Sr. Power Distribution Engineer

Category: 
Manufacturing & Engineering
Job Location: 
Des Moines, IA

Our client, one of the world’s leading tire manufacturers, has an immediate need for a dynamic Senior Power Distribution Engineer to join their team due to growth.  The qualified candidate will have a focus on project management, hands on experience with Electrical distribution equipment, and have experience with exposure to Manufacturing / Plant Power Distribution Systems. 

Strong project management and experience with high (69 kV) and medium (2300 to 4160 v) voltage distribution systems are required. This position is also responsible to support maintenance as needed. We are looking for a highly motivated and talented Engineer who will be involved in new process and innovations.

Primary Responsibilities include but not limited to

Design and Manage major projects such as new equipment installation, upgrades, etc. The Projects range from $100K to $5M.
Work closely with Vendors, Local Utility Company, Consultants, Corporate Personnel, and Manage External Contractors on Installations and Maintenance.
Lead site Electrical Safety Program; this includes maintaining site arc flash study, providing technical guidance on electrical safe work practices, and training personnel on electrical safety.
Demonstrated ability to design and troubleshoot high/medium voltage electrical distribution systems, including experience with electrical distribution equipment such as 12.5kV switchgear, distribution transformers, protective relays, motor control centers, motors, adjustable speed drives, and industrial lighting.
Familiarity with PLC programming and Energy Monitoring Software.

Project Management:

Project assignments may include planning, designing, materials procurement, project management and project accounting (budgeting, estimating, forecasting). Position also assists with engineering studies and investigations and in preparation of oral and written reports.
Electrical, software design for automation and safety systems. Able to maintain project scope/schedule and identify scope creep.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering & 5 + years related job experience.
Designing electrical control system knowledge for automated equipment
Experience with power quality management and 480/4160V equipment energy optimization.

Recruiter Name: 
Juan Garcia
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 261

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