Electrical Engineer
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Cargill Deicing Technology

is the leading producer of deicing customer solutions in North America. Our Deicing Business Unit is looking for an Engineer to be located at our Avery Island, Louisiana mine.

Principal Accountabilities:
50% Capital and Expense projects: projects completed in a timely manner, within budget and perform at or above expectations. New equipment selection and purchase, replacing outdated electronic components or hardware, hoist/conveyor control upgrades, power distribution upgrades, planning electrical needs and usage for the future increase of the mine, and reducing energy consumption.

20% Short and long term planning: accurate short and long term plans are developed and communicated. These plans should anticipate roadblocks, financial requirements and personnel needs.

Planning around the electrical needs of surface plant or in the mine.

Conduct studies on power needs and usage, efficiencies and potential efficiency improvements to conserve energy consumption.

Involved in equipment selection, upgrades or rebuilds/replacement.

Evaluation of the electrical infrastructure, such as power cables, transformers and capacitors, to ensure proper maintenance and efficient operation.

Facilitate the planning for electrical needs and locations of infrastructure to support mining efforts.

Types of equipment to purchase or placement of infrastructure to support mining, maintenance or repair work on critical electrical components, projects for installation of new equipment (who, what, where), improvement projects to reduce energy consumption or increase reliability.

15% Technical support: provide technical support to the operation in the engineer's area of expertise in order to minimize potential downtime, improve safety, solve problems and help ensure effective decisions are made

15% Continuous Improvement: stay current in area of expertise in order to promote new technologies. Utilize continuous improvement tools to reduce costs and increase efficiencies

May travel up to 15% at times.


B.S. in Engineering.

Minimum of 3+ years engineering experience in heavy industrial setting.

Design, repair, and troubleshooting of high voltage (4160v) equipment/systems, PLC, communication, and control system.

Must have sound judgment, good communication skills and the ability to work with peers and subordinates.

Ability to travel up to 15%

Experience in mining environment

Experience with MSHA regulations

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.



Primary Location

US-LA-Avery Island



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