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

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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.


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