Electrical Engineer~
ALCOA - Ferndale, WA

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This position is located in Ferndale, WA at our Intalco Works facility. It began operations in 1966 under the ownership of Alumax, Pechiney and Howmet. Today, Alcoa is the sole owner of the plant, which is operating at approximately two-thirds capacity and employs around 640 people.

The Electrical Engineer position performs under the general direction of the Maintenance and Engineering Manager and functions to support the facility in providing analytical and technical expertise in execution of expense and capital projects, electrical reliability improvements, electrical safety, and maintenance on high voltage and low voltage equipment and power distribution.

Human relations, excellent communication skills and confident decision making skills are very important to be effective and successful in this position. Incumbent must work with a wide variety of personnel at all levels inside and outside of the plant and will be responsible for the short and long-term maintenance strategies for the Power System reliability. This position functions as an in-house technical expert on a wide variety of electrical subjects requiring extensive problem solving capabilities that are aided through experience, while also being able to recognize safety, environmental, and reliability issues with the maintenance systems.

Application of experience and knowledge will be used to complete tasks including creation of and/or reviewing designs and associated drawings and documentation on capital and expense projects. The incumbent will sometimes work with and also act as a backup to the facility Power Engineer who is dedicated to the HV Power system.

*Please note that this position could be a Job Grade 15, 16 or 17 depending upon experience.

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