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Electrical Engineer in Chicago Heights, IL at PTC Alliance

Date Posted: 11/1/2018

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Job Description


Investigates and determines solutions to electrical problems; coordinates testing, installation, and maintenance of electrical components, equipment, and systems following accepted professional principles or established practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Work directly with maintenance electrician personnel providing functional, hands-on guidance to solve plant electrical problems as required in the maintenance of plant electrical and electronic equipment.

Develops information and makes recommendations to the Engineering & Maintenance Manager for the purchase of equipment, components, and systems.

Work directly with maintenance electrician personnel providing functional, hands-on guidance for the installation of new equipment.

Designs electrical equipment, components, and systems for manufacturing or other plant purposes.

Develops and directs the application of controls, instruments, and systems.

Creates sketches of electrical layouts and wiring diagrams.

Directs activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications and/or manufacturer’s requirements.

Maintains records; arranges and documents information and prepares various statistical and other reports as required.

Obtains information relative to types and cost of equipment for use of other Plant Engineering or maintenance personnel in development, construction, installation, and layout work.

Directs and coordinates operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and systems in plant installations.

Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering and equipment programming tasks.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience:  Electrical Engineering degree from a four‑year college or university; and a minimum of three (3) years related experience and/or training in an industrial environment.

Qualification Requirements: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfac­torily. The requirements listed below are representa­tive of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Language Skills:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
  • Mathematical Skills:  Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Must possess a valid driver’s license for business travel, such as customer visits, to attend required meetings, seminars, etc.
  • Other Skills and Abilities:  Must be computer literate and able to work with programs such as Word, Excel, etc., and be able to learn and use HP programs such as e-mail, established programs, etc.


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