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Electrical Engineer - KY #3461

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Ghent, Kentucky, 41045, United States
Posted:
December 01, 2016
Description:

Job Ref.: 3461

Job Title: Electrical Engineer

Role: Engineering or Related

Relocation Available: Yes

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Kentucky

Town / City: Ghent

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

This position is responsible for providing professional Electrical Engineering service and technical support to Maintenance and Operation departments for the re-design, modification, re-engineering and retrofitting of electrical equipment to improve quality and productivity. Assist Maintenance Department with keeping the hot and cold annealing and pickling lines and the high voltage system running with minimum downtime. Similar duties pertaining to Cold Rolling Mills, Finishing Equipment, and Auxiliary Systems will also be involved, depending upon plant area assigned.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Analyzes and defines electrical equipment problems to improve quality and productivity, to repair damaged equipment, to save money and to improve production line up-time.

2. Re-designs, re-engineers and/or retrofits electrical equipment that needs upgrading is damaged poorly designed or is incorrectly used in order to improve quality and productivity, to save money and to improve production line up-time.

3. Investigates and analyzes electrical problems, defines and scopes projects, makes engineering drawings or layouts, writes engineering reports, makes cost estimates, obtains bids, writes work orders, makes recommendations to management, obtains approval to purchase necessary equipment and materials, and works with Maintenance and Operations personnel to retro-fit and install.

4. Studies electrical requirements, maintenance manuals and maintenance procedures to design and establish a Preventative Maintenance program to increase equipment up-time. Coordinates all Productive and Preventive activities and ensures all maintenance work is satisfactorily completed as assigned.

5. Communicates and coordinates with Maintenance personnel to provide technical expertise and support on the full-range of maintenance projects and programs to reduce maintenance costs, to avoid costly downtime and to increase equipment utilization.

6. Defines, prepares and controls work order jobs. Prepares work instructions, orders and secures spare parts for jobs to be completed to insure the orderly and efficient utilization of maintenance manpower and materials.

7. Provides for and ensures the timely, accurate and efficient administration and control of the spare parts (electrical) program-assures that all spares which are essential for the orderly and efficient operation of the plant are either inventoried on site or are readily available for delivery through equipment vendors in order to avoid unnecessary downtime waiting for spare parts.

8. Assists Operations and Maintenance with troubleshooting and repairs of Pollution control Equipment in order to meet EPA rules and regulations.

9. Follows OSHA regulation as it applies to engineering design, construction, maintenance and equipment installation to assure compliance to safety and health requirements.

10. Keeps abreast of new equipment and techniques by reading appropriate journals, associating with professional organizations, trade organizations, colleagues, equipment vendors, service companies, consultants, and government agencies, and attending conferences, training courses and continuing education courses as appropriate.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

1. Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related.

2. Basic computer skills required

3. Electrical Engineering experience in an industrial setting.

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related.

2. 2+ years of electrical engineering experience in an industrial setting.