Electrical Engineer

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Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: United States-Louisiana-Geismar
Job Number: 00009905
Contribute.Grow. Lead...with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your truepotential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemicalmanufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business whilestaying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has andwill continue to be our people.
Occidental Chemical Corporation(OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC)resins, chlorine and caustic soda - key building blocks for a variety ofindispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatmentchemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinatedorganics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calciumchloride. For every product it makes, OxyChem's market position is No. 1or No. 2 in the U.S.
In a fast-paced industry that demandsprecision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being ofour employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers,offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing tremendous careerdevelopment opportunities. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivatedindividual to fill the position of Electrical Engineer with our Chemical Plant located in Geismar, Louisiana.
Essential Job Duties :
Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of our employees, customers, and the communities in which we operate and/or transport our products, as our highest priority.
Provide technical resources to support electrical maintenance efforts for troubleshooting assistance and supporting projects to deal with identified equipment. Lead and support electrical incident investigation with root cause analysis.
Manage the identification, development, and implementation of new electrical power generation and maintenance PM programs.
Provide technical support to production and maintenance organizations to evaluate and resolve maintenance problems.
Prepare and justify cost estimates for plant electrical improvements and replacement of worn out equipment in compliance with health, safety and environmental standards.
Monitor the facility's electrical operations and performance and facilitate the development of programs for improvement.
Review facility electrical maintenance activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to all specifications, codes, and standards.
Develop testing, monitoring and calibration procedures for electrical equipment.
Monitor equipment performance and make recommendations to improve reliability and reduce cost.
BS degree in Electrical Engineering.
Minimum of 5 years of electrical maintenance experience in chemical manufacturing or related industry.
Must be knowledgeable of electrical safety requirements as found in publications such as NFPA 70E.
Experience in switching of equipment at voltage levels from 480 volts through 230,000 volts.
High proficiency in Microsoft applications (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to read, speak and write in English.
Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to work weekends, holidays and respond to callouts on a non-routine basis.
Physical requirements - Must be able to lift 40 lbs, climb ladders and stairs. Walking, bending, stooping is required. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment including the use of a respirator. Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.
Additional Desired Qualifications
Ability to coordinate, design, and construct moderate to large projects dealing with the electrical distribution system.
Knowledge of Rectifiers.
Knowledge of NERC and SERC regulations.
Good working knowledge of SAP.
Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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