Will split day overseeing contractors and working with Facilities Maintenance teams.
Prepares designs for new equipment for review; prepares designs for modifications to existing equipment as required.
Prepares detailed drawings and/or program listings, and develops material lists for all components.
Works with vendors to determine the best equipment to use to keep the company's equipment at the forefront of technology.
Works closely with Maintenance and Production Departments to evaluate problems encountered with the equipment and to assist with the solutions as required.
Works in closely with Plant Maintenance Supervisors to support and train plant maintenance electricians. Training includes scheduling, determining the content of each training session and providing information to conduct training sessions.
Plans, directs, and records periodic electrical testing, and recommends or initiates modification or replacement of equipment which fails to meet acceptable operating standards.
Provides assistance to the Plant Engineer on major projects such as expansion of facilities, acquisition and installation of capital equipment, major repairs and overhauls, plant layout changes, and other related matters as directed.
Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks, including PLC programming, HMI programming and design.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Electrical/Electronic Engineering; or four to six years related experience and/or training in design engineering; or equivalent combination of education and experience. In addition, general electrical engineering skills as well as experience in PLC, including data highway, device net; and control system design.
Preferred technical capabilities include ACAD (electrical), RS Logic, SLC programming, Panelview programming, Allen Bradley experience.