Maintenance Electrical Engineer

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Posted Under: Decatur, Alabama jobs in Professions; Professions jobs
Posted On: 2020-05-24 00:00:00

General Responsibilities:

Participate in the planning, budgeting, design, installation, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, database history management, performance evaluation, repair and maintenance of all electrical equipment and systems in the plant; alteration and improvement of electrical equipment and systems, machines, tools, and buildings by Capital project.

Typical Duties:

  • Assist other technical team members in troubleshooting day-to-day plant problems
  • Coordinate plant preventive & predictive maintenance programs
  • Coordinate some technical activities in the areas of construction and equipment modification
  • Participate with Project Engineers to evaluate construction bids and outside vendor performance
  • Participate in design and installation of new equipment and electrical systems
  • Assure compliance to appropriate Safety, Environmental, and Quality codes and standards (PSM, ISO, OSHA, NEC, etc.)

    Typical Responsibilities:

    • Engineer the use of facilities and equipment needed to maintain plant facilities
    • Act as the liaison between management and the work force to keep plant personnel informed, and maintain highest level of employee/employer relationships
    • Help develop an operating budget and initiate actions to operate within those fiscal plans
    • Maintain plant facilities in a manner of high quality, within the established budget
    • Coordinate efforts using approved procedures, for utilizing staff services to assist in proper maintenance of the plant facilities
    • Work with planners, maintenance technicians and clerks to ensure proper scheduled work flow
    • Execute responsibilities as appropriate, and authorize personnel to achieve maximum efficiency through proper use of skills, labor hours, machines and equipment
    • Establish and coordinate preventive maintenance activities and repair work in accordance with plant needs and objectives
    • Coordinate the work of the maintenance team with other departments, in analyzing and planning maintenance services
    • Work to reduce costs, improve maintenance quality and efficiency
    • Develop and maintain good working relationships with all other departments to ensure effective execution of responsibilities
    • Help prepare, propose, and control budgets; analyze and interpret variances from budget
    • Participate in personnel staffing interviews and hiring decisions
    • Provide leadership to other department personnel
    • Create a participative work environment by encouraging and facilitating employee involvement and teamwork
    • Ensure the proper use of safety devices, equipment and methods when maintenance efforts are performed
    • Help ensure adequate spare parts are available and they are of the proper quality to maintain the facility
    • Participate in management meetings to make recommendations in matters related to maintenance operations
    • Provide assistance in diagnosing, troubleshooting and proposing appropriate countermeasures when equipment malfunctions occur
    • Participate in general administrative and technical programs such as communications, staffing, employee training, employee relations, grievances, disciplinary actions, and cost reductions
    • Help maintain an appropriate headcount maintenance work force
    • Help develop and train employees to attain the required objectives
    • Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations issued by OSHA, EPA and other federal, state, and local regulatory agencies
    • Help implement and control a goals and objectives program for the department
    • Provide accurate feedback to appropriate management personnel regarding employee relation problems

      Our company is the primary global leader in the technical research/development and manufacturing of certain specialty chemical products sold worldwide. At this campus which are our major facilities for North America, you'll have the opportunity and leadership to develop, guide, and maintain the primary electrical power systems and equipment for the facility. You'll interact with and professionally guide the maintenance group, develop and guide major development projects, and be the focal point with external elecrical and power companies dealing with the facilities. In additon to competitive base and bonus compensation, this position also includes full but very low cost benefits, excellent 401K match, and a thorough paid relocation program.



      • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
      • 5 years minimum of experience in the chemical industry or a manufacturing environment
      • Experience in a chemical production operation (highly desirable)
      • Supervisory experience (highly desirable)
      • Direct experience with power-related areas such as substations, low voltage, high voltage, distribution, VFDs, MCCs, etc.
      • Preventative/predictive maintenance systems experience
      • PSM knowledge desirable
      • Team-oriented and disciplined