Electrical Engineer

Posted 12 Feb 2021


Westerville, OH (Engineering)


POSITION: Electrical Engineer JOB TYPE: Full Time LOCATION: Westerville, Ohio

The qualified Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the development of the process control systems which requires a working knowledge in many engineering disciplines, electrical, mechanical, chemical, and civil disciplines utilized in the development of a process control system.

Job Description

• Designing a process control system includes calculating power load requirements, selection and design of system communication networks, instrumentation selection, control enclosure design

• Development of electrical schematics, and programming Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMI)

• Possess strong troubleshooting skills for not only electrical systems but of various mechanical processes

• Investigating and solving process control system faults on client sites is another responsibility of the electrical engineer

• Selection of the proper process instrumentation and proper installation methodology

• May be required to install the process system equipment or oversee the installation of the equipment by sub-contractors

• Requires the flexibility for travel and the ability to work closely with clients to provide a successful process control system

• Develop specifications/standards for new and replacement instruments

• Develop scope of work documentation for capital projects which include bills of material, which includes make/model/manufacturer and cost; man-hour estimation for the work scope(s) to be completed; modification impact to site drawings

• Prepare schematics and controls drawings for implementation

• Estimate costs for equipment and services

• Provide design for installation and termination of instruments per client and OEM specifications

• Provide programming for PLC and HMI devices utilized for process control

• Provide technical assistance to modify the facility using good engineering and maintenance practices

• Review project proposals, owner/contractor specifications and any other requirements for preparing projects

• Prepare design information and the documentation for the assigned capital expenditures, major maintenance and/or construction activities they are assigned

• Ensure documents are approved to support the successful completion of the relevant construction activities

• Work with the site personnel to understand the key issues and identify ways to improve the operation by using good engineering judgment and solutions

• Ensure the appropriate operational procedures are followed during the installation of the project

• Ensure construction practices as required follow operations/execution with federal, state, local and plant codes policies

• Ensure designers perform quality work and address any deficiencies

• Help prepare regular progress reports and other information to reflect on going work

• A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

• Aid in ensuring the employees follow LATA’s safety policies /procedures

• Must have industrial experience in a chemical, industrial, paper or manufacturing facility with exposure to construction practices

• Knowledge of industrial controls, including DCS, PLCs, process instrumentation, VFDs and industrial safety equipment

• Must personally set a good example with all rules and regulations to achieve 100% universal compliance with HS&E (Health, Safety & Environmental) Procedures/Regulations

• Experience with AutoCAD, MS Office

Basic Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience

• Electrical PE License preferred

• 3-8 years of engineering experience

• Must Pass a Background Check and Drug Screen

• Must be a US Citizen