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Engineer, Electrical

Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30117

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible? 

The Electrical Engineer will design, budget, and manage installations of engineered electrical control systems for both capital projects and continuous improvement projects associated with the plant operations. This individual will also provide technical assistance to Plant Technicians in the diagnosis of electrical malfunctions, determination of necessary repairs, and elimination of the cause of the malfunctions. 

Duties and Responsibilities 
• Project management which may include budgeting, design, installation management, spare parts procurement, etc.

• Maintain electrical system lines and ascertain power availability for new installations

• Responsible for reliability and efficiency of electrical systems/processes throughout the plant

• Capable of design of original concepts

• Capable of designing systems within estimated budgets

• Must coordinate with plant management, production schedules, and support groups to complete projects on schedule

• Keep abreast of current trends, technology, codes, and standards, and utilize this information effectively

• Work to improve equipment reliability

• Assist maintenance planners and supervisors in developing job plans and procedures

• Possess and maintain a thorough knowledge of all equipment operations, maintenance procedures, safety policies, and operating standards. 
• Follow all company environmental rules/procedures and handle all materials in a manner designed to minimize environmental impact.

• Follow prescribed safety rules/procedures so as to prevent injury to self and others and to maintain safe equipment and conditions in the entire area of responsibility.

• Seek the assistance and advice of safety representatives on matters concerning safe practices, policies and/or procedures and give personal support to all safety activities and procedures. 
• Bachelors in Electrical Engineering required

• AutoCAD experience is preferred

• Siemens experience preferred

• PLC programming experience preferred

• AC/DC drives experience preferred

• Knowledge and/or experience in designing machine safety systems is preferred

• Must have extremely strong analytical and management skills

• Exceptional verbal and written communication abilities along with outstanding interpersonal skills are a must 

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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