Electrical Engineer Full-time

at Gladieux Metals Recycling in Freeport, TX (Published at April-10-2019)

Position Summary:  

The Electrical Engineer duties and responsibilities include:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering is required and a minimum of two years work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required.
Working Conditions:
  • Work will be performed in a plant facility, outdoors in all weather conditions to include extreme heat, cold, wind and precipitation. Work may be performed in tight, confined spaces that require appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  •  Regularly exposed to dust, noise, odors, chemicals and fumes. Appropriate PPE will be provided and employees are required to wear designated PPE at all times.
  •  Nights, weekends and holidays may be required per the established schedule or as needed to meet production goals.

 Physical Requirements:

 Must be able to:

  •  Push, pull and lift a minimum of 50 pounds of material and equipment to complete assigned job tasks.
  • Sit at a desk and operate a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to stand, sit, walk, reach, bend, squat, kneel, and climb stairs/ladders.
    • Must be able to pass respirator fit test and employment physical including a drug and alcohol test.
    • Must wear safety gear and required PPE.


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