McWane is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.
McWane is a premiere manufacturer and world class supplier of ductile iron pressure pipe, ductile iron flanged pipe, compact fittings, mechanical joint fittings and specialty pipe in the waterworks industry and infrastructure. Our Company-manufactured products are American made and are reliable, durable and sustainable for generations. In addition to being a division of McWane, Inc., we are a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Site. This distinctive designation is OSHA’s recognition of McWane’s exemplary health and safety programs demonstrated by our cooperative management and union relationship which resulted in injury rates consistently below industry averages.
McWane offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, prescription, dental, life insurance, 401(k) with matching contributions, Flexible Spending Account, short term disability insurance and paid vacation.
Evaluates, develops, designs and implements electrical systems and facilities. Provides engineering support to trouble shoot and resolve technical problems. Oversees the work of vendors and contractors. Utilizes AutoCAD Electrical design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks. Knowledgeable in low and medium voltage power systems, hard wire control circuits, Allen Bradley programmable logic controllers, PLC’s and HMI, RSView and ABB Robot Programming experience.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities - include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
All duties required of the plant Electrical Engineer in an industrial environment.
Responsible for design and upgrades to both new and existing equipment projects.
Responsible for design and upgrades to the electrical system within the facility.
Able to design and draft electrical circuits, wiring diagrams, and panel layouts
Able to design control reliable safety circuits and interlocks.
Work with Vendor to maintain up to date Arc Flash program.
Use computer assisted engineering and design software in performance of daily tasks.
Direct and coordinate the operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and systems.
Knowledge in low and medium voltage AC and DC power systems
Knowledge of equipment control circuits and a working knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC’s and HMI’s.
Solid oral and written communication skills.
High degree of attention to detail with demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness
Works within approved budget.
Ability to organize, develop, prioritize, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong understanding of Federal and State safety regulations
Excellent interpersonal skills – tactful, respectful, professional that reacts well under pressure.
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Technologies.
Minimum of three years industrial engineering experience.
Proficient in Microsoft Windows and Office programs.
Proficient in AutoCAD Electrical or similar.
ABB Robot programming experience a plus.
Siemens PLC and HMI programming experience a plus.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Oversees the work of vendors and contractors in the completion of work including but not limited to costs, schedule, completeness and quality of work, safety and environmental factors.
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Change Management - Develops creative and workable implementation plans; communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change; monitors transition and evaluates results.
Diversity – Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment; supports affirmative action and diversity.
Interpersonal Skills – Inspires the trust of others; approaches others in a tactful manner; focuses on solving conflict, not blaming others; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; builds positive work relationships; reacts well under pressure and keeps emotions under control; gives and welcomes feedback.
Judgment – Identifies problems; makes decisions based on sound, accurate judgment; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; supports and explains reasoning for decisions.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; listens effectively; obtains clarification; conveys information and ideas in understandable terms at all levels of the organization and through proper channels; participates in meetings; responds well to questions; demonstrates effective presentation skills in small and large groups.
Organizational Support – Upholds organizational goals and values and complies with Company policies, procedures and processes.
Oversees Others – Leads by example; monitors activities of vendors and contractors; provides feedback; facilitates cooperation; inspires and fosters commitment, pride and trust; continually works to improve leadership skills.
Planning/Organizing - Determines goals, objectives and priorities; plans work activities; develops realistic action plans; designs work flows and procedures; plans for additional resources; completes administrative tasks correctly and timely; uses time efficiently; adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands, changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, interruptions or unexpected events.
Problem Solving – Reads, analyzes, interprets and synthesizes complex or diverse information skillfully; identifies and defines problems, weighs relevance and accuracy of information; collects and researches data, establishes facts and draws valid conclusions; develops and evaluates alternative solutions; makes sound decisions; resolves problems; uses logic even when dealing with emotional topics; works well independently; works well in group problem solving situations.
Professionalism – Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; behaves in an honest, fair and ethical manner; shows consistency in words and actions; accepts responsibility for own actions; reacts well under pressure; follows through on commitments; models high standards of ethics; maintains confidentiality.
Project Management - Plans, develops and coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; aligns work with strategic goals; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources.
Quality Management - Creates and maintains a culture of continuous improvement; demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail and fosters a quality focus in others.
Safety and Security - Observes and enforces safety and security policies and procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports and addresses potentially unsafe conditions; ensures that equipment and materials are used properly.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others; makes effective use of technology to achieve results.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; varies writing style to meet needs; designs work flow, prepares reports, business correspondence, work instructions, operating procedures and other required documents; edits work for spelling and grammar; presents numerical data effectively.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology required plus 3 years’ related engineering experience in an industrial manufacturing setting; OR an equivalent combination of related post graduate education and/or experience.
Computer Skills: Computer literate; proficient with Microsoft Windows, MS Office programs and applications for word processing, email, database management and spreadsheets. Proficient with AutoCAD Electrical, PLC’s and RSView.
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, legal documents and other documents such as Company policies, procedures and manuals. Ability to prepare business correspondence, detailed reports, work instructions, operating procedures and processes. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management.
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, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, apply common sense and solve practical problems. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
Supervisory Skills: Ability to work with a diverse group of people and encourage and motivate people to take ownership and pride of their work.
Other Skills and Abilities: Must be mechanically inclined. Ability to problem-solve through various industry techniques such as root cause analysis. Knowledgeable in low and medium voltage power systems, hard wire control circuits and programming Allen Bradley PLC’s and RSView. High degree of conceptual and analytical thinking is required. ABB Robot programming experience a plus and Siemens PLC and HMI programming experience a plus.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl, and taste or smell. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and extreme heat or cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.