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Electrical Engineer

Company: S&C Electric Company
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary Perform project engineering on process systems as assigned by the Sr. Manager - Facilities & Process Engineering & Maintenance. This may include cleaning-phosphating-powder paint systems, electroplating, liquid painting, vacuum systems, vacuum brazing, waste treatment, material handling and related automation. Activities are typically related to engineering/design/construction of new processes or improvements to manufacturing operations at S&C Electric's Chicago Headquarters. Travel to other manufacturing locations sometimes required. Engineering tasks will include preparation of design criteria, feasibility assessments, treatability and pilot trials, functional descriptions and sequence of operation, calculations, equipment selection, drawings, sketches/layouts and specifications. Will include authoring of process quality specifications, defining of process limits, analyses of failures and process improvements, production acceptance/qualification of materials. Project engineering tasks will include preparation of cost estimates, schedules, purchase documents, drawing reviews, handling of drawings and submittals, field work. Project manage design, construction commissioning, establish predictive maintenance, interface with maintenance and production. Will be required to coordinate work with outside contractors and engineers on assigned projects as well as in house maintenance. Exercising of sound judgment and decision making for assigned responsibilities is expected. Specific activities will include the following:

  • Development of technical expertise in coating systems, paint application, corrosion protection, electroplating, chemical processes, cleaning, vacuum brazing, vacuum systems.
  • Unit operations and support system assessment-implementation.
  • Ability to take ownership and work independently within a collaborative setting, work with customers to resolve technical issues, identify root cause, continually improve under the umbrella of safety, quality, delivery, cost.
  • Ability to prepare calculation, P&IDs, specifications, functional descriptions, equipment schedules, physicals/isometrics, and interpret wiring diagrams/controls.
  • Process controls, automation, material handling system assignments.
  • Familiarity and experience with commissioning above systems, startup, and troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of related industry codes and standards - ACS, AIChE, ASME, ASTM, IEEE, NFPA, OSHA, UL, Chicago Code.
  • Budget & cost estimating experience for specific design packages, scheduling, procurement.
  • Performing field survey work necessary to validate layouts/plans prior to, during and after construction and/or rearrangement, transcribe existing building plans into CAD based drawings. To select this job as one of interest to you, at minimum, you must have the following:
    • B.S. Chem Eng, Mech Eng, Material Science, Chemistry degree; license/advanced degree a plus.
      • Experience in coatings, finishing systems, vacuum systems, and/or electroplating process development with problem solving and statistical analysis skill
        • Excellent communication, basic bookkeeping/project accounting skills, ability to review, interpret and effectively comment on technical documents as required to accurately communicate expectations from contractors to leadership.
          • Computer proficiency in Windows, Word, Excel, Oracle; literacy in Microstation or AutoCad and process design
            • Ability to prepare and control construction documents such as estimates, schedules and change notices S&C is a global company providing equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution. S&C's Engineering teams design solutions for a portfolio of products for a wide range of customers including electric utilities and industrial/commercial power users. S&C offers broad opportunities for advancement, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and a strong package of pay and benefits. The Human Energy of S&C has been built on the principles of integrity, enthusiasm, and sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. S&C would not be where it is today without the diversity of our team members and business partners. We consider our diversity to be a core strength of our company, and we aspire to align our team-member demographics with the populations in which we live and work. To realize this vision, we seek to facilitate the career development of minorities, women and all team members through events hosted by our Inclusion, Diversity, Engagement and Awareness (I.D.E.A.) Group, Women's Empowerment Group and other S&C affinity groups. S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please see

Keywords: S&C Electric Company, Chicago , Electrical Engineer, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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