Applies engineering principles to design, modify or develop facilities, testing, machines, equipment or processes used in processing or manufacturing products by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The individual must satisfactorily perform all essential duties, responsibilities and requirements. In addition, the individual must develop design drawings and determine material specifications and selections. Works under the direction of more senior designers and engineers.
Other duties may be assigned.
Design experience, which includes work connected with arctic electrical installations, NEC, motors, motor controls, and third party certifications. Preference will be given to those with experience in high voltage power lines design and/or ETAP.
Checks various designs, diagrams, drawings, etc. for compliance with applicable codes and specifications.
Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.
Designs fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment.
Designs applications of controls, instruments, and systems for new commercial, domestic, and industrial use.
Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
Interprets and applies codes, procedures, standards and specifications to accurately and efficiently produce designs which conform to applicable codes and specifications.
Interprets complex vendor data or drawings for conformance with project requirements and initiates resolution of any problems.
Accurately develops material takeoffs and estimates.
Proficiently operates various AutoCAD systems. Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform design tasks.
Consistently demonstrates example skills in structuring assigned activities, creativity, teamwork, handling a client’s changing needs, communications, operational efficiencies, decision making, and analyzing and solving problems.
Inspects equipment for conformance with design specifications. Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs that can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.
Analyzes engineering proposals, process requirements and related technical data pertaining to industrial machinery and equipment design.
Determines feasibility of designing new plant equipment or modifying existing facilities considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning and other technical and economic factors.
Provides information to those in field construction. Provides accurate technical advice and training to others. Provides technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning.
Studies engineering and technical publications to keep abreast of technical changes and developments in industry.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Synthesizes complex or diverse information;
Collects and researches data;
Uses intuition and experience to complement data;
Designs workflows and procedures.
Generates creative solutions;
Translates concepts and information into images;
Uses feedback to modify designs;
Applies design principles;
Demonstrates attention to detail.
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;
Gathers and analyzes information skillfully;
Develops alternative solutions;
Works well in group problem solving situations;
Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Assesses own strengths and weaknesses;
Pursues training and development opportunities;
Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills;
Shares expertise with others.
Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming;
Listens to others without interrupting;
Keeps emotions under control;
Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations;
Listens and gets clarification;
Responds well to questions;
Demonstrates group presentation skills;
Participates in meetings.
Balances team and individual responsibilities;
Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views;
Gives and welcomes feedback;
Contributes to building a positive team spirit;
Puts success of team above own interests;
Able to build moral and group commitments to goals and objectives;
Supports others’ efforts to succeed;
Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.
Writes clearly and informatively;
Edits work for spelling and grammar;
Varies writing style to meet needs;
Presents numerical data effectively;
Able to read and interpret written information.
Develops strategies to achieve long-term success.
Safety and Security
Observes safety and security procedures.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty, responsibility and requirement. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employee must be proficient with AutoCAD 2008 or later. Field experience required within each discipline.
Associate degree in Engineering Technology from an accredited institution or equivalent years of design experience.
0 to 5 years in design, drafting experience preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of managers, client or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written oral, diagram or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Word word processing software; MS Excel spreadsheet software and AutoCAD 2008 or later. Experience with AutoDesk MEP is a plus. Field experience is required
Certificates and Licenses:
This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and work in high, precarious places while working in the field. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, although fieldwork is sometimes moderately noisy.
Must be willing to travel overnight (or longer) to remote work locations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.