• Electrical Engineer (PE)

    Job Locations US-GA-Albany
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Company
    Technical Associates
    ID
    2018-1286
  • Overview

    As a member of a multi-disciplined engineering team, this resource will function as a hands-on engineer providing electrical expertise for project design, commissioning, and start-up as related to industrial power and controls for clients in the pulp & paper, food & beverage, process, and other industries for our office located in Albany, GA. Will use engineering principles to design and/or improve the clients' manufacturing electrical and control systems that involve process or packaging systems.

     

    Requires local travel to client site (mileage to/from office is reimbursed) for meetings, field inspections, and startup.  Longer trips/overnight visits are required occasionally.


    We offer competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package including 401k with Employer Match, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Vacation, Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, etc.

    Responsibilities

    Project Duties

    • Responsibilities will vary according to project. May work independently on smaller projects, participate on project teams, or lead projects.
    • Managing projects: scheduling, budgeting, tracking and recording spending on various project tasks.
    • Supervising supporting engineers and designers; providing training support; and giving technical direction to construction trades, maintenance technicians, etc.
    • Producing client specified/industry standard specifications & notations in development of technical document packages for estimation, construction, and installation.
    • Establishing design requirements through field/site audits and studies, reviewing and marking up existing system documentation, and creating new project scope documents.
    • Estimating project efforts, including engineering hours required.

    Technical Duties

    • Design and analysis of electric power systems for standard installations (0-600V).
    • Application of NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code), applied knowledge of NFPA 70E and UL-508.
    • Design of analog and digital control systems and instrumentation.
    • Analyzing and classifying hazardous (classified) areas per NFPA.
    • Specifying instrumentation, sensors, analyzers, control components, power distribution components, motor control centers, cable tray, wireway, conduit, cable, and wire.
    • Applied knowledge of power and control system drawing types including:  P&IDs, Loop Diagrams, Single Line Diagrams, Conduit Layouts, Elementary & Connection Schematics, and Panel/Enclosure Layouts.
    • Application of programmable logic controllers (PLC), distributed control systems (DCS) and similar processors, along with associated HMI interfaces.
    • Includes specification, setup, configuration, and in-depth programming knowledge.
    • Rockwell experience preferred.
    • Ability to utilize basic commands in AutoCAD a plus

    Qualifications

    • Electrical PE license required
    • Bachelor degree in EE or EET preferred
    • Will be required to pass an internal Electrical Engineering aptitude test

    Essential Functions

    • Must be able to climb ladders, walk over crossovers, and access equipment
    • Must be able to climb a caged personnel ladder
    • Must be capable of walking the distance from parking lot to designated job area (may be 1 mile+), in addition to walking throughout a large manufacturing plant during course of day for required meetings and other required duties.

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