Electrical Engineer Full-time

at Gladieux Metals Recycling in Freeport, TX (Published at November-12-2018)

Tasks

  • Review and document power distribution system.
  • Participate as Owner’s representative in projects related to power distribution.
  • Confer, coordinate and participate in potential engineering projects, changes to equipment design or operational procedure.
  • Design, implement and improve equipment, facilities, components and systems to increase plant performance or safety.
  • Perform calculations as needed to support recommended engineering changes.
  • Inspect completed installations and observe operations to ensure conformance to design, equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
  • Prepare specifications for purchase of materials and equipment and order as needed.
  • Supervise and consult with safety employees on safe work conditions and practices.

·       Ensure the plant is maintained in accordance with applicable electrical codes and safety standards.

  • Conduct Root Cause investigations of any electrical equipment failures, help maintenance record the necessary data to limit electrical failures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·         The ability to respond by phone or in person for emergency after-hour situations.

·         Must be able to create and read single line diagrams, P&IDs and other electrical drawings.

·         Ability to develop and implement standard engineering practices. Provide all necessary documentation.

·         The following basic, essential management standards must be met:

  •  
    • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate with non-engineering people effectively.
    • Capable and effective in situations involving uncertainty and change while maintaining confidence and a positive attitude.
    • Ability to respond with tact and discretion to employee inquiries and complaints.
    • Must have knowledge some competence with Microsoft Office.

·         Prefer experience with PLCs and DCS system.

·         Prefer ability to use AutoCad.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

·         Must be able to:

o   Push, pull and lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

o   Work within a confined workspace.

o   Ascend and descend ladders, scaffolding and stairs.

o   Stand, sit, walk, reach and bend as required.

o   Sit at a desk and operate a computer for an entire shift.

o   Pass employment physical including a drug and alcohol test.

o   Wear safety gear and required PPE.

Tasks

  • Review and document power distribution system.
  • Participate as Owner’s representative in projects related to power distribution.
  • Confer, coordinate and participate in potential engineering projects, changes to equipment design or operational procedure.
  • Design, implement and improve equipment, facilities, components and systems to increase plant performance or safety.
  • Perform calculations as needed to support recommended engineering changes.
  • Inspect completed installations and observe operations to ensure conformance to design, equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
  • Prepare specifications for purchase of materials and equipment and order as needed.
  • Supervise and consult with safety employees on safe work conditions and practices.

·       Ensure the plant is maintained in accordance with applicable electrical codes and safety standards.

  • Conduct Root Cause investigations of any electrical equipment failures, help maintenance record the necessary data to limit electrical failures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·         The ability to respond by phone or in person for emergency after-hour situations.

·         Must be able to create and read single line diagrams, P&IDs and other electrical drawings.

·         Ability to develop and implement standard engineering practices. Provide all necessary documentation.

·         The following basic, essential management standards must be met:

  •  
    • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate with non-engineering people effectively.
    • Capable and effective in situations involving uncertainty and change while maintaining confidence and a positive attitude.
    • Ability to respond with tact and discretion to employee inquiries and complaints.
    • Must have knowledge some competence with Microsoft Office.

·         Prefer experience with PLCs and DCS system.

·         Prefer ability to use AutoCad.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

·         Must be able to:

o   Push, pull and lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

o   Work within a confined workspace.

o   Ascend and descend ladders, scaffolding and stairs.

o   Stand, sit, walk, reach and bend as required.

o   Sit at a desk and operate a computer for an entire shift.

o   Pass employment physical including a drug and alcohol test.

o   Wear safety gear and required PPE.

 

 Qualifications:


 

A minimum of two years work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required.

 

BS in Electrical Engineering



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