Electrical Engineer

  • location: Knoxville, TN
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $90,000 per year
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Electrical Engineer

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Direct hire - Knoxville, TN - Electrical Engineer needed. Direct hire opportunity for a client in the Knoxville, TN area. Strong culture, great pay, benefits and relocation assistance for qualified candidates. Must have a bachelors degree in engineering. Prefer Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology

Position is working in a heavy industrial/dirty work environment.

location: Knoxville, Tennessee
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 90,000 per year
work hours: 6am to 3pm
education: Bachelors
Role duties

  • Develop strategic capital spending plans and major capital projects/equipment upgrades
  • Lead projects from inception to completion with minimal supervision
  • Coordinate the activities of internal and external personnel involved to ensure smooth and efficient workflow
  • Troubleshoot, debug, design, specify, procure, and install systems and components as part of a project
  • Provide assistance to operating and maintenance departments to troubleshoot electrical technical issues with the ability to solve problems and find root causes
  • Responsible for staying abreast of current technology and recommending changes to effect continual improvement in the production process

  • Minimum 3 years of project/engineering management experience, preferred in heavy industry
  • Minimum 3 years experience in capital project management
  • Minimum 3 years of industrial electrical engineering experience
  • Must demonstrate the initiative to seek out and recognize projects, develop solutions with the internal customer, and champion and lead the required change
  • Must have experience in developing and managing Electrical Improvement Projects
  • Prefer a strong background in industrial power distribution, 13.8 KV and below
  • Strong background with technical writing to be able to write documents for operations and maintenance, explaining new or modified equipment
  • Familiarity with industrial control systems, (Allen Bradley, ABB, etc.)
  • Experience in electrical safety (ArcFlash, NFPA70E) Your Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or Electrical Engineering Technology (BSEET) preferred; or equivalent experience
  • KV, Electrical Engineering and PLC

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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