Electrical Engineer

A well-established manufacturer of advanced materials that operates manufacturing and R&D facilities globally. Our client is on track to be a billion-dollar company in the next couple of years. Great company with excellent benefits and an amazing vacation policy!

Electrical Engineer will have the responsibility for overseeing the engineering of our industrial power systems, including conceptualization and design, installation oversight, commissioning, and start-up of new power distribution components and systems. The administration and management of capital projects is required as well as providing input in the development and execution of the company wide capital program. Assisting staff in diagnosing and rectifying operational problems with existing electrical infrastructure may also be required. Travel and on-site support during project construction, commissioning, start-up and operational improvement stages to US domestic and international sites should be anticipated.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Management and execution of small to intermediate size ($20K to $500K) assigned projects
  • This may include managing the schedule, cost, scope and project objectives
  • Effective execution and completion of assigned tasks as an Electrical Engineer of a team executing a larger project
  • This might include controls design and installation as well as electrical infrastructure design and installation
  • Administration of assigned projects including the preparation of capital project requests, project status reporting, participating in and or conducting project meetings, coordination of construction activities and project close-out reporting
  • Responsible for all stages of capital project engineering and design activity to include the development of alternative solutions to meet project objectives for presentation to management
  • Oversee construction work performed by mill maintenance and/or outside contractors during installation, commissioning and start-up of assigned projects
  • Ensure adherence of established safety policies and practices
  • Conduct training of operations and maintenance personnel as needed
  • Assist mill maintenance and production departments in troubleshooting and correction of equipment and electrical problems
  • It is preferred that the person have the ability to work in a plant that is running ITAR controlled grades or products


  • BS in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in the electrical distribution industry and/or an industrial consulting engineering design firm with relevant hands-on experience, including project management experience
  • Electrical distribution in the paper industry preferred
  • Must have understanding of the principles of electrical design
  • Must have knowledge in electrical power distribution, industrial three phase systems (medium and low voltage), power generation (both renewable and co-generation) and motor protection and control (a/c motors, drives, and starters)
  • Working knowledge of current NEC and NFPA standards including NFPA79 and NFPA70E
  • Working knowledge of various DCS control systems and instrumentation including experience with Allen Bradley PLC’s, Intellution/Wonderware HMI and ABB QCS Systems is a plus
  • International project experience desirable
  • Professional engineering license preferred (in MA/NY/etc)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate preferred

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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