Electrical Engineer

  1. Industrial & manufacturing

Working out of SNC-Lavalin’s office in Merrillville, IN, you will be a part of a team that works on fast paced technically complex design/build projects in the biotech, pharmaceutical, chemical and food industries.

As an Electrical Engineer in SNC-Lavalin's Engineering department and reporting to the Principal Engineering Manager, you will prepare accurate and complete drawings using practical design knowledge and coordinate with other disciplines and assist Lead Engineer and/or Designer to ensure effective quality product.

What will be your contribution?

  • Conduct field investigations when needed, produce field reports with detailed sketches.
  • Keep up to date on new design processes, modeling, drafting techniques and standards.
  • Develop and recommend improvements in design standards to lower cost and improve work quality and facilitate maintenance.
  • Investigate and resolve unusual design and field engineering problems by devising new approaches or applying existing criteria in novel ways.
  • Resolve project issues and problems.
  • Provide technical guidance to co-workers.
  • Contribute to a team environment by accomplishing related results in a cooperative and supportive manner.
  • Ensure alignment between all disciplines that are involved with the design; CAD, 3D CAD, etc., to prepare for model reviews and issue deliverables.
  • Ensure that effective methods and design/engineering techniques are used.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and minimum 10 years' experience in any of the following; chemical, utility, heavy industry, food/beverage, or pharmaceutical within an engineering firm.
  • Manufacturing firm or industrial facility experience is preferred.
  • Basic design and construction knowledge is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of NEC, IEC, ISA & IEEE design complying with industry standards.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, SKF Power Tools, Easy Power, Navisworks, 3D CAD or SmartPlant.
  • Designing DCS/PLC Panels is preferred.
  • Designing instrument loops drawings preferred.
  • Microsoft Office Excel and Word experience.

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