Electrical Engineer

at Calportland
Location Mojave, California
Date Posted September 24, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent

Description

Job Summary

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for all electronic control, radio communication, monitoring systems, and components including computer-related hardware and software.

Benefits

CalPortland is proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees. Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. Thats why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.
Medical, Dental, Vision
o low-cost premiums even for family coverage
Company-paid life/AD&D insurance
Company-paid short-term disability
Paid sick/vacation/holiday
401k/Company Funded Pension Program (program is dependent upon location and job type)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Additional voluntary benefits

Responsibilities

  • Ability to assist and support the Plant Automation Engineer with the operation, maintenance, and programming of all plant instrument/analyzer systems including logic, analog and graphics, and all other technology that may be acquired
  • Assist in the maintenance of instrument/analyzer/electrical systems, server-based high-level analyzer systems, and data historians such as OSI Pi, FLS ECS/QCX; assist CIS with the maintenance of corporate IT network
  • Work with the plants team to develop new control systems applications for projects
  • Work with the energy team to identify improvements and participate in energy audits
  • Assist with all aspects of capital projects including sizing of conductors and protective devices; load calculations for new and existing power systems in preparation for additions, changes, and capital projects interconnecting to the plant electrical system
  • Identify worn and defective components as well as appropriate replacements; provide field inspections and supervision for electrical work on projects
  • Support plant by diagnosing and correcting electrical problems
  • Provide technical and safety training to Plant Electricians
  • Complete design and drawing updates for replacement components
  • Ability to apply corporate standards to designs and solutions suggested/implemented; use new technologies at the plant such as smart MCCs, including design, training of electricians, and updating documentation/diagnostic systems
  • Replace or upgrade worn and depreciated components; design, change, and modify instrument/analyzer systems
  • Create and submit capital proposals

Education

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Willing and able to work flexible hours as needed to maintain plant instrument/analyzer systems
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently
  • Ability to maintain skills as necessary to keep pace with the ever-changing and improving technology for plant instrument/analyzer systems
  • Strong communications and management skills will work with, direct, assist and/or follow vendor services for troubleshooting and maintenance of all instrument/analyzer systems
  • Troubleshooting skills and critical thinking are a must
  • Ability to read and edit process flow drawings; the ability to read and create logic decision charts
  • Ability to travel - required to travel to company facilities and other meeting locations on occasion
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with plant and corporate personnel

Preferred:

  • Prior experience in computer automated control and instrumentation and/or cement production processes
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Understanding of instrument/analyzer system fundamentals

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to a post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA-regulated ongoing drug and alcohol testing.

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