Electrical Engineer

The primary purpose of this position is to oversee all electrical system components, interact to maintain integrity of the system by planning and executing changes necessary for reliable operation and continuous improvement, and be a training source for the electrical branch of the Maintenance Department.Job duties and responsibilities: 

  • Develop troubleshooting guides and assist electrical technicians with implementation to avoid production stoppages. In collaboration with external engineering resources, design, calculate and draft electrical and instrumentation changes required for improvements – includes wiring specifications and requisitions for components
  • Estimate electrical and instrumentation costs for proposed projects in collaboration with electrical contractors.
  • Provide technical information essential to the work done by plant electricians and hired contractors and perform quality control/inspections of completed work.
  • Interact with management, operating department, maintenance, safety, and environmental personnel to maintain day-to-day operations.
  • Analyze electrical data for the purpose of reducing downtime, identifying root cause, implementing corrective actions continuous improvement
  • Serve as the primary contact for the electrical utility in terms of maintenance, billing, and troubleshooting. Requires on-call support for power outages and living within 1hour of plant.
  • Serve as electrical project engineer/manager for capital projects through the entire lifecycle: identification, design, build, and commissioning to include contractor oversight in all phases.
  • Manage plant CCTV system to include additions, upgrades, and replacement of camera systems and components.
  • Experience understanding PM systems and Standard Practice Instructions is desired
  • Experience understanding PLC/DCS code for troubleshooting equipment is desired
  • Experience with high voltage transmission and high current DC systems is desired


Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, with 3 years relevant experience in plant operations and/or construction is required.
  • Alternatively, an associates degree in Electrical Engineering, with a minimum of 6 years relevant experience in plant operations and/or construction is required.


  • Mining & Metals

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