (up to $15 million), are integral components of this role. The Electrical Engineer is responsible for guiding projects from inception to completion, ensuring design safety, process safety, contractor safety, and safety during start-up. Collaboration is essential, as this role involves leading project teams that include members from operations, maintenance, engineering, and contractors. Additionally, the Electrical Engineer assists the Maintenance Department in maintaining equipment throughout the mill.Key Responsibilities:Design and engineer electrical/system projects and manage project activities.Provide electrical support for mechanical and process-related projects.Maintain DCS hardware and assist with DCS software development and revisions.Manage contractors and participate in engineering systems and workflow improvements.Develop specifications, scoping, and cost estimates for electrical projects.Troubleshoot and resolve electrical system issues.Manage projects of varying sizes, up to $15 million.Oversee all project phases, from problem definition to start-up and results verification.Ensure design safety, process safety, and contractor safety.Lead project teams with diverse stakeholders.Assist the Maintenance Department in equipment maintenance.Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE).Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Industrial Manufacturing applications.Strong commitment to corporate, plant, and industrial safety standards.Experience in Motor Controls (480V, 2300V), AC Adjustable Frequency Drives, Programmable Controllers, Power Distribution (12470V and Down), Contractor Supervision, shutdown planning and execution, Electrical Design, Project Management, National Electrical Code, and specifying process instrumentation and control valves.Ability to engineer multiple projects and coordinate field installations and start-ups.Proficient in electrical troubleshooting.Willingness and ability to respond to after-hours emergencies on an on-call basis.Assertive, energetic, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.Collaborative mindset, capable of working with production, maintenance, and construction teams to develop project scopes and execution plans.Preferred Knowledge (not required):Pulp and paper process control experience.Experience with high voltage power distribution and utility pole installation and design.Pulp and Paper Project Management experience.Familiarity with GE Magneblast and Power-Vac Switchgear, Allen-Bradley PLC-5, SLC500, Control Logix Programmable Controllers, ABB Distributed Control Systems, Microsoft (MS) Office, MS Project, and AutoCAD Software, High and Medium Voltage Switchgear, ABB DC and AC drives, AB Power Flex 700 drives, Rosemount Instrumentation, Fisher Control Valves, and other Automatic Valves.

Keywords: The Judge Group, Owensboro , Electrical Engineer, Professions , Owensboro, Kentucky

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