Facilities Electrical Project Engineer in Hampton, VA

$80K - $85K(Ladders Estimates)


Hampton, VA 23666

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 3 days ago

  by    Morgan MacDonell

Location: United States - Virginia - Hampton

Industry: Engineering

Job Category: Engineering - Industrial / Manufacturing

Base Salary - $80,000 to $85000

Full-time Benefits - Full

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes

Commission Compensation - No

Bonus Eligible - No

Overtime Eligible - No

Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes

5+ to 7 years experience

Seniority Level - Associate

Management Experience Required - No

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

The Facilities Electrical Project Engineer will report directly to the Facility Engineering Team Leader. This position provides technical engineering services and project management to support production, maintenance, and administrative department's achievement of the location's business plan.

Responsibilities include:

Manage the electrical and controls scope of process improvement, capital expansion, and obsolescence mitigation projects.

Coordinate all phases of assigned projects from concept, scope development, written specifications, bid solicitations, related bid meetings, equipment and facilities engineering/design, manufacturing, and installation through final start-up, acceptance and project closure.

Assist production and maintenance with various types of equipment and process issues from an engineering perspective with key emphasis on maintaining and improving reliability and productivity of systems with specialized technical expertise in the application and use of automation technology for plant facilities and processes.

Provide a higher-level support for all PLC, HMI, and Robotic systems and programming for all PLC/Scada/Database Systems.

Maintain accurate records for all automation programs and all changes to these systems.

Propose and execute improvements to existing automation systems and processes.

Focus on overall safety of facilities equipment and processes including responsibility and oversight of EHS policies.

Oversee contractor work and compliance to, Federal/State, Environmental, Health and Safety policies.

*Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.

Minimum 5 years' experience working with electrical systems such as power distribution, PLC's, HMI's, and database systems.

Experience with Project Management in a team-based environment.

Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Basic understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical control.

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or Computer Science from an accredited institution

Capable of programming Allen Bradley/ControlLogix/Modicon PLC systems.

Experience programming Wonderware, SQL, touchscreen HMI/SCADA systems.

Knowledge conducting arc flash analysis of electrical power distribution systems.

Understanding of NEC, NFPA, and other pertinent electrical safety codes.

Strong communications skills.

Ability to use ACAD/Inventor.

Proficient in Microsoft Office-Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Project.

Valid Through: 2019-11-7

$80K - $85K