Facility Electrical Engineer

Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Technician Job Number: Ms880242921 Compensation: $60-70 / hour

Job Description

Title:  Facility Electrical Engineer
Location:  Kalamazoo, Michigan
Hire Type:  Direct-hire, Onsite (not remote)
Target Salary Range:  $110,000 - $130,000/year

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Job Summary: 
The Facility Electrical Engineer (Start-Up Lead) is responsible for overseeing, implementing, and ensuring the safe and effective startup of all electrical systems within a newly constructed pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

Job Duties:
  • Lead the startup and checkout of electrical systems within a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.
  • Responsible for safe startup of electrical systems. Perform safety risk assessments to identify and mitigate safety hazards.
  • Planning of daily activities and coordination of multiple startup activities. Approve and coordinate work to be performed each day for multiple systems in an area.
  • Conduct field coordination meetings using Organizational Risk Management boards to identify all hazards and determine mitigation strategies. Development of Safe Plan of Action for all tasks.
  • Breaker/Disconnect alignments.
  • Lock-Out / Tag-Out
  • Post signage and barricades, as needed.
  • Completing installation documentation.
  • Energization of electrical power, per written startup plans.
  • Walk down of electrical systems for acceptance by commissioning team.
  • Troubleshoot equipment/system performance issues with support from the Subject Matter Expert (SME) and engineering resources.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred.  Will consider relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  • 7+ years of facility and equipment electrical systems start-up experience, preferably within the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical single line diagrams.
  • Must have “hands on” electrical energization experience.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact, and collaborate with team members and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work onsite daily in Kalamazoo, MI.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Mike Schmitz
Technical Recruiter

Mike Schmitz is an esteemed Recruiting Team Leader specializing in the Life Sciences Division. With an impressive tenure of over 12 years at Sterling and a remarkable 16-year career in the recruiting arena, Mike has cemented his reputation as a trailblazer in talent acquisition.

As a Recruiting Team Leader, Mike's understanding of the intricacies within the Life Sciences Division is unparalleled. His expertise positions him as a strategic partner in bridging the gap between talented professionals and opportunities that align with their aspirations.

With a career spanning 16 years, Mike's journey in the recruitment landscape has been defined by his dedication to facilitating more fulfilling careers for skilled professionals. His ability to understand everyone’s unique strengths and match them with roles that foster growth and satisfaction marks him as a true advocate for professional development.

Mike's advice to candidates reflects his commitment to helping them excel: approach every job interview with positivity and authenticity. He firmly believes that a positive attitude and an engaging personality are pivotal in creating lasting impressions. Mike emphasizes that while technical qualifications are crucial, the ability to connect with interviewers and present oneself effectively is equally valuable to prospective employers.

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.