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Project Engineer – Electrical in Weeks Island at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 5/16/2019

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Job Description

To apply engineering knowledge to the design, installation, construction and analysis of assigned projects. Prepares capital and expense projects including but not limited to electrical and controls, structural, mechanical and plant equipment replacement. Responsible for maintaining progress reports focusing on accurate costs and timelines on all projects assigned.

  • Electrical Engineering Degree
  • Project Management
  • Manage Capital and Expense Projects
  • Manage power and controls installations
  • Overseeing the construction, removal and installation of approved equipment, process and plant modifications; evaluates progress and performance, takes or recommends remedial actions
  • Conducting feasibility studies for assigned or proposed project (includes investigation to data, estimation of cost and time requirements, report on alternative and recommendations on courses of action)
  • Provide consultation with Maintenance and Operations related to existing electric power systems (4.16 kV and 480V and below) including One line drawings, Power Systems, Motor Control Center sizing and selection, Equipment Wiring, and Cable Schedules for new and existing facilities for day to day and long term planning
  • Ensure compliance with NFPA and MSHA standards for various equipment classifications
  • Designing, developing and testing equipment, process and plant modifications and additions
  • Obtaining and consolidating details from various sources such as notes, old drawings, sketches, project specifications, field measurements, etc.
  • Investigating and recommending changes in production, maintenance and operating procedures to improve efficiency, effectiveness and quality at an acceptable cost, power factor reduction, and optimization of electrical and controls systems
  • Have experience with and be familiar with layout drawings including, plan and elevations, grounding, grounding details, cable lists, and material lists on new and existing facilities
  • Prepare and modify detail drawings to scale using the CAD system when needed
  • Drive continuous improvements on Operations Excellence
Qualifications Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree or similar Engineering Bachelor’s Degree

5-10 years surface industrial plant and/or mine experience


-     Electrical Engineer Degree

-     Project Management Preferred (PMP)

-     Professional Engineer Preferred (PE)

  • Familiarity with facility’s equipment and manufacturing methods
  • 5-10 year salt mine experience preferred
  • Required experience with plant maintenance and industrial power distribution
  • ETAP, EDSA, EasyPower, SKM or equivalent power analysis experience
  • Networking infrastructure maintenance and design experience required
  • Rockwell / Allen Bradley Drives and PLC experience required
  • Ability to plan, organize and carry out projects assigned from design to test
  • Ability to coordinate detailed phases of projects
  • Facility for effective oral and written communications to gather data, deal with vendors and communicate actionable conclusions
  • Ability to supervise others on a project basis
Must be able to work in mine and industrial environment





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